Consultant / Project Hydrogeologist / Contaminated Land Specialist

Epic Environmental Pty Ltd

Sydney NSW, Australia 🇦🇺


Epic Environmental is a leading environmental consultancy that leverages team culture and expertise to deliver innovative outcomes for our clients and the environment. We define ourselves by providing exceptional technical solutions while supporting our staff to challenge themselves and accelerate their careers.

We offer an exciting opportunity to develop and fast-track your career by working in an environment where you are encouraged to challenge yourself to think outside the box. If you are a Consultant or Project level Hydrogeologist or a Contaminated Land Specialist with an interest in hydrogeology we’d like to hear from you!


Due to the ongoing success of our growing water services team, we are currently seeking a qualified candidate to take on a role as a hydrogeologist. The role is open to a current hydrogeologist or to a contaminated land specialist with an interest and/or experience in hydrogeology. We have the projects and team to develop the technical skills to further your career at Epic.

The candidate will play a key role in the execution of projects for a wide range of clients under the direction of our Team Leaders and Principals. You will support the delivery of environmental projects with a focus on supporting environmental impact assessments, construction management and environmental compliance.

This position offers excellent variety of work and will see you involved in:

• Supporting the delivery of a range of projects across multiple sectors
• Supporting and managing the delivery of high-quality desktop based and field-based investigations
• Preparing written technical reports
• Participating in strategy and innovation within the company to foster continued improvement
• Participating in internal and external presentations to demonstrate learning and knowledge
• Demonstrating your industry knowledge and experience to develop and maintain client relationships
• Developing your skills working closely with experienced professionals on a range of projects

Understanding environmental legislation is a requirement for this role. Core tasks will include researching literature & regulatory requirements, writing internal and client correspondence and reports and data interpretation & analysis. Fieldworks, including exciting travel opportunities, are a part of this role.


To be considered for this position, you will need to possess the following:

• Tertiary qualifications from a recognised institution in environmental science / water resources / hydrogeology / environmental engineering / geology or related discipline or similar relevant degree
• A minimum of 3 years’ experience in an environmental consulting role, with at least 2 years operating in Australia
• Proficient written and verbal skills, with the ability to communicate complex issues concisely
• Competency in undertaking hydrogeological field investigations
• Working knowledge of relevant NSW and QLD environmental legislation
• Demonstrated team player and able to self-motivate and take ownership of and be accountable for delivery of environmental investigations
• Exposure to proposal writing and developing innovative approaches to solving client problems
• Ability to lead and complete hydrogeological field investigations
• Demonstrated team player and able to self-motivate and take ownership of and be accountable for delivery of contaminated land tasks and projects
• Interest to undertake business development and grow opportunities for Epic
• Experience in surface water and hydrological assessments is desirable
• Experience with using GIS and spatial data analysis software packages is desirable


• We are down to earth – We understand where we came from and the people and clients who helped us achieve success. Without judgement we listen to each other
• We create value for our client – We build lasting relationships with our clients and support them to be the best. By listening to our clients, we deliver tailored and innovative solutions to their challenges
• We embrace our differences – We believe everyone deserves a fair go and should feel respected in the workplace. By building and embracing a team with a variety of backgrounds, skills, and views, we maximise our potential for success
• We never stop learning – We learn together, staying humble and curious. Through our passion for knowledge, improvement, and innovation, we grow from our successes and our failures.
• We work together – We promote a culture of collaboration, accountability, support, and enjoyment. Great things happen when we work together
• We leave a positive legacy – We shape a better world by supporting our communities to become environmentally and socially conscious. Professionally we challenge our clients to generate positive change and outcomes


• Work on challenging and rewarding projects across Australia that contribute to better environmental outcomes
• Feel trusted and empowered to take ownership of your projects and provide innovative solutions
• Work in a team with highly skilled, certified, and respected Professional consultants
• Strong commitment to professional development including structured buddy & mentoring system, support for further studies, attaining certification, professional memberships & working with industry leaders
• Opportunities to shape not only your career but the direction of the company by involvement in designing and implementing the Strategic Plan
• Enjoying coming to work and working in a friendly and welcoming office environment & as part of a collaborative team culture that values flexibility and fun
• Regular social events and activities for team building
• Employee Assistance Program
• Birthday day off!

Don’t believe us – check it out for yourself:


If you think you are Epic material:

• Submit your CV and cover letter addressing the Epic Essentials to
• State job code SWS_10022023_PRO_HYD in the subject line


• The closing date for this role is 31st March 2023
• An attractive salary in line with level and experience can be negotiated.
• We appreciate all responses to this advertisement, however, please note that only applicants selected for interviews will be contacted.
• If you have any questions call 1800 779 363 and ask for Duncan Boss-Walker for a confidential discussion.






IHE Delft MSc in Water and Sustainable Development