Flood Risk and Drainage Engineers

Are you seeking a new career opportunity in flood risk management?

Would you like to work with a dynamic and growing environmental consulting company?

We are looking for engineers specialising in drainage design and flood risk management to join our teams in Skipton, Coleshill, Newport and Warrington.  Our teams provide strategic, feasibility and design advice to a range of clients involved in development and land use planning and flood risk projects, including surface water drainage design, flood risk assessments, catchment scale flood management and flood defence feasibility studies through framework appointments.

The varied workload for these projects involves site viability assessments, strategic surface and foul water drainage designs, flood risk assessments, site walkovers and commissioning surveys as required.  You will supervise satisfactory resolution to engineering issues identified during planning applications, supporting clients in gaining the necessary approvals.  You will liaise with developers/clients, consult with regulators and planning authorities and work with inter-disciplinary teams from within JBA to deliver suitable designs.

The ideal candidate will gain experience implementing the National Planning Policy Framework, building regulations, Construction Design and Management (CDM) Regulations and other development related guidance and standards in their work.

For further information please contact Andrew Gubbin on 01756 799919


We have roles available in our head office, Skipton BD23 3FD, Coleshill B46 3AD, Newport NP20 1QU and Warrington WA1 1WA – some UK travel will be necessary, and a valid driving licence is desirable.


Reference: RNO19-11
Closing date: 30 October 2019
Location: Skipton / Coleshill / Newport / Warrington
Contact: Andrew Gubbin 01756 799919

Qualifications and experience

Key competencies required for the role:

You will have an environmental or physical science related qualification, degree or equivalent.
Chartered status (ICE, CIWEM) is important to JBA and valued by our clients therefore applicants should either be chartered or show a desire to work towards becoming chartered.

Who we’re looking for:

We are looking for well organised, motivated, enthusiastic, flexible individuals who can work on their own or as part of a team.  You should have an interest in water and the wider environment and can communicate effectively both in writing and verbally.  The roles range in scope, and all ranges of experience from those in the early stages of their careers to positions where you will be responsible for tender preparation, project management, client management and supervision and mentoring.

A valid UK driving licence would be beneficial.

To apply please email your completed application form
and equality and diversity form to careers@jbagroup.co.uk

I enjoy working for JBA because of the variety of projects I get involved in.

JBA Graduate
Rachel Perks
Assistant Analyst, Marine and Coastal Risk Management

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