Senior Hydrogeologist

Senior Hydrogeologist

Job Title: Senior Hydrogeologist
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Reading, Berkshire
Salary: DOE + benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 894543_1519991128
Contact Name: Francesca Tucker
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 02, 2018 11:45

Job Description

As a Senior Hydrologist, your main responsibilities will be/include:
*Desk based hydrogeological assessment.
*Identifying appropriate locations for new abstraction wells.
*Designing well installations.
*Designing pumping tests and preparing regulatory applications for pumping tests.
*Providing advice on borehole maintenance and optimising well yield.
*Assessing water quality issues with supply wells.
*Organisation of field work, including third party activities.
*Preparation of risk assessments and method statements.
*Liaison with contractors, laboratories and regulators.
*Field based work including monitoring and contractor supervision.
*Data collection, collation and analysis.
*Report writing.
*Inputting to water resources management plans from a groundwater perspective.
*Inputting to drought management plans from a groundwater perspective.
*Providing support to experienced project managers.
*Presenting information to senior management at meetings in a concise and effective manner.
*Report checking and review

Successful candidates will have/be:
*Good understanding of chalk hydrogeology and aquifers in the South East of the UK.
*Experience of working for the water supply sector with a focus on resource evaluation.
*A minimum of a good honours degree in earth sciences and a master's degree or doctorate in hydrogeology.
*The ability to analyse information and to present this logically and accurately in reports or verbal presentations.
*Proficient in the use of Microsoft packages including Word and Excel.
*Excellent communication skills.
*The ability to work as part of a large multi-disciplinary team, as well as being willing to work individually.
*You will need to be a team player, willing to work away from your base office, with a high level of personal responsibility and adaptable and flexible approach to different project requirements.
*Full clean driving licence
* The ability to use groundwater modelling packages such as MODFLOW and a proficiency in the use of Microsoft PowerPoint are desirable.

Position- Senior Hydrogeologist
Location- South East
Salary- DOE + competitive benefits

Key Words:Hydrogeologist, Hydrogeology, Hydrogeological, Hydrology, Abstraction, Well, Aquifer, Groundwater, Water Quality, Water Resource Management

(There may be the occasional need for worldwide travel/away from home)

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This role is a permanent position

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