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Assistant and Trainee Hydraulic Modeller

  1. Water
  2. Peterborough
R-109991

Work with AtkinsRéalis to make the world’s outlook brighter and healthier 

Join our organization as an Assistant or Trainee Hydraulic Modeller (Entry Level), where we have a huge variety of projects on-the-go at any one time. So when you start this role with us, it could take your career wherever your interests lie. You'll find everyone here is willing to pitch in and help because we all want you to succeed, and we're ready to help you grow.

When it comes to living your life, we want you to get the most out of it. So, talk to us about all our flexible and remote working policies that can support your personal priorities. Also, ask us about some of our recent pledges for Women's Equality, as well as being a 'Disability Confident' and 'Inclusive Employer.'

Our collaborative and multi-disciplinary team is one of the largest in the UK, providing water and wastewater infrastructure services alongside drainage design, sustainable drainage systems and surface water management. Our wide variety of clients span across the UK and internationally and include water companies, local authorities, highways / rail authorities, and developers.

It’s an exciting time to be working for our UK Water business with unprecedented investment in the water industry.  Due to continued framework successes, we seek to recruit an Assistant and Trainee Hydraulic Modellers to join our Water and Wastewater Team in Peterborough.  We are looking for entry level candidates who may have limited experience in the area but with good analytical skills and a desire to learn.

What we offer:

We aren't just engineers, environmental professionals, or consultants. We're pioneers, constantly innovating and pushing boundaries to tackle some of the world's most pressing challenges – especially when it comes to water. From enhancing our beautiful rivers and urban landscapes to building sustainable cities in the harshest environments – our Networks & Drainage Solutions (N&DS) team is at the forefront.

Over the next 10 years, we plan to expand the practice rapidly to meet our clients' objectives both in the UK and with the opportunity to work overseas and explore the diverse corners of the globe with us. We're developing enhanced training courses to accelerate our staff resource capability. It means great futures for both new and experienced colleagues.

The opportunities in our practice to grow as an individual are immense. You'll receive mentorship from the outstanding leaders we have within the team.

From day one your personal development plan puts you in the driving seat of your career and you’ll be supported to go as far as you want to go.

Your purpose: 

  • To develop computer models, to investigate flooding and environmental problems and generation of outline solutions.
  • Build, verification and analysis of hydraulic sewer models outputs.
  • Data handling and analysis.
  • Use of GIS software (such as MapInfo & ArcGIS), to support our understanding of complex environmental problems.
  • Development of reports and other project deliverables.
  • Survey planning and survey supervision.
  • To work in a team of other hydraulic modellers, to proactively solve environmental problems for our clients and communities.

What you can bring?

An interest in the water environment and sustainability and desire to apply your skills to the challenges the environment faces.

Desire to learn and develop technically and work towards a professional qualification.

Proactive self-starter.

Good written and verbal communication skills.

Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint.

Entry level considered for:

BSc/BEng/MEng degree level in Engineering, Geography, GIS or a science related subject (other equivalents can be considered).

HNC, HND level qualification in similar subjects.

School leaver (post A-level) with interest and enthusiasm in similar subjects.

Opportunities to work towards qualifications can be discussed and supported for the right candidate. 

Mathematics and English at GCSE/SN5 or equivalent (or higher) Grade C / 5 and above.

Why work for AtkinsRéalis:

We're ranked as one of LinkedIn's Top 25 Companies, where UK professionals want to work and stay once they join. We've also made the Times Top 50 employers for women.  

Our Infrastructure team uses innovation, new approaches and the power of data to help our clients deliver end-to-end projects and programmes for essential future infrastructure. And as the work becomes ever more complex, our employees continue to challenge the status quo.

We're committed to engineering better for people and our planet, from our global Engineering Net-Zero programme to creating social value through EDAROTH community housing. We're proud of our active employee networks creating awareness and allyship for our under-represented groups. Not to mention programmes supporting communities outside AtkinsRéalis, including schools, charities, ex-forces and professionals returning after career breaks. 

Rewards and Benefits:

We offer a competitive salary that is regularly tested against other consultants with a default 25-days leave each year plus bank holidays and options to buy some or sell of that leave. Salary and benefits will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.

New name, new era. We are AtkinsRéalis. It will take some time for all our information to update – you can still refer to our fantastic benefits via the link below:

YourReward at SNC-Lavalin​ (snclavalin.com).

Training:

AtkinsRéalis is committed to developing its people both personally and professionally. Our colleagues have the advantage of access to a high ranging training portfolio and development activities designed to help make the best of individual’s abilities and talents. We also actively support staff in achieving corporate membership of relevant institutions.

Additional Information:

This role may require security clearance and offers of employment will be dependent on obtaining the relevant level of clearance.  If this is necessary, it will be discussed with you at interview. The vetting process is delivered by United Kingdom Security Vetting (UKSV) and may require candidates to provide proof of residency in the UK of 5 years or longer. If applying to this role please do not make reference to (in conversation) or include in your application or CV, details of any current or previously held security clearance.

We are committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community - a place where we can all be ourselves, thrive and develop. To help embed inclusion for all, from day one, we offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements and employee networks to support staff from different backgrounds. As an Equal Opportunities Employer, we value applications from all backgrounds, cultures and ability.

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