About Our Client
Our Client, who is a specialist UK based Water & Environmental Consultancy which specialises in Flood Risk, Hydrology and Drainage, is searching for a Senior or Principal Hydrologist to join their established Flooding & Water Management Team based in Leeds.
Our client is looking for a Senior or Principal Hydrologist to support the delivery of a wide variety of multidisciplinary projects within their Flooding and Water Management team for several key clients covering a range of activities from project feasibility through to detailed design and construction support. You would be leading projects in the areas of flood risk, hydrology, hydraulic modelling, SuDS, water quality, water resources and environmental impact assessment.
Manage the delivery of projects or act as specialist discipline lead within a multidisciplinary team.
Maintain client contact for project delivery and ensure that project delivery meets the client’s objectives and requirements.
Ensure that the technical content of all work carried out is correct and completed in accordance within agreed timescales and budgets.
Undertake project delivery tasks, which may include calculations, drawings, sketches and reports etc., as well as site investigations.
Provide technical guidance, support and training to colleagues and assist, where practicable, in mentoring and development of others.
Work in close collaboration with colleagues from other disciplines as required.
Lead or assist with the development of marketing material and the submission of pre-qualification questionnaires and expressions of interest.
Participate in the preparation/presentation of proposals/bids as required including estimating timescales and costs for proposed works.
Cultivate new clients and develop services with existing clients, in particular services relating to own areas of technical expertiseCompetencies Required
Experience in hydrology and fluvial modelling is essential, but experience of undertaking environmental impact assessments, water quality, drainage and SUDs design, geomorphological assessments, river engineering and water resource assessment is of benefit.
Experience of managing projects and acting as technical discipline lead on multi-disciplinary projects.
Experience of GIS (e.g. ArcGIS) and hydraulic \ hydrology modelling software (e.g. FEH, WINFAP, Flood Modeller \ TUFLOW, HEC-RAS, Infoworks ICM, HYSIM, Microdrainage) – this is essential as the role will be expected to mentor team members less experienced in this field.
The ability to communicate in a fluent and positive manner with other colleagues and clients. Must be able to produce well-structured reports in clear English, and to critically review reports produced by others.
Maintain good links within the wider hydrology \ flood risk management community to enhance technical knowledge, and to build and maintain contacts that may provide opportunities for collaboration or business development.Desirable
Competence in the use of standard field equipment is desirable.Qualifications and Accreditation’s Required
Degree in Environmental Science, Engineering or similar subject with significant hydrology or hydraulics content
MSc \ MEng and \ or PhD with a focussed on either hydrology, hydraulic, water resources or other applied environmental science subject
Chartered membership of a professional body such as CIWEM or ICE preferredYou’ll be working for a top ten engineering firm (recognised by New Civil Engineer). An open and friendly environment where colleagues are encouraged to grow and develop. A meaningful job where you’ll help to develop and shape tomorrow’s communities by being a trusted consultant to our clients. We are always open to a conversation around flexible working.
This role offers a competitive salary, benefits package and career progression.
If this role is of interest to you or if you are searching for other roles relating to Water (Civil Engineering), Hydraulic Modelling, Flood Risk, Hydrology or Drainage please do not hesitate to contact Alex Shaw on (phone number removed) or email (url removed). Advance TRS have many more vacancies available on our website at . This is a permanent role.
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status
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