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Wastewater Modeller Full Time

at RPS Group Derby in Derby (Published at 14-06-2021)

The RPS Water Technical business is a team of Engineers, Modellers and Data Analysts providing Asset Management and Operational Strategy development, to our Water Industry clients to support business planning and delivery.

As part of our current recruitment campaign, we are looking to appoint a number of Wastewater Modellers with various locations available across the UK. Our Wastewater Modellers work within our team to provide modelling, calibration and analytical support on a range of wastewater projects.

This is an evolving industry, providing challenges and opportunities which require innovation, dedication and team work to help us meet our clients? needs.

About RPS Water Technical

It?s an exciting time to be working for our UK Water business as workload in the water market really takes off. With a broad portfolio of long-term framework agreements in place, we are ideally placed to help our clients deliver on the challenges facing them over the coming years - whether that is reducing leakage, pollution and flooding, or improving the environment and levels of service to their customers.

Our Water business employs around 1000 highly skilled and motivated people working on projects for all of the water and sewerage companies across the UK, and most of the water-only companies. We deliver a full range of end to end water and wastewater services including data collection and analytics; modelling and risk analysis / optimisation; data visualisation and mapping; artificial intelligence and machine learning solutions; feasibility studies; outline and detailed design of capital solutions; and development of optimised, risk based, operational interventions.

Come and join our team and truly make a difference to the future of water!

Main Responsibilities

  • Construct, verify and maintain various levels of wastewater models

  • Deliver feasibility studies, model use studies, optioneering and development assessments for wastewater networks

  • Prepare technical reports and deliverables; continually reviewing deliverables and initiate appropriate corrective actions

  • Ensure quality of modelling outputs and compliance with standards, specifications and governance requirements
  • Manage own workload and workload of other team members, assign responsibilities to others

  • Project management of small projects

  • Maintain strong and collaborative working relationships and interactions with clients
  • Cooperate and communicate effectively with other team members to provide technical support and assistance
  • Operate in accordance with the corporate health and safety, environmental and quality standards

  • Travelling to the client and/or other RPS offices might be required, depending on location

Skills, experience & Qualifications required

  • Preferably Degree qualified in a relevant technical subject. Post graduate qualifications an advantage

  • You will be expected to demonstrate relevant experience in modelling either a consultancy or water company

  • You will be expected to have proficiency in MS 365 applications, and have knowledge in key areas such as advanced Excel and Visual Basic

  • Proficient in modelling software using InfoWorks ICM and associated bolt-on packages

  • Working knowledge of GIS Systems (preferably MapInfo, ArcGIS, QGIS).

  • Skilled in the manipulation and handling of large datasets

  • You will have demonstrable experience in discipline specific data analysis packages, which may be water focussed such as InfoWorks or InfoAsset

  • General understanding of the UK water industry

  • Excellent presentation, written and verbal communication skills
  • Full UK Driving Licence preferable

What we offer you

We will provide you with a flexible, friendly and creative environment to develop your skills and challenge yourself. We support our people to innovate, collaborate and build meaningful careers. Our network of people and knowledge will expand your horizons and give you access to a variety of interesting projects.

Our employees are rewarded with competitive salaries, opportunities to invest and many other benefits including: 24 days holiday + bank holidays, Option to purchase up to 5 extra days per year, Company pension scheme, Share Incentive Scheme, Life Assurance, Cycle to Work Scheme, Health Screening, Employee Assistance Programme, Professional Memberships and commitment to on-going CPD.

About RPS Group

RPS is a leading global professional services firm of 5,000 people. We define, design and manage projects that create shared value in a complex, urbanising and resource-scarce world.

Connecting with our global expertise we make it easy for our clients to create winning solutions for their communities and their clients. By being confidently pragmatic we solve problems that matter. We make complex easy.

Our commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Mindful that a truly inclusive organization must make appropriate use of talent on a global basis and without unnecessary barriers, we are committed to embedding diversity and inclusion principles in all People processes in order to be as diverse as the communities and clients we work with, thereby securing, developing, and retaining the best available talent for the company?s future.
Our approach to Diversity and inclusion
Our people live our purpose, deliver our promise, and demonstrate our behaviours every day. Our behaviours define who we are. Developed by our people, they underpin everything that we do. They create the memorable experiences we are known for and make RPS a great place to do great work.
?Stronger Together? is one of our five core behaviours and it is inherent in creating an inclusive workplace:
?We are respectful, acknowledge diversity, and recognise the potential and contribution of everyone. We bring out the best in one another, always assuming best intent. People who learn and grow thrive in our business, sharing in our success.?
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