Senior Designer

As a Senior Designer at Five Rivers, you’ll be joining a team of passionate and proactive industry experts with sustainability at its core. Together we thrive on a supportive culture which nurtures development, innovation, and a collaborative approach to delivering our ecological services.

Five Rivers is widely recognised as an industry specialist in the consultation, design and implementation of ecological and environmental solutions. With over 25 years’ working with nature, the business is experiencing sustained growth driven by its customer centric focus and ability to attract and retain the best talent. Our services deliver environmental protection, enhancement and restoration through ecological mitigation, habitat improvement and environmental monitoring. A specialist of choice, Five Rivers delivers innovative, and sensitive solutions across all sectors. Our capabilities are ever-expanding and encompass both terrestrial and aquatic habitat monitoring and enhancement with a true passion for rivers and wetlands.

Join us today and be part of our incredible journey!

The Role

This is an exciting opportunity to join a growing, dynamic and collaborative team in a senior position designing ecological habitat, wetland and river improvement projects for Five Rivers. The successful candidate will ensure all design projects are carried out in line with current best practice, 5R policies / procedures as well as client & legal requirements. The role will also support in estimating / tendering for design projects with an emphasis on servicing our framework contracts. The role will be a remote working role with sporadic work from our new Head Office at Thruxton Airfield, Hampshire when required.

The Ideal Candidate

  • Experience of acting and delivery projects as Principal Designer/Designer on a variety of schemes in the ecological sector across the UK
  • Experience interfacing with construction teams to deliver a variety of schemes in the ecological and water sectors across the UK
  • Experience of project and Contract management under NEC3 and 4.
  • Proficient design experience in ArcGIS, AutoCAD, Revit, LSS, ProjectWise and Adobe Creative Cloud Suite and other design packages
  • Excellent verbal communication and written skills- report writing and quality assurance
  • Experienced problem solver
  • An understanding of fluvial geomorphology
  • An understanding of hydraulic modelling
  • An understanding of UK environmental legislation, with detailed knowledge of the Water Framework Directive
  • Full driving licence.

Requirements

  • Experience of acting and delivery projects as Principal Designer/Designer on a variety of schemes in the ecological sector across the UK
  • Experience interfacing with construction teams to deliver a variety of schemes in the ecological and water sectors across the UK
  • Experience of project and Contract management under NEC3 and 4.
  • Proficient design experience in ArcGIS, AutoCAD, Revit, LSS, ProjectWise and Adobe Creative
  • Cloud Suite and other design packages
  • Excellent verbal communication and written skills- report writing and quality assurance
  • Experienced problem solver
  • An understanding of fluvial geomorphology
  • An understanding of hydraulic modelling
  • An understanding of UK environmental legislation, with detailed knowledge of the Water Framework Directive
  • Full driving licence.

Qualifications

  • Relevant Degree and or Masters
  • Chartered member of a relevant institution, or working towards chartered status; and
  • CSCS Professionally Qualified Person, or equivalent.

Salary Range & Benefits

  • Competitive
  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Company pension scheme
  • An amazing and supportive company culture

Interested?

Are you the one we’re looking for? Apply before 12 April 2021 for immediate consideration (please note that if we receive a high volume of applications, the closing date may be brought forward). Apply now by clicking the link and providing the information requested.

For an informal discussion on this opportunity please call Jacob Dew, Technical Director on (01722) 783041.

Interviews for this post are to be conducted virtually and are scheduled for 20 – 22 April 2021.

No agencies please