Senior Hydrologist


, , GB


Stantec is an International Project Management, Engineering and Environmental Management consultancy with over 21,000 staff world-wide. Our expanding Water Resources related work means that we are actively recruiting to support our growing team specialising in this area.

We are seeking engaged, proactive, energetic and innovative staff to design, win and deliver our solution-oriented services to our existing and new clients. The role will be based in our High Wycombe, Falmer or Redditch offices, on a permanent basis.


Senior Hydrologist


As a Senior Consultant you are likely to have an MSc/PhD with proven experience of surface water systems experience. You will ideally be chartered with a suitable institution. You should be able to demonstrate significant capability in technical leadership and delivery in water resources and environmental projects, specifically in one or more of the following areas:

• Water resource management planning, with emphasis on the assessment of deployable output, headroom, supply-demand-balance and option assessment.

• Preparation of drought management plans.

• Water resources modelling using Aquator, MISER or other similar models for major resource zones

• Hydrometrics

• Restoring Sustainable Abstraction

• Catchment management

• Climate change impact assessment and adaptation planning

• Experience of the Habitats Directive and Water Framework Directive assessments.

Experience in providing technical advice and support to a wide range of environmental and engineering projects would also be an advantage.

Candidates also need to demonstrate experience of working and in leading multi-disciplinary teams and in providing technical input to environmental assessments. Experience of working in consultancy, the Environment Agency, Natural Resources Wales, SEPA or Water Companies would be considered an advantage. The position is primarily in support of our UK Water Company clients, although contribution to international projects is increasingly required.

Candidates must be able to demonstrate skills in factual and interpretative reporting, data management analysis and presentation. The individual will also be expected to demonstrate an ability to produce high quality oral and written communications. Good time management and presentation skills and a flexible attitude are also essential to work within our busy and dynamic team. As a Senior / Lead Consultant you will be familiar with the regulatory, business and policy environment in which our clients operate, and have the capacity to develop and maintain long-term relationships with our clients.

This position offers the potential for experience in a wide range of business sectors and the potential for strong career growth for enthusiastic and self-motivated candidates in a strategic growth area for Stantec.

Stantec offers highly attractive employment packages and has a strong ethos of staff training and development.

Job Category:

Environmental Engineer, Environmental Services, Hydrogeology

About Stantec:

At Stantec, we believe growing a great engineering, consulting and construction services company happens from the inside out. We look for people who are drawn to use every talent they possess, plus imagination, determination and a drive to do the extraordinary. We believe that building a great career is as important as Building with community in mind .

If working on the best water and natural resources projects around the world, building on your talents through a premier knowledge-sharing culture, and connecting across borders with some of the world’s top talent appeals to you, join us.