Senior Hydraulic Modeller/Hydrologist


Leeds, UK 🇬🇧

Senior Hydraulic Modeller/Hydrologist

About Arup

Are you passionate about building a more sustainable future? At Arup we work to find solutions for some of the world’s most complex problems – providing expertise across all areas of the built environment from strategic approach and planning to design and engineering.

Join us and you will have the freedom to push boundaries, develop new skills and work on some of the world’s most inspiring projects. We believe that by giving our people the freedom to be creative, we will produce work that continuously redefines quality across our firm. Whatever the role or specialism, our people are passionate about what they do, they believe in our values and are happy to come to work every day. And this is why people choose to work here and stay.

The Opportunity: 

Our Leeds based team is currently looking for a  Senior Hydraulic Modeller as well as a Senior Hydrologist. These new colleagues will join a vibrant, dynamic and engaging team, working on innovative and exciting projects. As a global design and business consulting firm, we strive for valuable, holistic solutions that are sustainable over time and that make people’s lives better. As consultants we support the Environment Agency’s Collaborative Delivery Framework hubs, we are assisting with the appraisal and delivery of a major programme of capital schemes to reduce flood risk and have a solid pipeline of work, on existing frameworks. As a talented and multidiscipline team, we would love to hear from both knowledgeable Hydrologists and Hydraulic Modellers. With plenty of opportunity, in a growing and vibrant team, we would welcome all relevant applicants to apply.

Is this role right for you?

Our candidate will be reporting directly to the team management, alongside existing colleagues, this role will involve guiding on a range of technical tasks. As well as providing technical guidance, mentoring and supervision of more junior staff members, and delivering an active engagement in skills capacity building in technical appraisal across the firm. In addition, you will develop reports, and provide a design/review of engineering solutions and implementation. Furthermore, you will guide in the development and design of Hydraulic/Hydrological models and management solutions. Our candidate will manage project teams to ensure the production of deliverables such as quality, timeliness, and budget. In addition, you will coordinate staff resources between projects and support senior management in business and technical development. With a focus on being responsible for technical projects/models, we would look for a collaborative and engaging individual, to support on the preparation of reports, design/review of engineering solutions, models and implementation. This is a vibrant and dynamic role, which would suit an individual, passionate about both the environment and the use of digital tools and models. Please review the technical knowledge areas below for more detail:

  • Deep technical experience in Hydraulic Modelling, Hydrology and/or a Flood Modelling background.
  • Experience in contract administration, client liaison and project management
  • Experience in hydraulic modelling and/or hydrology for fluvial flood risk.
  • Experience in the use of GID, TuFlow, INFOWORKS ICM and other industry standard software.
  • A relevant undergraduate degree, with a master’s or equivalent experience
  • Chartered status with either ICE or CIWEM or willing to pursue professional registration.

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Rewards and Benefits

We care about you and want you to perform at your best, which is why we offer one of the most competitive benefits packages in our sector.

As a member organisation, everyone shares in our success through a global profit share scheme (payments are dependent on the firm’s financial performance).

We also provide Private medical insurance, Life assurance, Accident insurance and Income protection cover. In addition, you’ll have access to flexible benefits to help you look after all aspects of your wellbeing and give you the freedom and flexibility to find the best solutions for you, your family, and your individual needs.

Different people, shared values.

At Arup, we believe when talented people collaborate, great things are possible. Arup hires people with proven skills and open minds. We are taking deliberate action to create an inclusive culture that is grounded in our purpose to shape a better world.

At Arup, we welcome candidates from all backgrounds, regardless of age, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, race, religion or belief, sexual orientation, socioeconomic background, and any other protected characteristic. Our internal employee networks – BAME, Culture, Disability, LGBTQ+ and Women – provide a space for you to express your views and to make a positive difference – discover more about life at Arup here.

At Arup, we are committed to making all stages of our recruitment process accessible to candidates with disabilities. Please speak to our recruitment team and we will work with you to make reasonable adjustments to ensure you can perform at your best throughout your application.

At Arup, we appreciate that everyone’s circumstances are different and having the freedom to flex the way we work is essential to our wellbeing. If flexibility matters to you let us know when you apply, and we will discuss how this could work in your role.

Our Application Process

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