Vacancy: Surface Water Consultant, South Africa – Permanent

Job position: Surface Water Consultant

Company name: Digby Wells Environmental

Job type: Permanent

Location: South Africa

Closing Dates: 29 March 2024

Job description: 

We are looking for someone who can provide advice in terms of water quality and quantity monitoring, analysis and hydrological assessment.

  • Provide the hydrological input into EIA/EMP/IWWMP and IWULA;
  • Conduct water quantity/quality monitoring as part of baseline assessment;
  • Conduct flood line modelling and hydrological assessments;
  • Use of HEC_RAS, PCSWMM, GoldSim, WRSM2000 and GIS for hydrological and hydraulic assessment
  • Develop Water and salt balances ;
  • Ensure that the quality of results meets company’s internal standards;
  • Conduct field work including site reconnaissance, water quality sampling, etc.;
  • Report and proposal writing;
  • Develop and maintain client relationships;
  • Carry out business development and marketing activities 
  • Working in close collaboration with specialists from other disciplines; and
  • Project managing and administrating projects, where required.
  • Carry out field work under strenuous conditions.


Qualifications/Experience Required:

  • BSc/ BES degree (MSc preferred) in Hydrology.
  • 3-5 years’ experience in Hydrology and 1-2 years’ experience in consulting.
  • Project management experience would be an advantage.
  • Experience and knowledge of mining sector would be helpful 
  • Time and budget management;
  • Project management implementation;
  • Communication (written and oral);
  • Self-motivated and creative;
  •  Understanding of the National Water Act and DWS guidelines;
  • Must be in possession of a valid driver’s license with 1-2 years driving experience and ability to drive bakkies or larger vehicles.;
  • Must be willing to travel throughout Africa and elsewhere, as the need arises; and
  • Must be able to sell and market their services.


Salary range: Market Related based on experience.

Contact Person: Bulelwa Tole 

Contact Phone Number: +11 789 9495

Contact email: 

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