Senior Hydrogeologist

Employer AGE Consultants
Location Newcastle, NSW, Australia
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Job Description

Complex Groundwater Projects
Minimal Field Work
Employee Ownership Opportunities

Summary: Are you a senior hydrogeologist who is seeking to reduce your time out in the field, manage complex groundwater projects and contribute to Australia’s future water security?
AGE Consultants
We’re Australia’s groundwater specialists, providing groundwater and environmental advisory for more than 20 years. We have a depth of knowledge and experience across major industries, agriculture, government and communities throughout Australasia and beyond. We listen to our clients’ needs and challenges, share our knowledge and tailor our service delivery accordingly.
We’re hydrogeologists, hydrogeochemists and numerical modellers. We specialise in end-to-end groundwater services, from field work and modelling to analysis and reports, to expert advisory and peer review. This gives us an acute understanding of the commercial, environmental, government and community challenges faced in our increasingly complex world.
As early adopters of cutting-edge modelling techniques, we’re dedicated to delivering informed, comprehensive outcomes for our clients, no matter the sector or challenge. We provide scientifically rigorous advice and high-quality outputs to support development and progress projects.
Through powerful insights and clear advice, we empower informed water decisions that help our clients, communities and environment thrive.
The Role
Managing large scale resource projects across the Australian mining industry, this role operates at the client interface, coordinating with a team of groundwater specialists to deliver on of a variety of projects, meeting budgetary, timeframe, and quality targets.
The key objectives include managing end to end projects in New South Wales, liaising directly with clients, coordinating hydrogeological field programs and producing an array of reports. These investigations include hydrogeochemical groundwater sampling, level logger installation and monitoring, falling head tests, drill hole logging and testing, installing monitoring bores and vibrating wire piezometers, packer testing, and pumping tests.
AGE is engaged to assess the impacts from resource or industrial projects on groundwater systems; develop or test groundwater supplies; determine dewatering and groundwater control needs around mines and deep excavations; and assess groundwater issues to assist in the development, management, and closure of projects with the potential to contaminate or impact groundwater.

You
You will be an established Senior Hydrogeologist with a strong geological background and comprehensive experience in the coal mining sector. Managing projects, from start to finish, you will be a competent, confident decision maker and deliver quality results. Your extensive knowledge of groundwater management will be complimented by a thorough understanding of relevant State and Federal Government legislation.
Hands on experience in monitoring and coordinating hydrogeological (or at minimum, geological) field operations, including rostering rig crews, logistics and logging procedures will be essential. Liaising with key stakeholders will be one of your strongest assets. You will have a functioning understanding of VWP installations, slug tests, pumping tests and packer testing and be available to undertake the occasional field work investigation if required.
With strong verbal and written communication skills, you will produce exemplary quarterly, annual and EIS reports. You will enjoy leading a project schedule and working with a team to produce meaningful outcomes.
Applicants will require a minimum of a degree in earth science, geoscience, environmental science, or geology with a preference for master’s qualifications or higher in hydrogeology or geochemistry. A knowledge of open pit and underground mining processes is essential.
Local applicants would be preferred, however, interstate experts with experience working in the Hunter Valley region are encouraged to apply and relocation support will be provided.
You will share our values of being open and honest, accountable to clients and to each other, and these values will drive your high standards to achieve successful outcomes.

The Opportunities
Our projects are fulfilling and challenging. We have the capability and resources to promote personal and professional growth at every level in the business.
AGE’s directors are working principals in the team, who are hands on and accessible. AGE places a balanced focus on our people, technical quality, integrity, and commitment to our clients. 
After experiencing consistent growth over many years, we have a healthy pipeline of groundwater work and this role is an integral part of our current and future plans.  You will also have the opportunity to explore new frontiers with us, including, but not limited to, hydrogen, CSG for the domestic market and various renewable energy resources.
This is a full-time stable role with sensible work hours and a cohesive team. We offer a long-term rewarding career in hydrogeology, competitive salary, no glass ceilings, team bonuses, individual incentives and genuine, achievable business ownership options.
All applications will be managed with strict confidentiality. Please apply here https://www.livehire.com/job/age/GCFHM If you wish to have a confidential discussion regarding this opportunity please call Susan Leon on 0402 242 718.
We thank recruitment agencies for their interest however, AGE Consultants and Susan Leon do not wish to be contacted regarding this campaign.

Application Closing: 30 Sep 2021

Contact Details
Susan Leon
AGE Consultants
0402 242 718 | careers@ageconsultants.com.au

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