Graduate Hydraulic Modeller - Haywards Heath - £24k plus bens

Dash Recruitment Solutions
Haywards Heath
02 Feb 2017
02 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Graduate Hydraulic Modeller - Haywards Heath - £24k plus good bens

Due to expansion, our client is seeking two Graduate Hydraulic Modeller to start once their degree is completed in the Spring of 2017.

We would consider graduates who finished their degree in 2016 also.

We are seeking graduates with either a First-Class Honours degree in a suitable subject (Civil Engineering, Engineering, Water Engineering, Environmental, Hydrology or similar) or a graduate with a minimum of a 2(i) followed by a Master’s degree in a suitable subject with an eagerness to become involved in the cutting edge of hydraulic modelling of sewers and watercourses; primarily in the urban environment.

Most of the project work undertaken by the company uses state-of-the-art computer programs and involves the computer modelling of drainage and river systems and in particular flooding in urban areas.

This work relies heavily on complex data and accuracy is of paramount importance. In addition to the primary role above there will also be an involvement in other flooding and drainage work, including the preparation of Flood Risk Assessment reports to support planning applications and other project work associated with sewer flooding and the development of solutions to alleviate the flooding.

The successful candidate will receive extensive training in the use of hydraulic modelling software and in other programs such as GIS programs, databases, spreadsheets etc.

The training will be a mix of internal and external courses and on-the-job training. Opportunities will be given for the successful candidate to attend conferences and also to present papers at conferences.

The duties of this role would be Hydraulic modelling using the Info Works suites of programs (ICM, CS, RS); inputting and manipulating data including Lidar data, Ordnance Survey mapping, asset data, GIS data and other information from a variety of sources; assist with the development of new techniques and skills; prepare plans, maps, reports and diagrams.

You will have highly proficient computer skills, strong technical skills, good spatial awareness and the ability to 'think’ in 3D.