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about 1 year ago
Location: Peterborough
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Water Engineering
Category: Water Engineer Jobs
PeterboroughUnited KingdomEurope

CH2M are looking for keen and enthusiastic Engineers to work on a broad range of projects covering all aspects of flood risk management including assessments, solution development and preparation of business case documents across our water business. Our current projects involve initial assessments, reservoir remediation works, catchment strategies, coastal erosion studies and management of detailed design.

Our water business provides advice and support to public and private sector organisations to deliver projects for our key clients including the Environment Agency and local councils.

This role is a great opportunity to join an established yet growing team who are focused on providing staff with industry accredited training and development to progress their careers. Tasks will involve data gap analysis, data gathering, stakeholder engagement, solution development, optioneering, buildability reviews with contractors, cost benefit analysis and business and economic appraisal.

We are looking for staff who delight in developing multi-disciplinary solutions with the other team members and enjoy working in the fast moving pace of the appraisal and solution development arena.

Reporting to Project and Package Managers the successful candidate will play a key part in our delivery teams, principally in the;


Support of appraisal studies and the technical delivery of flood risk management planning projects for the Environment Agency and other local clients,


Support data gathering, site visits, walkover surveys,


Assist with environmental data gathering exercises


Provide analytical support such as incremental benefit analysis and economic appraisals


Preparation and contribution of technical reports and notes and business case development


Assist in developing strategies and plans and taking responsibility for task management;


Developing their skills and experience through training and professional development activities; and participating in our Graduate Development Programme

The minimum qualifications for this position are:


Minimum 2:1 or equivalent degree level qualification in a relevant discipline teamed with a strong interest in pursuing a career in the Water/ flood risk management industry


MSc in Civil Engineering is desirable although not essential


Strong data analysis using Microsoft excel and numerical skills is preferred


Understanding of the UK’s approach to Flood Risk Management how it is funded and implemented is preferred

The ideal candidate will possess the following skills and experience:


Competent report writing skills with knowledge of scheme appraisals and economic assessment is highly desirable


Confident communication skills such as the ability to communicate technical analysis to a non-technical audience

Our Culture: Safety & health conscious, flexible working conditions, collaborative & friendly approach with regular social activities. We’re full 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 and a graduate development plan which is aimed at supplementing the industry certified training schemes available.

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.

If you are interested in applying to us for these roles please submit your application with an up-to-date resume.

Your CV/ Resume should be no more than one to two pages and should include (as a minimum) the following:

• Your contact details (email ID, contact number, address)

• Educational qualifications, including the grades you’ve received. If you are an international student, please tell us about your grades, regardless of the form they take (percentages are welcome, as well as other types of grades – feel free to describe them so that we understand what they mean for you and your school)

• Professional certifications (if any)

• Any interesting projects or internships you’ve undertaken, and any other information that you think will help our team get to know you professionally

• Work permits and visas will be handled on a case-by-case basis and dependent on business need. If there are no means of securing a work permit and you are interested in working for us, then you can visit javascript:void(0); and search for vacancies in the countries where you have the right to work or can secure one easily. We have offices around the world and all of the positions are posted on our website.

Job Location
CH2M, Peterborough

Peterborough, GB

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