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Senior Clean Water (Hydraulic) Modeller



10d ago

  • Job
    Senior (5-8 years)
  • Science
  • Edinburgh

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  • You must have expertise in water engineering, network analysis, Primavera P6/MS Project, GIS systems, water modelling packages, and hold a clean driving license. Collaborative, ambitious, problem-solving individuals with excellent communication skills are sought. Degree in relevant subject needed. Coding experience desirable.
  • You will lead clean water modelling projects, prepare reports, work in cross-functional teams, mentor junior staff, liaise with clients, ensure quality and compliance, and maintain health, safety, and environmental standards.


  • We are looking for ambitious engineering professionals with a passion for problem-solving and Water Industry experience in the following areas:
  • Expertise in water engineering and network analysis, helping to deliver specialist, complex or innovative projects, ensuring client and design standards are specification compliance and production of quality plans.
  • Ability to work collaboratively as part of a team, including technical guidance of less experienced colleagues.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills and ability to work collaboratively with clients.
  • Working knowledge of Primavera P6 or MS Project.
  • Working knowledge of GIS Systems (MapInfo, ArcGIS, QGIS).
  • Experience using InfoWorks WS Pro, Synergi or similar water modelling package.
  • Hold a full clean driving licence. Travelling to the site and client and/or other RPS/Tetra Tech offices may be required.
  • Degree qualified in a relevant subject
  • Coding experience is not essential but desirable (Ruby, Python etc)


  • Technical development and delivery of clean water modelling projects, being involved in all workstreams including scoping, model build, model maintenance, zonal and growth studies, design support
  • Preparing technical and analytical reports
  • Being part of multi-discipline project teams to build, maintain and manage strong and collaborative working relationships with clients and wider RPS/Tetra Tech disciplines
  • Responsibility for technical delivery and guidance of junior team members
  • Holding client meetings
  • Ensuring quality of outputs and compliance with client specifications
  • Awareness of and compliance with all health and safety, quality and environmental aspects of projects


What kind of projects will I be working on as a Senior Clean Water (Hydraulic) Modeller?

As a Senior Clean Water (Hydraulic) Modeller, you will be working on a prestigious SR21 Technical Consultancy Framework driven by Scottish Water. You will support a wide spectrum of water programmes in areas such as optioneering, outline/detailed design, and asset condition assessment.

What level of experience is required for this position?

We are looking for hydraulic modellers at all levels to join our team. Whether you are a junior modeller looking to develop your skills or a senior modeller with years of experience, we welcome applicants with a passion for water engineering projects.

What will my role be within the hydraulic team?

As a Senior Clean Water (Hydraulic) Modeller, you will work within a skilled hydraulic team to support our design team, carry out zonal studies, and create solutions for water engineering projects. You will play a key role in the delivery of hydraulic modelling projects and contribute to the success of our programmes.

Will there be opportunities for career development in this role?

Yes, the programme of work for this position will continue into SR27 and beyond, providing ample opportunities for career development and growth. You will have the chance to work on a variety of projects, expand your skills, and secure your career in the years ahead.

We define, design and manage projects that create shared value to a complex, urbanising and resource-scarce world.

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Founded in 1970, RPS is a leading global professional services firm of 5,000 consultants and service providers. Operating in 125 countries, working across six continents we define, design and manage projects that create shared value to a complex, urbanising and resource-scarce world. We work across six sectors: property, energy, transport, water, resources, defence and government services. Our services span twelve clusters: project and program management; design and development; water services; environment; advisory and management consulting; exploration and development; planning and approvals; health, safety and risk; oceans and coastal; laboratories; training and communication and creative services. We stand out for our clients by using deep expertise to solve problems that matter, making them easy to understand and by being easy to work with.