Hydraulic Modeller

A key element to this role will be the understanding and managing of the design process from inception to construction of new flood alleviation, surface water management /flood alleviation projects, drainage strategies and producing and checking Flood Risk Assessments.

The Water Team specialises in providing advice to both public and private sectors clients on planning and design issues relating to Flood Risk, as well as the detailed design of Flood Protection, SuDS and Sewerage on Residential, Retail, Industrial, Commercial Developments and Public schemes throughout the UK.

The Role/ What you need to succeed:

Working within a team of Flood Modeller-TUFLOW and InfoWorks ICM modellers and conceptual design of flood protection measures and drainage strategies, leading to planning applications or construction drawings. You can expect to be active on a number of projects / client accounts at any given time.

  • Experience in the design of foul and surface water systems using the WinDES or FLOW software package
  • Designer of flood mitigation works
  • Surface water management
  • Drainage strategies for new developments
  • Project Management
  • Mentor and lead a team of Junior modellers
  • Good written and spoken communication skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team.
  • Thorough knowledge of Flood Modeller/ISIS-TUFLOW river modelling software together with InfoWorks ICM and MAP-Info and or QGIS
  • The design of sewers using WINDES (or similar software packages) together with experience in applying Sewers for Adoption/Design and Construction Guidance and other drainage guidance would be advantageous but not essential.
  • Ideally you will be well versed in the preparation of drawings for Flood Risk Assessments and aware of Current Policy (NPPF, FWMA 2010, WIA 1991 etc,), Drainage Strategies, and S104 Agreements.

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Summary information

  • Location: Sheffield
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job sector: Civil Engineer
  • Salary: CIRCA £35,000
  • Published: November 6, 2023