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Senior Engineer - Flood Risk Management
Edinburgh, Glasgow

RPS Group is an International Consultancy employing around 5,000 people worldwide. We provide advice upon the development and management of the built & natural environment and the exploration and production of energy and other natural resources. Due to an increasing workload, RPS is seeking to recruit a Senior Engineer to join our Flood Risk Management team. This post offers flexibility to be potentially based in Glasgow or Edinburgh but duties may require travelling throughout the UK and Ireland.

 Demonstrable previous relevant experience of working in an engineering consultancy on flood risk management, coastal and catchment management or similar water related projects.
 Sound knowledge of hydrology, hydraulic modelling, flood risk optioneering, detailed design, project and contract management is preferable. A specialty in at least one of these disciplines would be desirable.
 Experience in working on drainage, sewerage or related water projects with utility companies would be advantageous.
 Knowledge of the Scottish Flood Risk Management and Water Industry
 Project management experience of water related schemes.
 An interest in working with a diverse range of UK and Irish clients.
 Good written and communication skills
 A full driving licence

 MEng or equivalent degree
 Ideally chartered or approaching chartered status within the next year with ICE, CIWEM or equivalent

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to the following:

 Managing or undertaking hydrological analysis and hydraulic modelling of river and coastal systems.
 Managing or undertaking engineering design for Flood Risk, Drainage and environmental engineering projects
 Liaising with other members of the RPS Flood Risk Management Team to deliver an effective service to our clients;
 Supporting senior staff in business development activities

In return, RPS offers an attractive remuneration package and full support in further training. Note: As with all positions, due to the dynamic nature of RPS's business, key responsibilities may evolve and change over time.

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