You will also analyse, validate and quality assure the data collected from this equipment and upload the data on to the hydrometric archive.
You will be required to work in the field in all weathers carrying out quality assurance, responding to instrument faults and carrying out reactive site visits during incidents.
Other parts of the role will involve making sure that your sites are safe and ensure they are well kept.
You’ll also need to have an aptitude for numbers, demonstrate a logical and analytical mind, and be prepared to pay special attention to detail when it comes to analysing trends in large data sets. With strong practical problem solving skills, you will be experienced in handling and managing data. Use of own initiative is essential, you will have an eye for detail, be efficient and work in an environmentally sensitive manner.
Experience of field work, lone working, water safety, risk assessment and scientific instrumentation would be advantageous.
Good communication skills are a must as you will be required to interact effectively with the team, both internal and external customers and members of the public.
A degree standard (or equivalent) in a relevant discipline is required.
13/04/2020, 23:55 hours