Stantec Principal Hydrogeologist - Falmer in Brighton, United Kingdom


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Stantec has an opportunity for a Principal Hydrogeologist to join our team in Falmer, near Brighton, on a permanent basis.

Stantec is a world leading professional services company. We provide engineering, architecture, environmental, construction and project management services across all phases of the project life cycle. We have 22,000 staff world-wide and an ambition to remain one the worlds’ top 10 global design and delivery companies.

In the UK, our expanding workload in groundwater resources and contaminated land related work means that we are actively recruiting to support our growing team specialising in these areas. We are seeking energetic and innovative staff that can deliver our solution-oriented services to our existing and new clients.

In return we offer highly attractive employment packages and a strong ethos of staff training and development and a career path that balances professional and personal development to the needs of the employee.

We are looking for a Principal Hydrogeologist supervise the hydrogeological and environmental aspects of existing projects for our regional framework contract. This position offers the potential for experience in a wide range of hydrogeological projects and the potential for strong career growth for an enthusiastic and self-motivated candidate in this strategic contract. Chartership, or a commitment to become Chartered in the near future is essential, as is a requirement to provide day to day leadership and mentoring of our dedicated project team based in our Falmer office.


Principal Hydrogeologist - Falmer


As a Principal Hydrogeologist you will be familiar with the regulatory, business and policy environment in which our clients operate, and have the capacity to develop and maintain long term relationships with our clients. Experience of technical management of projects and teams, and an interest in developing the skills of junior colleagues is essential. You will have a Hydrogeology MSc or a PhD with significant post graduate experience of hydrogeology and groundwater resources. Candidates need to demonstrate experience of working in multi-disciplinary teams and in providing technical input to hydrogeological & environmental assessments. Experience of pumping test supervision and analysis or geochemical modelling and analysis would be considered an advantage, as would experience of wider water management issues particularly in Southern England.

The position is initially in support of our local client but opportunity to participate in projects across the UK and internationally would be available to the right candidate. The role will be based in Falmer, in our co-located office with our client.

Candidates must be able to demonstrate skills in site management, factual and interpretative reporting, data management and analysis and presentation of results. The successful candidate will be expected to produce high quality oral and written communications. Good time management and presentation skills, together with a flexible attitude are also essential to work within our busy and dynamic team.

We are an equal opportunities employer.

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About Stantec:

At Stantec, we believe growing a great engineering, consulting and construction services company happens from the inside out. We look for people who are drawn to use every talent they possess, plus imagination, determination and a drive to do the extraordinary. We believe that building a great career is as important as Building a Better World .

If working on the best water and natural resources projects around the world, building on your talents through a premier knowledge-sharing culture, and connecting across borders with some of the world’s top talent appeals to you, join us.

Stantec…we’re looking for opportunities.

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UK-East Sussex-Falmer


United Kingdom


West Sussex