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Senior Engineer - Wastewater Modelling - Glasgow

  • Job reference: IF-001730
  • Sector: Water
  • Location: Glasgow
At Atkins, we invest in people. Without the technical excellence of our staff we would not be one of the world’s leading engineering and design consultancies. Our philosophy is to help our people navigate a career path which enables them to achieve their ambitions. We offer flexible, rewarding work packages tailored towards career progression, which are founded on the principles of growth, ambition and excellence.

Our Networks & Drainage Engineering team is one of the largest in the UK with clients that include utility companies, local authorities and independent businesses.

Networks and Drainage are one of Atkins Digital Practices meaning that we are using digital skills to automate and streamline workflows across our business. This is an exciting time to join the business as we merge more traditional engineering skills with innovative new digital methods.

We seek to appoint a Senior Wastewater Modelling Engineer to our Networks and Drainage Infrastructure business in Glasgow. The successful candidate should have appropriate professional qualifications, be degree qualified and proven experience of Infoworks CS / ICM including the following:

• Model Build and Verification – creating robust sewer network models that are suitable for analysis and solution development
• Model Maintenance –updating models and improving them with a focus on specific study drivers
• Hydraulic and Water Quality Analysis – intelligent assessment of catchment hydraulics and pollutant sources to identify needs and risks
• Manhole, CCTV and Flow Surveys – experience of scoping and managing these surveys
• Integrated Catchment Modelling – constructing models for considering interaction between sewers (storm and foul), watercourses and overland flows
• Operational Data – Ability to assess operational data
• Solution Development – development of outline designs, and support through detailed design process
• Technical Leadership – providing direction and advice to more junior staff including check and review of work carried out by others.


Technical Responsibilities

• Assume Technical Lead role on projects to ensure Atkins delivers smarter, faster & more reliable outcomes for its clients
• Construction and verification of wastewater models to investigate flood risk and flood mechanisms and develop outline solutions
• Planning and monitoring of site asset surveys for physical and condition assessments
• Checking and reviewing of modelling work undertaken by others.
• Preparing technical reports and other project deliverables and presenting these to clients and stakeholders
• Mentoring of junior staff
• Work in collaboration with the Atkins Global Design Centre in India to successfully deliver projects

Business Responsibilities

• Actively encourage the integration and use of the Atkins Global Design Centre in India
• Ensure compliance with corporate standards and policies
• Work with Programme Managers, Project Managers and other Technical Leads to develop proposals for additional work

Employee benefits:

Atkins offers a fantastic range of benefits, which you can tailor to suit your own health, wellbeing, financial and lifestyle choices.

All the information you need to know is available on our dedicated benefits portal; your reward, which is available to access 24/7 from any device:

This role may require security clearance and offers of employment will be dependent on obtaining the relevant level of clearance. If this is necessary it will be discussed with you at interview.

If applying to this role please do not make reference to (in conversation), or include in your application or CV, details of any current or previously held security clearance.

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