Senior/ Principal Hydrologist - Sussex, East Grinstead, RH191
A Senior / Principal Hydrologist is required to join our team based in East Grinstead.
This vacancy is a fixed term contract, covering maternity leave from December 2013 to July 2014 (minimum) with a possible move to permanent position if our workload increases.
The ideal candidate must have experience of hydrological analysis and hydraulic modelling of UK watercourses.
You must be experienced in the use of the latest Flood Estimation Handbook hydrological analysis methods, including the Statistical Analysis method, ReFH and with use of the FEH CD-ROM V3 and WinFAP V3.
It is essential that you have applied these to a wide
range of rural and urban catchments.
In addition you must have experience of the ReFH software and have some experience of Probability Distributed Models (PDMs).
A key role will be to lead the delivery of hydrology studies for a range of projects ranging from flood risk assessments at individual sites to catchment-wide strategic flood studies.
It is imperative that you have experience of supervising and guiding more junior staff in the use of these methods and of making key decisions with regards to the approach that is taken.
You will be experienced in hydraulic modelling, with a strong background in the use of ISIS and TUFLOW, although experience with other software such as InfoWorks, HEC-RAS, MIKE or ISIS-2D will also be considered.