Hydro-Logic is now part of Hydro International.

Field Technician - Herefordshire & Worcestershire

We are applied hydrologists, specialising in the collection and analysis of hydrological and environmental data and in the provision of expert services in water resources management and flood management.  We provide a full range of data collection, analysis and reporting services, from spot flow gauging to long-term, wide-area hydrometric monitoring, and we provide modelling, planning and policy support and consultancy services for water resources  and flood risk management applications.  We work throughout the UK, and around the world, for public and private sector clients, regulators, governments and agencies.  Our website provides details of our work, and our services:  see www.hydro-logic.co.uk

We currently have opportunities in the technical areas listed below.

We are looking for candidates with the following skills, experience and attributes.  If you match up, send us a completed application form telling us why you think you’ll be right for us, and us for you. 

Role

Field Technician – Herefordshire/ Worcestershire

The role involves fieldwork, which will comprise visiting various sites throughout Wales, the Midlands and the North of England to undertake field measurements of water quantity (flow), depth, quality, rainfall etc, plus the operation and maintenance of telemetry logging equipment. Our website describes the Hydrometric work that we undertake.

Skills

Essential

Good level of computer literacy (MS Office – Word, Excel etc)

Full UK driving licence

GCSE or equivalent in Geography, Maths and English

Hands on practical skills

Comfortable working in water, able to swim

 

Desirable

Installation skills, including the use of Power and Hand tools.

A Level in Geography

Experience

Full training is provided, so none required provided you have the essential skills listed above

Aptitude, Attributes

Self-starter

Fast learner

Reliable

Flexible/ adaptable approach

Proactive

Good Communicator

Able to work in a team and on your own.

Ability to work to deadlines

 

Location

Preferably near to our offices in Bromyard/ Malvern (we are due to relocate to Malvern in 2019). The ideal candidate would be located in Herefordshire or Worcestershire, although applications from others located elsewhere within the West Midlands or close to the Welsh border will be considered provided that the candidate is prepared to travel routinely to Bromyard/ Malvern to pick up and drop off equipment.

Salary/Package

£10-£12/ hr, on a casual contract. Hours per week will vary according to our workload. There will be some routine baseload of work, with the opportunity to do more hours during peak periods, often in response to the weather (e.g. low flow periods or heavy rainfall/ high flows). This role would suit someone who is semi-retired or who is studying part-time. 

Closing date:

31/12/2018 - Interviews to be scheduled for 10th January 2019

Please complete an application form for this position and e-mail it to tpeake@hydro-int.com