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Senior ICM flood Modeller – Flood Risk Management

  1. London, Epsom
R-114476

Job Description ( flexible across all location in UK)

Are you into flood risk management and looking for your next exciting opportunity?  We are looking for senior InfoWorks ICM flood modellers, to join our thriving business, working on our great projects across the UK.  If this is you, we want to hear from you and discuss how we can help you develop your career!

We have vacancies UK wide for enthusiastic and ambitious individuals to lead and undertake projects in our world class flood risk management team. We are seeking technical experts with a developing technical profile in the flood risk management industry capable of leading on the delivery of hydraulic and hydrological modelling projects, including 1D and 2D models for rivers, surface water and coastal waters with a particular focus on the InfoWorks ICM software.

As a major engineering, environmental and design consultancies AtkinsRéalis offers opportunities for talented consultants to work on a wide variety of projects at a range of scales.  We have ongoing projects in flood risk management with a lot of work coming from our frameworks for the Environment Agency and numerous local authorities in England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland, as well as major projects like Sizewell C and Lower Thames Crossing.  We are undertaking projects in natural flood management, flood forecasting, flood alleviation and helping water companies with elements of their water resources and water quality issues. Beyond this, we work internationally and have work committed across the globe, including the Red Sea economic zone, Al Bada developments in the middle east, and EIA work in North America.  All our projects are run with our colleagues in India, and you will be working as part of an international team.

Check out some of our recent, most exciting projects.

Requirements

You should have experience in delivering flood risk projects with a focus on integrated catchment modelling using the ICM software, and the confidence to lead technical work as well as mentor junior team members in developing their skills. You will be able to build strong relationships with our clients with a high degree of collaborative working skills to ensure we get the best from our working relationships with client teams.

Essential for this role

  • Proven in-depth experience of 1D-2D modelling using InfoWorks ICM. 
  • Good years of experience in carrying out flood risk analyses for strategy, planning, development, and or design purposes
  • GIS skills in ArcGIS, MapInfo or QGIS
  • Experience in developing and leading technical teams, supporting and mentoring staff.
  • The ability to use professional judgement to make robust decisions with the information available, a track record of project delivery and performance, meeting client requirements and commercial awareness

Advantages for this role

  • Use of other software, like Flood Modeller, TUFLOW / ESTRY or HEC-RAS is an advantage.
  • experience in FEH hydrological assessment is desirable with a working knowledge of UK hydrology.

AtkinsRéalis and its clients value you having a Chartered status at this grade.  However, we appreciate those currently without professional memberships, and we will help you in obtaining those qualifications through mentoring and development opportunities if you don’t already have them.

We also value a civil engineering design experience to help solve the flooding problems. This is a desirable attribute but not a requirement.

Responsibilities

Undertake and lead detailed technical work involving ICM hydraulic modelling, data analysis, GIS and technical reporting, and taking on a quality assurance role for technical deliverables.
managing, supervising and mentoring junior resources.
Supporting our project managers and directors by following project procedures, including financial and change control, to actively progress a suite of projects under your control.
To work effectively as part of a team and with other professionals (environmental scientists, engineers, planners) throughout AtkinsRéalis to provide a consistent and integrated service to our clients.
To support business development activities including tendering for projects and client/stakeholder engagement. developing and agreeing the scope of services, setting costs and resources.
Contributing to continued development of the Flood Risk Team via active involvement in the technical network.

The Individual

  • Be motivated and proactive; focused on achieving and delivering technical excellence.
  • Be skilled at collaborative working, have good interpersonal skills and an ability to communicate effectively.
  • Be flexible and prepared to take on new challenges.
  • Be well organised and able to lead multiple projects running simultaneously and recognise opportunities for delegation and development of others.
  • Have an attention to detail and desire to work to high standards consistently

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.

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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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