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AECOM Senior Coastal Modeller in Basingstoke, United Kingdom

United Kingdom - Hampshire, Basingstoke

Job Summary

AECOM is one of the world’s largest professional and consultancy companies, a global network of experts working with clients, communities and colleagues to develop and implement innovative solutions to the world’s most complex challenges. In the UK and Ireland we have over 2000 staff working on water and environmental projects for Government Departments and Agencies, local authorities, water companies, other infrastructure operators and major private sector clients.

To meet our growing business needs we are looking for a Senior Coastal Modeller to join our Water Ports and Power team in Basingstoke. As Senior Coastal Modeller, you will be experienced in a range of Coastal, Ports or Water projects, with demonstrable technical capabilities. You will also feel confident in the supervision of others and working independently where required.

You will be working on high profile Coastal and Ports projects and therefore, we would like you to be highly experienced in undertaking the following:

  • Numerical modelling of tides, wave and sediment transport processes;

  • Marine survey specification;

  • Metocean data analysis; and

  • Coastal flood studies.

In addition to the above, experience of environmental impact assessments and water quality modelling would be an advantage. In joining the growing Water Ports and Power team in the Basingstoke office, you will have the opportunity to collaborate with UK Water teams and other business lines on major multi-disciplinary projects. This will also include providing support with business development initiatives, input to bids, maintaining and developing strong internal and external client relationships.

Our modern office in Basingstoke has good transport links and accommodates teams from a range of disciplines who you will work closely with. The office has an active sports and social club and undertakes a range of environmental and community support initiatives.

Job Duties:

  • Undertake modelling studies for a range of projects supporting feasibility/option appraisal to detailed design.

  • Work closely and interface with other disciplines in the delivery of modelling studies.

  • Provide clear and consistent guidance for work carried out by junior modellers.

  • Manage parts of a project and hence ensure delivery of tasks to agreed budget, programme and quality.

  • Manage financial aspect of assigned project tasks.

  • Support the preparation of project budget & programme.

  • Liaison, as appropriate, with clients, government authorities, contractors and suppliers.

  • Mentor junior modelling staff and potentially have line manager responsibilities.

Minimum Requirements

You will have experience of three, or more, of the following;

  • Hydrodynamic / Wave model development and application using MIKE by DHI and/or Delft3D software;

  • Metocean data analysis using MATLAB;

  • Near-field mixing studies using CORMIX;

  • Joint probability methods (using EA/Defra guidance);

  • Multivariate analysis;

  • Overtopping assessments (using the EurOtop Manual);

  • Beach design (using XBeach, Shingle-B);

  • Modeling Report writing

  • You will understand the importance of project delivery to budget and schedule and manage work effectively to achieve set targets.

  • Can demonstrate good exposure to clients and key stakeholders including private clients, Environment Agency and Local Authorities.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills are essential in this role and will be used to develop and maintain a good working relationship with colleagues and external clients where required.

  • Demonstrate sound problem solving skills, accountability for assigned work, and solid written and communication skills.

  • You will understand the importance of Health and Safety and contribute to our positive health and safety culture.

  • Hands on experience using project planning packages like Microsoft Project would be an advantage.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Chartered or close to achieving chartership with an appropriate institution (i.e. IMarEST or CIWEM);

  • Masters degree in relevant subject such as civil/coastal engineering, marine science/oceanography or similar.

  • Experience in project management would be an advantage.

  • Previous work winning and proposal writing experience would be an advantage.

Your benefits will include:

Helping our employees achieve a healthy work-life balance is important to us. If you join AECOM, as well as receiving a competitive salary, you’ll also have the opportunity to explore flexible working arrangements. Core benefits include 25 days’ annual leave, company pension scheme, private medical insurance, life assurance and one paid annual professional institution membership fee. You can also choose from a wide range of flexible benefits to suit your lifestyle.

You’ll also be able to give back to communities with up to two paid CSR days each year. Through our charity,The AECOM Foundation, you can volunteer to support children in developing countries. And if you’re a member of the Reserve Forces you’ll receive an additional 15 days paid leave for training commitments.

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future . Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world , but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Engineering - Water - Wastewater

Business Line Water

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 235575BR

Clearance Required No

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.