Flood Risk – Assistant/Consultant+

Flood Risk – Assistant/Consultant+




Our Sheffield based multidisciplinary environmental consultancy client seeks an enthusiastic and motivated consultant / senior consultant, with 2-5 years’ experience. Candidate will have a relevant degree (i.e. Geography, Earth/ Environmental Sciences, Engineering) and will have membership or working towards chartership (i.e. CIWEM, ICE etc.). You will ideally have some modelling experience as well.

This is a great opportunity for development towards a senior role taking responsibility for clients / projects and developing project management skills.

The role is supporting Project Managers delivering Flood Risk Assessments / Drainage Strategies for a range of projects across the sector with a focus on residential development.

Day to day activities include:

  • Prepare risk assessments and undertake site walkovers, CCTV and other survey works.
  • Prepare technical reports (i.e. Flood Risk Assessments, Drainage Strategies, ES Chapters) and support the preparation of fee proposals.
  • Consult the water regulators, statutory authorities, and other stakeholders.
  • Liaise and provide advice to clients.
  • Manage time and budgets under guidance from line manager.

Skills and Experience:

  • Familiar with Flood Risk and Drainage policy/guidance (England, Wales, and Scotland).
  • Experience preparing flood risk assessments / drainage strategies / water environment ES chapters
  • Familiar with drainage design software (Microdrainage, Causeway, GIS/CAD).  
  • Strong organisational and time management skills
  • Ability to work with multidisciplinary teams, liaising with clients, statutory authorities
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.


  • Experience in water quality and nutrient neutrality.
  • Familiar with hydrological assessments and hydraulic modelling (i.e.- Flood Modeller Pro, TUFLOW, ESTRY, HEC-RAS, FEH/REFH methodologies).

If you feel you have something to offer then please apply and we can have a chat.