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Hydraulic Modeller

Salary: Competitive
Location: Redhill, UK
Contract Type: Full Time Permanent
Closing Date: 01.06.2023

This is a {Advertised Permanent / Temporary}, {Advertised Full Time / Part Time} vacancy that will close in {x} days at {xx:xx} BST.

Binnies, an RSK company are recruiting a Hydraulic Engineer to join our team in Redhill .

Your focus will be to carry out hydraulic engineering and design calculations, computational analysis and hydraulic modelling for a range of hydraulic engineering work, including water and wastewater treatment works, pipelines and pumping systems, and hydraulic structures. Candidate may have a civil or mechanical engineering background and will receive high quality on-the-job training from industry experts, but some prior knowledge, experience, and/or interest in hydraulics would be expected. Opportunities would be available to develop capabilities further in related areas, such as pipeline and tunnel transient modelling, or computational fluid dynamics (CFD). Several opportunities exist, for candidates with a range of different levels of experience.

Key responsibilities:

  • Undertake a range of hydraulic calculations and design work
  • Construction of hydraulic models for treatment works, pipelines, tunnels, intakes and outfalls, using standard spreadsheets and in-house or proprietary software
  • Carry out hydraulic studies and prepare technical reports
  • Deliver project tasks to budget and programme
  • Liaise with clients and other external organisations as needed
  • Supervise junior team members

Skills and Competencies

  • Competent in the use of MS Word and Excel
  • Pro-active approach to work
  • Attention to detail, and focus on quality
  • Ability to apply knowledge to non-standard situations
  • Team player, working with others to deliver results.
  • Communicate effectively with team members and external organisations.
  • Ability to write clearly and concisely, producing high quality reports.
  • Knowledge and understanding of hydraulics.
  • Good understanding of water and wastewater treatment processes and the hydraulic layout and design of treatment works.
  • Understanding of construction and operational requirements for treatment works and the implications for hydraulic design.
  • Ability to read and mark up design drawings


  • Ability to work in Redhill, Surrey office, at least on occasional basis
  • Experience with programming/macro writing.
  • Knowledge and experience in the use of hydraulic modelling software
  • Experience in related hydraulic discipline, such as network modelling (ICM, SWMM5), pipeline/tunnel hydraulic modelling, or computational fluid dynamics (CFD).
  • Experience in water quality modelling.
  • Experience with design of pumping stations



  • Degree qualified in Engineering from a leading University.


  • Chartered, or working towards Chartered status in relevant institution such as ICE, IMechE or CIWEM.

Why join us

Would you like to work in a business where you feel empowered to grow?  Where there is no place for criticism or discrimination.  A place where people are mindful and respectful.

If you’re curious what we mean or even how, you’ll fit in with our way of working.  If you had other thoughts, we’d love to hear them. Our “engaged” behaviours mean that we appreciate different styles get results. Evolved over 100 years, we have a culture of caring, where our employee’s wellbeing and work-life balance are priorities.

You will learn about our technical excellence and award-winning approach to integrated planning and design. This creates flood alleviation and resilient water infrastructure with lasting environmental and social legacies. You’ll continue to hone skills working with clients and industry-leading professionals, striving for smarter, safer solutions.

The successful applicant will go from being great alone to truly amazing with Binnies.

We develop intelligent solutions using our award-winning integrated planning and design approach to deliver functional infrastructure and lasting environmental and social legacies. This is backed by a culture that has stayed true since our foundation over 100 years ago. We create new possibilities for humanity through our innovative approach to delivery.

Together with our clients, we are always striving to find a smarter way to deliver projects. From providing low carbon, sustainable and resilient water solutions, flood alleviation and environment services, to connecting people with insights and data. Our business exists to improve the quality of life for our local communities today and for generations to come.

Binnies is part of the RSK Group, a leading integrated environmental, engineering, and technical services business providing dynamic, multidisciplinary services to a wide range of sectors. RSK was founded in 1989 and has grown considerably since then. In fact, Environment Analyst recently highlighted RSK’s growth commenting, “Few companies in the environmental services sector can claim to be expanding at the same pace as RSK.” 

RSK operates as a group of synergistic businesses with a growth strategy centred on diversification to build a resilient business that can withstand external pressures while also bringing more value to clients and opportunities to employees. 


We create sustainable critical infrastructure across the whole asset life cycle to meet the net zero challenge. We integrate sustainability into everything we do, utilising digital innovation to create value. We de-risk projects through collaborative engagement and holistic thinking which builds inclusive wealth for our clients, stakeholders and communities.


We are engaged in every aspect of the water industry, helping clients efficiently and effectively collect, store, move and treat water and wastewater; plan and manage watersheds; harness the energy embedded in the treatment and movement of water and enhance sustainability. We incorporate leading-edge digital transformation to create more resilient and reliable solutions using data analytics to provide powerful insights.

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