Black & Veatch Geomorphologist/Hydromorphologist in North West, United Kingdom, United Kingdom
United Kingdom-North West, United Kingdom-South East
Provide geomorphological and Water Framework Directive assessment technical inputs to projects
Contribute to broader environmental assessments / EIA work and input to project designs for river and coastal schemes.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
Provide geomorphology input to feasibility and option appraisal studies
Undertake geomorphology surveys, including walkovers, fluvial audits and site-specific surveys
Production of Water Framework Directive Compliance Assessments to support environmental assessments
Provide input to designs for river restoration projects
Provide input to bids and proposals
Contribute to EIA and wider environmental reports
Identify and undertake opportunities to present and raise awareness of geomorphology and river restoration work through networks and conferences
This post will report to and liaise with:
BV Environmental Services team
BV Chief Geomorphologist (based in Bradford on Avon)
BV Environmental, engineering design and GIS teams (based in Chester, Redhill and / or other locations)
BV project managers (based in Chester, Redhill and / or other locations)
Client liaison, in particular with Environment Agency or Natural Resources Wales technical staff
Full time/Part time will be considered for this role.
Education & training: BSc Geography, Geology or similar Environmental Sciences.
Member of relevant professional institution (e.g. CIWEM or RGS/IBG) working towards Chartered status
Background & experience: 4-5 years post graduate experience in applied geomorphology
Used to working in multi-disciplinary teams.
Knowledge base: Geomorphology, hydrology, flood and coastal erosion risk management, Water Framework Directive, river restoration
Skills: Qualitative and quantitative interpretation of geomorphological issues; desk studies; preparation of clear figures and maps, report writing, GIS.
All applicants must be able to complete pre-employment onboarding requirements (if selected) which may include any/all of the following: criminal/civil background check, drug screen, and motor vehicle records search, in compliance with any applicable laws and regulations.
Preferred Job Qualifications:
Masters / other postgraduate qualification in relevant subject such as catchment management
Chartered Member of relevant professional institution (e.g. C.WEM, CEnv, CSci, CGeog)
Previous experience in environmental / engineering consultancy
Experience working for / with the Environment Agency and water companies
Experience across range of rivers, estuarine and coastal environments
Natural flood management, EIA, environmental modelling, water quality, catchment management, fish pass/bypass channel design
Innovative data collection methods (e.g. mobile GIS), sediment transport calculations
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