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Graduate Hydrogeologist - 2022 Graduate Programme

Europe Region
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Graduate Hydrogeologist – 2022 Graduate Programme

A career at Arup offers you the chance to make a positive difference in the world. Independently owned and independently minded, Arup is the creative force at the heart of many of the world’s most prominent projects in the built environment. When you join Arup, you immediately become part of our global community working on some of the world’s most recognised projects.

We are truly global and our 15,000 planners, designers, engineers and consultants around the world deliver innovative projects with creativity and passion. We have over 650 staff working in Ireland, with offices in Dublin, Cork, Galway, and Limerick.


Your responsibilities:

  • Drilling Supervision of groundwater monitoring boreholes and water wells

  • Groundwater and surface water sampling and monitoring

  • Supervision and analysis of borehole hydraulic testing including Pumping Tests, falling head tests and slug tests

  • Groundwater Modelling including flow and contaminant transport modelling

  • Working within a team of 8 hydrogeologists across a wide range of multi-disciplinary projects


We seek the following qualifications, attributes, and skills:

  • Bachelors Degree in Geology, Geography, Earth Sciences or equivalent

  • Masters of Science in Hydrogeology, Water Resource Management or Similar


The Graduate Development Programme offers:

  • Face-to-face Europe Graduate Induction programme where you will meet all your peers and experience comprehensive training and workshops.

  • Year-1 monthly interactive learning forums.

  • Professional Development Training Programme along with a tailored professional and personal development plan to help you grow in your discipline.

  • Technical learning paths and workshops.

  • An assigned mentor and buddy system.

  • Supported structured path to chartered status.

  • Access to a wide array of tools and channels for quick and easy collaboration with colleagues around the world.

  • A working culture that is inclusive, nurturing, and challenging.

  • The opportunity to work in abroad as part of our global international mobility programme.

  • Access to our skills networks and Arup University.

  • A generous reward package which includes salary, benefits and twice annual profit share.


'A better way'- Sustainability and Social Equity

At Arup, we strive to bring environmental sustainability and social equity together. We put sustainability at the heart of our projects and invest in research and development that helps tackle issues such as climate change and poverty. We have made a commitment to reach net zero by 2030 and to contribute meaningfully to the UN Sustainable Development Goals, creating shared value for our clients and our communities while safeguarding our planet. Read our net zero carbon plan here.

A career at Arup gives you the chance to have a positive impact on the world. For us, corporate responsibility is not just a policy; it’s a way of working.


Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion is at the heart of what we do

We strive to embed inclusion in our way of working, our interactions with one another, and the projects we deliver. We are committed to creating an inclusive working environment for talented people of any background, based on merit, fairness, and respect.


Join us in shaping a better world

We place social purpose high among our values. Working with a wide range of partner organisations, we use our technical and strategic capabilities to support the most disadvantaged, vulnerable, and marginalised communities in the world. Our community engagement programme aims to produce a more sustainably developed world, focusing on food security; clean and renewable energy; water and sanitation; improved shelter; and social mobility.

Arup is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are also a certified CPD employer with Engineers Ireland. In 2016, we received the Business Working Responsibly Mark from Business in the Community Ireland, recognising our sustainable business practices.

Share your passion and experience in a global culture that believes your potential to achieve is endless. This is your opportunity to shine.



Our Senior Structural Engineer, Aisling Hahessy, was named Engineers Ireland’s Engineer of the Year 2021. Aisling started her career as a graduate in Arup. Click below link to watch her career journey in Arup.




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