Principal Hydrogeologist / Technical Director

London, GL
10 Nov 2016
08 Jun 2017
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Full Time
Advisian is the independent consulting business line of the WorleyParsons Group with more than 26,100 people and 3,000 people in Advisian spread across 19 countries. We provide solutions for clients in the Infrastructure, Hydrocarbons, Minerals & Metals and Chemicals sectors.
Advisian provides a full range of environmental consultancy services and has a strong reputation for technical excellence, innovation and quality of work. Our Infrastructure and Environment consulting group have a strong position in a number or market sectors both in the UK and globally.
The range of services provided includes the assessment and remediation of contaminated sites, decommissioning and demolition management, water resource assessment, environmental, social and health impact assessments (ESHIA), integrated water management, geotechnical engineering and other related services.
This vacancy is for a Principal Hydrogeologist or Technical Director based in our London (Brentford), Bristol or Leeds Offices to support delivery of contaminated land risk assessment and water resources projects across the UK. This is a full time, permanent position and will be part of our Restoration and Decommissioning practice. The successful applicant will work with our clients bringing managerial, technical and industry know-how to the successful delivery of projects.
We strongly support individual career development through frequent internal and external training. WorleyParsons is an equal opportunities employer and seeks to reflect this in its diverse workforce.
Depending on candidate suitability and preferences there is also scope to undertake contaminated site assessment and water resource work both in the UK and overseas.

Core Responsibilities
Core responsibilities will include the majority of the following:
• Project direction and project management of contaminated land risk assessment and water resources projects.
• Hydrogeological assessment.
• Detailed quantitative risk assessment and modelling.
• Manage/direct/input to risk assessment project work delivered from our offices in Brentford, Bristol and Leeds.
• Business development and winning work including prospect identification and proposal generation.
• Line manage, mentor and train junior staff.
• Liaise with and support key clients.
• Ensure high technical quality across the project team.
• Embrace the HSSE culture of a project, both client-facing and internally.


• Postgraduate qualification in hydrogeology.
• Chartered status.
Skills and Essential Experience Required
• Significant experience in contaminated land assessment.
• Detailed quantitative risk assessment and groundwater modelling experience.
• Significant professional experience as a hydrogeologist.
• Strong capability in the presentation, analysis and interpretation of data.
• Ability to build effective working relationships with clients, colleagues and contractors.
• Excellent oral and written communication skills.
• Ability to write clear, concise reports and think logically and clearly.
• Experience of working with hydrocarbons, chemicals, infrastructure, mining and resources clients.

Overall, this position would be suited to an ambitious individual who is looking to further their career and contribute to the continued success and further growth of Advisian. It requires a willingness to undertake a demanding role, often on a fast-track project schedule.
Advisian is a global organisation with globally focused clients. This will provide successful candidates with the opportunity to undertake overseas roles and assignments.
Advisian strives to be an industry leader in health, safety and environmental performance. Our vision is to achieve zero harm to people and assets, and zero environmental incidents. We select people who share our values, beliefs and commitment to this vision and who demonstrate the expected behaviours, competencies and performance associated with their prospective roles within the company.
We recognise the value of equal employment opportunities and are committed to promoting fairness, equity, diversity and inclusion in our workplace. We offer competitive remuneration and benefits packages and a friendly, professional and dynamic working environment, with the opportunity to develop your career prospects globally.