Data Technician

We are the leading independent Hydrometric Consultant in the UK, providing water monitoring systems to local authorities, water companies & the Environment Agency.

We have an exciting opportunity to join our growing team in Reading.

The role involves processing and reporting of water quantity (flow), depth, quality and rainfall data etc, collected by our field team and some office admin tasks. It will may also include some fieldwork, which will comprise visiting various sites throughout the South of England to undertake field measurements of water quantity (flow), depth, quality, rainfall etc, plus the operation and maintenance of telemetry logging equipment. Our website describes the Hydrometric work that we undertake.

Skills

Essential

  • Good level of computer literacy (MS Office – Word, Excel etc)
  • GCSE or equivalent in Geography, Maths and English
  • Hands on practical skills
  • Able to work from home

Desirable

  • A Level in Geography
  • Degree or other suitable qualification in a related environmental discipline (e.g. Env. Science, Geography, Outdoor Education etc)
  • Full UK driving licence
  • Comfortable with occasionally working outdoors and working in water, able to swim

Experience

Full training is provided, so none required provided you have the essential skills listed above
Experience with processing and reporting Hydrometric field data and administration duties would be useful but not essential

Aptitude and Attributes

  • Fast learner
  • Self-starter
  • Reliable
  • Flexible/ adaptable approach
  • Proactive and reliable
  • Good Communicator
  • Able to work in a team and on your own
  • Ability to work to deadlines

 

How to apply: 

If this is you, please send a detailed CV with a covering letter form telling us why you think you’ll be right for us, and us for you to tpeake@hydro-int.com

Salary: Competitive Full-Time (37.5hrs/ week) with opportunity to work overtime

Closing date: 15th December 2020