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Hydrogeologist Intern – Geothermal

Crawley, West Sussex or Llandudno, North Wales.

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We are looking for an enthusiastic, talented and highly motivated Hydrogeologist to join our Geothermal Science team based in North Wales or Crawley office.

Depending on the combination of skills and experience that the candidate brings, there will be the opportunity to contribute to technical research, developments, product commercialisation, and commercial projects. The geothermal group collaborates with the CGG business lines that span a range of technical disciplines, including geology, geophysics, multi-physics, satellite remote sensing, digital and environmental science.

As an integral member of our Geothermal Science team, we highly encourage the contribution of ideas and drive in the generation of new concepts and commercial opportunities for the business.

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You will be experienced in one of more of the following areas:

  • Compilation and interpretation of hydrogeochemical and geothermometric data
  • Performing and interpreting aquifer analyses including well pressure interference tests and chemical tracers
  • Thermo-hydrologic modelling including reactive transport and heat transfer, calculations of drawdown and potential yield, and modelling of static and transient conditions
  • Analysis of porosity/permeability relationships with depth and understanding the potential impacts of pressure, temperature, and mineral precipitation
  • Analysis of deep aquifers in non-geothermal settings

The successful candidate will benefit from some of the skills identified below, which should be highlighted in your application depending on your preferred role/area of focus:

  • Experience through own research to engage critically, practically, and creatively with current topics relating to the geosciences, specifically the geothermal sector.
  • Specific knowledge of the geothermal industry/technology requirements, trends, and gaps.
  • An understanding of data and technology impact, and the potential for enhancements to address technical and commercial opportunities
  • Advanced problem-solving skills, especially focused on finding new solutions to data identification, ingestion, consistency, loading, and output problems
  • Ability to rapidly locate, digest and compile information from different sources
  • Experience in coordinating or managing projects that involve diverse data and stakeholders; ability to define and manage project deadlines
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills
  • An enthusiastic attitude towards learning and flexibility to adapt to new challenges and rapid changes in direction.


The role is most suited to those who are currently working on or recently completed an MSc or PhD, or candidates that that have industry experience and are interested in immediately embarking on a new opportunity.

Learning and Development

Our culture of learning and complementary approach to supported or self-guided career development, enables the design of tailored courses to suit specific needs of each individual to aid personal growth in areas related to technical, commercial and personal skills, via an extensive suite of CGG developed courses, managed through our own CGG Learning hub.

We have great Benefits

As well as a competitive salary and bonus scheme, CGG has flexible holiday allowance, pension scheme, private healthcare & dental and financial wellbeing assistance, among many other local discounts and incentives. 

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Opportunity Overview

  • Ongoing
  • Competitive salary + benefits
  • Masters and above (expected)
  • 6 months with potential to extend
  • Crawley, West Sussex and Llandudno, North Wales
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Disciplines accepted...

  • Environmental Science
  • Geology
  • Geophysics
  • Geotechnical
  • Water/Hydrology

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