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Environmental Monitoring Technician — Mackay Qld

AHA Services - 14 May, 2019

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ALS Hydrographics is a diverse and dynamic provider of hydro-meteorological products and services. We specialise in the supply and operation of a wide range of monitoring systems for long term, continuous monitoring of many environmental parameters including water, weather and air quality.

Environmental Monitoring Technician


About the Position

ALS Hydrographics is a diverse and dynamic provider of hydro-meteorological products and services. We are currently seeking a motivated Environmental Monitoring Technician to join the Mackay Hydrographics Team, with all levels of Hydrographer/Technician (Junior / Intermediate / Senior) considered.  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.
  • Mentoring and training of junior Hydrographers/Technicians.
  • 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.
  • Undertake manual sampling activities from both surface water and groundwater, using a range of techniques with adherence to QA principles and procedures.
  • Sound knowledge of, and adherence to, HSE principals.


About you

The ideal candidate would have the following attributes:

  • Relevant environmental monitoring / hydrographic experience.
  • Tertiary qualification in environmental science, water resources or hydrography (desirable).
  • Experienced in aspects of Hydrography or other environmental monitoring including project management experience.
  • 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.
  • 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 licence.
  • 4WD experience.

Benefits & Culture

At ALS we believe that the people we employ are what makes ALS the great company it is today. We offer many benefits to staff, including and not limited to:

  • Health fund discounts with Bupa.
  • Opportunity to salary sacrifice car costs with Autopia.
  • Corporate superannuation benefits with Sunsuper.
  • On-line learning system with extensive modules of choice.
  • Friendly working environment with accessible management.
  • Opportunities to progress and develop your career within ALS including global opportunities for suitable candidates.
  • We actively support a diverse workforce and encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to apply.

Looking for further details?

Applications covering relevant skills and experience will be treated with the strictest confidence and should be sent to the links below:

Mackay:  https://app.revelian.com/campbell/ap72247


Applications close:  Tuesday 28th May 2019