Assistant Modeller - Flood Risk

Fusion People Ltd
16 Apr 2017
16 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
The Water Management Team based in Reading is an experienced group and is the main centre for flood risk, hydrology and hydraulic modelling. The modelling team undertakes analysis to support:

Regeneration and new development and infrastructure,
The Environment Agency and Lead Local Flood Authority clients in the development of flood alleviation schemes and advising on flood risk,
Engineering design of hydraulic structures and navigational works
River restoration and water framework directive driven work
Works to water bodies classified under the Reservoirs Act.
Applicants should have a minimum of 2 years' experience as a flood risk practitioner and/or hydraulic modeller, preferably with a focus on fluvial modelling.
About You
The ideal candidate will offer experience in some of the following areas:

1D river modelling, using software such as Flood Modeller Pro, ISIS, HECRAS, ESTRY or Infoworks RS
2D hydraulic modelling, using software such as TUFLOW or ISIS 2D
Experience of applying hydrological and/or hydraulic models for situations including fluvial, tidal, pluvial, breach and reservoir flood risk.
Preparation of Flood Risk Assessments and Environmental Impact Assessments
Understanding of surface water drainage and preparation of Drainage Strategies or Impact Assessments
FEH, ReFH, FSR and other industry standard hydrological approaches
An understanding of policy and guidance within the flood risk industr
For the right candidate, the role within the hydrology and hydraulic modelling group would provide opportunities to undertake all elements of a project with appropriate technical and management supervision, consolidating existing skills and developing new skills

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