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Graduate scientist / engineer - water - HR Wallingford, UK

We want to recruit a graduate scientist/engineer to our water group to support a wide variety of technical work covering hydrology and water resources and surface water drainage.

The successful candidate will have:

  • a good degree in a relevant discipline e.g. Civil/Environmental Engineering, Environmental Science, Geography (a higher degree in a relevant discipline would be advantageous);
  • technical knowledge and experience in hydrology, water resources and drainage;
  • good attention to detail, record keeping, presentation and report writing skills;
  • good numeracy, computer literacy and problem solving skills;
  • experience in programming and data analysis (some of the platforms we use are, for example, Python, .NET, R-script, Ruby script);
  • experience of detailed statistical analysis using R-script or Matlab would be of particular interest;
  • experience using GIS (e.g. ArcView, QGIS);
  • experience in developing or applying numerical models; and
  • ability to work within a team to deliver a common goal.

The successful candidate will work closely with staff in the Water group and will have the opportunity for training to further develop their skillset.

HR Wallingford is committed to recruiting and retaining staff of the highest calibre. We offer a stimulating working environment, competitive salaries commensurate with experience and an excellent benefits package that includes a generous defined contribution pension scheme, permanent health insurance, flexible working hours, childcare vouchers, staff restaurant and a sports and social club.

How to apply

To apply send your CV with a covering letter, clearly stating the vacancy of interest, to:

Kim Taylor, Personnel Manager, HR Wallingford, Howbery Park, Wallingford, Oxfordshire OX10 8BA, United Kingdom, or email k.taylor@hrwallingford.com.

Closing date: 30 November 2015.

HR Wallingford is an equal opportunities employer.

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