Asset Performance - Flood and Coastal Risk Manager Officer - 11078

South West
Rivers House Bridgwater
Staff Grade 4
Full Time
As a Grade 4 engineering catchment officer, within the Asset Performance team, you'll be working on whole life Asset Management of flood risk assets. Key to this will be your engineering knowledge to ensure we optimise the life cycle of our existing assets through regular maintenance, intermittent maintenance, refurbishment and replacement.

You will need excellent communication skills to work closely within the team and our business partners internally to support others with less engineering knowledge. This is particularly important in planning works and the application of our risk management procedures to ensure we remain compliant with legislation: such as Health and Safety at Work; Construction, Design and Management Regulations; Reservoir Act to name only a few.

You will have to be self-motivating and capable of identifying opportunities to maximise our delivery capability in year and assist the Asset Performance team with identifying future year's investment to our assets.

Through the use of asset data you will prioritise inspections, maintenance, repair and recondition work, fulfil the post-inspection review process and ensure assets meet Environment Agency standards.
You will work closely with our specialists/advisors to provide sound advice to help deliver area priorities. The team work closely with our Field Teams and other internal teams.
• Experience and commensurate knowledge of working in health, safety and wellbeing in a high risk environment. Experience working with CDM regulations in the development of projects.
• Qualification or background in civil engineering field, eligible for Eng Tech, Incorporated or Chartered status with suitable recognised professional engineering body.
• Experience of working within Whole Life Asset Management systems
• Ability to translate 2d drawings and understand how they operate, be able to effectively communicate asset knowledge to our partners within.
• EA Delivering results working with others by coaching, mentoring of other team members who do not have Engineering background.
• Working with internal and external partners/stakeholders to help deliver the outcomes of both a specific asset and its catchment, understanding the relationships between different assets/catchments.
• Delivering work within a programme and project management framework to time, cost and quality.
• Manipulating and understanding data sets.
Please contact Stephanie Simmons for further information on 07584175523 or email

17/07/2019, 23:55 hours

Basic Check
Achieves Results
This role requires good organisational skills to achieve results. Can you tell us about a time when you have successfully managed challenging and competing work pressures to ensure the timely achievement of results?
Communicates Effectively
A key part of this role is communicating with internal teams as well as our customers. Can you tell us what your preferred method of communication is at work and its advantages?
Takes Decisions and Solves Problems
The team often have to get involved in incident response, where making timely decisions and solving problems is crucial. Please can you tell us about a time when you have had to pick a preferred approach to a problem from a range of options.
Works in Teams
As professional Asset Managers we are required to work closely with other teams throughout the whole life cycle of an asset. Please tell us about a time you worked as part of a team to achieve a result which otherwise would not have been possible as an individual?
Member/Incorporated/Chartered ICE qualification is preferable.
If you are applying from the Civil Service please note that the Environment Agency is not a part of HM Civil Service and you would not be a Crown Servant in the event of being appointed. Therefore, you will not be eligible for continuous service. For applicants who currently work in local government or other bodies listed in the Redundancy Payments (Continuity of Employment in Local Government etc) (Modification) Order 1999, you may be eligible for continuous service for the purpose of calculating any future redundancy payment. If you are unsure of your status then you should contact your own HR Team.

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