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Principal Hydrogeologist


  • Salary

    Comprehensive Salary and Benefits Package
  • Education level

    Master's Degree

Job Description

This is an excellent opportunity to join one of Ireland’s fastest-growing environmental consultancies.

This role will offer the successful candidate the opportunity to join a dynamic team providing professional services undertaking complex contaminated land and hydrogeology assessments in support of due diligence assessments for property acquisition and divestiture, IPPC, IED and waste licensed facilities including licence applications, surrender and compliance as well as assessment of unregulated landfill sites for private sector clients and local authorities.

Key responsibilities

  • Project Management to ensure client deliverables are met
  • Design and completion of hydrogeological impact assessments, contaminated land and groundwater risk assessments, flood risk assessments and dewatering assessments.
  • Report writing and peer review
  • Review client requirements and prepare technical proposals
  • Maintain and enhance relationships with clients and contribute to winning new work including tender preparation
  • Mentor junior staff
Your Profile
  • Masters Level Degree in Hydrogeology and minimum 10+ years’ experience in a consultancy or comparable industry setting
  • Excellent report writing and communication skills
  • Hydrogeological assessment subject matter specialist
  • Strong analytical skills in hydrogeological assessment, contaminated land site risk assessment
  • Multi-tasker with the ability to engage and liaise with various project teams including in-house and external consultants and clients
  • Proficient knowledge of Irish and EU legislation and industry standards required
  • Proficient MS Office, hydrogeological software packages and GIS
  • Chartered Professional accreditation with IGI, IEI or equivalent required
  • Full Clean Driving Licence required

What’s on offer

  • a full time, permanent position
  • an industry leading remuneration package
  • competitive annual leave entitlements
  • an Employee Assistance Programme
  • Bike to Work Scheme
  • an opportunity to work as part of a wider engaged, positive and successful team of environmental experts of varying disciplines with a broad range of skills and experience
  • a collaborative, positive and enjoyable learning environment
  • an opportunity to work on a varied range of projects, broadening skills and experience all the time with
  • an emphasis on continued professional development, training and periodic performance reviews to develop your career within the company
  • remote working will be facilitated
  • a hybrid work model, supported by state-of-the-art IT infrastructure and project and time management systems.

The role can be located in either Dublin or Wexford