Graduate Scientist/Engineer - Water

We are looking to recruit a graduate scientist/engineer to be part of our Water Management Group to support a wide variety of technical work covering hydrology, water resources, freshwater environment and urban drainage (including sustainable drainage systems). We are keen to receive applications from recent graduates and those with up to three years' relevant work experience.

The desired education and skills that the successful candidate will have include:

  • a good degree in a relevant discipline, eg Civil or Environmental Engineering, Environmental Science, Geography, Mathematics (a higher degree in a relevant discipline would be advantageous);
  • good technical knowledge in more than one of the subject areas covered by the Water Group (as listed above);
  • good attention to detail, record keeping, presentation and report writing skills;
  • good numeracy, data analysis, computer literacy and problem solving skills;
  • some experience in programming (platforms we use include Python, .NET, R-script, Ruby script);
  • some experience using GIS (e.g. ArcView, QGIS);
  • some experience in developing or applying numerical models;
  • ability to work within a team to deliver common goals; and
  • ability to communicate effectively with team members and others as the need arises.

The successful candidate will work closely with staff in the Water Management Group and will have the opportunity for training to further develop their skillset.

HR Wallingford is committed to recruiting and retaining staff of the highest calibre. We offer a stimulating working environment, competitive salaries commensurate with experience and an excellent benefits package that includes a generous defined contribution pension scheme, permanent health insurance, flexible working hours, childcare vouchers, staff restaurant and a sports and social club.

How to apply:

To apply send your CV with a covering letter, clearly stating the vacancy of interest, to:
Kim Taylor, Personnel Manager, HR Wallingford, Howbery Park, Wallingford, Oxfordshire OX10 8BA, United Kingdom, or email

Closing date: 5 December 2016

HR Wallingford is an equal opportunities employer.

posted: 04 November 2016     Please mention EARTHWORKS when responding to this advertisement.