Surface Water Hydrologist

Agent: Yvette Rautenbach

  • Our well established client requires an experienced Hydrologist to manage the flow and quality of surface water and activities throughout various locations where international travel will be required. Our reputable client has vast industry knowledge and expertise within the environmental sector.


  • Company: International Mining & Environmental
  • Location: Johannesburg/Londond/Dar es Salaam
  • Date Posted: 5th Nov 2021
  • Industry: Environmental
  • Nationality: Open
  • Salary: Negotiable depending on experience
  • Qualifications: BSc/BES degree (MSc preferred) in Hydrology
  • Assignment: Permanent

Job Description

  • Carry out assessments of the hydrological demands of the project landscape
  • Provide the hydrological input into EIA/EMP/IWWMP and IWULA
  • Conduct water quantity/quality monitoring as part of baseline assessment
  • Conduct flood line modelling and hydrological assessments
  • Use of HEC-RAS and other hydrology software
  • Develop water and salt balances
  • Ensure that the quality of results meets company’s internal standards
  • Assist in the preparation of water permit applications and other regulatory documents.
  • Conduct field work including site reconnaissance, water quality sampling, etc.
  • Develop and maintain client relationships
  • Project management implementation
  • Report writing.

Minimum Requirements

  • BSc/BES degree (MSc preferred) in Hydrology
  • 8 or more years’ experience in Hydrology and 5 or more years’ experience in consulting.
  • Project management experience would be an advantage.
  • ArcGIS software and hydrological engineering knowledge would be an advantage.
  • Understanding of the National Water Act and DWS guidelines
  • Must be in possession of a driver’s licence.
  • Must be willing to travel throughout Africa and elsewhere, as the need arises.
  • Must be able to sell and market their services.
  • Experience and knowledge of mining sector would be highly advantageous

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