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Stantec Senior Water Quality Modeller - Inland Water and Seas in Warrington, United Kingdom

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Have you ever thought about joining a multidisciplinary team where you get to work in a diverse, welcoming, and fun environment, on amazing projects, whilst starting or continuing on your journey to becoming professionally qualified? Look no further than Stantec, where we are working in partnership with water companies in UK and Ireland and with a wider stakeholder community to develop effective and sustainable wastewater solutions driven by the environmental needs of our inland waters and seas. If this sounds like something that appeals to you, we have an exciting opportunity for an Inland Waters & Seas Water Quality Modeller to join our team based in Warrington, but we are flexible on location.

Key to our growth is continuous development of our expertise in understanding the context of water quality within environmental systems. Through integration with other expertise in urban and natural catchments we work with a range of stakeholders to help clients and communities to develop the solutions that deliver environmental performance sustainably and efficiently. This is great opportunity for an experienced and imaginative water quality modeller to join an ambitious expert team in a role that will provide plenty of scope for technical development and career progression in the coming years.

You will be working within a core of scientific and engineering experts supporting a range of clients from the water sector primarily but also the energy and infrastructure sectors. Together we will identify pollution sources, pathways and receptors and develop solutions for natural and urban catchments. You will provide technical river water quality modelling expertise to assess, apportion and solve pollution challenges, whilst working with other water quality specialists and subject matter experts to identify client needs, solutions requirements, tools and resources. You will prepare technical proposals and reports, supervise modellers and catchment scientists including checking and reviewing outputs, evaluating progress against time and budget constraints. You will provide mentorship to junior staff and strengthening relationships with other disciplines.

Our expanding project portfolio identifies water quality solutions that meet community needs including reducing carbon and improving biodiversity.

About You

You will be degree qualified (or equivalent) in science, mathematics, geography or engineering with experience within the water industry and ideally be a chartered member of a relevant professional institution.

You will be experienced in the usage of water quality modelling software (e.g. DHI or Delft systems, SAGIS, Lake models) with demonstrable application for river systems (e.g. Water Framework Directive, Urban Wastewater Treatment Directive), understanding of regulation and water quality standards associated with point source discharges, including regulatory guidance relating to catchment permitting and catchment nutrient balancing You will also have the necessary skills and experience to liaise with a broad range of stakeholders where you will be working closely with clients, and other professional staff across multi-disciplinary business groups.

We are proud of our culture. We have an open, friendly and professional environment where ideas are shared, and opportunities seized. We know our continuing success and development depends on yours, so we go all the way when it comes to giving you the support you need to be the very best. If you want to work on exciting and diverse projects that really make a difference to people’s lives – then a career at Stantec could be the one for you!

We offer a competitive salary, agile and flexible working arrangements, industry leading training, great projects and lots more!

Stantec provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants for future and current employment and prohibit discrimination on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status, 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 local, state and federal laws and regulations and ensures equitable opportunities in all aspects of employment. EEO including Disability/Protected Veterans