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Principal Flood Risk Modeller

AECOM

Basingstoke, 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. 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
With nearly 100,000 employees – including architects, engineers, designers, planners, scientists and management and construction services professionals – serving clients in more than 150 countries around the world following the acquisition of URS, AECOM is a premier, fully integrated infrastructure and support services firm. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering solutions that create, enhance and sustain the world’s built, natural and social environments.
We are a growing and vibrant organisation offering excellent benefits and employment conditions. We are committed to your individual career development and are proud to be able to offer a range of exciting projects as well as a variety of career directions for all our staff. We are an Equal Opportunities Employer. The salary for this role is negotiable and we offer an extensive flexible benefits package, which includes private healthcare, gym membership, season ticket loans and a contributory pension scheme.
You will be based in our Basingstoke or Croydon office with some travel mainly in the UK but also with potential for some overseas. As the successful candidate, you will hold a water related MSc/MEng in Civil/Environmental Engineering along with over 10 years of industry experience and be Chartered through CIWEM or ICE.
You will also be:
Experienced (to expert level) in 1D and 2D modelling packages (ISIS, TuFLOW, InfoWorks, ICM, WinDes) and hydrological assessment techniques;
Experienced in modelling for Environment Agency projects under the WEM Framework;
Experienced and have the capability and understanding of drainage modelling and integrating this with more traditional fluvial/pluvial models;
Experienced in modelling for engineering design;
Experienced in the use of GIS (MapInfo, ArcGIS, QGIS);
Commercial awareness and client relationship management skills; and,
Demonstrable experience in project management, work winning and client management.

Minimum Requirements
• Minimum of 10 years of modelling experience in a consulting firm working on flood projects in both the public and private sectors;
• Highly proficient in the use of a range of modelling packages and GIS;
• Experience of managing projects, delegating tasks and technical mentoring;
• Demonstrable experience of effective technical leadership, management of a team of modellers and resource management; and,
• Demonstrable experience in preparing, delivering and winning technical modelling proposals;
• Experience of working for an Environment Agency WEM Consultant in a related role;
• Experience of direct liaison with Clients at a Project Manager/Project Director level;
• Experience working on a range of flood risk management projects;
• Ability to facilitate technical discussions and stakeholder engagement;
• Experience of UK flood and water management sectors;
• Strong client focus, high level of motivation and dedication, and the ability to work well leading or as part of a team; and,
• Excellent communications (written and oral) and presentation skills;

Preferred Qualifications
• Chartered Member of a relevant Professional Institution (CIWEM or ICE);
• Master’s Degree in Water Resources, Civil / Water Engineering or similar.

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.


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