Associate Hydrologist

England, Cheshire, Altrincham
£45000.00 per annum
07 Oct 2016
04 Nov 2016
Alexander Butler
Contract Type
Full Time

Associate Hydrologist based in Altrincham for a medium sized consultancy. Paying up to £45,000 + car allowance

Your new company
This client is a fresh and dynamic multi-disciplinary consultancy providing planning, engineering and environmental advice to clients throughout the UK and internationally. The business operates from four offices based in Manchester, Nottingham and North Wales, with extensive growth plans throughout 2016/17 and beyond. They consistently offer excellent services, and are proud of their service levels and staff who deliver those services. Testimony to achievements to-date, they have recently been awarded Investors in People Silver status.

Your new role
Main Duties and Responsibilities will include; developing both 1D and 2D hydraulic models (using ISIS, Flood Modeller, ISIS-TUFLOW, HEC-RAS as well as other hydraulic modelling software as required), preparation and data analysis using GIS software (ArcGIS, Maplnfo), project Management, supporting and developing less experienced hydraulic modelling staff, data Analyses, Report Writing and Presentation, hydraulic design of river and flood defence structures (including culverts, weirs, stilling structures, fish passes etc), setting the technical direction for hydraulic studies and preparation of project proposals, bids, fee estimates.

What you'll need to succeed
Bachelor's degree in an appropriate analytical subject (Civil Engineering, Environmental Science , Water Resources, Engineering Hydrology), a further Master's degree in Engineering Hydrology, River & Coastal Engineering, Water Resources Technology etc. chartered with CIWEM or ICE (or progressing structured training scheme in relevant discipline), excellent communication and analytical skills, excellent report writing skills, Ability to manage commercial aspects of projects, ability to lead and carry out Flood Risk Assessments and an in depth knowledge of UK flood risk policy (NPPF, SPP and TAN15), proven experience in fluvial hydraulic flood modelling, proven GIS experience, hydraulic design of flood risk management schemes, carrying out technical reviews of hydraulic models and Flood Risk Assessments and field Work as required on a project by project basis.

What you'll get in return
Potential to become a shareholder after 12 months service. 25 days annual leave plus statutory leave. Pension, private medical cover, and death in service scheme after qualifying period. You will have a brilliant opportunity to work for a consultancy who certainly in a period of growth and encourage innovation and ideas.

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