We are looking for client-focused professionals to join our busy river and coastal engineering teams at a Senior or Principal level. With a strong portfolio of work including many high profile infrastructure projects being delivered for a range of risk management authorities, our team is expanding and we are looking to recruit a range of new team members.
Our projects require a mix of engineering, economic, scientific, modelling, statistical and written and oral communication skills. Projects cover flood mapping and appraisal, capital works delivery and asset management from strategic planning and conceptual design through to business cases, detailed design and construction support.
We offer a choice of management or technical career pathways which are equally recognized and supported by our career development framework.
Based in Swindon where the teams are located, the successful candidate will have a track record of technical excellence in one or more of the areas detailed above.
You will be comfortable working with our strategic sales teams to develop new business with public and private sector clients, but your primary focus will be on delivering projects to the highest technical standards, including mentoring and leadership of mid-level team members.
Technical leadership of river or coastal engineering and flood risk management projects, from inception to handover, working with the project manager to ensure they are delivered on budget and to deadlines.
Coaching and mentoring mid-level staff.
Maintain excellent professional relationships with our clients leading to repeat business.
Take ownership and responsibility for the quality of project work to meet the highest standards.
Liaise with and support others across the wider UK and international markets.
Ensure project compliance with CH2M’s HS&E, quality, financial, risk management, business and policy requirements.
The minimum qualifications for this position are:
The ideal candidate should:
Have as a minimum an Honours Degree in a relevant subject.
Be a Chartered member of a relevant professional body.
Be highly flexible and self-motivated towards improving team and personal performance.
Have a can-do attitude and deliver innovative solutions to difficult challenges.
Be skilled at collaborative working, with good interpersonal skills and able to communicate effectively with clients, stakeholders and colleagues.
Show technical leadership and accept responsibility.
Be client focused with excellent relationship management skills.
Have an established reputation and excellent technical performance in challenging projects.
Have expertise in one of the aforementioned technical disciplines.
Have the ability to produce high quality technical writing for bid and project work.
Have a proven track record of leading and working collaboratively in teams and with other disciplines in delivering river and coastal engineering projects.
Have excellent written and verbal skills when communicating with stakeholders including technical and non-technical parties are essential.
Be a flexible team player, able to work with different project teams both locally and across remote offices, and willing to travel internationally.
Our Culture: Safety & health conscious, flexible working conditions, collaborative & friendly with regular social activities. We’re have a various of initiatives for creating a diverse and interesting place for professionals to work, as well as individuals wanting to advance their career. We support and encourage our people to go through their professional qualifications. To get ahead we also have our JUMP network for aspiring junior to mid-level ***CH2Mers.
Our CH2M Foundation are renowned for supporting and helping to nurture sustainable communities. We partner ‘Engineers without Borders’, ‘Water for People’ and ‘Bridges to Prosperity’. We’re STEM ambassadors. We promote WISE (Women in Science & Engineering), we also have our own women’s engineering network to promote equality in our industry.
Take a look around our site to see some of the iconic projects we are involved in all around the world! Soon you could be part of award winning CH2M.
Please note that for this role we are only considering applications from candidates with valid working rights for the UK. CH2M will not sponsor an employment visa to fill this position.