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Senior Hydraulic Modeller/Hydrologist

Senior Hydraulic Modeller/Hydrologist

Job Title: Senior Hydraulic Modeller/Hydrologist
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Leeds, West Yorkshire
Industry:
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 16833_1615474927
Contact Name: Tony Smith
Contact Email: tony@electusrecruitment.co.uk
Job Published: March 11, 2021 15:02

Job Description

My client provides environmental consultancy services and modelling software solutions. They have a growing Flood Risk Management team of hydrologists, hydraulic modellers and environmental specialists delivering projects in the water and marine environment sectors.

Senior Hydraulic Modeller/Hydrologist

They are looking for a Senior Hydraulic Modeller/Hydrologist to join their team, based from one of their offices in Aberdeen, Leeds or London (currently operating home working in line with government guidelines).

The role requires direct contact with clients and regulators working on a broad spectrum of challenging projects at local, regional and national scale. Clients include regulators (e.g. the Environment Agency), local government bodies, private developers and investors. The type of hydraulic modelling can vary from river, surface water, integrated catchment modelling, through to coastal inundation and water quality modelling.

This role provides a unique opportunity to receive training and mentorship from international TUFLOW experts.

Main responsibilities will include:

*Providing technical direction and leadership of Flood and Coastal Erosion Risk Management (FCERM) projects.
*Overseeing quality control/assurance of hydrological and/or hydraulic modelling studies
*Writing and reviewing technical reports with the ability to convey clear and concise messaging from complex technical analysis.
*Undertaking presentations to existing and potential clients and stakeholders.
*Supervision and mentorship of junior team members to build capability, share knowledge and best practice.
*Responsibility for workload supervision, resource planning and financial management of projects.
*Supporting the writing of proposals or tender opportunities and deriving of fee estimates.
*Developing/improving quality assurance processes in line with industry best practice.

To be considered for this role, applicants will need to be qualified to degree level in a relevant subject such as Engineering, Science, Geography, Environmental Science/Management. Chartered status with ICE or CIWEM would be highly desirable.

You will have experience of
*1D/2D hydraulic modelling of surface water drainage and watercourses, preferably with experience using TUFLOW and Flood Modeller.
*Hydrological modelling and analysis using ReFH and WINFAP for fluvial applications.
*Interpreting technical results and explanation of the findings to non-technical audiences through a variety of communication methods.
*Deriving technical methodologies aligned with or steering industry guidance.
*Staff management or project management of small to medium projects.
*Bid writing, client relationship building and key account management.

You will have excellent knowledge and understanding of UK FCERM policy and legislation and experience of, or a desire to work on, coastal flooding/erosion projects, as well as Water Framework Directive assessments.

Senior Hydraulic Modeller/Hydrologist
Aberdeen, Leeds or London (initial home working in line with government guidelines)
Salary £35-45k DOE plus benefits

Key Skills: Hydraulic Modeller, Hydraulic Modeler, Hydrologist, Hydrology, Coastal, Flooding, Erosion, Risk Management, Surface Water, Drainage, Watercourses, TUFLOW, Flood Modeller, ReFH, WINFAP, FCERM.

PLEASE NOTE: Applicants for this must be currently eligible to work in the UK without the need for employer sponsorship.

Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days, please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to resubmit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time.

This role is a PERMANENT position.

Electus Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.