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Position Details: Hydrogelogist

Location: Kampala, Uganda
Openings: 1




  • Manage hydrogeology projects and clients and lead the technical inputs for a range of groundwater projects;
  • Focus on hydrogeological aspects of projects, with emphasis on geological and hydrogeological interpretation and site conceptualization, leading to specialized studies;
  • Complete groundwater projects including data collection; interpretation; field program planning, interpretation of hydrogeological testing (pumping, slug, packer) results, characterisation of aquifer conditions, and regulatory agency liaison;
  • Develop and assist with groundwater data management, hydrogeological logging, reporting, contractor and supplier management and liaison;
  • If required, undertake periodic field program supervision including drilling and testing programs, water sampling programs, field mapping, contractor management;
  • Collaborate with the team of geochemists and engineers across the multidisciplinary Exploration and Production projects.


Job Requirements:


  • Experience in field and design elements of hydrogeology projects.
  • Experience working in Mining and/or Oil & Gas environments.
  • Drilling (monitoring and production bores) and aquifer testing experience, groundwater sampling and assessment experience.
  • Demonstrated project management experience.
  • BSc in hydrogeology/geology; applicable postgraduate Hons or MSc an advantage.
  • Ability to work in team environments and autonomously in remote locations advantageous.
  • Knowledge of mine water management best practice and legislative drivers would be an advantage.
  • Knowledge and experience with applicable government  and international regulations and guidelines.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, oral and written communication skills in English.
  • Be willing to travel domestically, occasionally in remote and varying environments sometimes with limited communications and logistical support.
  • Show comprehension and application of strong business ethics and health, safety and environmental principles, and a commitment to quality management systems.
  • Previous consulting experience is an asset.
  • Professional accreditation in Hydrogeology will be an asset.


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