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Graduate Hydrologist / Catchment Modeller

Advertiser: Williamson Water & Land AdvisoryMore jobs from this company

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Job Listing Date
5 Apr 2019
Auckland, Rodney & North Shore
Work Type
Full Time
Science & Technology, Environmental, Earth & Geosciences

About the business

Williamson Water & Land Advisory (WWLA) was established in January 2015 and is a NZ based, employee owned, niche water and contaminated land consultancy firm, currently with twelve staff.  We provide hydrological, hydrogeological, geophysical and contaminated land services to our client's projects. 

We pride ourselves on our client focus and extremely high standard of technical expertise, and aim to add measurable value to our client's business through the advice and service delivery we provide.

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WWLA aims to recruit motivated, ambitious, and highly skilled professionals with university degrees (preferably MSc or above) in relevant fields to undertake a wide range of water related work. 

Shortlisted candidates will be required to have a full and clean diving licence for NZ, be of good character, pass a police check, pass a pre-employment drug test, and be a New Zealand citizen or have a valid work visa for New Zealand.

About the role

This role is for a University graduate with a BSc, BEng or higher degree.  The successful candidate will undertake data analysis and environmental modelling, with field-based investigations and monitoring from time to time.  As your skill level increases you will be given opportunities to liaise with clients, prepare reports, and manage projects.

Benefits and perks

On the job training and support will be provided by experienced staff at WWLA. 

Skills and experience

Specific skills required for this role include the following:

  • High level interpersonal skills;
  • Excellent written and spoken English;
  • Data processing using MS Excel.
  • Data automation using Python, R and/or Visual Studio (C#,VB) is preferred;
  • GIS mapping using QGIS;
  • Surface water modelling experience;
  • Modelling (what-if) impact assessment of landuse change;
  • Environmental field investigations including water quantity and quality monitoring;
  • Preparation of water related RMA planning applications.

The application form will include these questions:
  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in New Zealand?
  • What's your expected annual base salary?
  • Do you have a current New Zealand driver's licence?

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