- Opportunity for a Hydrographer or Instrumentation Technician with experience in environmental monitoring and assessment, with particular emphasis on automated monitoring of water with movement into monitoring of air and noise.
- Practical experience in hydrography and/or instrument configuration, programming and installation, is highly desired.
- Based in Mackay, working with a close high-powered growing team with the support of a nationally spread company.
About the role:
As a member of the Mackay team, you will work with a number of clients to provide a high quality scientific service in environmental assessment.
The main responsibilities will include:
- The operation and maintenance of environmental monitoring equipment, including water, and preferably air/dust and noise/vibration.
- Field work – data collection, sample collection, site construction and installation of monitoring stations, stream surveying, water quality and quantity measurements.
- Data processing, calibration of water quality instruments, and reporting.
- Installation, repair, calibration, maintenance, and fault diagnosis.
- Requires some overnight travel outside of the Mackay area within the week.
Experienced candidates will also contribute to:
- Instrument programming (multiple platforms).
- System integration (including telemetry and process automation).
- Environmental consulting.
The role requires you meet the following requirements:
- Possess a certificate, diploma or degree that is relevant to the discipline of surface water hydrography, environmental science, environmental/water engineering, water resource management, and/or hydrology.
- Possess experience and skills in automated environmental monitoring.
This position is ideally suited to those who have:
- Strong communication and organisational skills.
- Physically fit and mobile, with environmental awareness and enjoy working outdoors.
- Skilled with tools and equipment.
- Self-motivated with the ability to work unsupervised, alone or in a team.
- Strong observational and problem-solving skills.
- Competent computer skills, including the use of Word and Excel.
- Practical, technical and electronics aptitude.
- A current driver’s licence, including manual.
Desirable additional skills:
- 4WD experience and/or training, first aid, welding or metals fabrication.
The successful applicants will be employed on a full-time basis, with a three-month probationary period. Permanency will be offered pending the outcome of a performance review.
Remuneration will be based on qualifications and experience, and includes participation in the staff bonus scheme and use of a company vehicle for commute to work.
Applications and enquiries:
Simon Lewer. Email email@example.com
Closing date: 31 January 2018