Principal Wastewater Modeller

Website AdvanceTRS Advance TRS Ltd

Specialist recruiters for the built environment.

Advance TRS are working closely with a large water sector client in the South who are looking for a Principal Wastewater Modeller to join their hydraulic modelling team.

Whilst our client is based in the Brighton area they are happy to offer the successful candidate remote working. There could be occasional site visits required (no more than 2 per month although unlikely to be this much), therefore you must have a driving license and be able to attend occasional site visits in the South.

Purpose of the Role

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

Scope of the Role

Develop, embed and drive efficiency, consistency, technical expertise, collaborative and innovative ways of working to provide exceptional service to our customers, stakeholders and the wider business.

Provide technical training, coaching and leadership for team members

Major Accountabilities of the Role

  • Build calibrate, validate, maintain and use models for root cause analysis, develop understanding & challenge solutions, provide insight to system operation and performance, communicate risk and to support business unites and stakeholders need.
  • Provide technical training, coaching and mentoring for team members, proven technical leadership for the team & lead technical improvements within the team.
  • Ensure health and safety is at the heart of the delivery process & practices.
  • Proactively manage stakeholders. Develop and maintain excellent internal networks across the business.
  • Provide confidence in modelling outputs by delivering and ensuring quality products are delivered.
  • Develop TOTEX solutions to support delivery and operational teams in outperforming business outcomes.
  • Use modelling results to support stakeholders in making their decisions. Recommend, with critique a proposed modelling approach to support the design teams. Monitor your own project delivery risks and actively manage these by engaging with the wider team.
  • Challenge yourself and your colleagues to seek opportunities to continually improve the technical quality and confidence of modelling outputs.
  • Embed and continually support the development of internal business modelling specifications.
  • Promote innovation and the continuous improvement culture.

Experience and Capability Requirements

Knowledge and Experience

  • Proven experience of technical training, coaching and mentoring.
  • Proven ability to own processes and enhancing them to be lean.
  • Demonstrable experience of technical mentoring and coaching.
  • Educated to degree level or equivalent experience.
  • Sufficient experience in field of expertise and an ability to demonstrate breadth and depth of subject, ideally post achievement of a relevant professional qualification or Chartership.
  • Ability to interrogate data in a Microsoft Excel environment with Visual Basic programming skills
  • Attention to details.
  • Strong verbal and report writing skills.
  • Effective presentation skills.
  • Current driving license.


  • Practitioner in InfoWorks CS & ICM, Risk Master and InfoNet
  • Practitioner in MapInfo
  • Demonstrable experience in model build, verification, historical verifications and solution development.
  • Excellent working knowledge of hydraulics.
  • Practical understanding of option build-ability.
  • Understanding of water quality standards.

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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