Senior Consultant Hydrogeologist (Mid-Senior Level)

Environmental Resources Management Limited
Remote friendly

We have a fantastic opportunity within our Mining/Water Services teams, based in Dublin, for Consultants to join us and play an active and integral role in managing, leading and support the teams’ fieldwork and client projects.

Due to an exciting level of upcoming projects in Mining, Oil and Gas and Infrastructure, we need individuals with between 3 and ten years’ experience, who will see this as an excellent career opportunity to continue to develop their skills and independence within field work at a leading global consultancy. The successful candidates would undertake a range of duties including but not limited to the following:

  • Undertake Water Risk Assessment work including Catchment based models.

  • Develop skills in Environmental Impact Assessment.

  • Develop skills in Controlled waters quantitative risk assessment (QRA).

  • Develop understanding of relevant British Standards, industry guidance documents and legislation.

  • Assist in fee proposal preparation for future work.

  • Supervision of contractors and undertaking routine monitoring during site investigations.

  • Regular field work (walkovers, logging soils, soil and groundwater sampling, supervising and managing contractors on site).

  • Office support (data manipulation and presentation, reporting, etc.).

  • Produce environmental desk study, site investigation and verification reports by undertaking both office and site based work.

  • Training will be provided to develop the skills to manage small then medium sized projects, to include financial management.

We are looking for individuals with:

  • Qualified to degree level with a BSc and MSc in a combination of hydrogeology with geology or geochemistry or chemistry discipline.

  • Excellent data analysis and spatial data handling / manipulation and GIS skills are a prerequisite.

  • Numerate with experience of modflow / solute transport modelling.

  • And at least some of the following experience:

  • Previous experience in supporting investigation, risk assessment, or environmental assessment work with exposure to fieldwork supervision in an Environmental or Water Consultancy is preferred.

  • Experience working on operational sites with advanced safety cultures or in remote locations preferred.

  • Experience of building PowerBI dashboards.

  • Interested in modelling experience using advanced methods such as coupled heat / density driven flows eg SEAWAT or TOUGH2. Could be obtained within Masters project.

  • Considering surface and groundwater interactions.

We are looking for individuals with the following general attributes:

  • A passion and desire to build a career within the wider environmental context.

  • Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • The ability to think outside the box and tackle problems with little available data.

  • The ability to simulate uncertainty and apply this to real situations.

  • Ability to work on own initiative and seek assistance when required.

  • Ability to organise and prioritise workload to ensure that timescales are met.

  • Good problem solving/contingency planning skills with ability to find quick, innovative and practical solutions.

  • Ability to prepare accurate, concise and well written reports.

  • Take responsibility for personal development.

  • Able to work collaboratively with others to form strong positive working relationships with colleagues, clients and contractors.

  • Demonstrate pride in work, through accurate timely delivery.

  • Be well organised and systematic.

To Apply  

We aim to build an inclusive culture by identifying, acquiring, developing and retaining a highly skilled and high performing workforce which reflects the diverse global marketplace in which we operate, regardless of gender, ethnicity, religious preference, sexual orientation, physical attributes, educational background 


If you share our value and are interested in this role, please send your CV and cover letter (in English) with your salary expectation 


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