Experienced graduate hydrogeologist

Mott MacDonald
Cambridge, United Kingdom
Position Type: 
Organization Type: 
Private Sector
Experience Level: 
Entry Level (0-2 Years)
Degree Required: 
Advanced Degree (Master's or JD)


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Job Description

What will you be getting up to?

You will work on a diverse range of projects, assisting the team with borehole drilling and test pumping supervision and analysis; environmental impact assessment; hydrogeological modelling; groundwater quantity and quality analysis; and general data collection, review and analysis.

We will provide appropriate training and mentorship to assist you in your journey towards professional qualification, and support you in developing your career in the way that best suits your skills and aspirations.

Candidate Specification

Could this opportunity be for you?

If you are an experienced graduate with two or three years of experience working in hydrogeology within a consultancy environment then this could be the ideal role for you. As well as having a background in hydrogeology, you will have the following qualifications and experience:

  • MSc in hydrogeology, water resources or similar discipline
  • Experience in GIS and fieldwork
  • Systematic and logical approach to problem solving
  • Full driving licence and will to travel throughout the UK and internationally as required

Are you highly motivated, adaptable with a good eye for detail and keen on progressing your career within this area? Then we would love to hear from you.

Job Profile

We are looking for a graduate hydrologist to join our growing team in Cambridge.

Our water resources and flooding team delivers services to clients including water companies, environmental regulators and government bodies, helping them manage, model and regulate their water resources. We are at the forefront of major water management techniques such as hydraulic, groundwater and water quality modelling, sustainable flow evaluation, flood risk assessment and ecological risk assessment. Demand for these services continues to grow, and we are looking for a talented hydrogeologist to bolster our existing team.

Together with our in house design and build contractor, Mott MacDonald Bentley, we are completing a programme of capital works on a number of Severn Trent Water’s groundwater sources. The programme includes the construction of new boreholes as well as the rehabilitation of existing assets. The successful applicant is likely to be involved with supervising the drilling and testing of these boreholes, along with undertaking hydrogeological analysis of the results.

We are an equal opportunities employer, and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate, and take positive steps to ensure an inclusive working environment.