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Jacobs Fluvial Hydraulic Modellers and Hydrologists (all grades)-Warrington & Manchester in Warrington, United Kingdom

Your Impact:

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.

About the opportunity:

We are recruiting Hydraulic Modellers and Hydrologists across all grades to join our engaging, multi-disciplinary teams to help deliver our extensive flood risk management programme of works and, to develop our innovative solutions and products. This includes the development of Flood Modeller, the #1 flood modelling solution.

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.

Our projects cover all aspects of modelling and hydrology, including flood risk, reservoir safety and design, water resources, coastal, fluvial and urban flooding using all industry tools (Flood Modeller, Tuflow, InfoWorks, Mike, CFD, FEH). With such a broad portfolio of projects, we are looking for candidates with experience and interest in all these areas, as we embrace agile career paths and opportunities, where we can find opportunities to match your aspirations.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

We are looking for enthusiastic problem solvers who will enjoy working as part of a large multi-disciplinary team in flood risk management. You will need an undergraduate degree in Civil Engineering, Geography or a similar/relevant discipline and excellent analytical and numeracy skills.

Commensurate with the desired grade, you will have knowledge, skills, and experience in some or all of the following areas:

  • Undertaking, leading and/or directing Hydraulic modelling using industry standard software (Flood Modeller, Tuflow, Innovyze products, HEC-RAS).

  • Working as part of a multi-disciplinary team within a consultancy to develop integrated solutions for flood risk management, or other applications.

  • Use of GIS (ArcGIS, QGIS and/or MapInfo).

  • Undertaking, leading and/or directing hydrological assessments including FEH and ReFH.

  • Clearly communicating technical information and project implications within a multidisciplinary team and with clients.

  • Overcoming technical and project related challenges.

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

If you require further support or reasonable adjustments with regards to the recruitment process (for example, you require the application form in a different format), please contact the team (https://www.jacobs.com/contact/careers2) .

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)