Environmental Field Technician / Hydrographer - Scoresby, VIC



ALS provides a broad range of testing and analytical services to a wide variety of end markets and industries around the globe. We continue to remain at the forefront of the testing services industry, building an enviable reputation.

Environmental Field Technician / Hydrographer - Scoresby, VIC

About the Position

1 x Junior / Trainee Role
1 x Senior / Experienced Role

ALS Hydrographics is a diverse and dynamic provider of hydro-meteorological products and services. We are currently seeking self-driven and experienced individuals for Trainee and Experienced Hydrographer roles to join the Scoresby Hydrographics Team. This is an exciting opportunity to join a committed and dedicated team who continually strive to meet and exceed client expectations.

Responsibilities of the role include:

  • Provide best practice Hydrographic services for clients in a safe and timely manner.
  • Install, service, operate and maintain automatic environmental monitoring stations with a strict emphasis on quality.
  • Project management, client liaison and correspondence.
  • Collect environmental data from automatic monitoring stations and verify data using computer software package before supply to clients.
  • Accurate record keeping including field observations, photographs, maps and calibration checks.
  • Undertake flow measurement in rivers, creeks and drains.
  • Flow measurement in rivers, creeks, drains and wetlands.
  • Sound knowledge of, and adherence to, HSE principals.

About you

The ideal candidate would have the following attributes:

  • Experienced Role - 3 years' minimum industry experience.
  • Junior Role - Basic hands-on experience working with tools or some trade knowledge preferred, but not essential.
  • Minimum Year 12 or equivalent for junior role.
  • Tertiary qualification in science and water resources, or water operations preferable for experienced role.
  • Exposure to and technical mindset/hands on.
  • Competent with hydrographic software applications (Hydstra) and data acquisition applications necessary for effective data management and field instrumentation operation.
  • High level attention to detail, strong organisational and problem solving skills.
  • Professional oral and written communication skills.
  • Able to work unsupervised or as part of a team.
  • Experience with health, safety and environmental aspects of field work.
  • Able to work in a variety of environmental conditions including time away from home.
  • Be physically fit and able to swim.
  • Current manual car driver's license.
  • 4WD experience preferable.

Applications close:  Thursday 22nd August 2019.

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