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Golder Associates Senior Hydrogeologist - Modeller in North Sydney, Australia

At Golder, we thrive on challenges.

Golder is not just a place to work, it is a promise of a living, dynamic environment where people collaborate, innovate, build enduring relationships, excel, and grow professionally in a strong culture of ownership.

An opportunity has arisen for an experienced Senior Hydrogeologist - Modeller based in Sydney. You will work across a number of service areas including civil infrastructure, contamination, mining, water supply and reuse within the greater Sydney region and across wider Australia.

Key duties and responsibilities include:

  • Managing projects, with a focus on groundwater modelling, quality management, technical delivery of modelling reports;

  • Providing technical advice on complex hydrogeological issues to clients and internal staff;

  • Planning, supervising and delivering hydrogeological investigation and testing programs, using a range of hydraulic testing methods and utilising a range of hydrogeological monitoring equipment;

  • Developing detailed hydrogeological conceptual models and groundwater modelling studies;

  • Interpreting and undertaking reporting of geological and hydrogeological data;

  • Using a variety of tools including analytical and numerical groundwater models to predict behaviour of groundwater systems;

  • Preparing high quality proposals, tenders, reports and deliverables for clients.

  • Ensuring projects are delivered on time and on budget to ensure that the client’s expectations are exceeded on a consistent basis; and

  • Mentoring and coaching team colleagues with respect to their career growth and professional development (with a focus on groundwater modelling).

Skills, Qualifications, and Experience

  • Bachelor degree in Hydrogeology, Geology, Environmental Engineering or related discipline, and additionally a Masters degree will be highly regarded;

  • A high level of knowledge in a range of groundwater modelling software is preferred Software of note: MODFLOW (various packages), FEFLOW, SEEP/W, ARCGIS, AQTESOLV, GoldSim, and Leapfrog;

  • High level of verbal and written communication skills and excellent interpersonal skills;

  • Good analytical and problem-solving skills with high attention to detail;

  • A high level of detail and a string understanding of conceptual hydrogeology; and

  • Flexible, adaptive to change and demanding conditions.

Your benefits at Golder will include:

  • Employee owned structure - own the business, own the result

  • Competitive benefits and remuneration packages

  • Opportunity to deepen your expertise in a dynamic work environment

  • Innovative and collaborative multidisciplinary projects

Renowned for technical excellence, Golder is a leading specialised employee-owned engineering and consulting firm with over a half century of successful service to its clients. With over 155 offices in more than 40 countries, Golder's 7,500 professionals are driven by a passion to deliver results, offering unique specialised skills to address the ever-evolving challenges that earth, environment and energy present to clients across the infrastructure, mining, oil and gas, manufacturing and power sectors.

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply for this role.

Please note: Golder does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies.


Title: Senior Hydrogeologist - Modeller

Location: AUS-North Sydney

Requisition ID: 20001133