January 2020: Field Technician


An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic, self-motivated individual with a love of the outdoors to join the growing team based at our Wolverhampton office on a permanent basis.

Working as a Field Technician within a small, dynamic and flexible team, the successful candidate will undertake all aspects of hydrometric data collection, the management and processing of environmental data sets and the internal / external reporting of the data collected.

Further responsibilities will include participation within large scale projects undertaken across the company requiring both field and desk works such as drilling supervision, water features surveying and providing input to technical reports.

The position offers the chance to gain valuable experience within a fast-paced consultancy environment, whilst developing practical and theoretical skills in hydrogeology / hydrology and enjoying a diverse, varied workload.

About You

The successful candidate will preferably hold an undergraduate degree in geology, environmental science or a related discipline, and will be proficient in word processing  (MS-Word) and spreadsheet packages (MS-Excel).

Experience in GIS, field data collection, the use of data logging equipment / software and working within a strict health and safety environment is preferred though not essential.

The role will suit a technically minded, innovative and practical individual with good time management skills and a talent for problem solving, who is happy working outdoors as well as within an office environment.

The position will require regular travel throughout the UK and ROI. A full current driving license is an absolute requirement for the role.

About Us

Established in 2000, BCL Hydro is an independent consultancy providing hydrogeological, hydrological and geological services, principally to clients within the aggregates industry, on a range of issues including planning, permitting / licensing and operational matters.

BCL regularly undertake projects including Environmental Impact Assessment, Flood Risk Assessment, hydrometric monitoring / testing, surface water management schemes, water supply design / installation / testing, Environmental Permit application and contaminated land assessment etc.

Based within Wolverhampton Science Park, our offices benefit from modern and well equipped facilities with on-site catering and secure free parking. The offices are in easy reach of the motorway network and mainline rail links allowing easy commuting where required.

Salary & Benefits

A competitive salary is offered, this being dependent on experience, qualifications and non-salaried benefits, of which a company car may form a negotiable element.


Applicants should send CV & covering letter before 24th January 2020 to 

Please contact Paul Burfitt on 07773 319269 should you wish to discuss the above role or require further information.