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Design Engineer- River/Hydraulic Modelling

  1. Bangalore

Design Engineer- River/Hydraulic Modelling

Atkins has an opportunity to join the Rivers, Coastal and Marine Design team in Bangalore.

Water Management Consultancy (WMC) is part of Infrastructure (Environmental and Water Management) within Atkins Water and Environment Business. Our clients are both UK and international, and our projects typically fall within one of the following categories: flood defence; hydraulic structures; ports and maritime. Consequently, WMC staff have a broad range of science and engineering skills including: river and coastal engineering; hydrology and hydraulics; dams; weirs; hydraulic gates; ports and maritime engineering.

The role requires the candidate to support in the delivery of a wide range of projects with a particular focus on integrated water management, including hydrodynamic catchment modelling, hydrology, sustainable drainage, water sensitive urban design, river restoration, software development, research and development, as well as client and multi-stakeholder engagement. 

The role will ideally suit someone who is looking for a technical challenge and is keen to work on advanced and industry leading projects.

ATKINS, part of the SNC Lavalin Group, is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce. As an equal opportunities employer, we value applications from all backgrounds, cultures and ability.


The ideal candidate for this role will need to be able to demonstrate the following level of skills and experience:

  • A strong academic background with degree in Civil engineering and /or Master Degree in Water Management/Hydrology with minimum 6 years of water industry experience..
  • Proven experience in 2D modelling using TUFLOW and ICM InfoWorks
  • Prior experience of 1D-2D modelling using ISIS-TUFLOW and ESTRY-TUFLOW
  • Proven skills in using GIS, including MapInfo, ArcGIS and freeware open source GIS products
  • An understanding of the overall development process
  • Experience in carrying out Flood Risk Assessments including drainage strategy.
  • Experience in FEH.
  • The applicant should be working towards Chartership status.
  • Able to produce technical reports in English in a clear and concise form.
  • Able to communicate effectively with both colleagues and clients and via video conferencing.
  • Competent in using IT including Word, Excel, Power-point, emails and the Internet.
  • Good presentational skill.
  • Ability to train and mentor junior team members
  • Managing own time.
  • Ability to follow quality procedures and to maintain high quality standards in own work.
  • Enthusiasm to learn new skills and new work procedures.


  • International experience
  • Chartered Engineer or working towards Charterdship
  • Working knowledge of coding/programming using (R, VBA, Python) will be a plus

The Individual  

  • Highly motivated and proactive, with a ‘can do’ attitude.
  • Skilled at collaborative working, have good interpersonal skills and an ability to communicate effectively.   
  • Customer focused with a good level of client management skills.                   
  • Have strong organisational and time management skills, with the ability lead and manage more than one project at any one time.         
  • Flexible and prepared to take on new challenges.


Atkins develops individuals through a portfolio of training and development activities designed to help you make the best of your abilities and talents.  These are reviewed with individuals through an annual appraisal process.  We actively support staff in achieving corporate membership of relevant institutions.


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Career Area

Physical hydrogeology & hydrology




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