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3+ years

07 JUN 2024


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 personally challenge themselves, explore new horizons, and accelerate their careers in ways that matter to them.

We offer an exciting opportunity to develop and fast-track your career by working in an environment where you are encouraged to collaborate, innovate, and advance. If you are a hydrogeologist, who loves the outdoors and working as part of a cohesive supportive team, 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 based in our Brisbane office. 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, working as part of a dedicated water services team, which includes a team of six experienced hydrogeologists and specialist integrated surface water technical leaders, spread across three states. In the role the candidate will support the delivery of environmental projects with a focus on hydrogeology, including a range of field and desktop investigations throughout Australia and overseas.

This position offers excellent variety of work, including:

  • Planning and execution of hydrogeological investigation programs

  • Hydrogeological logging and interpretation, including lithology, yield and water quality

  • Design and installation of groundwater monitoring bores and vibrating wire piezometers

  • Design and installation of water supply bores

  • Permeability testing of aquifers including slug testing and pump testing programs

  • Groundwater monitoring and sampling

  • Groundwater resource investigation and characterisation

  • Preparation of groundwater monitoring and management plans

  • Preparation of groundwater impact assessment reports, including dewatering impact assessments

  • Groundwater recharge and water balance assessments

  • Input to integrated water cycle management plans

  • Working with interdisciplinary teams

  • Input to contaminant fate and transport assessments

Fieldwork, including exciting travel opportunities, is an integral part of this role. The role involves undertaking both desktop and field-based activities and may involve work in remote areas for extended periods of time (up to 2-3 weeks), which will be balanced with both time-off-in-lieu and field allowances. The role also involves writing internal and client correspondence and reports and data interpretation & analysis. Experience in design and installation of groundwater monitoring bores and vibrating wire piezometers is desirable.


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

  • Tertiary qualifications from a recognised institution in hydrogeology / water resources / or environmental science / engineering related discipline or similar relevant degree

  • A minimum of 3-5 years’ experience in an environmental consulting role, preferably operating in Australia

  • A current driver's license and ability to drive manual and automatic vehicles

  • Proficient written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to communicate complex issues concisely

  • Competency in planning and undertaking field investigations and willingness to undertake field work in remote areas

  • Competency in design and installation of groundwater supply and monitoring bores including vibrating wire piezometers

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Demonstrated team player willingness to take ownership of projects

  • A love of the outdoors and hands-on work.

The following would be desirable for the role, but not essential:

  • Off-road vehicle experience

  • Experience or interest in design and installation of groundwater bores

  • Experience or interest in water balance assessments


  • We are down to earth

  • We create value for our client

  • We embrace our differences

  • We never stop learning

  • We work together​

  • We leave a positive legacy


  • Work on challenging and rewarding projects that contribute to better environmental outcomes

  • Opportunities to work on projects in mining, infrastructure, renewables, property and defence

  • Opportunities to work on Australian and international projects including the US and Canada.

  • Enjoying working in a sociable environment with a collaborative team culture that values flexibility and fun

  • Strong commitment to professional development including a structured buddy and mentoring system,

  • Support for further studies, including professional memberships and certifications and coaching

  • Work in a team with highly skilled, certified, and respected professional consultants

  • Feel trusted and empowered to take ownership of your projects and provide innovative solutions

  • Opportunities to shape your personal career and the strategic direction of the company

  • Opportunities to deliver presentations through professional bodies including IAH, AIG, ALGA, and ACLCA

  • Regular social events and activities for team building

  • Time-off-in-lieu, fatigue management, and generous field allowance for staff undertaking site works

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Birthday day off and Purchased Leave Policy

Learn more about us!


If you think you are Epic material:

  • Submit your CV and cover letter to

  • State job code SWS_09042024_HYD_SWS in the subject line

  • At Epic we conduct two separate interviews – The first is a formal, technical interview. The second interview is less formal and is designed to help you get a clearer idea for what it is like to work for Epic and for some of our other team members to get to know you.


  • The closing date for this role is Friday 10th May 2024

  • 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 David Harris for a confidential discussion

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