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Hydrogeologist

Date: 10-Jan-2019

Location: Brisbane, QLD, AU

Company: Origin Energy Services Ltd

  • Brisbane based with some site travel
  • Working on the Spring Gully asset
  • Technical hydrogeological input across APLNG and Origin’s other growth assets
  • Application close date: 10th February 2019

ORIGIN – AUSTRALIA’S LEADING INTEGRATED ENERGY COMPANY
An integral part of Australia’s energy future, we explore, produce, generate and sell energy to power millions of Australian homes and businesses every day, keeping them going and growing.


Origin is continuing to invest in gas exploration and production, as well as developing and operating a world-class CSG production business, through Australia Pacific LNG. A leading producer of CSG in Queensland, with growing reserves and new gas exploration interests around Australia, we are seeking the right candidate to become part of the team that’s meeting growing demand for energy, and searching for tomorrow’s energy solutions.

The Role

An exciting opportunity exists for an experienced Hydrogeologist to join Origin with responsibility for groundwater management in the Spring Gully & Denison Asset - plus also providing technical hydrogeological input and assistance across other assets of APLNG and Origin’s growth assets.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Structure and modify the regional groundwater monitoring program to ensure appropriate coverage to determine impacts of CSG production and compliance with regulatory requirements, project approval conditions, and EIS commitments
  • Maintenance of compliance plans (Stage 2 CSG Water Monitoring and Management Plan, Joint Industry Plan for an Early Warning System for the Monitoring and Protection of EPBC Springs, APLNG Groundwater Monitoring Plan) to achieve ongoing efficiencies in compliance effort
  • Continuous interpretation of collected data, identification of deviations from regional trends, follow up and investigation
  • Lead the assessment of emerging hydrogeological fields relevant to the approval and operation of the existing and new production, and pioneering approaches in collaboration with regulators to accommodate monitoring and management into the business
  • Represent the business in external research partnerships, and be primarily responsible for the identification of internal research, publication, and presentation opportunities
  • Assist in preparation of groundwater submissions in support of state and federal project approvals

Is This You?

To be considered for this position you will possess the following:

  • Bachelor Degree in Geosciences
  • 5+ years relevant experience in hydrogeology / groundwater
  • Petroleum/Gas/CSG experience is essential
  • Previous regulatory experience or a background in research is also beneficial

We embrace the diversity of our people and flexible working arrangements to ensure our workforce is representative of the communities that we serve.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples are encouraged to apply. 
If dynamic and challenging career opportunities and workplace flexibility are important to you, go with the employer that thinks differently.
Our story | Origin Energy

Requisition ID:  69740  

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