Principal Hydrologist

This job is advertised through an agency. Our client is one of the UK's largest Water and Wastewater companies serving more than 8 million commercial and residential customers. They are looking to recruit a Principal Hydrologist to provide expertise on the maintenance and development of surface water resources available to the business in the face of climate change. The Principal Hydrologist will be expected to review and update the yield and deployment of existing surface water sources including those used in conjunction with groundwater. They will review and improve existing hydrological and water resources planning techniques, liaise with research establishments (e.g. Water UK/UKWIR) and provide a water resource monitoring service to the Business with regards to forecasting drought or periods of high demands. The Principal Hydrologist must have significant experience in practical or operational hydrology within the water service. They must be familiar with all relevant aspects including flood hydrology and the flood forecasting service, hydrometeorology in the interpretation of short and long term weather forecasts, the hydrology of dam safety assessments and the use of hydrological simulation modelling techniques. They must have a strong understanding of the UK Water Industry and the UK Regulation process, experience working with abstraction licensing law and related environmental standards and a general understanding of water treatment methodology. Applicants must have excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to discuss and interpret complex technical matters backed by an MSc degree in Hydrology, Water Resource or Business Planning.

Company Name : Hamilton
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Location : Warwickshire
Salary : £43000+
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