Principle Drainage Design Engineer

Location Manchester
Salary £50.00 - £51.00 per hour + Outside IR35
Job type Contract
Sector Transmission & Distribution
Reference BBBH23982_1693304296

Principle Drainage Design Engineer

Outside IR35

3 Month contract

Remote Working

We are looking for an experienced Principal engineer on a contract for an initial period of 3 months.

This role will be outside of IR35.


  • You will have a clear working knowledge of MicroDrainage, interface with AutoCad and Civils 3D. You will have considerable experience of designing drainage solutions, SUDS, storm water drainage design, flow control and attenuation design.
  • The use of the Microsoft Office Suite of software, including Excel.
  • Experience liaising with both internal and external bodies, including planning authorities, statutory undertakers and national bodies such as the Environment Agency.
  • Experience liaising with other consultants such as architects, planners, project managers and directly with Clients.
  • Good commercial awareness with developing influencing and negotiating skills, as well as an aptitude to develop emerging and new client relationships.
  • Experience of providing an outward facing capacity as a design team representative in dealings with clients on technical matters.
  • An ability to effectively delegate design responsibility to others and act in a mentoring role to less experienced staff.
  • Excellent communicator, both written and oral, with the ability to adapt communication style to suit different circumstances
  • Ability to build and maintain strong relationships at all levels both internally and externally.
  • A 'self-starter' with drive, positivity and enthusiasm and a strong desire to succeed.

ersg are an equal opportunities employer; we are committed to promoting equality of opportunity for all job applicants. We do not discriminate against applicants on the basis of age, sex, race, disability, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender reassignment or religious background; all decisions are based on merit.