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

Education

Education
2006 - 2009

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

University of the West Indies, St. Augustine Campus

Coursework

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

1999 - 2006

High School Diploma

Campion College

Skills

Skills

Water

Hydrology

Water Management

Water Resources