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Engineering Manager

Engineering Manager

Engineering Manager
(Salary Range £46,848 - £52,080 + Final Salary Pension Scheme + Vehicle)

The Witham Fourth District Internal Drainage Board covers an area of 40,928 hectares of the
Lincolnshire Fens. The Board maintains 702 kilometres of watercourse and are responsible for the
operation and maintenance of nine pumping stations.

The Board is a small statutory public body with general powers under the Land Drainage Act 1991 for
the supervision over all matters relating to water level management within its District. Further
information on the Board can be found here:

This is an exciting opportunity for a versatile, forward thinking, engineering professional to join our
team. The Board have an ambitious fifteen-year capital programme with access to £55M in Flood
Defence Grant in Aid to refurbish/replace a number of pumping stations and structures, including the
Board’s largest 39 cumec pumping station at Fishtoft near Boston. The successful candidate will have
direct involvement in these projects supporting the Chief Engineer in their delivery.

Based at the Board’s Offices in Boston, the Engineering Manager will oversee a small engineering team
managing the day to day delivery of technical services, while taking an active role in supporting the
Operations and Pumping Teams delivering the annual maintenance programme.

The successful candidate will be qualified to a minimum of a Higher National Certificate with industry
experience, or a Bachelor/Masters Degree in Civil Engineering. Professional qualification with the
Institute of Civil Engineering (ICE) to IEng or CEng is desirable but not essential. More importantly you
will have the technical experience and personal skills, knowledge and capability to efficiently fulfil this
challenging role.

For more information on this position please download a copy of the candidate information pack here
: Job Vacancies | Witham Fourth District Internal Drainage Board (

For an informal conversation about the role please contact Ed Johnson, Chief Engineer on 01205

All applications should be received no later than 4pm on Friday 3rd February 2023 and addressed to:

Ed Johnson
Chief Engineer
Witham Fourth District IDB
47 Norfolk Street
Lincs PE22 6PP

Engineering Manager

Witham Fourth District Internal Drainage Board
Lincolnshire, UK
3 - 5 years of experience

Published on 30 Jan 2023

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