Hydraulic network modeller

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Location: Reading

Type: Permanent

Ref: e20013003


What is the purpose of the role?

Building, utilising and maintenance of our water network models for use in network planning and in projects to both optimise the use of existing network assets, and to design and commission new capital schemes. You will have the ability to work on your own initiative and to provide guidance on technical matters.

What makes this role unique?

In this role you will be working alongside a team of modellers and reporting directly into the modelling lead, you will be part of a very busy team of modellers delivering clean water network modelling projects and studies. This will involve undertaking detailed hydraulic modelling studies using Info water or other industry standard software.

What will this role involve?

Model building - collection and analysis of network and operational data.

Assembly into network models. The management of flow and pressure surveys.

Calibrating and verifying models.

Carrying out studies using the models.

Delivering excellent customer service and continuous improvement.


What are we looking for?

Ideally we are looking for someone with some experience in hydraulic modelling (1-2 years) or equivalent in an engineering or environmental based discipline. You will also ideally have experience in the use of water network models, preferably with previous experience in the use of network modelling software EPANet, Infowater, or similar. You will be competent with Microsoft Office and GIS and have experience in supervising consultants and coaching team members. Due to the nature of this role you will be required to have a valid full driving licence.

Thames Water information and salary details

This role will be based at Clearwater Court, Reading and is offering a salary of up to 32,000 depending on experience.

About Thames Water

Thames Water is the largest water and waste-water services company in the UK. We provide the essential service at the heart of daily life, health and enjoyment to 15 million customers across London and the Thames Valley and we are going through a period of exciting change. On a typical day we supply 2.6 billion litres of top quality drinking water and our 350 sewage treatment works treat more than 4.2bn litres of waste-water. Our 85,000 miles of water mains and sewers would wrap around the world three-and-a-half times.

We are focusing like never before on delivering brilliant services and providing our customers with a great experience. We are in the process of transforming our business in order to achieve this. To help us succeed, we need a range of new skills and capabilities and will be recruiting for these in the coming months. We are on the lookout for talented people across our entire region who are interested in helping us to become the best water and waste-water company in the UK.

Thames Water is an equal opportunity, Disability Confident, and Stonewall diversity champion employer.

Closing Date: The closing date for applications is 25/01/2018.