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Intermediate / Senior Hydraulic Modeller - Auckland

tauranga, bay of plenty
Full time
Expires in: EXPIRED
Posted by:Tonkin & Taylor
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Tonkin + Taylor is New Zealand's leading engineering and environmental consultancy, renowned for our technical excellence in solving complex challenges. We are proudly a New Zealand, employee-owned company and our collective mission is to create and sustain a better world.

At T+T, we strongly believe that it's our people that keep our clients coming back.  Our people are known for being 'humble high-achievers': delivering award-winning solutions, working collaboratively, and delivering exceptional outcomes for our clients.  They are our greatest asset, and we invest in their development, well-being, and career aspirations.

We are proud to have a diverse water engineering team in New Zealand with a range of technical specialists across flood risk, hydrology, climate change and resilience, integrated catchment management, three waters planning and design, water quality, and coastal processes. Our hydraulic modellers provide technical analysis and collaborate with these specialists and the wider business.       

Kei te hiahia mātou ki ōu pūkenga | We want your skills

To enable us to keep moving at speed, we are looking for an experienced and proactive hydraulic modeller with a keen interest in leading projects that use technology to create innovative solutions. This is a great opportunity for an experienced engineer or scientist with a background in modelling to join our highly supportive and experienced Water Engineering team. There is plenty of scope to make this role your own, add value and really make a difference on our projects.

In this role there will be opportunities to work on interesting projects, at regional, catchment and site-scale including:

  • Working closely with flood protection and catchment planning teams at councils across New Zealand.
  • Project management and leadership.
  • Flood risk assessment, mitigation, and design. For councils, government agencies, the private sector and overseas.
  • Integrated catchment management planning.
  • Hydrological analysis.
  • Hydraulic analysis for large design projects and alliances.
  • Innovation and tool development.

Kei te whakapono mātou ki tō whanaketanga | We want to develop you

Working at T+T provides a rich learning environment for individuals to grow and develop every day. You're in the driver's seat when it comes to your learning, and there are heaps of opportunities to tap into a wealth of knowledge, expertise and formal development opportunities.

Na tōu rourou | What you'll bring

  • 6-12 years of relevant experience - we can be flexible for the right candidate
  • Relevant science degree or BE (hons) Civil Engineering / Engineering Science / Natural Resources / Environmental engineering (or similar)
  • Knowledge of GIS systems and scripting
  • Experienced in hydraulic analysis using relevant modelling software e.g. DHI, TUFLOW, Infoworks ICM, HEC-RAS. A background that includes urban stormwater modelling experience is desirable.
  • Ability to coach junior modellers.
  • Experience or interest in managing projects, being proactive in understanding client needs to scope and deliver projects with great community outcomes.
  • Demonstrated ability of providing technical review and model QA.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in multi-disciplinary teams.
  • Proven experience with client engagement, delivery and great business acumen.
  • Excellent written and spoken English language skills with the ability to explain complex hydraulics to technical and non-technical audiences.

Ngā Hua | Our benefits

  • Exposure to a variety of professional experts and projects; T+T have a long standing relationship with local government clients and are involved in a number of large-scale alliance projects, as well as smaller community focused projects
  • A highly supportive team environment where you are encouraged to pave your own career path that caters to your ambitions
  • Professional memberships and continued education support
  • A flexible working culture and formal flexible working arrangements including part time working and ability to purchase extra leave
  • Internal training programs
  • Mentoring programs
  • $500 annual wellbeing allowance and wellbeing programme
  • A very active social club
  • Free fruit baskets and morning teas (we love morning teas at T+T!)
  • Additional parental leave, salary top-up and a back to work coaching programme (as per policy)
  • State of the art, modern and contemporary offices

We embrace flexible working at T+T and aim to work in a way that serves the needs of our people, clients and communities. Our flexible working culture enables us to work flexibly to create better work and life experiences. We welcome applicants who wish to work part-time or flexible hours.

Toroa tā mātou pae tukutuku mō ētehi atu kōrero | For more information, check out our website

APPLY NOW! Or for further information on T+T, go to: T+T is not only a place to work - it's a place where your work will make a difference. 

'Everyone Matters' is one of our three core values at T+T, and we are committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce who foster inclusion, participation, and equal opportunity.

We are proud to be an Immigration New Zealand Accredited Employer, a member of Diversity Works, and Partners of TupuToa and Pūhoro STEMM Academy. We particularly encourage speakers of Te Reo Māori or Pasifika languages to apply.

T+T have a partnership with Rainbow Tick and are actively working towards accreditation - we absolutely welcome applicants from rainbow communities.

Job Details

  • Reference #: 23372
  • Posted on: 30 Oct 2023
  • Closes on: 29 Nov 2023 12:00
  • Location(s): Tauranga
  • Expertise: Civil Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Environmental Science, Geospatial Analysis, Water Resource Engineering
  • Job level(s): Professional (5-10), Senior (10-15)
  • Work type(s): Full Time, Permanent


tauranga, bay of plenty