Senior Hydrogeologist - Environment & Planning

Location Galway
Discipline: Construction & Engineering
Job type: Permanent
Contact name: Brian Doyle

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Job ref: 32537
Published: about 1 month ago

Elite Talent Hub LTD is a specialist in permanent staffing solutions for clients nationwide.

Our client is a leading engineering consultancy with a strong reputation for delivering high-quality engineering solutions. Our client is currently seeking a Senior Hydrogeologist (with 7 years experience) to join the Environment & Planning Team in their Dublin/Galway/Castlebar/Sligo or Limerick office (location flexible with hybrid-working option).

Our clients team is driven by highly qualified and enthusiastic scientists and engineers who maintain a full and varied project load from a broad base of private and public sector clients. Our clients workstream is generated through well-established nationwide client relationships, as well as internal cross-sectional cooperation within our clients company. Our clients offer a competitive salary to the ideal candidate and also provide the opportunity to work on nationally recognised projects and studies.


Core Competency

The successful candidate must have the ability to work in and lead teams in the collection of field data and in the preparation of relevant sections of Environmental Impact Assessment Reports (EIARs), hydrogeological risk assessments, hydrogeological reports and groundwater resource assessments. The successful candidate will also be required to demonstrate experience in the design and implementation of hydrogeological surveys and projects, drilling supervision and test pumping.


Duties and Responsibilities

The job will involve working with the existing team on hydrogeological aspects of various ongoing projects including input to desktop studies, field mapping, and reporting. The role will also include financial management, producing fee proposals and tendering for work.


Qualifications & Experience Required

  • MSc Degree in Hydrogeology;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills;
  • Good knowledge of Irish hydrogeology;
  • Proven field skills;
  • Excellent GIS skills;
  • Excellent report writing and communication skills;
  • Demonstrate knowledge of relevant legislation and planning requirements;
  • Demonstrate experience in assisting in managing projects including financial management;
  • Must be physically fit and be willing and able to work in all weather conditions necessary to carry out the collection of data;
  • Full driving licence;
  • Be prepared to work throughout Ireland depending on contracts available at the time.



Very attractive benefits package on offer.