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Jacobs Senior Hydraulic Modeller in Glasgow, United Kingdom

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About the opportunity

To meet our growing UK business needs and future development aspirations we are looking to appoint an engaged and enthusiastic Senior Hydraulic Modeller to join our thriving team based in Scotland.

As one of our UK centres of excellence for hydraulic modelling, we have offices centrally located in Glasgow and Edinburgh. Day-to-day, you will support the modelling team lead with originating complex or innovative studies as well as guiding and checking the work of more junior staff on a range of hydraulic modelling studies.

The successful individual will be able to demonstrate an in-depth knowledge of hydraulic modelling across a range of applications and will have the necessary skills to support with mentoring and development of staff.

Our Water Catchment Management Business Unit provides a focus for advising our clients on River Engineering and Flood Risk Management solutions including flood defence structures, weirs, gates, sluices, flood storage reservoirs, natural flood management, habitat creation, hydrometric gauging facilities and fish passes.

Our project portfolio spans the full project lifecycle from feasibility studies through appraisal and optioneering to detailed design and site support, providing a wide range of opportunities to develop your experience and advance your career.

At Jacobs, we'll inspire and empower you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed – today and into tomorrow. With more than 55,000 people in 40+ countries, working at Jacobs offers an exciting range of opportunities to develop your career within a supportive and diverse team who always strive to do the right thing for our people, clients and communities.

People are Jacobs’ greatest asset, and we offer a competitive package to retain and attract the best talent.

In addition to the benefits you’d expect, UK employees also receive free single medical cover and digital GP service, family-friendly benefits such as enhanced parental leave pay and free membership of employee assistance and parental programmes, plus reimbursement towards relevant professional development and memberships. We also give back to our communities through our Collectively program which incorporates matched-funding, paid volunteering time and charitable donations.

Work-life balance and flexibility is a key focus area for Jacobs. We’re happy to discuss hybrid, part-time and flexible working hours, patterns and locations to suit you and our business.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

With a track record of delivering large and complicated pieces of work you are a technical leader with experience of managing people and project delivery to maintain high levels of performance. Happy to take ownership of your own and your teams performance you are comfortable delegating work, checking others work and ensuring high standards of delivery. An innovative thinker you strive for continual improvement. You are commercially aware with a strong understanding of the UK water and environment sector and the requirements of working in fast paced consultancy.

Undergraduate degree (2:1 or above) in an Engineering, Environmental Science, Geography or related discipline

Chartered (or working towards chartership) with an appropriate Professional Body (preferably ICE or CIWEM)

Good experience in implementing 1D and 2D modelling techniques for river, urban and coastal flooding applications.

Good knowledge and practice of Flood Modeller and Tuflow software (and ideally knowledge of Infoworks ICM river, drainage and 2D modelling)

Analysing, managing, and interpreting data using GIS software such as Mapinfo, ArcGIS and QGIS

Supporting the development of technical scopes, programmes and budget-setting, and gaining approvals

Our Culture

Our values stand on a foundation of safety, integrity, inclusion and diversity. We put people at the heart of our business and we truly believe that by supporting one another through our culture of caring, we all succeed. We value positive mental health and a sense of belonging for all employees. Find out more about life at Jacobs. (https://careers.jacobs.com/life-at-jacobs/)

We aim to embed inclusion and diversity in everything we do. We know that if we are inclusive, we’re more connected, and if we are diverse, we’re more creative. We accept people for who they are, regardless of age, disability, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, mental health, race, faith or belief, sexual orientation, socioeconomic background, and whether you’re pregnant or on family leave. This is reflected in our wide range of Global Employee Networks centred on inclusion and diversity – ACE, Careers, Enlace, Harambee, OneWorld, Prism, Vetnet, and Women’s – find out more about our employee networks here. (https://www.jacobs.com/about/inclusion-and-diversity?_ga=2.1062705.1096535124.1626879887-1704311048.1575562676)

Jacobs partners with VERCIDA to help us attract and retain diverse talent. For greater online accessibility please visit www.vercida.com to view and access our roles. As a Disability Confident employer, we will interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for a vacancy. We welcome applications from candidates who are seeking flexible working and from those who may not meet all the listed requirements for a role

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Your application experience is important to us and we’re keen to adapt to make every interaction even better. We welcome feedback on our recruitment process and if you need more from us before deciding to join Jacobs then please let us know. (https://www.jacobs.com/contact/careers2)