Principal Hydrogeologist
Jacobs
Christchurch, New Zealand Countrywide,New Zealand
3d ago

Your Impact : About the Role

About the Role

The role is diverse and provides a great opportunity for the right person to provide technical leadership and drive innovative solutions for our clients.

As a senior member of our national team you will play a key role in shaping the future of our business, winning and delivering a diverse range of projects and providing mentoring to our junior staff.

This role requires a Principal Hydrogeologist with a strong background in numerical and conceptual hydrogeological model development and applied data analysis to work in the New Zealand water resource, infrastructure, agriculture, mining, local and regional council sectors.

The purpose of this role is to provide technical advice on hydrogeological issues to internal and external clients, including numerical groundwater modelling.

This role will require a broad understanding of hydrogeology, a high level of technical report writing skills and project management skills and the ability to work within the Australia-New Zealand Water Resources Team.

The role will involve collaborative work with other disciplines to prepare proposals, and to manage and deliver both complex and smaller projects within the area of hydrogeology and water resource management.

If you have a passion for winning work and building strong relationships with new and existing clients to drive strategic growth, a desire to guide and inspire high-performing teams, strong technical leadership, and are looking for an empowering organisation that will give you a platform to realise your professional goals and invest in your career development, we want to hear from you.

Here's What You'll Need :

About You

  • Appropriate Engineering or Science tertiary qualification and demonstrated groundwater industry experience
  • Strong interpersonal skills and a track record in building, nurturing and maintaining relationships with clients and colleagues
  • A high degree of self-motivation and proactivity, and demonstrated ability to work effectively within diverse teams
  • A commitment to delivering quality outputs, with a keen eye for detail and technical excellence
  • Proven Project Management experience and commercial acumen applied through the full project lifecycle, from bid development to project delivery
  • Demonstrated knowledge of relevant New Zealand legislation as applied to resource, development and / or infrastructure projects
  • Working knowledge of relevant National groundwater legislation and policies, standards and guidelines
  • Excellent communication skills and exceptional technical report writing ability
  • Demonstrated experience working with and successfully mentoring junior staff
  • Experience in working collaboratively to develop and execute strategies and business plans
  • Experience in conceptual and numerical hydrogeological modelling
  • Jacobs. A world where you can.

    From our inclusive employee networks, to our positive mental health champions we’re committed to driving a culture of caring where you can be you.

    Joining Jacobs not only connects you locally but globally - and together, our diverse perspectives and unique backgrounds power our collective strength.

    We collaborate and share! By supporting one another, we all succeed.

    With safety and flexibility always top of mind, we’ve gone beyond traditional ways of working so you have the support, means and space to maximise your potential.

    You’ll uncover flexible working arrangements, benefits and opportunities to do good too from participating in our global giving and volunteering program, to exploring new and inventive ways to help our clients make the world a better place.

    No matter what drives you, you’ll discover how you can cultivate, nurture and achieve your goals all at a single global company.

    Please note : If you are being represented by a recruitment agency you will not be considered, to be considered you will need to apply directly to Jacobs.

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