Assistant Hydraulic Modeller

Derby, England, Derbyshire
Closing date
26 May 2022

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Specialist area
CAD/3D Visualiser
Contract Type
Full Time
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Permanent Job - Assistant Hydraulic Modeller - Derby - Competitive Salary [DOE]

Your new company

One of the world's leading engineering and design consultancies with over 17,700 employees, a turnover of £1.71 billion and over 200 offices worldwide. They create end-to-end project solutions, pioneering new technologies and are engineering toward net zero in 2030.

As a member of the UN Global Compact, they are addressing pressing issues such as climate change, unfettered energy consumption, inequality, health and well-being, and a lack of clean water and sanitation.

They are undertaking a materiality assessment to find their most 'material issues' that affect clients, investors, the governments they work with and their employees, the most.

Your new role

Joining the Asset Planning team to carry out a range of projects in the clean and wastewater sector, including drainage network improvement schemes to relieve flooding and pollution problems, wastewater and clean water modelling, sustainable drainage design, SOAF and WFD investigations, Water Quality Modelling and analysis to support operational improvements.

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. Development of 1D and 2D models to investigate flood risk and flooding mechanisms. Analysis of sewerage related operational data. 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.

What you'll need to succeed

  • BSc/BEng Engineering (or related e.g. Geography) degree or equivalent experience.


  • Previous demonstrable experience in wastewater modelling using InfoWorks ICM.
  • Experience of InfoWorks 2D / ICM, InfoNet/InfoAsset.
  • Experience of MapInfo and/or ArcGIS.
  • Experience of undertaking DWMPs.
  • 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
  • 2-3 years' water industry experience.
  • 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

What you'll get in return

The company supports flexible working arrangements and are interested to discuss how they can accommodate individual requirements. As part of this commitment, 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.

Competitive salary, 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.

  • Private medical insurance.
  • Charity donating scheme.
  • Critical Illness Insurance.
  • Cycle to Work scheme.
  • Dental Insurance.
  • Various discounts.
  • Gym Membership.
  • Buy/Sell Holiday.

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What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call me now.
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