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Intermediate Hydrogeologist



Earthtech Consulting Limited is a specialist geotechnical consulting practice working in the fields of hydrogeology, engineering geology, and geotechnical engineering. The company has a well-established client base, has been in operation for 30+ years. Current hydrogeology projects relate to quarry, landfill (groundwater contamination), construction dewatering and irrigation water supplies.


The position suits a Hydrogeologist with a minimum qualification of an MSc in geology, hydrogeology or a closely related field and a minimum of four years of professional experience.  Experience in hydrogeologic fieldwork, a proven ability to operate field equipment and supervise drilling contractors, experience in hydrogeological modelling, groundwater chemistry and the associated reporting for consenting is required. Earthtech uses FEFLOW for groundwater modelling.

Candidates must be computer literate and have an eye for detail with excellent English communication skills, both written and verbal (IELTS certification or equivalent required for non-native English speakers). Also needed is a valid New Zealand driver's licence with the ability to drive a manual transmission vehicle, be eligible to work in New Zealand, and be willing to travel for fieldwork.

We are looking for an enthusiastic team player who enjoys work variety, takes the initiative, and is an innovative problem solver. The successful candidate will be fully supported by senior staff and will have the opportunity to attend conferences and training courses.

An attractive salary will be offered to the successful candidate.


Please submit your Curriculum Vitae and covering letter telling us why you would like to work with us. Applications close 10 January 2021. We will reply to all applications after this date.  Please email your application to Christine Manga.

Philip Kelsey (Principal Hydrogeologist)
C/- Christine Manga
Engineering Office Manager
Earthtech Consulting Limited

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