Senior / Principal Flood Mapping / Hydraulic Engineer – Engineering Jobs

We are seeking to recruit a Senior or Principal Flood Mapping, Flood Protection Hydraulic Engineer for full-time permanent position with a European Engineering Construction Consultancy for their offices in Oman.

PLEASE NOTE: This is a senior level role that will report to the ministry of Water Resources. 20+ years of experience is a requirement. If you have less years of experience, please apply to our other roles for Flood Projection/ Hydraulic Engineers. You can find the link to the other roles at the bottom of this page.

No previous Middle East experience is required for this engineering vacancy, as long as you can show solid experience in Flood Protection Engineering for an Engineering Consultancy.

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We have a number of jobs and careers we are recruiting for in the Middle East for Engineering professionals. Please visit our International Jobs and Careers pages.

Responsibilities of the Principal Flood Mapping/ Hydraulic Engineer – International Engineering Vacancies

  • Develop and implement innovative strategies for water resource management, including flood risk mitigation and hydrological risk assessment.
  • Conduct thorough hydrological studies, focusing on watershed analysis, water cycle research, and flood estimation.
  • Statistical analysis of rainfall data, gap analysis, etc
  • Perform detailed meteorological studies to understand and predict weather patterns and their impact on hydrological systems.
  • Employ advanced hydrological modeling software for in-depth analysis, predictions, and flood estimation.
  • Design and manage effective watershed management and rainwater harvesting systems, incorporating flood risk assessments.
  • Generate precise hydrological maps and data visualizations using GIS and other state-of-the-art technologies.
  • Work collaboratively with multidisciplinary teams on significant environmental, water resource, and meteorological projects.
  • Offer specialized consultation on sustainable water resource management, flood risk management, and the environmental implications of meteorological changes.
  • Adhere to and enforce both local and international hydrological and meteorological standards and environmental regulation
  • Possess knowledge in programming and data analysis, which is considered a significant advantage for handling complex hydrological data and modeling tasks.

Requirements and Qualifications -Senior Hydraulic Engineer Flood Protection

  • A BSc Qualification in an Engineering related subject such as Civil or Environmental Engineering
  • An additional Masters Degree Qualification
  • A Chartered or Professional Engineer status is also highly desirable
  • 20 + years of experience is required for this senior level role. You will have extensive experience in flood mapping, flood protection, mitigation engineering, hydrology engineering or related areas
  • Strong proficiency in Hydraulic modelling software for flood protection. HEC-RAS HEC-HMS and GIS
  • The Senior/ Principal role will require experience of overseeing a team for Flood Modelling/ Mapping Flood Protection and Hydraulic Engineering
  • Strong English language skills, with excellent communication and project management ability.
  • The ability to work to tight project deadlines.

Salary & Benefits for the Principal Flood Mapping Hydraulic Engineer – Middle East Engineering

This is a full-time permanent position with a well-known European engineering consultancy.

R.O 1700-1800 per month

In addition

  • Accommodation and transport are provided
  • Medical insurance cover is provided on top of the basic salary
  • Mobilisation flights and visa costs.

To apply for this Hydraulic Engineering job vacancy in Oman

Email . Please ensure you quote the following reference Number in the subject line of your email: FM/HY/24

Please ensure that you detail in your CV that you have the following experience

  1. 20+ years of experience ( from the date you attained your Degree)
  2. Flood Protection
  3. Flood Mapping
  4. Drainage systems
  5. Hydraulic Analysis and Modelling

CV writing for Middle East job vacancies – Jobs and Careers for Engineers

  • Please ensure that you provide your Date of Birth and Nationality on your CV, along with your contact detail, telephone number and email address.
  • A professional picture. Ideally a picture of you in a professional setting. Please do not provide photos of yourself in a local bar or dancing at a party, or in fancy dress !
  • Please ensure that you provide dates on ALL of your qualifications and the place where you studied your BSc Quantity Surveying and detail if it was full or part-time.
  • Please make sure that you provide your MRICS Membership number and the date you attained MRICS.
  • Where possible provide information on the projects you have worked on and their value as well as your particular involvement and who you reported to, and anyone you were responsible for.
  • In addition, provide detail on your notice period and availability.
  • Above all, please do not use coloured text or logo pictures on your CV, keep it simple.

About Us- Stafford Lawrence Ltd- Engineering Recruitment Consultants

  • Stafford Lawrence Ltd has 20 years of experience recruiting full-time vacancies for Engineering professionals in the UK Middle East and Asia
  • We have considerable experience placing experienced Engineers and Engineers seeking their first role in the middle east, we will guide you and offer assistance all the way.
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  • We are always seeking Engineers for Careers in Construction in the Middle East, we can provide detailed information on salaries and benefits as well as information on living and working in the middle east and visa requirements.

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