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Graduate Hydrogelogist, Exeter

Exeter, Devon, England

Competitive salary, comprehensive benefits inc pension, BUPA, travel insurance, life cover and more


SLR has a busy, well established hydrogeology, hydrology, drainage and flood management team distributed widely throughout its UK office network. Due to ongoing success and a busy forward order book, it is looking to expand its team with the appointment of a graduate hydrogeologist at Project grade, located in Exeter office.

This position presents an outstanding opportunity to join a large team of hydrogeologists and hydrologists and be part of SLRs Water Environment group which also comprises flood risk and drainage specialists, geomorphologists and geochemists. The successful candidate would also have the opportunity to work closely alongside our Land Quality, Geotechnical and Civil Engineering Teams. SLR is a truly multinational consultancy and offers significant potential for career development and enhancement based on performance.

The successful candidate would be joining an employee owned, highly successful, multidisciplinary consultancy with an established environmental engineering presence in the UK. SLR is a truly multinational consultancy and offers significant potential for career development and enhancement based on performance. Our one team culture, flat management structure and straightforward approach to project and budget management gives everyone the opportunity to progress; and to work on interesting projects with valued clients. We strive to ensure that opportunities both for new starters and for existing staff are open to all, and we have family friendly policies aimed at helping staff balance the needs of professional and family life. These include remote working facilities, as well as the potential for part time, job share and other flexible working arrangements.

Along with a competitive basic salary, the successful candidate will receive a comprehensive benefits package including, BUPA health cover, death-in-service cover and pension.


Working under the guidance of more senior members of the team, the successful candidate will be required to prepare, organise and undertake a range of hydrogeological and groundwater based assessments which would include:
• Contributing to the production of hydrogeological and potentially land quality assessments;
• Drilling supervision, water quality sampling, permeability testing and hydrogeological walkover surveys;
• Hydrogeological modelling; and
• Assisting writing and preparing technical reports and environmental impact assessments.

This role will involve undertaking projects and site investigations across other UK locations and could include international working if the opportunity arises. This role may therefore include infrequent periods working away of up to 5 days at a time.


Candidates should be able to demonstrate:
• MSc Hydrogeology
• BSc Geology (or related) degree level qualification (or higher);
• Experience/knowledge of hydrogeological risk assessment;
• Confidence for lone working on sites and working in remote locations;
• Excellent numerical, written, organisational and communication skills; and
• Full driving licence.


SLR Consulting is an equal opportunities employer. For details of our equal opportunities policy please contact a member of our HR team on the above email address.

To apply, please use the online application form linked below.

Posted 19 days ago

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