• Title
    Water Management Technician / Assistant Consultant
    Requisition ID
    Work Location
    Department / Discipline
    Position Type
    Staff / Permanent
  • Overview / Responsibilities

    Do you have a keen interest in water management and an enthusiasm for developing solutions to complex and interesting problems? Are you looking for the ideal launch pad for a rewarding and fulfilling career in environmental consultancy? If so, we are recruiting for a high-calibre graduate to join our Water Management team in London.


    You will become part of a leading global team delivering environmental, engineering and technical services. With over 160 years of experience, we employ 55,000 people in more than 600 offices in over 60 countries. Our Environment and Infrastructure Solutions Business Unit provides full consulting, engineering, and construction services to our customers in the oil/gas/chemicals, nuclear, power, mining, industrial, pharmaceutical, government, transportation and water sectors.


    Wood have been successful in securing a major role in the environmental assessment and planning work supporting a range of the UK’s most high profile major infrastructure projects. Projects including the expansion of Heathrow Airport, nuclear new build projects and numerous power line connection projects. Our success in the major infrastructure sector means that we are very pleased to be looking for talented self-motivated individual to join our growing London based team of water environment specialists.


    You will join an enthusiastic and accommodating team which will provide you with a rewarding working environment. There are significant opportunities for ongoing and structured career development across Wood’s wider Environment and Infrastructure consultancy business.


    Prime Responsibilities


    You will work across a diverse range of water-related disciplines, including flood risk, geomorphology, WFD, hydrogeology, water resources and impact assessments. You are particularly likely to be involved with Flood Risk Assessments (FRAs) and Environmental Impact Assessment (EIAs). You will support the delivery of day to day project requirements, involving the manipulation and analysis of field and modelled data, GIS processing and data management, technical reporting, mapping and data presentation. You will meet our clients and you will form part of teams performing field surveys where required.

    Your work will be varied and interesting and will include the following:

    • Searching for and organising data and information
    • Undertaking site/field walk over surveys and field measurements
    • Assisting in reporting of technical analysis
    • GIS data manipulation and mapping
    • Attending client meetings and managing meeting record keeping
    • Hydrological or hydraulic data analysis and modelling


    We offer a dynamic and accommodating environment for a motivated and talented individual to fulfil their potential. We are co-located along with a wide range of other environmental and engineering disciplines in a modern, well-appointed office in Canary Wharf London.

    Wood recognises that our people are central to our success as a business, we are committed to providing a comprehensive framework for the professional development for our staff, including:

    • Access to extensive internal and external training opportunities;
    • An Early Careers Network;
    • A mentoring programme; and
    • Support for gaining chartership through professional institutions.

    Fairness, support in development and a safe work environment – these are all of great importance to us. Where people look out for each other, are respected and are recognised. Where people work ethically and safely. We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. We truly believe that diversity within our workplace promotes an incredible diversity of ideas. We are happy to consider applicants who are interested in the role on a part-time basis and support flexible working arrangements.

    Skills / Qualifications

    You will be a highly motivated and numerate individual with a strong interest in hydrological related areas, such as flood risk, hydrology, groundwater, geomorphology or water quality. We are looking for the following qualifications, skills and abilities:

    • We require a good BSc degree-level qualification in the earth sciences or environmental engineering field
    • You should have strong numerate and analytical skills, and be able to apply these to analysing problems and finding solutions to novel challenges;
    • You will collaborate effectively within the team, but also demonstrate initiative in working individually on discrete tasks;
    • You will be able to follow task instructions and understand the importance of delivering on expectations;
    • You will demonstrate an ability to tackle new concepts and challenges quickly; and
    • You will have excellent interpersonal skills enabling you to articulate technical concepts and you will be able to write high quality, concise reports.

    Company Overview

    Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 55,000 people, with revenues of around $10 billion.  We provide performance driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear and general industrial sectors. We strive to be the best technical services company to work with, work for and invest in. www.woodplc.com

    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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