Hydrologist / Flood Risk Consultant

Posted about 2 years ago
Contract Type Permanent
Salary Salary Negotiable
Sector Construction / Civil Engineering, Engineering, EIA, Utilities
Posted about 2 years ago
Apply by Saturday, 25 July 2015
Our client are a leading Environmental Consultancy is recruiting for a Hydrologist / Flood Risk Consultant in Sussex Job role: -Analysis -Carrying out Strategic and local Flood Risk Assessments -Flood Risk Management studies -Flood Forecasting -Use of GIS (ArcGIS, MapInfo) -Project Management -Developing other members of the team using your knowledge of hydrology -Liaising with a range of clients and stakeholders including developers, Local Authorities and the Environment Agency -Technical report writing -Exposure to Flood Risk Modelling (ISIS, TuFLOW, Infoworks) Relevant Experience -Experience or technical knowledge in any of the above listed flood risk or water management related technical specialisms -Experience in estimating peak flows for a variety of complex catchments. -Experienced in the use of the latest Flood Estimation Handbook hydrological analysis methods, including the Statistical and ReFH methods -Experience and understanding of alterative hydrological methods, including PDM, Modified rational method and IH-124. -Experience of working with developers, Local Authorities or the Environment Agency in the context of flood risk management -Excellent report writing skills -Methodical and consistent working practices Qualifications & Skills -Masters level or higher qualifications in relevant field -Membership of a recognised professional body -Full driving licence -Knowledge of sustainable drainage systems (SuDS) -Proficient in one or more GIS software packages (ArcGIS, MapInfo or QGIS) -Proficient in AutoCAD or similar software packages -Proficient in integrated modelling in one or more software packages (ESTY-TuFlow or InfoWorks CS / ICM) In return our client offer a competitive salary with a generous benefits package for the right candidate