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Hydraulic Engineer

Mott MacDonald

Location: Brighton and Hove

Job Type: Full time


Hydraulic Cleanwater Modeller

Do you want to work for a company whose purpose is to improve society by considering social outcomes, and to transform businesses, communities, and opportunities for it's employees? Mott MacDonald is a global consultancy whose people do exactly that.

We have an exciting opportunity for a developing Cleanwater Network Modeller to join our national team. You will be a driven individual with a keen interest in cleanwater modelling, network resilience planning and solution engineering. You should be familiar with cleanwater software such as InfoWorks WS, WaterGEMS or similar, as well as GIS packages. The ideal candidate would be a graduate or early career professional progressing towards chartership or newly chartered, and keen to progress their career and evolve within Mott MacDonald.
As a Hydraulic Modeller, you would be responsible for providing key technical inputs on a range of cleanwater infrastructure projects. Typical duties would include:

Model build and calibration of water supply network models
Specification of surveys
Collate and analyse flow and pressure data
Modelling and the subsequent development of solutions for water supply including reinforcement and flow transfer
Fire flow analysis
Report writing and preparation of presentation materials
Working in close partnership with clients, representing the company in technical meetings
Mott MacDonald offers a highly innovative and collaborative environment within which to further develop your career. We can offer development in technical, management or client-facing directions. You will have control of your own career path and great prospects for career progression as the business continues to grow.

Required for the position of Hydraulic Cleanwater Modeller;

Relevant degree qualified or vocational qualification.
Familiar in use of InfoWorks WS, WaterGEMS or a similar cleanwater modelling software package, as well as GIS packages
Experience in spreadsheet data analysis (MS Excel, PowerBI)
Good collaboration and communication skills, able to enter into technical discussions in a logical and coherent fashion in both oral presentations and written reports, to colleagues, non-technical staff and clients
Experience of working in multidisciplinary teams
Any programming skills in FME and in languages such as VBA or Python would be advantageous
If you meet 80% or more of what we're looking for, please still apply. We understand not everyone will meet all the requirements, but you might have skills we didn't know we need.

The Water Consultancy Division is the centre of excellence within Mott MacDonald for responding to water and wastewater delivery capability challenges, providing support to colleagues across our global business, and offering the best opportunities to get involved in diverse and technically challenging work. Our team continues to grow off the back of our sustained success in both the domestic and international water sector, for major utility companies and on high profile capital schemes.

We have an exciting opportunity for a developing Cleanwater Network Modeller to join our national team. You will be a driven individual with a keen interest in Cleanwater modelling, network resilience planning and solution engineering. Get in touch if you want to know more and are keen to be involved in the development of innovative solutions to solve these very real challenges.

Do you want to be part of an employee-owned company where our unique independence affords us the opportunity to focus on projects that matter to us - those focusing on delivering social outcomes and enhancing the environment, that harness digital innovation and that challenge our technical excellence? Working for a company like ours, with technical excellence at our core, offers you access to industry recognised experts in a variety of disciplines, to provide support and career development opportunities. At Mott MacDonald, we are a collaborative team, excited to solve complex challenges that have a positive impact on the world, and we are always looking for like-minded people to join us. For more information about our Water sector click here.

We are an equal opportunity employer, and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate and take positive steps to create an inclusive culture. There is the option for this role to be full time or part-time. We operate an agile working policy with the expectation that you will be present in your chosen office location more often than not, fluctuating as required to suit business and individual needs.

About the business unit
Environmental and social considerations are central to Mott MacDonald's Purpose and its offerings across all sectors and territories. Our environment and social business provides essential services and innovative solutions which anticipate our clients' needs across all sectors.
How to apply
To apply for this role, please complete our 15-minute application via our website. Our talent acquisition coordinators aim to provide feedback within 5 working days with the outcome of your application. More information about our application process can be found here. If you have any questions regarding your application or the role, please reach out to the dedicated recruiter listed who will be more than happy to help.

Mott MacDonald is Work180 accredited - which means we actively support and encourage women to join our work force!

Benefits we offer:

Pension matched up to 7%
Life insurance
An annual professional institution subscription
Continuous development opportunities - because we want you to thrive
Agile/flexible working - because life isn't 9-5
Enhanced parental leave; shared parental leave policies - for parents and care givers
Annual company performance bonus scheme - Subject to company performance
Flexible benefits that suit you, including cycle to work & interest free season ticket loans .
The opportunity to make a difference; learn more about our social outcomes