Hydrologist Consultant

Region:
South East
Vicinity:
Basingstoke
Industry Sector:
Hydrology Jobs
Job Category:
Hydrologist
Job Type:
Full Time
Education Level:
Unspecified
Salary Description:
Competitive salary offered
Posted:
11/10/2018
Start Date:
ASAP
Recruiter:
AECOM Infrastructure & Environment UK Limited
Job Ref:
190354BR

AECOM is looking to employ a Hydrologist within our growing Water team in Basingstoke. The candidate will have some consultancy experience and will be expected to build upon their skills already gained in consultancy to deliver hydrological inputs across a range of projects. You will be joining a team with diverse skills and there will be opportunities to gain further training across a range of areas. Key responsibilities will include supporting principal hydrologists in the provision of hydrological inputs and supporting the team in the delivery of projects.

Job Duties:

  • Provision of hydrological inputs to a wide range of projects to support flood risk estimation, water resources, water cycle studies and environmental impact assessments;
  • Report writing;
  • Liaising with colleagues both within water and across a range of disciplines.

Specific Skills Required:

  • Proficiency in the application of FEH software (WINFAP-FEH, ReFH1 and ReFH2);
  • Good report writing skills;
  • Good numeracy skills;
  • Independent working;
  • Good organisational skills;
  • Proficiency in GIS software (e.g. ArcGIS, MapInfo or QGIS);
  • Experience in consultancy.

Optional skills:

  • Experience of water resource or low flow studies;
  • Experience of fluvial modelling (e.g. Hec-Ras, Flood Modeller, TuFlow)
  • Experience of urban drainage

Preferred Qualifications:

  • You will hold a relevant degree in Geography, Physical Sciences or Civil Engineering and ideally a Masters or PhD in Hydrology;
  • You will be working towards chartership with a relevant institution (e.g CIWEM or ICE).

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:
22/11/2018

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