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Senior flood modeller / flood risk specialist

Job Profile

Predict; prepare; protect - we provide top quality flood modelling and forecasting services, working to help our clients to understand and mitigate flood risk in order to protect the population, design more resilient infrastructure, and prepare for the challenges that climate change will pose.

Demand for these services continues to grow, and we are keen to engage a talented senior flood modeller or flood risk specialist to strengthen our team. This position can be offered on a full-time or a part-time basis.

For more information about our water sector click here. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate, and take positive steps to create an inclusive culture.

Job Description

You will join a well-established team of water specialists, environmental scientists and engineers in a vibrant multidisciplinary office, working on a broad range of projects for public and private sector clients in the UK and overseas. Typical duties and responsibilities may include:
  • Detailed 1D, 2D and 1D-2D hydraulic modelling using a variety of modelling packages, including TUFLOW, HEC-RAS, Flood Modeller Pro
  • Spatial data analysis in GIS packages: ArcGIS, MapInfo and QGIS
  • Flood risk/consequence assessments
  • Fluvial, pluvial and coastal risk management projects
  • Hydrological studies using the FEH suite of methods
  • Report writing and technical presentations
  • Project management
  • Mentoring junior staff

Candidate Specification

  • Relevant degree-level qualifications (e.g. hydrology, geography, mathematics, civil engineering, or other related disciplines)
  • Proven track record in delivering flood modelling studies/flood risk assessments for both public and private sector clients
  • Good knowledge of hydraulic principles for open channel flow and hydraulic control structures
  • Solid knowledge and experience of fluvial, pluvial and coastal hydraulic modelling
  • Highly competent in hydraulic modelling, hydrological analysis and geo-spatial packages (eg: ISIS/Flood Modeller Pro, TUFLOW, FEH, ArcGIS, MapInfo, QGIS, Infoworks ICM)
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