Principal Hydrologist - Glasgow

Job Title: Principal Hydrologist - Glasgow
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Glasgow, Scotland
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
REF: BBBH25268
Contact Name: Barrie Dempster
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Job Published: almost 3 years ago

Principal Hydrologist - Glasgow

As a result of continued success, my client now requires a talented and experienced Principal Hydrologist to join their Glasgow Office. As a trusted advisor to clients across a broad range of sectors, including renewables, energy networks, ports and harbours, minerals, residential and commercial.

My client offers a flexible work environment, competitive remuneration and benefits package, in-house training programmes, a strong emphasis on health and safety, support for continuing education and professional development and the opportunity to work with and learn from other technical experts and professionals.

The Role:
You will be a dynamic individual with proven experience in hydrology whose skills and work ethic will complement the experienced and growing water team. The principal role will principally incorporate the following elements:

  • Project management and delivery of hydrology projects;
  • Delivery of technical hydrological and river basin studies for a range of public and private sector clients;
  • Provide hydrology and modelling advice/guidance relating to all aspects of fluvial, coastal and pluvial flood risk, and river basin processes;
  • Input into cross-disciplinary projects (e.g. ecology, impact assessment, engineering);
  • Liaison with clients, regulators, sub-contractors and colleagues; and
  • Maintain and develop client relationships.

The Candidate:
Your skills and experience will include:

  • Honours or Master's degree in hydrology or relevant discipline;
  • Consultancy experience in project management and delivery;
  • Working experience in hydraulic modelling (1D & 2D hydraulic models);
  • Hydrology support to EIA and environmental engineering projects;
  • Chartered or in the process of/willing to work towards chartership of a recognised professional body;
  • Sound understanding of relevant legislation and guidelines across the UK;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; and
  • Full UK drivers licence.

We look forward to receiving your application. For further information, then please contact Barrie Dempster at ALLEN & YORK LTD on 01202 888986 or email