Sustainable Drainage Engineer

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Hours:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
25/08/2022 23:59
Employment Location:
Dodson House, Peterborough
£22,571 - £29,174
Weekly Hours:
Vacancy ID:
Closing date:
25 Aug
Further Information

Peterborough City Council are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated addition to our drainage team to fulfil a role in the delivery of its flood risk and water management service.

You will work with your colleagues within the Lead Local Flood Authority to ensure it meets its statutory duties detailed in the Flood and Water Management Act 2010, Highways Act 1980 and associated flood related regulations and local policies.

A key focus of your role will be providing statutory consultation responses for planning applications in relation to sustainable drainage systems (SuDs) and surface water flood risk.

You will also work alongside colleagues in the highway development team on the delivery of innovative sustainable drainage systems (SuDs) including carrying out approvals, inspections and providing technical advice.

You must have the ability to analyse issues and identify options, be computer literate with the ability to adapt to various software packages, have demonstrable communication and interpersonal skills, able to work under pressure, use own initiative and most importantly, be able to work as a member of a team.

We are proud to serve the diverse communities of Cambridgeshire/Peterborough and want our workforce to reflect this diversity, which we believe is beneficial for our employees, the organisation and the communities we serve.