Connecting Talent to opportunity

Connecting Talent to opportunity

Flood Risk and Modelling Advisor

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Job Description:

This is a rare chance for someone to work on a variety of technically interesting and challenging projects ranging from small water control structures to major pumping station upgrade and refurbishment, in a business with an increasing workload. Whilst their head office is based in Manby Lincolnshire they are open to flexible working.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a business that is well respected within the local area and prides itself on providing an effective and efficient service to the local community. They also pride themselves on their ongoing training and development, plus the supportive and collaborative working environment that they offer.

Responsibilities include:

  • Carrying out hydrological and hydraulic computer calculated modelling to ascertain benefits from different options for managing drainage and flood protection systems.
  • Assisting in the preparation of Outline Business Cases for Government grant applications
  • Carrying out technical appraisals of existing flood risk assets and proposed mitigations
  • Quantifying and costing for estimates and project delivery
  • Liaising with members of the public, contractors and colleges relating to flood risk management
  • Attending sites to carry out survey and monitor designed works
  • Assisting the Engineer to identify priority order for all project delivery and in securing grant aid and partnership funding

Skills and experience:

  • GCSEs Grade C and above
  • A levels or equivalenting in a relevant discipline
  • Degree related qualification (desirable)
  • Positive and proactive approach to health and safety plus tackling problems
  • Experience in modelling catchments to reduce flood risk and manage water levels, preferably using HEC RAS or Flood Modeller
  • Data manipulation and mapping experience - GIS, LIDAR, Soil, hydrological, topography, Excel, AutoCAD
  • Demonstrable awareness of the importance of factors effecting modelling outputs
  • Demonstrable model build experience.
  • Self-motivated
  • A keen interest in land drainage and water level management
  • Effective team working and communication skills
  • Factual and precise report writing
  • Full driving license

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary
  • Flexible working
  • Local Government Pension Scheme
  • 26 days holiday plus B.H
  • Nine-day working fortnight

  • Job Type

    Permanent, Full Time

  • Work Authorisation

    No

  • Industry Sector Other