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Field Technician - South-East of England

Field Technician - South-East of England

We are applied hydrologists, specialising in the collection and analysis of hydrological and environmental data and in the provision of expert services in water resources management and flood management. We provide a full range of data collection, analysis and reporting services, from spot flow gauging to long-term, wide-area hydrometric monitoring, and we provide modelling, planning and policy support and consultancy services for water resources and flood risk management applications. We work throughout the UK, and around the world, for public and private sector clients, regulators, governments and agencies. Our website provides details of our work, and our services: see

Role Field Technician - South-East of England

The role involves visiting various sites, primarily throughout the South-East of England, undertaking 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

Hands on practical skills

Installation skills, including use of Power and hand Tools

Passion for working outdoors

Comfortable working in water, able to swim

Comfortable working at height, e.g. ladders etc.

Good level of computer literacy (MS Office - Word, Excel etc)

Full UK driving licence

GCSE or equivalent in Geography, Maths and English


A Level in Geography Degree or other suitable qualification in a related environmental discipline (e.g. Env. Science, Geography , Outdoor Education etc.)


Full training is provided, so none required provided you have the essential skills listed above. Experience with Hydrometric field data collection is useful but not essential.

Aptitude, Attributes



Flexible/ adaptable approach

Proactive Good Communicator

Prepared to Travel and stay away from home throughout South of England.

Able to work in a team and on your own.

Ability to work to deadlines

Interest in working in the water & environment sector


Home-based, South-East of England. A location near to any of the following locations would be suitable: Reading, Basingstoke, Farnborough, Bracknell, Maidenhead, High Wycombe, Woking, Guildford, Crawley, Tunbridge, Maidstone, Hemel Hempstread, Hatfield, High Wycombe.

Salary/Package £19,500 + Overtime + Pension + Per Diem Lunch allowance (up to £25k, OTE) Full-Time (37.5hrs/ week)

Closing date: 28/04/2019.

Reference: 37793004

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