Richard N.S. Atkinson

  • Kingston Jamaica
Richard N.S. Atkinson

Civil Engineer whose aim is to develop, refine and utilise a water-centric engineering management skillset to add value and aid in nationwide water resource capacity building

Work History

Work History
Jun 2010 - Present

Non-Revenue Water Co-ordinator/Engineer

National Water Commission 
  • Quantification and analysis of losses in hydraulic networks
  • Performance of Non-Revenue Water audits, hydraulic modelling and GIS mapping
  • Network reconfiguration and design
  • Design and analysis of Water Production and Drought Management regimes
  • Development of strategies to reduce Non-Revenue Water volume and energy consumption


Apr 2014 - Mar 2015

Distribution Engineer (Acting)

National Water Commission
  • Provided specialist assistance with network operations
  • Designed and analysed hydraulic networks using specialised software tools
  • Evaluated of network upgrades
  • Supervised technicians
Sep 2009 - Jun 2010

Design Engineer

National Water Commission Jamaica
  • Created and maintained hydraulic models
  • Prepared Bills of Quantities for water supply projects
  • Carried out site visits and desktop studies
Aug 2009 - Sep 2009

Junior Engineer

Jamaica Social Investment Fund
  • Designed small structures
  • Supervised construction works
  • Prepared site reports


2006 - 2009

Bachelor of Engineering (B.Eng.) (Hons.)

University of the West Indies, St. Augustine Campus


Mechanics of Fluids, Engineering Hydrology, Civil Engineering Design, Engineering Statistics, Engineering Management, Civil Engineering Law

1999 - 2006

High School Diploma

Campion College





Water Management

Water Resources