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Group Drainage Engineer - Transportation (Highways)
Posted on 6/28/2022
Leeds, UK
Experience Level
Desired Skills
  • Providing technical input to the preparation of bids including provision of Quality Submission responses on drainage strategy and design approach and input to price via preparation of fee proposals and associated programme for delivery including assessment of risk
  • Requirements:
  • Technical
  • Chartered or Incorporated Civil Engineer and Member of a Professional Institution
  • Experience of leading the drainage design on Highways England, Local Authority or Network Rail projects
  • Experience of the current standards (DMRB / Network Rail) and Construction Design and Management Regulations (CDM)
  • Ability to design all aspects of drainage from conceptual layout to detailed design
  • Experience of design interfaces (e.g. highways, rail, geotechnical, environmental, structural etc.)
  • Familiarity with 3D design tools and BIM
  • Ability to prepare reports and specifications and to collect other data and statistics necessary for the preparation of progress and technical reports
  • Ability to research information and data independently and communicate findings coherently
  • Proficient in all Microsoft Office software particularly MS Excel and Word
  • Proficient in hydraulic modelling software such as Micro Drainage
  • Proficient in AutoCAD / Civil3D or similar
  • Knowledge of the regulatory framework associated with planning and approval regulations/processes, together with experience of managing a transportation drainage project through the planning process
  • Experience of construction contracts and supervision of drainage works on site
  • Management
  • Ability to identify and respond to our clients' values in a competitive market sector. Candidates are required to be self-motivated and able to work both independently as well as within a larger multi-disciplinary team in leading and managing packages of work to completion
  • Ability to identify, manage and develop project scopes and manage budgets, programmes and the quality of deliverables
  • Ability to inspire others and contribute to a good working environment
  • Experience of stakeholder management, e.g. liaison with utilities companies, Local Authorities, statutory bodies (e.g. Environment Agency) etc
  • The Individual:
  • Leading the design of highway or rail drainage designs from concept to detailed design and construction, as stand-alone projects or as part of larger multi-disciplinary schemes
  • The development of sustainable drainage designs including balancing/ infiltration ponds, soakaways, attenuations tank systems etc
  • Promoting development of digital solutions in drainage design including full integration of designs within the BIM environment
  • Working collaboratively with a multi-disciplinary team of engineers, technicians and other professionals
  • Overseeing and reviewing the production of drainage designs, models, calculations and drawings to relevant standards, including providing technical assurance of designs
  • Leading the co-ordination of the drainage design process and integrating with associated highways, rail, environmental, geotechnical and structural engineering designs
  • Determining and assigning drainage design tasks and managing delivery to programme and budget
  • Leading and encouraging the technical development of graduates and technicians in the drainage discipline
  • Managing and reviewing specifications; tender and contract documents and supporting the construction process
  • Ensuring compliance with business management standards set in the company's quality, safety and environmental policies and procedures
  • Stakeholder
Company mission
SNC-Lavalin Group Inc. is a Canadian company based in Montreal that provides engineering, procurement, and construction services to various industries, including clean power, mining and metallurgy, oil and gas, environment and water, and infrastructure.