Senior Hydrogeologist

Senior Hydrogeologist

Crown Consult
10-15 years
Not Specified

Job Description

Job Description: 
  • Liaise with the Planning Authority, Ministry of Environment, and Internal Ashghal Departments and other government departments with reference to issues related to Groundwater quality and quantity affecting drainage as a whole.
  • Formulation of specific projects associated with groundwater occurrence and movement in relation to drainage. Prepare PSA's for the specific projects.
  • Liaison with the various Drainage engineers within Drainage dept. to ensure conformity to the overall plan and to highlights areas prone to drainage problems.
  • To assist In Initiating new work related to groundwater level rising and prepare design briefs for Consultants.
  • To assess qualitative and quantitative groundwater occurrence beneath urban areas.
  • To assist in managing projects related to shallow groundwater monitoring. Reviewing bi Annual monitoring reports prepared by the consultants and suggests Improvements.
  • Supervise drilling and Installation of groundwater monitoring wells
  • Supervise Installation of automatic data loggers on groundwater monitoring wells and make sure accurate data Is being collected.
  • Supervise the assessment of suitable sites for monitoring In relation to urbanization and associated drainage issues.
  • Supervise the collection of water samples for detailed chemical analysis
  • Supervise the collection of water level data in the field
  • Review of the Interpretation of groundwater level and quality data submitted through consultants
  • Review Pumping test data analysts
  • Assist in developing conceptual and digital groundwater flow and solute transport models.
  • Maintaining and updating these models with new data becoming available.
  • Review of technical reports submitted by consultants related to groundwater
  • Assist all Drainage engineers in handling geotechnical investigations and reviewing reports.
  • To look for the alternate groundwater disposal options In the light of chemical nature of groundwater
  • Maintain groundwater related database.
  • Supervise injection wells; all the procedures from designing drilling, Installation and Continuous Injection of TSE/ surface, Groundwater.
  • Provide liaison with KahraMaa, Ministry of Municipality for obtaining relevant permits.
  • To be familiar with International standards of performing various tasks related to Groundwater monitoring
  • To be acquainted with the administration procedures of the Drainage Dept
  • Audit Consultants submissions in terms of quality and conformance to the requirements of the design briefs.
Job Specifications:
  • BSc in Geology/ Hydrogeology from a recognized university
  • MSc in Geology/ Hydrogeology is highly desirable
  • Up to 15 years’ experience In Groundwater Monitoring and Injection wells in the disciplines of sewerage Infrastructure and storm/ groundwater drainage systems
  • Minimum of 4 years of relevant working experience with management capacity
  • Experience in groundwater resources assessment, evaluation, and development
  • Experience in Automatic data loggers and online portals
  • Experience in Master Planning/Drainage area/assets studies/ of large areas is desirable
  • Experience in designing of Injection, monitoring and water wells. Drilling, Installation and Development of water wells. Design and execution of aquifer tests as well as Interpretation of the tests
  • Experience in projects involving government departments; public and private organizations
  • Familiar with groundwater related software i.e Hydrogeo analyst, Aquifer Pro,
  • AquaChem, VIsual Modfiow, Fefiow,etc
  • Competent in handling groundwater modelling software
  • Knowledge of environmental and safety legislation and requirements would be Advantageous

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