Do you have the drive, initiative and experience to join our Water Management Consultancy team as a Hydrogeologist? Are you eager to develop your career and help deliver and grow our portfolio of high-profile projects solving groundwater challenges in the water resources management, environmental and infrastructure sectors?
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 skills and several years’ experience in hydrogeology and groundwater management.
This vacancy is for a 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 several years’ 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
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 development process. We support staff in achieving and maintaining membership of relevant institutions.
You will also be part of our global Technical Networks, which provide a flow of technically orientated information and ideas through the company.
For this role, our Groundwater Resource Management Technical Network will support your learning, but there are many others you could also join.
Atkins will support you in your professional training to become a Chartered Professional, whether with the Geological Society, CIWEM or ICE.
This includes paying your annual membership, providing a mentor and enrolling you in our accredited training schemes.
Rewards and Benefits
We offer a competitive salary that is regularly tested against other consultants, with a default 25-days leave each year plus bank holidays and options to buy or sell some of that leave.
To support and safeguard your physical and mental wellbeing we provide an employee assistance programme offering advice and support in times of need.
Our offices run their own sports and social clubs providing a wide range of activities. You will also have access to our Flexible Benefits, where you can opt in to a wide range of benefits to complement your work / life balance such as medical insurance, gym membership, the cycle-to-work scheme, child care vouchers, charitable giving, additional pension contributions etc.
Please refer to our website for details of our full benefits package.
We encourage the opportunity to discuss a flexible working pattern for this vacancy, and we ask you to explore the flexible working options during the interview process.
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