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Golder Associates Hydrogeologist/Environmental Scientist in Richmond, 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.

Golder has a new full-time opportunity within our Water team for a Hydrogeologist/ Environmental Scientist, based in Melbourne. The role includes assisting the hydrogeological site investigations including groundwater sampling, monitoring well installation, hydraulic tests, and drilling programmes. You will have excellent communication skills with the ability to understand client’s needs.

Key duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Providing safe leadership in identifying and alleviating/eliminating safety hazards.

  • Designing, supervising, and undertaking hydrogeological site investigations including groundwater sampling, monitoring well installation, hydraulic tests, drilling programmes.

  • Measuring water levels, producing groundwater contours, assessing groundwater flow directions and gradients.

  • Interpreting bore logs and other geological information into 3D geological models.

  • Developing hydrogeological conceptual models.

  • Interpreting chemical data in the context of its hydrogeological setting.

  • Conducting aquifer tests, e.g. pumping tests, packer tests.

  • Preparing proposals, reports, and deliverables under senior review.

  • Ensuring compliance with environmental legislation and keep up to date with technological and legislative developments.

  • Providing water licensing and compliance support.

Skills, Qualifications, and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in environmental science, engineering, or related discipline.

  • Demonstrated field and site experience with strong health and safety focus

  • Excellent verbal and written communication with interpersonal skills.

  • An ability to articulate complex issues simply with a client focus and quality delivery.

  • Good analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite; advanced in Excel.

Your benefits at Golder will include:

  • Deepen your expertise in a dynamic work environment

  • Innovative and collaborative multidisciplinary projects

  • Competitive benefits and remuneration packages

  • On the job training, mentoring and coaching

Renowned for technical excellence, Golder is a leading specialised 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.

At Golder, we care about our people – we operate with integrity and embrace diversity. Our ownership structure affords us the opportunity to invest in our careers and take pride in something we truly own.

All qualified applicants who meet the specific criteria outlined above including the special opportunity criteria are encouraged to apply for this role.

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


Title: Hydrogeologist/Environmental Scientist

Location: AUS-Richmond

Requisition ID: 21000194