Job ID: 2012-7605
Area of Interest: Hydrogeology
Job Type: Full Time
# of Positions: 1
Education (Minimum): ..
Posted Date: 6/28/2012
The Graduate Hydrogeologist will provide support to intermediate and senior levels within the hydrogeology group of the Natural Resources Technical Team.
They will be responsible for the delivery of tasks including:
Field work in the UK and abroad, typically on projects in the power, waste, mining and manufacturing sectors to include monitoring, supervision of borehole drilling and monitoring well installation, aquifer testing and other field tasks as required
Collation and quality management of environmental and geotechnical data
Achieving and maintaining a chargeability of 85%
Factual reporting of field data and site condition.
The Graduate Hydrogeologist will be based in our Edinburgh office. On a day to day basis they will work either in the office or in the field as required. Field deployments may either be in the UK or for periods of up to 1 month overseas (although on occasion longer durations may be required).
This job description describes the principal purpose and main elements of the job. It is a guide to the nature of the main duties as they currently exist but it is not intended as a wholly comprehensive or permanent schedule of tasks. The post holder is expected to work flexibly and respond positively to changing business needs.
Skills and Qualifications
Fluency in English (spoken and written)
Proven reporting skills
Full UK Driving Licence
Must be prepared to travel and work away from home
Evidence of computer literacy (Word, Excel, Access, Outlook)
Membership of a relevant professional organisation
Experience of international travel
Ownership attitude: cares, takes pride in their work, takes ownership of assigned tasks and role
Shows initiative: pro-actively does more than expected, looks beyond assigned tasks
Enthusiastic: positive, eager, wants to get involved
Learning and growth: desire for continuous improvement and contribution, takes feedback well, wants to learn and improve
Willing to ask questions: wants to understand our business
Versatile / flexible: willing to try different things
Good communication: strong written and verbal communication, clearly expresses their ideas
Detail and quality focus: has a high standard of care in all they do, takes pride in their work, pays attention to detail
Good judgement: confidence to ask questions, knows when to and is willing to ask for help, knows their limits
Organisation: ability to prioritise time and demands, juggle multiple tasks
Work ethic: diligent and hard working, prefers challenging environment.
Additional Information:Our Staff Benefit from:
An option to purchase shares in Golder Associates
Career and personal development opportunities and support of personal growth
Employee mentoring program
Competitive benefits and remuneration packages
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