SNC-Lavalin’s Atkins business is one of the world’s most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies and together, we have over 50,000 employees worldwide.
At Atkins, we offer more than just a job. We offer an opportunity to make a difference and shape the world to benefit future generations and the natural environment.
As part of this commitment, we understand the need for a diverse and flexible workforce, where a work-life balance is important.
So, by default Atkins offers flexible working. Similarly, Atkins’ corporate social responsibility provides the opportunity to give something back to the community, and we run professional networks supporting groups such as local schools, charities, parents, those coming out of the armed-forces and women in engineering.
Our Water Management Consultancy team operates at the interface between people and the water environment. Our key services cover all aspects of water management including : hydrogeology and hydrology, aquatic ecology, hydromorphology and river restoration, water resources and water quality planning, climate futures and resilience, integrated catchment management, regulation and assurance, strategic asset management, flood and coastal erosion risk management, coastal and marine environmental management, natural capital assessment and economic appraisal.
Following significant successes in securing forward work programmes in water resources management, environmental and major infrastructure projects, we have a vacancy for an enthusiastic and ambitious individual with substantial existing experience and skills in hydrogeology and groundwater management.
This vacancy is for a Senior Hydrogeologist position in Epsom, Oxford, Birmingham or Peterborough.
We are looking for someone with excellent communication and analytical skills who is keen to work within a high achieving team environment.
You should have the drive, initiative and focus on quality to get things done to a high standard with minimal supervision.
You should hold a post-graduate qualification in hydrogeology or a related subject and have substantial relevant experience within consultancy, water company or regulatory fields, ideally within the UK, or of UK hydrogeology research in academia.
You must be numerate, have an eye for detail and enjoy solving challenging hydrogeological / hydrological problems.
We have a friendly and approachable team which has an excellent reputation across a range of clients.
You will be expected to work as part of this team delivering a range of projects relating to groundwater and surface water supply, strategic planning, resource optimisation and environmental assessment in the UK and potentially overseas.
We are looking for experienced, enthusiastic, flexible self-starters capable of both independent and team working to resolve complex technical challenges and who are keen to develop their skills.
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All will require appropriate attention to health and safety and environmental management requirements
What we offer
Atkins recognise that there are many well qualified people who are looking to further their career, but who cannot commit to full time employment.
We support flexible working arrangements and are interested to discuss how we can accommodate individual requirements
Atkins develops individuals through a portfolio of training and development activities designed to help you make the best of your abilities and talents.
These are reviewed with individuals through an annual appraisal process. We actively support staff in achieving corporate membership of relevant institutions such as IEMA, RTPI, LI, ICE, CIEEM, and CIWEM.
Rewards and Benefits
Please refer to our website for details of our full benefits package .
This role may require security clearance and offers of employment will be dependent on obtaining the relevant level of clearance.
If this is necessary, it will be discussed with you at interview. If applying to this role please do not make reference to (in conversation) or include in your application or CV, details of any current or previously held security clearance.
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