Principal Hydraulic Modeller

Website AdvanceTRS Advance Training and Recruitment Services

Technical recruiters for the built environment

Overall Purpose of the Role:

Provide technical modeling expertise in wastewater to support the design, construction, and operation of assets.

Scope of Role:

Offer technical training, coaching, and leadership for team members. Develop, embed, and drive efficiency, consistency, technical expertise, collaboration, and innovative approaches to working to deliver exceptional service to customers, stakeholders, and the organization.

Major Accountabilities of Role:

  • Develop, calibrate, validate, maintain, and utilize models for root cause analysis, understanding system operation and performance, communicating risk, and supporting business needs.
  • Provide technical training, coaching, and mentoring for team members, demonstrating technical leadership and driving technical improvements within the team.
  • Prioritize health and safety in the delivery process and practices.
  • Proactively manage stakeholders and foster excellent internal networks across the organization.
  • Ensure the delivery of quality modeling outputs and instill confidence in the results. * Develop Total Expenditure (TOTEX) solutions to enhance outcomes.
  • Use modeling results to aid stakeholders in decision-making and recommend modeling approaches to support design teams.
  • Continuously challenge and seek opportunities to improve the technical quality and confidence of modeling outputs.
  • Support the development and adherence to modeling specifications.
  • Foster innovation and a culture of continuous improvement.

Experience and Capability Requirements:


  • Demonstrated experience in technical training, coaching, and mentoring.
  • Proven ability to streamline processes for efficiency.
  • Degree level education or equivalent experience.
  • Substantial experience in the relevant field, ideally with a relevant professional qualification or Chartership.
  • Proficiency in data interrogation using Microsoft Excel, including Visual Basic programming.
  • Strong attention to detail, verbal, and written communication skills.
  • Effective presentation skills.
  • Valid driving license.


  • Proficiency in software such as InfoWorks ICM, Risk Master, InfoAsset Manager, MapInfo, and ArcGIS.
  • Demonstrated experience in model development, verification, river modeling, water quality modeling, and solution development.
  • Excellent understanding of hydraulics and water quality standards.
  • Practical understanding of option buildability.

Our client will offer a very competitve package which includes:

  • Salary up to £68,000
  • 37 hours per week
  • Up to 11% pension (employer contributions)
  • 25 days holiday + Bank Holidays
  • Bonus scheme subject to company and personal performance
  • x2 professional memberships
  • Life assurance payment equal to four times your annual salary
  • Health benefits through a Cash Plan
  • Two paid community volunteering days a year
  • Occupational health service
  • Perkbox benefits offering discounts and savings on several products and experiences
  • Study support may be available for job-related qualifications
  • Competitive maternity leave and flexible return to work options

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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