Jul 26, 2022

Senior Hydrogeologist

  • GHD
  • Perth WA, Australia
Full time Consulting Engineering


Sustainable water supply and treatment solutions that deliver safe and fit-for-purpose water are an essential service for human and economic well-being and a healthy community.

GHD understands the issues and drivers for clients around the world, providing safe and sustainable drinking water to communities and appropriate quality water for industrial, mining, business and agricultural purposes.  Finding economical solutions for the effective supply of suitable water, which is low carbon and isn't climate-dependent, is essential for the effective functioning of industry, business and communities.

Due to the ongoing success of our growing water resources team, we are currently seeking an experienced hydrogeologist to play a key role in the winning and execution of projects for a wide range of industrial and government clients.

As a member of a busy hydrogeology team in Perth, this position offers excellent variety of work and will see you involved in:

⦁ Supporting the winning and delivery of projects for the planning and execution of hydrogeological investigation and assessments
⦁ A variety of small to medium sized projects that the team is delivering, as well as working within a globally connected multidisciplinary team on major projects
⦁ Supporting and managing the delivery of high quality field investigations, data management and technical reporting 
⦁ Investigation and report writing, preparation of proposals and bids for projects
⦁ Demonstrating your industry knowledge and experience to develop and maintain client relationships 
⦁ Developing your skills working closely with experienced professionals on a range of projects
⦁ Mentoring more junior members of the Hydrogeology Team 

What you will bring to the team

⦁ Technical skills in groundwater investigations, hydrogeological conceptualisation, groundwater impact assessments and resource evaluation
⦁ Hands-on experience with GIS software and spatial data analysis
⦁ An understanding of or experience in numerical model development, including data collation, processing and interpretation, realistic conceptualisation, model construction, calibration and operation
⦁ Experience in supporting key aspects of project management and administration, as well as subcontractor and HSE management
⦁ Demonstrated proficiency in report writing in a variety of formats for a range of clients/sectors
⦁ Passion for technical excellence, diligence and client service
⦁ Proficient written and verbal skills, with the ability to communicate complex issues concisely
⦁ Relevant tertiary qualification in hydrogeology or related subjects
⦁ Over 2 years hydrogeological experience, with over 8 years required for the Senior role

Have any questions?

Contact Kate Chamberlain
T (+61 8 6222 8403)

GHD is an equal opportunity employer and we want everyone to be able to fully participate in our recruitment process. We value a diverse workforce and an inclusive culture. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and people of all identities.

We respectfully ask that no agency resumes be presented at this stage.




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Australian Permanent Resident

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