Wood is currenly recruiting for the position of Hydrogeologist - Techincal Director. We are looking to continue the expansion of our Water Management group through the recruitment of a high-calibre Technical Director to lead our Hydrogeology team in Shrewsbury. This leadership role will encompass technical leadership, team management, directing and managing projects, and supporting the Business Unit Director on operational matters (e.g. budgets, financial management, recruitment, etc).
Comprising approximately 30 staff, our Hydrogeology team in Shrewsbury delivers projects across a broad spectrum of sectors and clients, including work for Water Companies, the Environment Agency, policy support to the European Commission and to EuropeAid, minerals and aggregates work, support to industrial and commercial clients, as well as the hydrogeology aspects of major infrastructure projects, such as nuclear new builds. The team has particular strengths in groundwater modelling and impact assessment, as well as groundwater quality and protection.
The team is part of the Water Management Business Unit, which also covers services including water resources and security, water quality, flood risk management, hydraulic modelling and hydroecology. Through our projects we provide high quality technical services to advise a wide range of clients, both in the UK and internationally. As part of a global Environment and Infrastructure business, we are ambitious in our plans for growth, and this successful recruit for this role will play an important part in delivering this growth, with a focus on our hydrogeology services.
Prime responsibilities and duties
You will lead our hydrogeology team in Shrewsbury, with the aim of growing the team, developing our technical services and building collaboration with other water teams within the global Environment & Infrastructure business. Your main responsibilities will include:
We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.
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