Water Corporation

Perth, , AU

About the role:


We are seeking an experienced Hydrographer to undertake the collection, processing, quality control archiving, reporting and presentation of hydrometric and environmental data in accordance with plans and programs.


What the role will offer:

  • Install, commission, operate and maintain hydrographic and environmental monitoring stations.
  • Collect logged and sample data, carry out in-situ tests, collect and prepare water and sediment samples for detailed chemical analysis
  • Carry out validation, editing, quality control, data management and presentation of hydrometric and environmental data.
  • Prepare technical and analytical reports on data collection outcomes and activities.
  • Investigate and recommend sites for new hydrographic stations in accordance with hydrographic principles and practices

Key skills and experience:

  • You will have qualifications and be experienced in hydrography or practical environmental engineering.
  • Considerable experience in interpreting data and technical report writing
  • Good knowledge of water Industry related assets and operations including hydrographic/ hydrometric systems (including Hydstra) and instruments utilised by the Water Corporation.
  • Demonstrated ability to work as part of a small group in a commercially focused team.
  • Intrastate travel will be required, as is Manual C-Class driver’s licence and ability to swim. 



If you are interested in the above opportunity please submit a covering letter and resume that best demonstrates your ability to meet the requirements of the role.


Applications close Sunday 25th February 2018

Our commitment to an inclusive workplace:


Through our Equity and Diversity Management Plan and People Strategy, Water Corporation is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace of the future.


We understand that unique perspectives, ideas and contributions only strengthen our workforce and are recognised and valued.


We encourage applications supporting our key priority communities – Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, women and people with disability.


For people with disability, we are committed to ensuring an accessible and inclusive work environment enabling full participation in all aspects of employment wherever possible by offering reasonable adjustments.


As part of the recruitment process you will be required to complete pre-employment screening which may include a medical, police clearance and Australian working rights check.


We reserve the right to withdraw this ad prior to the closing date.