R360 Senior Modeller: Visa sponsorship available

Senior Modeller: Visa sponsorship available


United Utilities

About us

United Utilities (UU) is proud to be ranked #11 in The Inclusive Top 50 UK Employers List. We value diversity, inclusion and innovation in our workplace, and we foster a culture where our people can grow, excel, and be themselves. Whether you work with a team that shares your vision or join a network of peers with similar interests, you will find a welcoming and supportive organisation to be part of and to belong to.

Our mission is to deliver high-quality water for a more prosperous, greener and healthier North West of England. We are committed to providing our services in a way that respects the environment, supports the economy, and benefits society. We uphold our ethics, values and business model to fulfil our mission and, by setting clear goals and objectives, we create sustainable long-term value for our colleagues, customers and communities.

Joining us

We’ve got a lot to offer. You’ll join a thriving FTSE 100 company and will enjoy a range of core benefits that reflect your value and value contribution. These include:

  • A generous annual leave package of 26 days, which increases to 30 days after four years of service, in addition to 8 bank holidays.
  • A competitive pension scheme with up to 14% employer contribution, 21% combined, and life cover.
  • A 10.5% performance-related bonus scheme, as well as recognition awards for outstanding achievements.
  • A comprehensive healthcare plan through our company-funded scheme.
  • A relocation allowance of up to £8,000, subject to eligibility criteria.

Our projects are designed to be environmentally and socially responsible and will offer you opportunities to learn and grow throughout the project cycle. As part of our team, you will benefit from a range of training and development programs, such as AMP Project Management Qualifications (PMQ), professional membership and support to gain chartership, leadership coaching, professional accreditation and mentoring. We are here to support you in reaching your full potential and thriving in your career and beyond.

We are excited to offer you a flexible and hybrid working model that lets you balance your work and life and enjoy the benefits of working with us wherever you are. In-person site attendance in Warrington is required three days per week to promote the benefits of face-to-face collaboration, alongside some travel to other sites in the North West and flexible hours to support work-life balance. Initially, you may be expected to attend sites more frequently to familiarise yourselves with the team, environment and your role.

The role

United Utilities (UU) is on the lookout for Wastewater Network Modelling experts who are eager to make a positive impact on the environment and society by managing sustainable, large-scale Wastewater Network Modelling projects. Join us in the role of Senior Modeller where you will have the opportunity to manage and motivate our engineering teams and aid us in achieving our ambitious plans in North West England, UK.

As Senior Modeller, you will be responsible for management and delivery of modelling strategy both within UU and our client network. You will deliver guidance, training, and promote staff development and wellbeing within the discipline. The role will involve taking part in the planning, programming, and coordinating of wastewater projects while ensuring delivery excellence, technical governance and best practices are upheld.

As a Senior Modeller, you will play a crucial role in in delivering our AMP8 Better Rivers programme and extensive studies and investigations programme. By embracing and promoting innovation, especially with new technologies and/or environmental solutions, and using your management skills, you will oversee a team of modellers to deliver solutions that will help us shape and define our future vision.

You’ll be at the forefront of our most groundbreaking initiatives with full access to our organization and cutting-edge work. You will utilise your expertise to tackle engineering challenges unique to our industry and collaborate with other specialists to shape vital elements of Research and Development (R&D), Planning and Network Engineering activities within our programmes. Your contributions will be pivotal to our success and will support us in fulfilling our objectives.

At United Utilities, we offer dynamic career paths that foster both professional and personal growth. You’ll have opportunities to enhance your skills, knowledge, and experience in a nurturing and cooperative setting. If you’re driven by a desire to make a tangible impact on the North West of England and are excited to be part of our transformative journey, we’re eager to connect with you. Submit your application today and join the UU family!

Key accountabilities

  • Working closely and maintaining strong relationships with other engineering disciplines and internal clients .
  • Provide engineering support including design and technical engineering advice to all areas of UU. The main areas are likely to be the capital programme, operational support and studies & investigations.
  • Responsible for the delivery of a range of projects, studies and investigations throughout UU including data gathering and analysis, design, preparation of technical reports, review of proposals by others and providing advice and responses to other team members.
  • Organising and managing commissions through the specialist network modelling frameworks.
  • Line management for technical staff within the team, mentoring and supervising developing engineers from across the business.
  • Raising the profile of UU technical leadership in the water industry and other sectors.

Skills & experience
To be successful with your application, you’ll need to show that you meet the following criteria:

  • Chartered or Incorporated professional or demonstrable equivalent level of expertise.
  • Strong technical competence and leadership skills.
  • Experience in leading successful modelling resources in a highly technical and commercial environment.
  • Modelling experience needs to be in in the use of Innovyze InfoWorksTM ICM software.
  • Hold a full UK/EU driving licence.

We believe in empowering you to achieve your aspirations and dreams, both in your work and in your life. To help you achieve your goals, we offer a variety of voluntary benefits that you can select according to your needs and preferences.

  • Onsite gym and physio lounge with instructor-led gym classes and dedicated physiotherapist, onsite childcare and nursery, free parking and EV charging points, dedicated multi-faith/prayer rooms and free bus service for UU colleagues – Warrington only
  • MyGymDiscounts – gym and wellness benefit that offers up to 25% off on gym memberships and digital fitness subscriptions
  • Best Doctors
  • Salary Finance
  • Wealth at Work courses
  • Deals and discounts
  • EVolve Car Scheme
  • Employee Assistance Plan
  • Mental health first aiders
  • ShareBuy
  • MORE Choices flexible benefits
  • Enhanced parental leave schemes


Further Information
More information can be found below:

  • UU benefits: https://www.unitedutilities.com/corporate/careers/why-work-for-us/benefits-of-working-for-us/
  • Pension information: https://www.unitedutilities.com/corporate/careers/pensions/
  • UU careers: https://www.unitedutilities.com/corporate/careers/
  • Data privacy: https://www.unitedutilities.com/privacy/

Selection Process Details
Your application will go through the following stages of assessment:

1. Pre-sift – We will check that your CV meets the essential/eligibility criteria listed in the Skills & Experience section of this advert. On your CV, please clearly show how you meet the criteria above.

2. Sift – Your CV will be reviewed by UU hiring managers to determine eligibility for interview.

3. Interview – If invited to interview, you’ll be assessed against the sift categories in the Skills & Experience section of this advert.

4. Feedback – Feedback will be provided post-interview. If successful, your application will be considered for offer. Please note feedback will only be provided if you attend an interview.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £53,000.00 per year


  • Canteen
  • Company pension
  • Employee discount
  • Employee mentoring programme
  • Financial planning services
  • Free or subsidised travel
  • Free parking
  • Gym membership
  • Health & wellbeing programme
  • On-site gym
  • On-site parking
  • Private medical insurance
  • Referral programme
  • Relocation assistance
  • Shuttle service provided
  • Transport links
  • UK visa sponsorship
  • Work from home


  • Flexitime
  • Monday to Friday

Supplemental pay types:

  • Performance bonus
  • Yearly bonus

Work Location: Hybrid remote in Warrington, Cheshire

Reference ID: UU012

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