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River Engineer – Birmingham, UK

CH2M are looking for a Senior Civil Engineer to join our established and dynamic River Engineering practice, working on a range of projects that make a difference to local communities and the environment.

The successful candidate will join an established and dynamic river engineering practice and would be working on a range of projects that make a difference to local communities and the environment.  You will operate in a thriving Water and Environmental Management team which undertakes a wide variety of flood risk management commissions involving river engineering, drainage, hydrology, hydraulic modelling. 
The projects we deliver begin with flood management appraisal extending through to detailed design.  Recent projects, the type of which the successful candidate would be expected to contribute to in a technical capacity, have included fluival flood risk management schemes involving large storage areas, control structures, flood walls and channel restoration. You will be based in Birmingham and have the chance to assist in the delivery of our portfolio of projects working as part of an integrated and forward thinking team with the opportunity to learn from and assist key specialists. 

You will be required to
assist in the delivery of water engineering appraisal and design commissions
and continue to develop their own engineering knowledge by providing technical
and project management support.

We are looking for someone
with good hydraulic and engineering ability, a knowledge of CDM and an
appreciation of sustainability and environmentally sound solutions.  Experience in options appraisal and design
with a knowledge of Eurocodes is desirable. 

We would expect the
successful candidate to lead the investigation of engineering problems to
identify and develop outline solutions by contributing your own knowledge and
managing a small team of colleagues through a package of work.  This will include preparing specifications for
elements of the work to be carried out by other disciplines within the company
or from other suppliers. 

An appreciation of
commercial and contractual aspects of project delivery would be beneficial and
open up opportunities in bid preparation and project management. 

The minimum qualifications for this position are:

Minimum Qualifications

– Bachelor’s degree in
applicable discipline (Civil Engineer / Water Engineering and Management or

– Working towards Chartered
status (with the ICE or CIWEM).

– Participation in projects
funded by the UK Environment Agency.

– Demonstrable knowledge in
options appraisal and design with a knowledge of Eurocodes is desirable

– Proven knowledge of
producing accurate technical outputs.

The ideal candidate will possess the following skills and experience:

Preferred qualifications
– Proven ability with scheduling (i.e. Primavera, MS project etc.) and program
control systems.. 
– Ability to visualise solutions to ensure that holistically complete solutions
are developed, taking into full account health, safety and environment in all
project phases.
– Familiar with established project delivery processes to meet the scope,
schedule, budget and other specified requirements stated in the contract.

This role is only open to applicants able to accept local employment contract conditions and not expatriate employment terms. Please note that this role is only considering applications with valid working rights for the UK, CH2M will not sponsor an employment visa to fill this position.
At CH2M, the greatest challenges provide the biggest rewards. Each day, your drive and creative ideas will be providing solutions that help build a better tomorrow. Whether it is the pride that comes with accomplishment, personal growth or making a difference in the world, you will discover true success in a career that brings out the best in you at CH2M. Ready? Let’s get to work.
Developing People through Challenging Projects. CH2M is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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