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Stantec Principal Flood Modeller/Hydrologist in High Wycombe, United Kingdom

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Stantec is seeking an experienced and enthusiastic Principal Flood Modeller/Hydrologist to join our Hydrological Sciences team. Your location is not critical as we have numerous offices around the UK and currently work flexibly and collaboratively. With secured frameworks and numerous other workstreams, we have a growing pipeline of interesting opportunities. Our team currently services clients from the following sectors: the UK water industry, transport and energy infrastructure, minerals and waste, and property.

You would be required to work with the team and independently, where required, to deal with new enquiries from clients, develop fee proposals, set up and manage projects, deliver technical work and assist more junior staff in their work. Being organised and able to manage several projects simultaneously is essential. You must be able to collaborate with clients, local authorities, and other stakeholders – including undertaking site visits.

Typical work will involve Flood Risk Assessments and Flood Modelling (fluvial, pluvial and tidal), outline Sustainable Drainage System (SuDS) design and/or detailed drainage design, hydraulic modelling (1D, 2D, and 1D-2D) of rivers (flood modelling, discharge impact assessments, normal/low flow/water resources modelling and WINEP investigations, Natural Flood Management Investigations), FEH analyses, surface water flood modelling (2D direct-rainfall), Environmental Impact Assessments, fluvial geomorphology audits, hydromorphological impact assessments, Water Framework Directive assessments, Sediment transport assessments/modelling, bespoke hydrological assessments, hydrological monitoring, river restoration, Natural Flood Management, discharge permit applications and a wide variety of similar projects.

About you

You will hold strong experience in Hydraulic Modelling software (e.g Flood Modeller Pro, ISIS – Tuflow, Estry – Tuflow, WinDes and Microdrainage) with extensive knowledge of hydrological assessments and flow estimation or other flow calculation methods. Experience with SuDS and surface/foul water drainage design alongside experience with hydrological EIA is also essential.

You will ideally hold a degree in Environmental Science and must hold a relevant master’s degree through a separate or integrated course. For this position you should be chartered with a relevant professional institution however we will consider and support individuals currently working towards obtaining chartership.

This role offers the opportunity to work in a truly multi-disciplinary environment, giving access to a wide range of exciting projects in the UK.

About Stantec

Stantec is a professional services firm. Our team of 25,000 global experts provides engineering, architecture, environmental, and project management services across all phases of the project life cycle.

We’re designers, engineers, scientists, and project managers, innovating together at the intersection of community, creativity, and client relationships. Balancing these priorities results in projects that advance the quality of life in communities across the globe.

From large-scale developments to challenging neighbourhood projects, we stretch across our global network to learn from others, offer our support, and gain new experiences along the way. So while we work to help the communities around us thrive, our own people thrive too.

Stantec provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants for future and current employment and prohibit discrimination on the grounds of race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. We prohibit discrimination in decisions concerning recruitment, hiring, referral, promotion, compensation, fringe benefits, job training, terminations or any other condition of employment. Stantec is in compliance with laws and regulations and ensures equitable opportunities in all aspects of employment.

At Stantec we are committed to ensuring our recruitment process is accessible to all. If you require reasonable adjustments to be made during the recruitment process then please inform a member of our Talent Acquisition team.