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Senior Hydrogeologist M/F

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General information


Egis is an international player active in the consulting, construction engineering and mobility service sectors.
We design and operate intelligent infrastructure and buildings capable of responding to the climate emergency and helping to achieve more balanced, sustainable and resilient territorial development.
With operations in 120 countries, Egis places the expertise of its 18,000 employees at the disposal of its clients and develops cutting-edge innovation accessible to all projects.
Improving people's quality of life and supporting communities in their social and economic development, whilst drastically reducing carbon emissions and achieving vital 2050 net zero targets, that's our purpose.



Position description

Job title

Senior Hydrogeologist M/F

Contract type

Permanent contract

Business Line specific context

Join Our Team!

J.B. Barry and Partners Limited along with our sister company Barry Transportation are one of Ireland’s leading Consulting Engineers. We have 180 highly qualified employees and are committed to delivering cost effective and innovative solutions. To achieve this, we need dedicated, enthusiastic individuals to join the team in our offices. 

We recognise that we are dependent on our staff to deliver to our clients excellent engineered solutions, consequently we offer outstanding career opportunities and remuneration. We are committed to encouraging and supporting the careers and professional development of all our staff, as ultimately this will result in an improved service for our clients.  We offer a great place to work and competitive salaries.

Job description

Key Responsibilities

  • Apply a knowledge of fundamental geology to develop an understanding of how rock types and structure in an area impact on groundwater occurrence and movement
  • Understand and interpret maps, geographical data, historical evidence and models to build up a picture of the groundwater regime and/or land contamination, often based on incomplete information
  • Design modelling of groundwater flow, chemistry and temperature according to geological formations, surface water flow and man-made influence
  • Undertake environment impact assessments of groundwater abstraction and management activities, attend oral hearings
  • Design and commission boreholes, and samples.



  • Minimum 2.1 Bachelor Degree or Masters in Engineering Geology, Geology, Civil Engineering, or similar related subject.
  • Member of Institutre of Geologists of Ireland or other relevant professional body.
  • Professional Geologist or Chartered Engineer status or be on track to achieve this within the next 6 to 12 months.
  • A strong working knowledge of Irish and UK groundwater conditions and groundwater monitoring techniques and practices.
  • Ability to undertake and check hydrogeology calculations and analyses.
  • Relevant experience, knowledge and skills of /hydrogeology principals and practice.
  • Undertaking hydrogeology reporting in compliance with appropriate standards.
  • Experience in management of groundwater studies including design and implementation of groundwater monitoring programs, planning and supervision of aquifer testing programs, groundwater inflow assessments and groundwater modelling studies.
  • Strong understanding of the principles of Eurocodes in hydrogeology and geotechnical design.
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to work as part of a large team.
  • Committed to Continued Professional Development.
  • Full clean drivers license.



  • MSc in Hydrogeology.
  • Good knowledge of Department for Infrastructure, Irish Rail and Transport
  • Infrastructure Ireland design and reporting processes, and other statutory agencies.
  • Knowledge of BIM and an understanding of core concepts and principles.
  • Experience with tendering and identifying value engineering solutions is highly advantageous.

Position location

Job location

Europe, Ireland



Candidate criteria

Minimum level of education required

6-Engineer’s degree

Minimum level of experience required

6-10 years