• Title
    Senior Hydrologist - Expression of Interest
    Requisition ID
    Work Location
    Department / Discipline
    Project Engineering
    Position Type
    Fixed Term
  • Overview / Responsibilities

    Wood is currently looking to recruit a PMC Senior Hydrologist to work on a PMC assignment with our client TPCL. The Senior Hydrologist will need to assess the potential impact of water flow through channels, wadis on the design and integrity of the onshore gas pipeline being routed through such areas. Successful candidate will need to perform the below duties;


    Wood PMC team will execute the work from client office in Dubai. The project is expected to continue for 3-4 years.


    Overview / Responsibilities

    •  Analyse the effect of environmental changes on water flow
    • Study the effects on flows brought about by changes in land use, such as afforestation or crop irrigation
    • Plan responses to specific weather conditions, such as droughts and floods, and assess the impacts of such events on water catchments and supplies
    • Undertake hydrological modelling to allow the development of flood forecasting and drought management strategy
    • Assist in the planning of water resource development by forecasting and monitoring water usage and rainfall
    • Estimate water yields, taking into account the utilisation of water in a specific natural drainage area ('catchment')
    • Assess the relationship between rainfall, run off, and soil and rock features for the catchment
    • Investigate factors affecting acidity, nitrate levels or other diffuse pollution of surface water
    • Calculate and audit water resource systems and analyse this data
    • Determine licences for companies and bodies requesting to use river resources
    • Deal with enquiries from external bodies and individuals, such as water regulators, consultants and researchers
    • Provide project-management consultancy in installing new river flow gauges
    • Oversee data collection on-site by hydro metrists and other staff
    • Supervise the collection, processing and evaluation of data for water resource planning and flood management
    • Develop computer systems to improve the efficiency of data collection and analysis


    Skills / Qualifications


    • Bachelor Degree in Hydrology or other related discipline
    • Minimum 15 years of relevant experience mainly in Oil and Gas / river crossing / Pipeline projects
    • Required to complete Flood Risk Assessments, Surface Water Management Plans, Catchment Management Plans, Flood Estimation, Rainfall Analysis, Hydrological Assessments, GIS Mapping, Drainage Strategy and Hydraulic Modelling using Tuflow and Flood Modeller. 
    • With software experience (or equivalent) in: (HEC-HMS, HEC-RAS, GSSHA, SWMM, FEH, ISIS, TUFLOW, MIKE 11, MIKE Flood, both steady-state and dynamic, including dam breach, ArcGIS and AutoCAD) is an asset
    • Must have project management skills with ability to track timelines, meet budgets and schedules
    • With previous PMC / Operators experience is required


    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 60,000 people, with revenues of over $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.  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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