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Groundwater Modeller (Hydrogeologist), Africa

Office Location: Fourways, Johannesburg


Job Description


SLR is a global environmental consultancy operating from a network of offices in Europe, North America, Asia Pacific and Africa. We provide advice and support on a wide range of strategic and project-specific environmental issues to a diverse and growing base of business, regulatory and governmental clients.

In Africa the core service lines are advisory services, engineering, environmental management and planning, and land & water sciences. These service lines are focussed on the following sectors: oil and gas, mining, industry, infrastructure and power.

SLR’s philosophy is to hire talented people that are empowered to express themselves in a challenging and dynamic environment. SLR believes in developing professionals that will make a significant difference to the lives of our staff, families, clients and other stakeholders.

Job description

  • Collect and process hydrogeological data, other technical data, spatial information and historical documents to build a conceptual model
  • Groundwater numerical modelling
  • Report writing
  • Project management and liaison with clients and authorities
  • Understand project budgeting and invoicing
  • Delivery quality work on time and in budget for a variety clients

Minimum requirements

  • Bachelor of Science (BSc), Geology / Earth Science
  • at least 5 years’ experience in hydrogeology, with 1-2 years working experience with FEFLOW, MODFLOW or other groundwater modelling software
  • Proficiency in MS Office
  • Proficiency in specialized software: Surfer, Strater, WellLog, Aquitest, Aquachem , etc.
  • Proficiency in any of the GIS packages: ArcGis/MapInfo/QGIS
  • Valid drivers license and must have own vehicle


  • Good communication and interpersonal skills - written and verbal,
  • Excellent time management skills,
  • Attention to detail and problem solving skills,
  • Ability to take initiative and work independently ,
  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment.


Interested candidates should submit a detailed CV, together with a copy of ID, qualification, matric certificate, academic transcript and drivers’ license.

The following information should be included in the cover message:

  • Total years’ experience:
  • Last two companies:
  • Qualifications:
  • Groundwater modeling experience:
  • FEFLOW/ MODFLOW experience Y/N:
  • If you have not been contacted within 15 working days of your application please consider your application unsuccessful.