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Junior Hydrogeologist





1+ years

08 MAR 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 challenge themselves and accelerate their careers.

We offer an exciting opportunity to develop and fast-track your career by working in an environment where you are encouraged to challenge yourself to think outside the box. If you are a Junior Hydrogeologist, or a Contaminated Land Specialist with an interest in hydrogeology 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 or Sydney office. The role is open to a current hydrogeologist or to a contaminated land specialist with an interest and/or experience in hydrogeology. 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 under the direction of our Team Leaders and Principals. You will support the delivery of environmental projects with a focus on supporting environmental impact assessments, construction management and environmental compliance.

This position offers excellent variety of work and will see you involved in:

  • Supporting the delivery of a range of projects across multiple sectors

  • Supporting the delivery of high-quality desktop based investigations

  • Supporting and managing field-based investigations, including groundwater monitoring well installation and sampling

  • Preparing written technical reports

  • Participating in strategy and innovation within the company to foster continued improvement

  • Participating in internal and external presentations to demonstrate learning and knowledge

  • Demonstrating your industry knowledge and experience to develop and maintain client relationships

  • Developing your skills working closely with experienced professionals on a range of projects

Understanding environmental legislation is a requirement for this role. Core tasks will include researching literature & regulatory requirements, writing internal and client correspondence and reports and data interpretation & analysis. Fieldworks, including exciting travel opportunities, are a part of this role.


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

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

  • A minimum of 1 years’ experience in an environmental consulting role, preferably operating in Australia

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

  • Competency in undertaking hydrogeological field investigations

  • Working knowledge of relevant NSW and QLD environmental legislation

  • Demonstrated team player and able to self-motivate and take ownership of and be accountable for delivery of environmental investigations

  • Exposure to proposal writing and developing innovative approaches to solving client problems


  • 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 across Australia that contribute to better environmental outcomes

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

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

  • Strong commitment to professional development including a structured buddy and mentoring system, support for further studies, attaining certification and professional memberships working with industry leaders

  • Opportunities to shape not only your career but the direction of the company by involvement in designing and implementing the businesses’ strategic plan

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

  • Regular social events and activities for team building

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Purchased Leave Policy

  • Birthday day off!

Learn more about us!


If you think you are Epic material:

  • Submit your CV and cover letter to

  • State job code SWS_18122023_CON_HYD 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 08 March 2024

  • An attractive salary in line with level and experience can be negotiated

  • If you have any questions call 1800 779 363 and ask for Todd O'Brien for a confidential discussion

  • We appreciate all responses to this advertisement, however please note that only applicants selected for interviews will be contacted

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