Water Resources Analyst


Department: Water and Environment
Location: Bath
Salary: Negotiable depending on experience
Reporting to: Water and Environment Manager

JOB DESCRIPTION

Zenith Global provides a full range of specialist consulting services to the food and drink industries worldwide. We have over 1,000 clients across more than 50 countries with head office in Bath. Our Water & Environment group comprises a team of expert hydrogeologists who provide specialist knowledge for water resource projects across the globe. For more information please visit our website www.zenithglobal.com

We are looking for an enthusiastic hydrogeologist with experience in water resource projects, ideally in a commercial environment to join the Water & Environment consulting team. The successful candidate would need to be flexible in their working approach, show a willingness to travel and be keen to learn about the food and drinks industry. This is an exciting opportunity for an individual to learn a broad range of hydrogeological skills and to gain an insight into this highly technical field through working with a global leader in the sector.

JOB SUMMARY

  • To support the technical team within projects, including fieldwork (water sampling, pumping tests, supervision of contractors for example) and office work (data management and analysis, numerical modelling and reporting)
  • Data analysis for project work, assistance with the preparation of reports.
  • Reporting to project managers
  • Liaising with other departments on internal and external projects

DEPARTMENT DIMENSIONS

  • The department consists of a team of hydrogeologists, geologists and water resource experts
  • Focus is water resources development and protection, primarily within the food and drinks sector
  • Responsible for maintaining the delivery of high quality projects to clients in groundwater resources development
  • Geographically, the focus is the UK, Europe, Middle East and Africa

CANDIDATE ATTRIBUTES

  • BSc qualified in Geology, Earth Sciences, Environmental Sciences or similar subject
  • Ideally 2 years experience in work environment
  • Good technical report writing and analytical skills
  • Able to work effectively as part of a team
  • An excellent communicator
  • Good IT skills essential
  • Experience in GIS
  • An understanding of environmental chemistry
  • Be able to use initiative and be proactive
  • Be a good planner and organiser with a good attention to detail
  • Willingness to undertake field work and travel
  • A current driving licence
  • Experience in a commercial environment and water resources would be beneficial

COMPANY BENEFITS

  • Holiday entitlement is 28 days including bank holidays (increasing 1 day with each year of service up to a maximum of 33) plus 3 days between Christmas and New Year
  • Subsidised health club membership
  • Health cover
  • Sick pay scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Childcare voucher scheme
  • Death in service

THE CONDITIONS

  • Permanent, full-time position
  • Hours 37.5 per week
  • The notice period will be one month on either side

APPLYING FOR THE ROLE

posted: 13 April 2017     Please mention EARTHWORKS when responding to this advertisement.