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Senior Consultant - Water

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Company AECOM

Job Title: Senior Consultant - Water

JobID: 23339-1218567

Location: Chesterfield, GBR

Description: **Business Line** Water

**Position Title** Senior Consultant - Water

United Kingdom - Derbyshire


**Job Summary**

Our multidisciplinary Chesterfield office is located within easy commuting distance of the vibrant cities of Sheffield, Nottingham and Derby and on the fringe of the Peak District National Park. Our Water Team is involved in high profile infrastructure projects in the UK and overseas and locally significant projects for the Environment Agency and Local Authorities.

As a result of our continued success and growth, we are seeking a senior hydraulic modeller to join our established Water team in Chesterfield. As a Senior Consultant, you will provide support and lead on a range of modelling projects including flood defence schemes, Flood Risk Assessments and flood modelling studies working with both private and public sector clients and utilising a range of different modelling approaches and practices.

**Job Duties:**

+ Technical Lead on flood risk modelling and hydrology projects for private and public sector clients;

+ Undertake quality assurance and technical reviews of modelling and hydrology studies;

+ Lead in the technical development of team members;

+ Manage and prepare flood risk management / modelling bids, including methodology, cost estimation, risk assessment and programming resources;

+ Undertake Project Manager duties for flood risk management / modelling projects, using internal systems and with Clients, including change control adopting Early Warnings and Compensation Events;

+ Investigation and assessment of fluvial and coastal flood risk issues; and,

+ Contribute to a range of projects using your modelling experience, including engineering designs and solutions.

**Specific Skills Required:**

+ Detailed working knowledge of hydraulic modelling software, such as InfoWorks ICM, FloodModeller Pro and / or Tuflow

+ Detailed working knowledge of hydrological software, including FEH and ReFH

+ Understanding of Environment Agency and / or Water Company modelling procedures

+ Project / Task Management

**Person Specification :**

+ Safeguard - To operate ethically and with integrity, while prioritising safety and security in all that you do

+ Be decisive - Know how to prioritize, advocate focus and accountability

+ Be impactful - Use clear and frequent communications, drive execution and results.

+ Be client-focused - Be collaborative, innovative and strategic.

+ Be the role model - Lead by example, demand excellence, maintain safety and integrity as top priorities.

**Minimum Requirements**

+ Modelling experience in a consulting firm working on flood projects in both the public and private sectors;

+ Managing projects, delegating tasks and technical mentoring;

+ Experience in preparing, delivering and winning technical modelling proposals;

+ Direct liaison with Clients;

+ Experience of working on a range of flood risk management projects;

+ Experience of working for an Environment Agency WEM Consultant or Water Company Framework Consultant in a related role (desirable).

**Preferred Qualifications**

+ Bachelor Degree in relevant Engineering or Environmental field.

+ Chartered, or nearing Chartership, with a relevant institution e.g. CIWEM or ICE

**What We Offer**

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

_NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES: Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM._

**_Job Category_** _Engineering - Civil_

**_Country_** _United Kingdom_

**_Position Status_** _Full-Time_

**_Requisition/Vacancy No._** _174629BR_


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