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Hydraulic Modeller


BuroHappold Engineering
Location: UK
Job type: Permanent
Category: General Engineering Jobs
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Hydraulic Modeller

From helping shape entire cities to tackling the challenge of climate action, a career at Buro Happold presents the chance to make a difference. With a world class reputation, our work and our people have delivered positive change to clients, the environment, and communities alike. If you want to be part of something bigger, this is your chance.

Operating in 25 locations worldwide, with 54 partners and over 1,900 employees; for over 40 years we are a world-class global practice of engineers, consultants and advisers.

The Water Group is located in three offices; London, Bath and Leeds. We are now looking to add a further engineer to the team, who has specialist hydraulic modelling skills and a passion for sustainable Flood Risk Management.

What will I be doing?

* Helping to develop the group’s hydraulic modelling capability;

* Develop other software analysis to include sedimentation transportation and water quality modelling;

* Working on a range of domestic and international engineering projects, from a building scale to regional analysis;

* Interpreting modelling results;

* Problem solving to develop practical engineering solutions;

* Assisting with the strategic direction of our projects and leading small to medium sized projects;

* Assist with fee proposals and business development;

* Help mentor and train junior staff in modelling skills;

* Present analysis and proposed solutions to clients and stakeholders;

* Responsible for ensuring delivery of projects to budget and programme;

* Maintain commitment to CPD;

* Working towards Chartered status;

* Coordinating work with other members of the project team both internally and externally;

* Mobility & flexibility for occasional overseas travel.

What can I bring to the role?

* A passion for flood risk management;

* A desire to expand your experience beyond hydraulic modelling;

* In-depth experience of modelling complex fluvial analysis;

* An interest in developing experience of coastal modelling;

* Developing flood risk mitigation measures;

* Range of hydraulic software packages (TUFLOW, FloodModeller);

* GIS knowledge (QGIS);

* CAD skills;

* Interest in training and mentoring junior staff;

* Some experience or desire to develop client facing experience;

* Ability to communicate technical subjects;

* Good written and verbal skills;

* Confident, proactive character, who enjoys working in a team, with an ability to take the lead in challenging situations with the confidence to question engineers regarding coordination of details;

* Good computer and IT skills. Use of Microsoft Office software essential;

* Experience of working on a one-to-one basis and in team working situations;

* Willingness to learn new skills and software plus attendance of upgrade training according to industry requirements

If you have working hydraulic modelling experience and a passion for sustainable flood risk management, please get in touch with us!

Buro Happold is proud to be a practice of a diverse range of professionals that reflects the countries in which we operate. In order to truly benefit from this diversity we must create an environment in which employees feel they can be themselves. Buro Happold actively promotes inclusivity across the practice to enable every individual to reach their full potential, feeling included is good for all of us. This begins with a fair and inclusive recruitment process which focuses on your skills, competencies and experiences in relation to the role. We recognise and are committed to change the lack of representation of minority groups in our industry, and particularly welcome applications from Black, Asian and minority ethnic individuals, disabled people and women across all our offices. We understand that through collaboration, diverse people with different experiences develop the most innovative and elegant solutions.
Hydraulic Modeller

From helping shape entire cities to tackling the challenge of climate action, a career at Buro Happold presents the chance to make a difference. With a world class reputation, our work and our people have delivered positive change to clients, the environment, and communities alike. If you want to be part of something bigger, this is your chance.

Operating in 25 locations worldwide, with 54 partners and over 1,900 employees; for over 40 years we are a world-class global practice of engineers, consultants and advisers.

The Water Group is located in three offices; London, Bath and Leeds. We are now looking to add a further engineer to the team, who has specialist hydraulic modelling skills and a passion for sustainable Flood Risk Management.

What will I be doing?

* Helping to develop the group’s hydraulic modelling capability;

* Develop other software analysis to include sedimentation transportation and water quality modelling;

* Working on a range of domestic and international engineering projects, from a building scale to regional analysis;

* Interpreting modelling results;

* Problem solving to develop practical engineering solutions;

* Assisting with the strategic direction of our projects and leading small to medium sized projects;

* Assist with fee proposals and business development;

* Help mentor and train junior staff in modelling skills;

* Present analysis and proposed solutions to clients and stakeholders;

* Responsible for ensuring delivery of projects to budget and programme;

* Maintain commitment to CPD;

* Working towards Chartered status;

* Coordinating work with other members of the project team both internally and externally;

* Mobility & flexibility for occasional overseas travel.

What can I bring to the role?

* A passion for flood risk management;

* A desire to expand your experience beyond hydraulic modelling;

* In-depth experience of modelling complex fluvial analysis;

* An interest in developing experience of coastal modelling;

* Developing flood risk mitigation measures;

* Range of hydraulic software packages (TUFLOW, FloodModeller);

* GIS knowledge (QGIS);

* CAD skills;

* Interest in training and mentoring junior staff;

* Some experience or desire to develop client facing experience;

* Ability to communicate technical subjects;

* Good written and verbal skills;

* Confident, proactive character, who enjoys working in a team, with an ability to take the lead in challenging situations with the confidence to question engineers regarding coordination of details;

* Good computer and IT skills. Use of Microsoft Office software essential;

* Experience of working on a one-to-one basis and in team working situations;

* Willingness to learn new skills and software plus attendance of upgrade training according to industry requirements

If you have working hydraulic modelling experience and a passion for sustainable flood risk management, please get in touch with us!

Buro Happold is proud to be a practice of a diverse range of professionals that reflects the countries in which we operate. In order to truly benefit from this diversity we must create an environment in which employees feel they can be themselves. Buro Happold actively promotes inclusivity across the practice to enable every individual to reach their full potential, feeling included is good for all of us. This begins with a fair and inclusive recruitment process which focuses on your skills, competencies and experiences in relation to the role. We recognise and are committed to change the lack of representation of minority groups in our industry, and particularly welcome applications from Black, Asian and minority ethnic individuals, disabled people and women across all our offices. We understand that through collaboration, diverse people with different experiences develop the most innovative and elegant solutions.
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