Hydrogeologist Mine Energy

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The Coal Authority
38835.00 - 43150.00 GBP Annual
28 May 2021
25 Jun 2021
Contract Type
Full Time

Here at the Coal Authority, we have a fantastic opportunity to join our team as a Hydrogeologist (Mine Energy). You will join us on a full-time, permanent basis and in return, you will receive a competitive salary of GBP38,835 - GBP43,150 per annum.

Here at the Coal Authority, we really are a great team to work with. We're united in our passion and commitment to make a better future for people and the environment in mining areas.

We carry out a wide variety of essential services from responding to coal mining hazards, to keeping people and the environment safe from mine water pollution.

We are excited about what our future holds. Our work is helping to develop a new sustainable source of renewable energy for the UK. By harnessing the energy from mine water heat, we hope to play a key role towards helping the UK to meet net-zero emissions by 2050.

We truly are a supportive organisation where we all live and breathe our values. We are inclusive, trusted and progressive in everything that we do.

With a genuine commitment to flexible working, we believe that work life balance is incredibly important. There are a number of benefits that you'll access being a part of our inclusive team including flexi time, 27.5 days holiday (with an additional 6 days flexi time), civil service pension scheme, gym membership contribution, and professional membership.

Flexible working:

We offer different ways to work flexibly, and the following types of flexibility are usually possible: job share, flexible hours, working from home for part of the week and compressed hours. Please feel free to talk about what flexibility means to you at your interview.

Our Hydrogeologist (Mine Energy) role:

This is an exciting and challenging, role for an experienced hydrogeologist within our Innovation Team helping to deliver low carbon heat from abandoned mines across the UK. The role also offers excellent opportunities for personal growth and development.

Main responsibilities of our Hydrogeologist (Mine Energy):

- Work closely with the Principal Manager (Mine Energy) on delivering technical consultancy services, engaging with customers, regulators and other key stakeholders.

- Working with the wider team to develop innovative solutions for mine energy development and reuse of mine water.

- Carry out mine water related consultancy work including; interpreting underground mine data and water recovery behaviours, producing technical reports, providing advice, making recommendations, attending meetings, presenting on findings and undertaking technical discussions.

- Undertake site visits, site work and site supervision providing support to client and contractors as appropriate

- Undertake commissioned work to agreed scope, resource, quality and timelines.

- Develop the Coal Authority's knowledge of mine energy thermal behaviour in partnership, association or engagement with a diverse range of external stakeholders and published material.

- Carry out a programme of continuous improvement with an emphasis on innovative and authoritative approaches to developing the underground mines as an asset of strategic importance to the UK.

- Provide technical support to the Coal Authority bids for external funding in the areas of mine energy and water reuse.

- Identify and protect on behalf of the Coal Authority intellectual property and data value.

- Develop a detailed knowledge and remain current on the minewater recovery position in the coalfields.

- Share knowledge on mine energy development within the Coal Authority.

- Maintain and develop mine energy and mine water reuse behaviour databases or similar databases to store and graphically present monitoring data and predicted behaviours with an emphasis on continual improvement of quality and timeliness of data entry.

- Analyse and appraise monitoring data, as collected by the Coal Authority's contractor's, and also supplied by third parties, to promote mine energy and water reuse opportunities.

- Respond to requests for information, replying promptly to requests from mine water team, Licensing and Permissions, Public Safety, Planning, etc.

What we're looking for in ourHydrogeologist (Mine Energy):

- Degree in Geology

- Demonstrable experience and competence in practical hydrogeology

- Experience of GIS systems

- Knowledge of drilling techniques and geophysical logging

- Competence in using hydrogeology predictive and monitoring packages

- Excellent IT skills

- Ability to interpret underground water monitoring data

- Use of hydrogeological software packages

- Report writing skills

- Ability to specify and install data loggers in shafts and boreholes

Closing date: Friday 4th June 2021

If you believe you are the right candidate for the role as our Hydrogeologist (Mine Energy),then please click 'apply' now! We'd love to hear from you.