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Hydrologist / Flood Modeller *Leeds*

Recruiter
Location
Leeds
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
20 Mar 2017
Closes
17 Apr 2017
Ref
EMP387280
Contact
Jessica Cutler
Sector
Environment
Discipline
Environmental
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Qualifications required:

First degree in Environmental Science, Engineering or similar subject

MSc\MEng and\or PhD in a flood risk management, water resources or other applied environmental science subject

Chartered or working towards chartered membership of a professional body such as CIWEM or ICE

Experience required:

* Experience in flood hydraulic modelling and hydrology is essential. Experience of undertaking environmental impact assessments, drainage and SUDs design, river engineering and water resource assessment is useful.
* The ability to communicate in a fluent and positive manner with other team members and to produce reports in clear English.
* Demonstrate knowledge of the UK and European legislation governing the technical discipline.
* Experience in Microsoft Office including Excel is essential as is experience of GIS (e.g. ArcGIS) and hydraulic \ hydrology modelling software (e.g. Flood Modeller \ TUFLOW, HEC-RAS, Infoworks ICM, HYSIM, Microdrainage).
* Experience of working with water companies, developers and councils an asset

Qualities required:

Ability to work on own initiative and seek assistance when required

Ability to organise and prioritise workload to ensure that timescales are met

Excellent problem solving/contingency planning skills with ability to find quick, innovative and practical solution

Take responsibility for personal development and enable and support the learning of others

Project a professional image to clients and colleagues

Excellent communication skills both written and verbal

Able to work collaboratively with others to form strong positive working relationships with colleagues, clients and contractors

Able to recognise own impact on others and adapt approach where appropriate

Demonstrate pride in work, through accurate timely delivery

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