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Environmental Engineer

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The Environmental Engineer is a graduate or post-graduate level position reporting directly to the Project Manager of Water Engineering. The Environmental Engineer is expected to provide technical support to the Project Manager and senior staff, particularly in relation to technical excellence in calculation and numerical modelling, scientific data analysis, field survey, project design, tender and report preparation and business development.

Hydrobiology is small but growing company, so the Environmental Engineer needs the ability to integrate effectively into a small and dynamic team, whilst also demonstrating the skills and experience to undertake the range of tasks required of them. Hydrobiology operates internationally, the Environmental Engineer may be called upon to work on projects in other jurisdictions and undertake travel from time to time.


Main Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Develop and apply coastal hydrodynamic or wave model using recognised modelling software e.g. Delft3D.
  • Undertake scientific data collection, collation and statistical analysis (e.g. hydrology, environmental chemistry, water quality, experimental design, ecological statistics, identification and application of appropriate software etc).
  • Undertake or support field work locally or internationally (sometimes in remote and inaccessible areas).
  • Assist Managers or other senior staff with the preparation of high-quality tenders, proposals, technical reports or publications.
  • Participate in project coordination and provide support on project management and other technical staff.
  • Provide support in business development, marketing and maintaining relationships with clients.
  • Provide support to other Hydrobiology departments as required, other project tasks, or as directed by the reporting/line manager.
  • Undertake routine administration duties (including timesheet entry, logging of project-related expenses, attendance of weekly office meetings etc).
  • Provide support to Hydrobiology HSEQ Integrated management System, including Company policies, procedures and safe work practices.
  • Be willing to travel for field work and work on weekends/ public holidays.

The list of duties and responsibilities outlined above is representative and not a complete and detailed list of tasks.

Preferred Domain:

Environmental engineering

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Engineering, Civil Engineering, Marine Engineering, or equivalent from an accredited institution;

  • One to Three years professional experience (that is, working on a variety of different projects, concepts, proposals and so on).

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