Clean Water Network Modellers / Engineers - All Levels

Requisition ID
Work Location
GB-Tyne and Wear-Newcastle upon Tyne
Additional Work Locations
GB-Lanarkshire-Glasgow | GB-Yorkshire-Leeds | GB-London
Department / Discipline
Civils - Engineering
Additional Work Location
Position Type
Staff / Permanent

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood has opportunities for Clean Water Network Modellers / Engineers to join our team delivering frameworks for several UK water companies, and industrial and overseas clients.


These are permanent vacancies that can be based across the United Kingdom. You will report to the Technical Director and will be responsible for the development and delivery of a wide variety of projects. 


Key Responsibilities

Your main responsibilities will include (some or all depending on seniority):

  • Construction, calibration and delivery of clean water hydraulic models
  • Carrying out investigation studies on clean water networks to support system improvements and investment planning
  • Analysis of spatial and network performance data
  • Overseeing of project teams delivering a diverse portfolio of water infrastructure projects
  • Support to project team members with responsibility for: team direction, workload planning, technical support, and driving staff performance, motivation and career development
  • Ensuring quality of outputs and compliance with standards, specifications and governance requirements
  • Building, maintaining and managing strong and collaborative working relationships with clients
  • Support on the production of bids and proposals
  • Contributing to our culture of continual improvement to drive efficiency and innovation
  • Maintaining and reporting on overall programme of work and associated resource demands
  • Contributing to commercial performance, forecasting and risk management

Skills / Qualifications

Skills / Experience


  • Good IT skills, in particular MS Excel and Access and use of GIS packages
  • Good technical report writing skills
  • Experience in the analysis of water networks (or similar) performance data
  • Experience in the construction and use of network hydraulic models
  • Good presentation, written and verbal communication, and interpersonal skills, able to present findings and discuss with clients
  • Ability to lead and motivate a team both internally and in partnership with external clients, and provide technical guidance and mentorship
  • Ability to manage (or support project managers to manage) small to large modelling projects/packages and programme of works
  • Self-motivated, self-disciplined and having the ability to work to tight deadlines
  • Maintain strong and collaborative working relationships and interactions with clients
  • Cooperate and communicate effectively with other team members to provide technical support and assistance
  • The ability to work on your own initiative on technical matters and provide support to others within the team
  • Awareness of relevant health and safety and environmental aspects of projects 


  • Ability to co-ordinate and manage staff at all levels, including line management of less experience colleagues, improve organisational effectiveness and a culture of continuous improvement



  • Degree qualified in a relevant discipline


  • Chartered membership, or working towards, of a relevant professional institution e.g. CIWEM, IOW, ICE
  • Hold a full driving licence

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in engineering and consultancy across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world’s most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 40,000 people.

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

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