Senior Clean Water Modeller

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Location
Manchester, United Kingdom Countrywide
Salary
Competitive
Posted
04 Nov 2016
Closes
08 Jan 2017
Ref
EU/0000SF
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
About JACOBS

JACOBS is one of the world's largest and most diverse providers of technical and management services. We offer a full-spectrum of consultancy support to commercial, government and industrial clients across many sectors.

Within our Water Utilities Group in Leeds we are looking for a Senior Clean Water Modeller to assist in the continued growth of our Water business across the UK. Applicants must have a proven track record in undertaking feasibility studies on water networks have the ability to lead a team delivering projects for a number of UK Clients.

The successful person will become part of a respected and ambitious company with excellent career prospects and international opportunities.

Primary Job Responsibilities

As a Senior Clean Water Modeller your responsibilities will include:

  • Driving health and safety through everything we do.
  • Leading water network teams in the delivery of model build studies, distribution zonal studies and other related feasibility studies for a range of UK Clients
  • Assisting with the development of the Water Networks business in the UK including building Client relationships and supporting on Tender submissions
  • Recruiting and developing a team of junior modellers and engineers
  • Delivering scopes of work to quality standards, agreed budget and time frames.


  • Minimum of a Degree or Honours Degree in an engineering, geography-related or numerate analytical discipline
  • Chartered status or close to attainment of chartered status (ideally ICE/CIWEM).
  • Proven ability to deliver water networks projects, liaising directly with clients and mentoring other project team members.
  • Demonstrable experience in the use of standard industry clean water hydraulic modelling software, including use for calibration and feasibility/design of solutions.
  • Demonstrable knowledge of source to tap operation of water distribution networks, including regulatory requirements, demand variations,
  • Demonstrable ability to manage the lifecycle of a technical study, including scope-setting, limitations and constraints and presentation of evidence-based conclusions and solutions.
  • Strong analytical skills with experience of data management, processing and analysis through use of GIS, database and spreadsheet software.
  • Good technical report writing skills and ability to review the work of others and provide constructive feedback.
  • Familiar with current industry best practice and able to actively contribute to innovation in this field of expertise


Other:

  • Flexibility in terms of travel (UK, Ireland, and international).
  • Client meetings and site visits as required.
  • Can be based in either Manchester Salford or Leeds


Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity Employer who is committed to the safety and wellbeing of all