LTT Network Modeller
Thames Water
Reading, Berkshire, GB
5d ago

Who are we?

Thames Water is the UK’s largest water and wastewater company. We make a daily difference to our 15 million customers by supplying 2.

6 billion litres of water through 32, km of pipes, to keep taps flowing and toilets flushing. We are an essential service and have operated throughout the Covid19 pandemic.

At Thames Water, every one of our actions, big and small, matters every day. Water is essential to daily life, and that means our business is always open.

We’re proud of the positive ways of working we’ve adopted during the pandemic, creating a more flexible and dynamic environment so all our colleagues can thrive.

We’re moving to a hybrid approach with various options across working from home, office, and our sites for our office-based roles.

We’ll cover this during the assessment process.

Thames Water have a new and exciting opportunity for you to join the team as a LTT Network Controller (London Tideway Tunnels).

Due to the construction of the Thames Tideway Tunnel which will be become part of the wastewater network in London when it is commissioning commences next year, we are seeking a wastewater hydraulic network modeller to own and maintain the strategic model upon which the London Tideway Tunnels is designed, and to support the London-wide network operations team ins day-to-day operations which are enabled by modelling.

Are you an experienced hydraulic modeller or possibly a wastewater systems engineer looking to put your network understanding and analytical skills to work?

Join us and you’ll be part of a company where people are at the heart of the business. We value the unique skills, experiences, and backgrounds that each employee brings.

We are looking to recruit an experienced wastewater network modeller into our London Tideway Tunnels System Operator Team.

Your knowledge of wastewater networks and hydraulic modelling will become a key part of our operation and support the development of systems as we move towards commissioning, through commissioning and to business-as-usual operations, including support of regulatory reporting.

On occasion you may be required to oversee external support on a specific project basis.

The system operator team is at the centre of commissioning and operation of the LTT and this role provides opportunities to support a wide variety of activities within wastewater operations.

You will play a critical role in assessing the capability LTT to operate efficiently and safely in protecting the environment as well as protecting homes and infrastructure form flooding, and in enabling safe operations in and around the London wastewater network.

Not a direct requirement of the role but may be beneficial to have water quality modelling and river modelling.

Typical areas of responsibility include :

  • Maintenance of hydraulic network models specific to the needs of the LTT
  • Maintaining the Virtual Operating System for the operation of the LTT
  • Working with large data sets - collection and analysis of network and operational data
  • Interrogation, calibration, and verification of wastewater hydraulic models with reference to the LTT
  • Production of information and reports which support the commissioning process and will be a regulatory requirement as soon as the LTT is commissioned
  • Production of modelling reports to support safe access to the London sewer network by construction and operational teams
  • Supporting optimisation of the LTT and related network system
  • Become a key point of contact, collaborating with colleagues, and engaging with stakeholders to further our objectives.
  • You will influence and inform colleagues and senior leadership on operational and investment decisions

  • Delivering excellent customer service and continuous improvement
  • We are looking for the following skills and experience :

  • Demonstrable knowledge in the use of hydraulic wastewater network models, preferably with previous experience in the use of ICM modelling software, as well as the ability to demonstrate an understanding of hydraulic principles is essential
  • Experience of using applications of spatial rainfall in large catchments in real time desirable
  • Knowledge of SCADA systems and ability to interrogate these
  • You should be comfortable handling complex technical issues, whilst being able to communicate clearly and concisely with operational and planning colleagues
  • Intermediate level of Microsoft Office and GIS is essential
  • What’s in it for you?

    Our competitive salary package includes an excellent contributory pension, 26 days holiday per year increasing to 30 with the length of service and a wider benefits scheme.

    We also provide mentoring support for working toward Chartership in a relevant field and reimburse annual membership fees in a relevant professional society, such as CIWEM.

    Thames Water is a unique, rewarding and diverse place to work. If you join our team, you’ll enjoy fast-tracked career opportunities, flexible working arrangements and unparalleled benefits.

    We’re also proud to be an equal opportunity employer, Stonewall Diversity Champion and Disability Confident Leader.

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