Senior Hydraulic Modeller


The Opportunity

Redefine your personal best

We are currently seeking to recruit an experienced and enthusiastic Senior Hydraulic Modeller to join our Water Management Team on a permanent basis. This position would ideally be based in Cambridge or Birmingham or alternatively one of our offices in the south including Reading, London or Taunton. We can offer you a mix of home and office working which will help maintain a good work life balance and effective team working.

We are fortunate to work with an excellent range of Public and Private clients across the UK and our client-focused approach has enhanced our reputation as one of the leading development consultancies in the local market.

You will have the opportunity to be involved in and take a lead role in a wide range of multi-disciplinary projects, including flood alleviation studies, flood risk assessment, major infrastructure and development work. You will be involved in supporting works to water bodies classified under the Reservoirs Act, supporting work driven by the Water Framework Directive and engineering design of hydraulic structures and navigational works.

You will be responsible for the production, analysis and review of 1D/2D hydraulic models, and the production of floodplain extents maps. You will be involved in the production of flood risk assessment reports, survey specifications and the management of surveyors.

You will be responsible for project management; undertaking a technical lead and discipline review role, and the mentoring and development of junior members of the team. Your client and stakeholder liaison skills at all levels will be important.


You will be a BSc/BEng/MEng qualified and Incorporated or Chartered (Or be on route to chartership). You will have experience in hydraulic modelling using Flood Modeller and TUFLOW to support engineering design, river engineering, restoration/habitat improvement, flood alleviation schemes and surface water design on projects from pre planning stage all the way through to construction detail.

You will have experience of producing and running 1D/2D hydraulic models, and have the ability to use models to inform reports and design. You will have an understanding of land development and national planning policy. You will have strong GIS skills and have significant experience of using some of the following software; Flood Modeller, TUFLOW, ESTRY, HEC-RAS, ICM, MapInfo / Arc / QGIS, Micro Drainage FloodFlow. 

Your passion and experience of delivering quality design solutions is most crucial to your success in this role. You will be ambitious, forward thinking and have a desire to better your career.

The friendly and collaborative culture at Stantec is something we are proud of and we have many other reasons for you to be excited about joining us. We offer a competitive salary, agile and flexible working arrangements, industry leading training, great projects and lots more!

Why not apply today!

About Stantec

Stantec is a professional services firm. Our team of 22,000 global experts provides engineering, architecture, environmental, and project management services across all phases of the project life cycle.

We’re designers, engineers, scientists, and project managers, innovating together at the intersection of community, creativity, and client relationships. Balancing these priorities results in projects that advance the quality of life in communities across the globe.

From large-scale developments to challenging neighbourhood projects, we stretch across our global network to learn from others, offer our support, and gain new experiences along the way. So while we work to help the communities around us thrive, our own people thrive too.


Stantec UK has implemented its Pandemic Response Plan. The actions we are taking ensure we deliver on our core values as a business and maintain our commitment to the health and safety our people. As such all interviews will be undertaken via video conferencing until further UK government guidance is provided.

We are an equal opportunities employer.

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