Senior Hydrogeologist


Due to increasing workloads and future development plans we have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Senior Hydrogeologist, to join our friendly team working in a relaxed but professional environment.

We are looking for an experienced, enthusiastic, Hydrogeologist who is able to work with a minimum of supervision.  The successful candidate will manage project inputs related to environmental and water resource studies and be able to produce both quantitative and qualitative work to a high standard.

Ideally experienced with client liaison and negotiation with regulators throughout the UK, the candidate will need to have proven capabilities with project and financial management.  In exchange, the right candidate will have the opportunity to develop their role and the future direction of the hydrogeological function of the Company.  

This is a permanent, full-time role and will include site visits throughout the UK and occasional overnight stays. 


- Preparation of costed project proposals and project management from cradle to grave

- Liaison with regulators and clients and establishing client relationships

- Preparation of Hydrogeological Impact Assessments for Planning Applications for a range of developments including mineral extraction sites and landfills

- Planning and implementation of field investigation groundwater programmes

- Interpretation of analytical and monitoring data

- Preparation of interpretive reports and hydrogeological risk assessments in support of Environmental Permit applications (groundwater discharges, Landfill permits, Permits for Recovery of waste materials etc)

- Detailed quantitative controlled waters risk assessment and risk assessment modelling (desirable)

Experience and Qualifications Required:

- Degree in Geology or related Earth Science with an MSc in Hydrogeology 

- Minimum of 5 years post qualification experience, much of which will have been gained within an environmental consultancy

- Membership of a professional body and relevant Chartership (or working towards this) preferable

- Ability to work well in teams, work well under pressure and meet deadlines

- Excellent planning and organisation skills

- Strong technical report writing skills

- Strong commercial awareness

- Full clean driving licence

The Package Includes:

- A competitive salary

- NEST pension scheme

- Profit related bonus scheme

- Working closely with senior Management/Directors

- Working on a wide variety of projects

- Opportunity to progress your career and influence the hydrogeological direction of the Company

- CPD support and mentoring

Applicants interested in this opportunity should send a letter stating their suitability for the position and what they can contribute to Hafren Water, and a CV, including two referees, to  The covering letter must also include details of current salary and salary expectations

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