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AECOM Principal Hydrogeologist in Perth, Australia

Job Summary

AECOM’s Geoscience and Remediation Services Workgroup has an exciting opportunity for a Principal Hydrogeologist to join our highly regarded team in Perth.

This role will give you the opportunity to work as part of a dedicated team of Hydrogeologists and Geoscientists on a diverse range of projects for clients across oil and gas, mining and government. Your time will be divided between field and office, allowing for data collection and interrogation, client liaison, project management, and technical report delivery.

As well as mentoring junior team members, you will be involved in business development and client relationship management, contributing to the overall success of the Geoscience and Remediation Services business.

  • Project management and proposal preparation of hydrogeological investigations

  • Design and supervision of the installation of water supply, CSG monitoring and water monitoring bores, including geological and geophysical downhole logging

  • Field program logistics and undertaking and assessing groundwater, soils, and sediments samples

  • Preparation of factual and interpretative hydrogeological reports

  • Management of budgets, site health and safety requirements, and supervision of subcontractors

  • Conceptual groundwater models and working with modellers

  • Develop and maintain groundwater databases.

We are currently welcoming applications from candidates at all levels within this specialism and will also consider international applicants.

Minimum Requirements

  • 8+ years’ experience in a similar role

  • Previous experience in the natural resources sector, complex drilling and groundwater bore installation working with the CSG code of practice, geological and downhole well logging, pumping test and analysis

  • Assessment of hydrochemistry and interpretation of chemistry data

  • Mining and contaminated land assessment experience

  • Technical report writing capabilities

  • Demonstrated experience working in a dynamic, deadline driven environment.

  • Proven project management experience in deadline driven environments

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Science, specialising in geology/hydrogeology with chemistry - essential

  • Post graduate qualification – highly regarded

  • Manual (open) driver’s licence – essential

  • Experience with Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and data management systems.

What We Offer

We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.

You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.

We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business.

We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career.

When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts – planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers – leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let’s get started.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Engineering - Geology

Business Line Environment

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country Australia

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 258394BR

Virtual: No

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.