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Graduate SuDS and Flood Risk Engineer


Technical Administrator

EPG Ltd, now part of the STRI Group, is continuing to grow and now is great time to join this fast-paced organization. EPG is looking for a Technical Administrator to expand their water team and the role can be based at either the Warrington (Cheshire) or Bingley (West Yorkshire) office.

EPG is a leading Water and Environmental Design Consultancy delivering cost-effective, sustainable designs. We are proud of the fact that we have contributed to guidance on the CIRIA Report C753 The SuDS Manual, CIRIA Reports C680, C768 & C808. In addition, we have authored peer reviewed papers in journals and presented training courses in the UK and worldwide.
The successful candidate will provide technical administration support services to a design team of engineers and landscape architects working on design projects in sustainable drainage systems (SuDS), surface water management, flood risk assessment and structural waterproofing. You will be part of a small team of water and structural waterproofing designers within a wider team of consultants and engineers. Mentoring will be provided to further develop technical design (AutoCAD) and project support skills.

The role includes the following:

  • Ensure that new project documentation is created and well-maintained
  • Maintain technical library documentation and drawings
  • Ownership of tracking water and waterproofing jobs through to completion
  • Administer and maintain the team’s common data environment (CDE)
  • Contribute to production of QMS documentation and its continued maintenance
  • Provide administrational ad-hoc support to the designers, e.g. preparation of presentation material, printing, compilation of information and writing up reports
  • Effectively liaise with clients
  • Ensure that work management and design systems are maintained and updated
  • Develop and maintain relationships with the team and stakeholders
  • Maintain an understanding of current best practice in QMS and design processes
  • Prepare and edit new project documentation and drawings
  • Provide quality checks and assurance for outgoing reports and drawings
  • Liaise with designers to respond to project enquiries in a timely and professional manner
  • Engage with project owners and designers on new project queries and quality assurance
  • Track, analyse and report on project performance metrics and KPIs to management team
  • Collaborate with wider team members and external professionals including clients, suppliers, contractors and other consultants and engineers



  • Develops and maintains effective internal and external relationships
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Knowledge and ability to use Microsoft Office products i.e. Office 365, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint, OneDrive
  • Knowledge and ability to understand technical documentation and use of basic drawing packages to edit documentation
  • Knowledge and ability in quality management systems (QMS) and company software to support designers
  • Strong organisational skills with the ability to proactively self-manage own workload whilst maintaining effective relationships
  • Good report writing and presentation skills
  • Analytical and reporting skills
  • Experience in interrogating technical data systems, analysing and interpreting data and drawings
  • Enthusiasm to receive training and willingness to learn and develop
  • Interest in sustainability in the urban and water environment
  • Full UK driving licence


  • Previous work experience in a technical support role within a construction, engineering, scientific or utilities environment
  • Basic technical drawing skills using AutoCAD
  • Ability to show initiative and creativity in problem solving
  • Previous experience of customer management and providing customer services through verbal and electronic interfaces
  • Knowledge of ISO 9001 requirements (e.g. business process documentation, version control, quality assurance)
  • Commercial awareness and ability to interpret client requirements

If you have relevant experience or are a suitably qualified, competent, and enthusiastic technical administrator or administration assistant, with a background in supporting technical teams in design, construction, engineering or a scientific environment, then we would like to hear from you.

If you are interested in this role, please send your CV (two A4 pages maximum) and covering letter or email (500 words maximum) to