Salary £35,000 to £44,000 plus vehicle allowance, pension
Would you like to work with a small friendly team and get involved in a wide range of engineering solutions in the important area of flood risk and water level management?
The Bedford Group of Drainage Boards manage water levels and flood risk in the Upper River Great Ouse catchment through north Buckinghamshire, Milton Keynes, Bedfordshire & Huntingdon, which is an area of high growth and development. We are actively involved in maintaining and improving watercourses; advising planning authorities about flood risk, SuDS and development; liaising with flood risk management authorities; and consenting.
We are now looking for a Senior Engineer to join us. The work is interesting and varied. You will be involved in appraising, delivering & managing flood risk projects; reviewing planning applications regarding the appropriateness of development; advising and completing Land Drainage Consents; and ensuring the Board’s Byelaws are adhered to.
Ideally you will have experience and knowledge of preparing and interpreting technical reports and drawings, as well as national guidance. Some experience of flood risk and watercourse management, engineering, and computer software (Microsoft office, Micro Drainage, ArcGIS, CAD) would also be advantageous, but training and CPD will be provided. The Bedford Group’s office is based in Stewartby, Bedfordshire and this role will require driving within the Boards district for meetings and site inspections.
For an informal chat please contact our Principal Engineer, Trevor Skelding, on 01234 767995.
To apply for the Post
If you would like to apply for the post please email firstname.lastname@example.org attaching your up-to-date CV or post a paper copy of your CV, with a covering letter, to Bedford Group of IDBs, Vale House, Broadmead Road, Stewartby, Bedford. MK43 9ND. If you need any further information, please telephone 01234 767995.
Closing date for applications: 7th July 2021