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Principal Hydraulic Modeller


St Albans, United Kingdom

AECOM is a premier, fully integrated professional and technical services firm positioned to design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets around the world for public- and private-sector clients. With nearly 100,000 employees — including architects, engineers, designers, planners, scientists and management and construction services professionals — serving clients in over 150 countries around the world, AECOM is ranked as the #1 engineering design firm by revenue in Engineering News-Record magazine’s annual industry rankings, and has been recognized by Fortune magazine as a World’s Most Admired Company. The firm is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, oil and gas, water, high-rise buildings and government. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering customized and creative solutions that meet the needs of clients’ projects. A Fortune 500 firm, AECOM companies, including URS Corporation and Hunt Construction Group, have annual revenue of approximately $19 billion.

About the Business Line Water
We create comprehensive delivery solutions for water, wastewater and wet weather systems, desalination, water resources, water reuse, tunneling, and community infrastructure through traditional and alternative delivery services such as program management and design-build.

Job Summary
We have an excellent opportunity for a Principal Hydraulic Modeller to join our Water Resources Team in St. Albans. The role will be primarily to carry out and manage wastewater hydraulic modelling, but will also include supporting clean water modelling activities in the office and the wider Water Resources Team. Our clients include local and national government, water companies and overseas Clients. In this role you will;
•Undertake and supervise wastewater modelling activities at all project stages including feasibility studies, reference designs, detailed designs and preparing reports and technical specifications
•Lead multi-discipline project teams on hydraulic design projects
•Prepare tenders and proposals
•Line manage junior modelling and water resource staff
•Support and coordinate clean water modelling projects
•Work with the Water Resource Team Leader to support local initiatives directed towards maximising staff development and performance.
•Promote and ensure compliance with regard to both worker & workplace and project health & safety and ensure that staff are competent to carry out their duties safely.
•Support client development and growth opportunities

Minimum Requirements
•Degree in a Water Resources, Environmental or Civil Engineering, or related discipline
•Member or close to membership of relevant professional institution
•Excellent knowledge of drainage networks, and experienced in modelling for engineering design of wastewater and storm water networks
•Experienced in InfoWorks ICM
•Experienced in the use of GIS (MapInfo and\or ArcGIS).
•Able to independently manage projects to deliver on time and budget, to the right quality.
•Experience in leading junior staff from a variety of professional backgrounds.
•Excellent communication skills and be able to represent AECOM in Client facing roles at all levels.

Preferred Qualifications
•Experience of clean water/pressurized pipe modelling
•Understanding of CFD modelling and pipeline durability design
•Experience and understanding of other 1D and 2D modelling techniques and packages such as such as Floodmodeller, TuFLOW, WinDes, and hydrological assessment techniques.
•Experience in Drainage Area Plans, Flood Risk Management studies including feasibility assessments.
•Experienced and understanding of drainage modelling and integrating this with more traditional fluvial/pluvial models.

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.

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