Associate Flood Risk Engineer

£45,000 - £50,000 yearly
  • M-EC
  • 10 May, 2021
Full time Engineering

Job Description

Associate Flood Risk Engineer

£45,000 to £50,000 per annum

Based in Leicestershire or Brighton

Permanent position, full time, but will consider part time working

M-EC provides multi-disciplinary engineering and environmental consultancy services for both private and public sector projects including residential, commercial, industrial, retail, leisure, education and healthcare.  We operate on a national basis with offices in Brighton and Leicester.

We are growing our existing team based at our headquarters in Leicestershire but also looking to start a new team in our Brighton office therefore we have the same vacancy at both locations.  We are flexible with regards to working from home.

We are seeking an Associate Flood Risk Engineer to join us, and take a lead on all Flood Risk matters. 

This is a fantastic opportunity for a driven and passionate individual; not only to share your engineering expertise but also to lead and develop our Flood Risk and Hydrology team, to deliver a first-class service to a variety of clients.

The main focus of the Flood Risk and Hydrology team is to undertake flood risk assessments, flood modelling and the preparation of drainage strategies supported by our in-house infrastructure design team. 

So, if you are an experienced Flood Risk professional looking for an exciting challenge then this position could be the perfect role for you!

Key role responsibilities:

  • Management and strategic development of the Flood Risk team;
  • On-site investigation work such as walkovers and infiltration testing;
  • Hydrological analysis and calculations;
  • Production and checking of technical reports;
  • Project management;
  • Environmental Impact assessment, expert evidence, inquiries and hearings;
  • Client liaison, fee proposals and invoicing;
  • Working collaboratively with engineers, technicians and other disciplines to deliver quality, evidence led reports;
  • Business development with existing clients and creating new contacts/opportunities;
  • Maintain high design standards and deliver solutions to projects, and;
  • The recruitment, mentoring and supervision of Flood Risk apprentices, technicians and engineers

Key skills, experience and attributes required:

  • A minimum qualification of a degree;
  • Demonstrable relevant experience;
  • Professional member of The Institution of Civil Engineers, CIWEM or similar;
  • Detailed knowledge of current legislation, drainage design standards and good practice;
  • Writing of flood risk reports, development of drainage strategies, river/flood modelling;
  • Use various computer software programs which will include Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and Access), Micro Drainage, and a working knowledge of flood modelling software such as XP Storm, Hec-Ras, Tuflow or Floodmodeller;
  • Proficient in the use of AutoCAD software;
  • Strong IT skills including Microsoft Office;
  • Excellent written skills, particularly report writing and client liaison; and
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, able to present information in detail to senior management team and staff;
  • Hold full clean driving licence and have own private car with insurance for business use.

If you feel that you have the skills and attributes for this exciting opportunity then we would like to hear from you.

M-EC is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

To obtain an application pack please email

If you have any questions regarding this job opportunity please contact HR Manager, Joanna Stevens, on 07399 880667.