Hydrogeologist

Recruiter
Location
Wokingham, United Kingdom Countrywide
Salary
Competitive
Posted
02 Sep 2016
Closes
12 Apr 2017
Ref
EU/0000HB
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Jacobs employ some of the UK's most experienced and skilled technical services professionals and has grown to over 9,000 people in locations across the UK.

At Jacobs we provide the resources to turn great ideas into reality, and we're looking for the most talented and passionate individuals out there to be our next generation of leaders.

Our Sustainable Solutions business provides a focus for advising our clients on sustainability issues including environmental impact assessment, land and water management, renewable energy, low carbon economies, impacts of climate change and waste and resource management. Our environmental capabilities comprise of in excess of 700 staff based predominantly in the UK, but with reach into the Middle East.

We currently have an opportunity for a hydrogeologist / senior hydrogeologist within our hydrogeological team based in either Reading or Croydon. The successful person will become part of a respected and ambitious company with excellent career prospects and international opportunities.

The successful person will become part of a respected and ambitious company with excellent career prospects and international opportunities. Responsibilities will include;
  • Support experienced project managers.
  • Desk based hydrogeological assessment.
  • Organisation of field work, including third party activities.
  • Preparation of method statements.
  • Liaison with contractors, laboratories and regulators.
  • Field based work including monitoring and contractor supervision.
  • Data collection, collation and analysis.
  • Report writing.
  • Report checking


Essential:
  • 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

Desirable:
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft packages including Word and Excel.
  • Ability to use groundwater modelling packages such as MODFLOW
  • An understanding of water chemistry
  • Borehole design, installation and pumping test analysis.

JACOBS is an Equal Opportunity Employer who is committed to the safety and wellbeing of all.