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Assistant Modeller

  1. Water
  2. Edinburgh, Glasgow
R-105883

AtkinsRéalis is one of the largest engineering and design consultancies in the UK, successfully delivering multidisciplinary project to our clients. We are now seeking to recruit a Wastewater Modeller to our Glasgow/Edinburgh offices. The successful candidate will join a team of geographers and engineers and will play a key role in delivering to a range of Clients including Water Companies, Local Authorities and developers.

Our team carries out a range of projects related to wastewater and integrated networks, undertaking feasibility studies and scoping projects, catchment drainage studies using computer modelling, analysis to support operational and environmental recommendations or other interventions.

Experience/Awareness of network modelling and civil engineering would be advantageous but not essential as full on the job training will be provided.

This role will involve working on feasibility studies, using computer analyses typically to support flooding and environmental improvement projects, site visits and liaison with clients, contractors, stakeholders and other professional bodies.

Requirements:

  • BSc/BEng/MEng degree level, engineering, geography, GIS, Science Related subject or equivalent considered.

Essential:

  • An interest in the water environment and sustainability and desire to apply your skills to the challenges the water environment faces.
  • Team player.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint.
  • Excellent communication Skills – oral and written.
  • Proactive self-starter.
  • Desire to learn and develop technically and work towards a professional qualification.

Responsibilities:

  • Development of computer models to investigate flooding and environmental problems and generation of outline solutions.
  • Analysis of data.
  • Support development of reports and other project deliverables.
  • Undertake site surveys and walkovers.
  • Prepare (and adhere to) health and safety risk assessments.

Advantageous:

  • Any prior experience of similar work in areas such as water and drainage.
  • Experience of Infoworks ICM software.
  • Understanding of the water cycle.
  • Geographic information systems (MapInfo/ArcGIS).
  • Visual Basic or other programming skills (e.g. Python).
  • Knowledge and experience of computer modelling principles.
  • UK driving licence.

What we offer?

AtkinsRéalis recognise that there are many well qualified people who are looking to further their career, but who cannot commit to full time employment. We support flexible working arrangements and are interested to discuss how we can accommodate individual requirements.  As part of this commitment, we understand the need for a diverse and flexible workforce, where a work-life balance is important. So, by default AtkinsRéalis offers flexible working, where there is no fixed 9 ‘till 5, no need for a 5-day week, no requirement for a full-time contract, and no requirement to spend all your working time in the office.

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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.

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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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