Hydraulic Modeller

Region:
Scotland
Vicinity:
Edinburgh
Industry Sector:
Hydrology Jobs
Job Category:
Civil Engineer
Job Type:
Permanent
Education Level:
Unspecified
Salary Description:
Competitive salary offered
Posted:
03/10/2018
Start Date:
ASAP
Recruiter:
AECOM Infrastructure & Environment UK Limited
Job Ref:
187675BR

AECOM are currently recruiting for a Hydraulic Modeller/Civil Engineer to join our busy Infrastructure Team in Edinburgh to work on both Clean and Wastewater projects.

The successful candidate will be responsible for hydraulic modelling input on our portfolio of both water and wastewater utility projects. You will form part of our strong multi-disciplinary engineering team delivering varied and interesting projects for a variety of public and private clients both in the UK and overseas. The ideal candidate will have experience of similar project work in the UK water sector and be able to work proactively and collaboratively to solve engineering problems.

As the successful candidate you will have a degree in Civil/Environmental Engineering, or significant and demonstrable experience of effectively undertaking similar roles and will already hold or be working towards professional qualification status.

This is an ideal opportunity for a suitably experienced engineer to develop their career and assist in the technical direction and future development and growth of this team.

Job Duties:

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to:

  • Provide technical lead on the delivery on outputs from small to modelling medium projects
  • Effectively delegate tasks to the team as project workload and deadlines demand
  • Undertake a technical mentoring role for more junior members of staff
  • Health & Safety Risk Assessments
  • Coordinating Field Teams
  • Model Build and Calibration
  • Optioneering of design solutions
  • Producing reports and technical documents.
  • Progress reporting and client Liaison
  • Project management, as well as business development client liaison
  • If you are interested in joining a dynamic and growing team driving project delivery through innovation and sustainable solutions, then we are interested in hearing from you.

Minimum Requirements:

The successful applicant will have sufficient experience to work with the minimum supervision on civil engineering schemes in particular water industry and water and drainage infrastructure projects.

In addition to suitable project and sector experience, candidates should also be able to demonstrate good written and oral communication skills, and have the ability to interface effectively with internal and external stakeholders. Minimum experience requirements are:

  • Experience using Infoworks WS, CS and ICM
  • Solid experience at consultant project management/ task leader level with proven track record in the delivery of projects.
  • Understand and work within financial and programme constraints of a project
  • Ability to design technical specifications and scopes of works for projects.
  • Experience of technically reviewing projects, providing design and optioneering input, and in preparation of proposals.
  • Experience running a specific team of project engineers and technicians with the ability to lead single and multi-disciplined projects as project manager/ task leader.
  • Experience assisting senior management in the preparation of technical and financial proposals.
  • Experience liaising with government departments, local authorities, water and utility companies, Environment Agency and other public bodies.
  • A proven track record developing client relationships and securing repeat business work.
  • Computer software literate including MSWord, MSExcel

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Degree in Civil or Environmental Engineering (or equivalent qualification) or have proven track record/experience of delivering modelling projects
  • Be self-motivated individual with ability to work independently and take ownership of workload
  • Have excellent written and verbal communication skills and be a team player
  • Be proactive with professional development and demonstrate a desire to continuously improve and develop as an engineer
  • Able to make decisions, act on own initiative and operate in a proactive way
  • Experience of working in multi-disciplinary teams
  • Excellent report writing skills, experience of making presentations and attending meetings with clients essential

Your benefits will include:

Helping our employees achieve a healthy work-life balance is important to us. If you join AECOM, as well as receiving a competitive salary, you’ll also have the opportunity to explore flexible working arrangements. Core benefits include 25 days’ annual leave, company pension scheme, private medical insurance, life assurance and one paid annual professional institution membership fee. You can also choose from a wide range of flexible benefits to suit your lifestyle.

You’ll also be able to give back to communities with up to two paid CSR days each year. Through our charity, The AECOM Foundation, you can volunteer to support children in developing countries. And if you’re a member of the Reserve Forces you’ll receive an additional 15 days paid leave for training commitments.

Closing Date:
13/11/2018

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