Flood Risk Consultant

Region:
West Midlands
Vicinity:
Birmingham
Industry Sector:
Flood Risk Jobs
Job Category:
Engineering
Job Type:
Full Time
Education Level:
Unspecified
Salary Description:
Competitive salary offered
Posted:
09/10/2018
Start Date:
ASAP
Recruiter:
AECOM Infrastructure & Environment UK Limited
Job Ref:
196347BR

As a Flood Risk Consultant you will be working on and project managing a diverse flood risk management and development projects that deliver sustainable benefits to communities and the environment through a wide range of public and private sector clients.

Job Duties:

Including but not limited to:

  • Undertake Flood Risk Assessments
  • Develop flood risk management solutions through option modelling and developing business cases
  • Project management
  • Client liaison

Undertake technical work including:

  • Hydrological / hydraulic modelling
  • Identification, conceptual design and appraisal of flood risk management options;
  • Managing and utilising GIS datasets; and
  • Report writing
  • Take a proactive approach to managing client relationships, clarifying expectations, success criteria and outcome measures in order to meet their requirements and deliver successful projects
  • Support wider business lines and develop and strengthen internal AECOM cross-sector relationships

Specific Skills Required:

The role will require the candidate to possess and be able to demonstrate the following skills / knowledge of:

  • Environment Agency WEM Framework;
  • Flood Risk Assessments, Strategic Flood Risk Assessments, Surface Water Management Plans, Flood Risk Management Options Appraisal;
  • Technical expertise in 1D and 2D hydraulic modelling (competent with industry standard software including ISIS / Flood Modeller, Estry and TUFLOW);
  • Technical expertise in GIS packages such as MapInfo / Arc GIS / QGIS;
  • It would be beneficial for applicants to have experience of undertaking hydrological assessments using FEH based methodologies and other techniques;
  • Knowledge and understanding of hydraulic behaviour and channel / flood risk management structures and how to replicate these in modelling software;
  • Experience in quality assurance and reviewing hydrological / hydraulic models and recommending solutions for overcoming problems;
  • Commercial awareness and the ability to manage and deliver projects to time and budget;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
  • Bachelor degree (or equivalent) in environmental/earth sciences or civil engineering;
  • A flexible and dynamic approach and mindset to respond to changing market requirements;

Minimum Requirements

  • Technical expertise in 1D and 2D modelling (competent with industry standard software including ISIS / Flood Modeller, Estry and TUFLOW;

  • Technical expertise in GIS packages such as MapInfo / Arc GIS / QGIS;

  • It would be beneficial for applicants to have experience of undertaking hydrological assessments using FEH based methodologies and other techniques;

  • Knowledge and understanding of hydraulic behaviour and channel / flood risk management structures and how to replicate these in modelling software;

  • Experience in quality assurance and reviewing hydrological / hydraulic models and recommending solutions for overcoming problems;

Additional Comments:

It would be beneficial if you:

  • Are chartered or working towards Chartership with an appropriate institution; and
  • Have an M.Sc. / Ph.D in relevant technical areas.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor degree (or equivalent) in environmental/earth sciences or civil engineering;
  • Chartered or working towards Chartership with an appropriate institution.

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:
20/11/2018

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