Flood Control and Drainage Engineer

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Apply by 28 April 2012
Posted on 29 March 2012

Job Description

Flood Control and Drainage Engineer

National Roads Improvement and Management Program Phase II


Cardno is seeking candidates for the position of Flood Control and Drainage Engineer for a technical assistance program for the enhancement of management and technical processes for engineering design in the Philippines Department of Public Works and Highways. The key responsibilities of the Flood Control and Drainage Engineer will include:

■ Review the existing DPWH Design Guidelines, Criteria and Standards (DGCS) on Flood Control and Drainage Design.

■ Gather all available information and updates from the Department and other concerned agencies would contribute to the development of new DGCS.

■ Review international design codes/standards with regards to Storm Drainage Criteria and recommend which codes should be used as basis for new DGCS.

■ Prepare and develop new Flood Control/Drainage Guidelines and standard drawings based on the chosen international standards to be used.

■ Coordinate with other member of the Flood Control and Drainage Design team regarding the coverage of study and manuals to produce.

■ Prepare guidelines that complements with the DPWH Flood Control and Sabo Engineering Center and other local governing laws, codes and Department Orders issued related to flood control.

■ Develop new design and review process flow system

■ Assist the DPWH-BOD in the formulation of standard Design Manuals for Highway/Road Design.

■ Conduct training for DPWH staff in preparation for the quality system requirement (ISO).


■ Must be a Degree Holder in Civil Engineering

■ A post graduate qualification in related field is an advantage

■ Must have at least 15 years of experience as design engineer in the detailed engineering design of flood control and urban drainage systems

■ Background in preparation of design standard specifications or codes is an advantage

■ Relevant experience in the Philippines and/or in other developing countries or in countries of similar geographical conditions is an advantage

■ Must have undertaken similar design standard or code reviews for various infrastructure projects

■ Must have international experience

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