GCS has a vacancy for a Hydrologist at our Pretoria office. Below are the details of the position.

Role Summary:

To demonstrate good technical hydrological skills, project management skills and be able to manage small to medium sized project teams, budgets and clients. To proficiently run all aspects of a project within budget, deadlines and exhibit good communication skills.

Data Analysis and Water Calculations

  • Accurate analysis of meteorological and hydrological data
  • Hydrological and hydraulic modelling abilities (Pitman and Hec-RAS or similar)
  • Conduct field measurements including water flow and water quality measurements
  • Measure and graph phenomena such as stream flows, and changes in water volumes
  • Design and conduct scientific hydrological investigations to ensure that accurate and appropriate information is available for use in water resource management decisions.
  • Hydrological catchment delineation
  • Hydrological calculations, including rainfall-runoff and peak flows
  • Undertake flood line calculations
  • Water & Salt balances
  • Storm Water Management Planning
  • Risk and mitigation assessments and management plans
  • Conceptual design and sizing of plans and structures
  • Auditing water structures in terms of DWS guidelines
  • Be aware of current trends and issue in hydrology, such as relevant political changes, wetland controversies and climatic changes
  • Be able to interact with water structure design engineers

Marketing:

  • Generate work by identifying and writing effective proposals
  • Compile and submit tenders
  • Business development of new work within existing clients
  • Business development of work from new clients
  • Present papers at industry conferences to show-case GCS expertise
  • Attend relevant forums and conferences for self-development and networking purposes

Qualfcation:

BSc Degree (+ MSc in Hydrology or similar optional)
Membership of professional industry bodies (Pr.Sci.Nat)

Knowledge and Skills

  • Good knowledge of the hydrological science
  • Knowledge of environmental legislation and the National Water Act
  • Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications
  • Consider the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one
  • Good knowledge of the mining environment
  • Good communication skills
  • Soils knowledge
  • Agricultural knowledge

Experence:

5 to 8 years within Hydrological environment

Remuneration:
Total Cost to Company Package will be negotiated according to the candidate’s knowledge and experience.
Candidates that meet the above requirements should send their CVs to careers@gcs-sa.biz . Should you not receive any communication by 28th June 2019, please consider your application unsuccessful.

Candidates that meet the above requirements should send their CVs to careers@gcs-sa.biz . Should you not receive any communication by 28th June 2019, please consider your application unsuccessful.

 

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