Senior Environmental Hydrogeologist - Bribane, Australia

Location: Brisbane, Posted Date: March 3, 2018
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Employer Job Id: 11802 Careermine Job Id: 1436664
Senior Hydrogeologist - (Brisbane) Role Profile:

Support the successful delivery of Pacific Environment an ERM group company, objectives by:
  • Creating and sustaining Pacific Environment's reputation for technical excellence and leadership in a strategic discipline through work with clients, industry networks and university programs
  • Leveraging technical excellence and thought leadership to improve the Pacific Environment's business model and commercial results
  • Establishing and maintaining technical quality processes that effectively manage Pacific Environment's risks and consistently ensure high quality client deliverables
  • Maintaining strong relationships to external knowledge communities and effectively transferring this expertise back into the organization
  • Creating new services and methodologies in line with prevailing legislation, evolving discipline best practice and client needs
  • Accepting accountability for project technical review, in line with the requirements of the Partner in Charge/Project Manager (PIC PM) model

The position of Senior Hydrogeologist in the Brisbane team is required to:
  • Support the Brisbane team in the development of business and the technical delivery of projects and programmes of work particularly of hydrogeological assessments and the fate and transport of contaminants in groundwater; and
  • Be available to support national (and regional) remediation, mining, chemical, power, waste management, and environmental auditing projects.
  • In this regard, day to day reporting will be to the Hydrogeology Team Lead in Brisbane providing technical assurance and oversight, developing and mentoring staff and taking the lead role on project execution on a portfolio of work. Inputs to developing and delivering on business strategies will also be required. Requirements:
  • Bachelor, Master's degree or PhD in earth science, environmental science, engineering, or related field with a specialisation in hydrogeology and the fate and transport of contaminants in groundwater.
  • 7-10 years of consulting experience in hydrogeology, the development of conceptual hydrogeological models, groundwater resource characterisations, impact assessments and assessment of the transport and fate of solutes and contaminants in groundwater.
  • Experience in the use of analytical and/or numerical groundwater flow and solute transport models is considered an advantage. Should include experience of working across a range of market sectors such as chemical, mining, oil and gas and manufacturing within Queensland and elsewhere in Australia.
  • The ideal candidate will fill a technical leadership role in hydrogeology and should possess and broad network of local and national clients in the resources, agribusiness and property development industries that will facilitate steady growth of the team
  • Understanding of local regulatory context, including established relationships with regulatory stakeholders and, preferably, experience in providing hydrogeological advice to environmental auditors.
  • Business acumen to understand business risk and challenges, and recognize corporate opportunities.
  • Demonstrable track record in the successful delivery of technical hydrogeology-focussed projects, including winning technical aspects of large and strategic projects.
  • Proven experience mentoring and growing a team of consultants.

In return, you will be part of a growing dynamic company that clients trust and choose to engage; and where employees are empowered to develop their career and love to work. With our recent acquisition by ERM, we have become part of a global environmental consulting company and can offer a structured career path with outstanding opportunities.

If you are a highly motivated and results-orientated person looking to make your mark in a leading environmental consultancy, then we would like to hear from you!

For more information about Pacific Environment and ERM visit our websites and

To Apply:

Please submit your resume and brief cover letter below; application must be received by 30 March 2018. Thank you for your interest in ERM!

All internal candidates need to be in their current role for at least 18 months; and are required to inform their managers on application and before any interviews are initiated.

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