Jobs in Brief :
Own and manage the DNO&M hydraulic model build, enhancements and verification / calibration process (whether it is in house or outsourced and / or have a watching brief on
QIDMP, Expressway and LRDP modelling activities)
Provide the modelling expertise to support decision making, localised design activities and enhance operational regimes within DNO&M
Undertake gap analysis between present modelling programme and the full coverage required by DNO&M
Carry out root cause analysis with field support from O&M
Establish a model maintenance programme for use aligned to all Doha infrastructure projects (mainly LRDP, Highways Department and Qatar Rail Projects) and Qatar
Integrated Drainage Master Plan (QIDMP) and ensure that models are maintained and enhanced in line with the asset handovers
Utilise InfoNet for catchment and CCTV analysis whilst the model build activities are undertaken and identify and feedback GIS data improvement as a result of this.
Develop BAU processes and modelling procedural documentation
Develop model build specification suitable for DNO&M
Liaise with QIDMP and LRDP to co-ordinate all network modelling activities, survey work etc.
Establish the framework and governance to interface with QIDMP and LRDP and establish a Ashghal Modelling Forum
Agree Data Sharing protocols and mastering / ownership of models between IA and DNO&M.
Agree access rights to the model library with LRDP and usage protocols
Interface with IA on modelling and ensure the model library protocols developed by LRDP are adhered to.
Identify knowledge sharing opportunities and alignment activities with the model build teams on QIDMP and Qatar Electricity and Water Company (QEWC)
Agree IT system for wider sharing of model results availability (e.g. GIS)
Prepare technical documents for procuring a specialist consultant to build, calibrate / verify models. Establish standard support service requirements for standard data collection activities for modelling i.
e. manhole surveys, pumping station surveys, CCTV and Flow surveys
Manage contractor and ensure data quality and accuracy and coverage is appropriate
Undertake stakeholder analysis and deliver a communications plan to raise awareness of modelling and benefits across DNO&M
Roll out training as required including InfoNet to DNO&M asset management team
Support Asset Plan development with model outputs and analysis
Ensure adherence to Health and Safety Policy and Procedures within the workplace and comply with any new work instructions
Minimum Bachelor Degree in Science / Engineering / relevant subject
Education qualification obtained from North America, West Europe, Australia
Holder of current / valid Qatar Driving License
Minimum of 10 years’ experience in wastewater hydraulic modelling including development, calibration and verification techniques, simulation and system capability assessment.
Ideally at least 3 years’ experience in water supply hydraulic modelling
Knowledge of analyzing and manipulating data
Advanced knowledge of the design and operation of sewerage systems.
Competent to advanced skills level in Hydraulic Modelling Packages, preferable Info Works Suite or similar
Ability to support strategic changes
Ability to influence and engage stakeholders and staff at all levels within the Organisation and
Ability to communicate verbally and in writing in English is mandatory
Ability to communicate verbally and in writing in Arabic is preferred