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Hydraulic Modeller/Engineer – Derby

  1. Water
  2. Derby
R-105887

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AtkinsRéalis is one of the leading names in the field of Urban Drainage and shaping the dialogue within the UK and internationally in how urban drainage can be effectively managed in the future. By joining our urban drainage national team, you will be joining a multi-disciplinary team with a national remit to work with a variety of clients including water companies working on major projects and be part of a team that develops cutting edge digital services to its clients.

Job Summary:

Due to continued growth in the workload of our successful Water business, we seek to recruit wastewater modellers to join our Water and Wastewater Asset Planning Team in Derby.

The successful candidate will join a team of modellers, engineers, GIS specialists and programmers and will play a key role in delivering schemes for a range of Clients including Water Companies, Local Authorities, developers with the potential to get involved with international projects. Our aim is to help our clients adapt to a changing world in a sustainable and technologically innovative manner, promoting nature-baased solutions that reduce human impact while improving our urban environments.

The Asset Planning team carries out a range of projects in the clean and wastewater sector, including drainage network improvement schemes to relieve flooding of our communities and reduce storm overflows to our rivers and seas.

This typically involves undertaking feasibility studies/projects using computer modelling, analysis to support operational and environmental recommendations or other interventions.

This role will involve working on feasibility studies, computer analysis and engineering design, completion of technical tasks as appropriate to complete the works, site visits and liaison with clients, contractors, stakeholders and other professional bodies.

Qualifications:

  • BSc/BEng/MEng degree level, engineering, geography, GIS, science related subject degree or equivalent experience.

Essential:

  • Previous demonstrable experience in wastewater modelling using InfoWorks ICM.
  • Experience of InfoWorks 2D / ICM, InfoNet/InfoAsset.
  • Experience of GIS software: QGIS, MapInfo or ArcGIS preferred.
  • A good understanding of UK water industry.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint.
  • Good written and verbal communication.
  • Proactive self-starter.
  • Desire to learn and develop technically and work towards a professional qualification.

Desirable Criteria:

  • Any prior experience of similar work in areas such as water supply, treatment and drainage:
  • Good amount of experience in water industry.
  • Experience of undertaking DWMPs and/or SOAF.
  • Experience working with software such as FME, Power Bi, and/or programming tools such as Ruby, Python and Visual Basic.
  • Knowledge of local water client specifications.
  • Experience of working in a partnering environment.
  • Full UK driving license.

Responsibilities:

  • Development of sewer system models to investigate deficiencies and generation of outline solutions.
  • Development of 1D and 2D models to investigate flood risk and flooding mechanisms.
  • Analysis of sewerage related operational data and hydraulic model root cause analysis.
  • Support development of technical reports and other project deliverables.
  • Undertake site asset surveys for physical and condition assessments.
  • Prepare (and adhere to) health and safety risk assessments.

The Individual:

The successful individual will be looking to learn and develop technically, working towards a professional qualification. They will be self-motivated and demonstrate an ability to work with others in a variety of project roles. They will be knowledgeable about changes in the Water Industry and implications on design and performance criteria.

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.

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.

Please refer to our website for details of our full benefits package. 

https://yourrewarduk.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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