Hydrogeologist - All Career Levels

Location: Australia - Newcastle

Job Code: 1618-DX21

Job Category: Hydrogeology

KCB Australia is a team of professionals whose passion is to provide solutions to our clients while reducing potential risks to the wider community and environment. Our clients are predominantly from the resource sector and we have opportunities for Hydrogeologists across a range of experience levels (from graduate to Principal-level) to join our integrated and multi-disciplinary team. If you share our passion, please apply.

As a Hydrogeologist at KCB, you will have the opportunity to work on large-scale, world-class projects. KCB’s continued growth will allow you to challenge and grow your hydrogeology skills while working with an experienced hydrogeology team. A technical role with our Geosciences team will provide you with the opportunity to work closely with other talented professionals committed to delivering high quality geoscience and engineering services.

As a Hydrogeologist with KCB, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Undertake hydrogeological assessments including data collection, interpretation of field data, site investigation planning and co-ordination, assisting with aquifer conceptualisation, client and regulatory liaison and contribution to hydrogeological reports
  • Be involved in field programs including drilling and aquifer testing programs, water sampling, field mapping, bore completion, contractor management and more
  • Collaborate with and learn from a team of passionate, experienced geoscientists across a variety of projects
  • Support other projects as required, particularly larger geosciences, engineering and environmental studies in a variety of locations with unique technical challenges
  • Work in a wonderful smaller company culture

For more experienced candidates, opportunities exist for:

  • Leading specialised groundwater studies, with focus on geological and hydrogeological interpretation and site conceptualisation, leading to specialised studies as projects dictate (including dewatering, aquifer injection, contaminant hydrogeology and development of groundwater management plans)
  • Supervising or leading predictive analytical/numerical studies), large structure (WRD/TSF) assessment and mitigation studies
  • Report writing and deliverable development
  • Development, plan and supervision of field programs including drilling and testing programs, water sampling programs, field mapping, contractor management, hydrogeological characterisation
  • Project management and client management for projects and complete report writing and presentation needs as projects require. This may include leading client management, developing client relationships and identifying potential for service growth and expansion
  • Mentoring of staff
  • Contributing to marketing and business development activities

The ideal candidate(s) should have the following attributes:

  • A Bachelor's degree in Hydrogeology, Geology or Geosciences
  • A post-graduate degree in Hydrogeology is preferred
  • Working experience in hydrogeology encompassing field work, analysis, assessment and design, report writing and liaison with clients and regulators
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English; other languages are an asset
  • Willing and able to travel both domestically and internationally

We are seeking motivated individuals to apply for these positions based in our Brisbane office. These are hands-on technical roles intended to add value to our international hydrogeology practice and as part of a well-established geosciences consulting team.

What we offer in addition to an exciting technical role:

  • 2.5% Additional superannuation
  • Income Protection Insurance
  • Training and development opportunities
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Additional incentives may be available dependent on performance of the company, business unit and individual.

About Us:

KCB Australia Pty Ltd (KCB) is a multi-disciplinary consulting firm providing engineering, geoscience and environmental services globally to the mining, hydropower, environmental, transportation, geotechnical, oil & gas, and water resources sectors. We offer a full range of services from our offices in Australia, Canada, USA, UK, Brazil and Peru.

Our Australian operations work on challenging projects in the Mining, Energy and Government Sectors both domestically and internationally. We are a global leader in tailings management, dam designs, multi-disciplinary civil engineering services, geotechnical and foundation engineering, hydrogeology, hydrotechnical, and environmental and reclamation services.

We are committed to employment equity and encourage applications from all qualified career seekers. We offer competitive salaries commensurate with experience and an attractive flexible benefits package designed to suit your individual needs. KCB is an Australian Business Awards Employer of Choice recipient (2015-2020).

Are you up to the challenge?

If this sounds like the perfect opportunity for you, simply apply online with your resume and covering letter quoting the job reference number 1618-DX21 at www.klohn.com.

We thank all candidates for applying, however only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.