Principal Flood Risk Modeller

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Principal Flood Modeller


£50,000 - £60,000


My client is in search of a Principal Flood Modeller to spearhead a team of modellers and flood risk engineers tasked with creating FRAs for private-sector development projects and expanding into flood studies within the public sector.

To excel in this position, it would be advantageous to possess a minimum of 6 years' experience in hydrology, hydraulic modelling, and river engineering, preferably with a background serving both private and public sector clients. Additionally, working towards or attaining a pertinent professional qualification would be highly beneficial.


Desired Skills

  • 1D and 2D hydraulic modelling, particularly Flood Modeller and Tuflow
  • Hydrology, in particular the Flood Estimation Handbook and ReFH2 and WINFAP
  • Leading bids in the private and ideally public sectors
  • Identifying and effectively communicating flooding and drainage-related limitations and prospects at development sites.
  • Generating and meticulously evaluating a broad spectrum of Flood Risk Assessments (FRAs), while also crafting drainage strategies ideally utilizing MicroDrainage/InfoDrainage
  • Good knowledge of the planning system, in particular policy and guidance including the NPPF and SuDS Manual
  • Good financial control, project management and communication skills in a client facing role
  • Experience mentoring junior staff
  • Ability to write clear and concise reports

Additional Benefits

  • Competitive salary and benefits package with annual salary reviews.
  • 26 days holiday per year, rising to 31 days with loyalty days, plus bank holidays.
  • Hybrid working arrangements.
  • Fantastic training and development culture.
  • Access to mentoring support from industry experts.
  • Opportunity to play a key role in exciting and varied projects.
  • ICE Training Agreement and support in gaining other technical qualifications.
  • Opportunity to be client facing and the chance to get involved with business development and marketing activities.
  • Fast-tracked career progression for the right candidates.



If this opportunity is one of interest and you’d like to discuss it further, please get in touch with our Geotechnical and Environmental consultant, Dan McIntosh, with your most up-to-date CV.