Senior Consultant - Hydraulic Modeller

  • Location

    Chesterfield, Derbyshire

  • Sector:

    Power, Nuclear and Utilities

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  • Salary:

    Annual equivalent

  • Contact:

    Zaida Bhana

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  • Published:

    10 months ago

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Morson International are currently working with a key client involved in high profile water infrastructure projects in the UK and overseas who have an urgent requirement for a Contract Senior Hydraulic Modeller. This is an urgent requirement to commence asap.

The Client

Our client's 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. With the continued growth of their Chesterfield Water Team a new satellite Water team has been established at their Nottingham office. This Water Team is involved in high profile infrastructure projects in the UK and overseas and are working on a number of locally significant projects for the Environment Agency and Local Authorities.

As a result of their continued success and growth, they are seeking Senior Hydraulic Modeller to join their team. As a Senior Consultant, you will provide support and lead on a wide range of modelling projects including flood risk management schemes, flood modelling projects and Flood Risk Assessments working with both private and public sector clients and utilising a range of different modelling approaches and practices.

Job Duties

You will work closely with teams of engineers, hydraulic modellers and technical specialists to deliver flood risk management projects in the UK and overseas. You will act as the technical lead on flood risk modelling and hydrology projects, supervising and managing the delivery of tasks and projects. You will support the development of junior members of the team and you will have responsibility for quality assurance and technical reviews. As a team player, you will work as part of an energetic and diverse team to deliver benefits to the communities that we serve. In return, our client offers an excellent benefits package and exciting and unique career development opportunities with opportunities to innovate and network across the industry. Our client operates a flexible working policy and part time candidates will be considered.

Minimum Qualification

  • Bachelor Degree in relevant Engineering or Environmental field.
  • Chartered, or nearing Chartership, with a relevant institution e.g. CIWEM or ICE

Specific Skills Required

  • Working knowledge of hydraulic modelling software, such as InfoWorks ICM, FloodModeller Pro, Tuflow and / or MicroDrainage.
  • Working knowledge of hydrological software, including FEH and ReFH.
  • 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 prioritise, 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.


  • Hydrology and hydraulic modelling experience
  • Managing projects, delegating tasks and technical mentoring
  • Experience in preparing, delivering and winning tenders for new work
  • Liaison with clients and stakeholders
  • 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).