Hydraulic Modeller

  • Permanent
  • Kent, United Kingdom
  • £35,000 per annum


Overview of the role:
This role involves updating InfoWorksWS Hydraulic models of the Water Distribution System used to assess the effects of change. There is a constant need to update these models to reflect resource development, new infrastructure, capital maintenance and changes in demand patterns.
Expected requirements:
The successful candidate will, as a minimum, hold A levels in maths, physics or geography or have knowledge of the water distribution system. A degree is preferable but not essential.
Main responsibilities

  • Carry out extensive model rebuild or updating as required using GIS, Scopex, Aquanet and pressure logging software.
  • Demand assessments using billing data and other system metering.
  • Discussions with operational staff to confirm current network configuration
  • Site visits to determine functional calibration field tests.

Other duties may include:

  • Assess developer enquiries with all mains InfoWorks models and arrange flow and pressure tests where necessary.
  • Make recommendations for any reinforcement required to maintain levels of service and assisting Developer Services in their response to developers.
  • Meet associated KPIs.
  • Modelling/network assessment to support DG2 investigations and scoping of schemes within Asset Planning.
  • Giving modelling support to other departments:
  • Engineering: sizing pumps and providing information for surge analysis.
  • Water Quality: age of water, source of supply, direction of flow
  • Operations: managing planned work and emergency incidents.
  • Leakage: leak detection, DMA reorganisation and pressure management

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