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Project Engineer/Network Modeller

Job Overview

Crowder Consulting is a professional business of consulting engineers, software developers and data analysts. As an SME we are positioned in a niche area of the water industry being able to offer our leading Water Network Management System, Netbase, to water operators in the UK and internationally, along with our engineering consultancy and data analysis services.

Our services focus on the planning, monitoring, analysis, performance, modelling and operational aspects of water and sewer networks. We’re based in Central Birkenhead (Merseyside), easily accessible with great transport links.

As a Water Network Modeller, you’ll work on a wide range of consultancy projects for major water utilities across the UK and overseas. You’ll be expected to carry out a variety of different activities, including model construction, model maintenance, hydraulic analyses and data analytics.The work may extend to carrying out field based activities.You’ll also get the opportunity to work on the development and implementation of the Netbase system (specifically the HM Manager application), as we expand into overseas’ markets. You will be expected to work with junior members of the team in supporting and mentoring them whilst they develop their hydraulic modelling skills set.

As a Project Engineer, you’ll work on a wide range of consultancy projects for major water utilities across the UK and overseas.You’ll be expected to carry out a variety of different activities, including leakage and demand analysis, data analytics, pressure management, trunk main and service reservoir leakage analysis, and schematics definition.The work may extend to carrying out field based activities.You’ll also get the opportunity to work on the development and implementation of the Netbase system as we expand into overseas’ markets. You’ll develop expertise in the analysis, reporting and management of water supply and distribution networks.

As a Project Engineer or a Water Network Modeller, you’ll receive a salary of £25,000 to £35,000, level dependent on experience, skills and qualifications, along with additional benefits including; employer contributory pension scheme, annual leave entitlement that increases with length of service, and the option for flexible working days.

You’ll be employed on a permanent contract, working full time Monday to Friday, 7.5 hours a day with flexible start times available between 8am and 10am, and finish times between 4:30pm and 6:30pm.

To be considered for this role, you will need

  • A formal maths qualification
  • Excellent numeracy, computer and organisational skills
  • A hard working attitude
  • Eagerness to learn and develop new skills
  • To be a Water Network Modeller, you will need proven experience of working on hydraulic modelling contracts and a solid technical understanding of hydraulic modelling of water and / or wastewater networks.
  • To be a Project Engineer, you will need proven experience working on the management and analysis of water networks. 

We are looking for people who have aspirations of becoming future leaders within our organisation, so you will also need to be self-motivated, enthusiastic and ambitious.

Who we are?

Established in 1985, the growing team of over 110 employees are at the heart of what Crowder does, which is why the business is proud to have been Investors in People accredited since 2004, a testament to the company’s commitment to developing all personnel. The company also has an approved training scheme for CIWEM.

Crowder benefits from a longstanding dedicated workforce, and continued growth plans provide superb career opportunities within the business, making this a great time to join as a Project Engineer and as a Water Network Modeller.

All applications for this Graduate Project Engineer/Network Modeller vacancy are to be submitted via email, and strictly no agency calls or agency CV submissions.

Ref: 08/2019
Apply: Send your CV and covering letter, quoting the above reference, by email to jobs@crowderconsult.co.uk

To find out more about us, please submit an enquiry online.

Alternatively, you can call us on +44 (0) 151 647 7772 during office hours (Monday – Friday 09:00 – 17:30)

or email enquiries@crowderconsult.co.uk