Hydromorphologist

We have an excellent opportunity for a seeking a Hydromorphologist at Principal or Senior Consultant level, to join our clients expanding team, undertaking exciting projects in river restoration, weir removal, reinstating more natural flow regimes downstream of reservoirs, habitat modelling, risk mapping, sediment fingerprinting, management of scour and gravel augmentation. Based in the UK, with the option for remote work also. 

Applications from those with specialist knowledge of development and infrastructure sectors, river and wetland restoration, sediment/ catchment investigations and sediment management (including sediment contamination) would be particularly welcome.


About you

We anticipate candidates will have a range of field survey, data analysis and report writing skills. You will have a MSc or PhD in a relevant discipline (geomorphology, hydrology, environmental science, catchment management) or the equivalent professional experience. Excellent verbal and written communication skills are essential, as is as the ability to work to tight deadlines. 

The ability to analyse geospatial data in GIS, hydraulic/ sediment transport modelling and catchment modelling would be advantageous.


Experience/ Skills:

Essential 

MSc in a relevant discipline (e.g. geomorphology, hydrology, environmental science, catchment management) plus at least two years’ relevant experience in a consultancy, regulatory or third sector environment; Or a PhD in a relevant discipline.

  • Excellent understanding of hydrological and fluvial/ riparian zone geomorphological processes.
  • Specialist field and analytical skills in hydrology/ geomorphology/ river restoration.
  • Report-writing 
  • Project management skills preferred
  • Experience of undertaking field work, e.g. restoration appraisal, fluvial audits, physical habitat surveys, sediment sampling.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Able to work to tight deadlines


Desirable

  • Able to view and analyse geospatial data in GIS.
  • Project management.
  • Hydraulic modelling
  • Sediment transport modelling.
Closing Date:
02/06/2022

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