Career Opportunity

Hydrogeolog*in (f/m/d) (Gelsenkirchen, Germany)

Itasca International Inc. is an engineering consulting and software development company specialized in solving complex geomechanical, hydrogeological and microseismic issues in mining, civil, oil & gas, energy and manufacturing. The German office, ICGmbH, which has been established in 1993, is seeking a hydrogeologist to assists its consulting team. The successful candidate will have a background in hydrogeoloy and have a PhD / M.Sc / Dipl. in a related subject. Primary responsibilities will include developing hydrogeological numerical models for mining and civil projects such as open pit mining, room and pillar mining, radioactive waste disposal, tunneling.

Primary Expectations:

  • Perform numerical modeling, analyze results, and communicate results to clients.
  • Communicate with Itasca consultants and external clients to understand needs and help find and develop effective solutions.
  • Be self-motivated with the ability to think creatively and solve problems independently.
  • Be willing and able to take on different responsibilities within a small consulting team, including testing, technical support, training and other non-consulting tasks.
  • Continue professional development.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Successful completed degree (PhD / M.Sc / Dipl.) in hydrogeology
  • MS-Office skills and familiarity with IT
  • German and English proficiency
  • Structured, independent and responsible way of working
  • Team-oriented and communicative personality

Other Desireable Skills:

  • Professional experience in the field of mining, hydrogeology, hydrochemistry or newcomer with passion for the field
  • Experience using the Itasca Software Codes (e.g. MineDW/FLAC3D)
  • Knowledge and experience of using CAD planning software such as Rhinoceros or AutoCAD
  • Familiarity with VBA, Python and C++

Our Offer:

  • Permanent full-time employment
  • Introduction, expertise and support from our collegial team
  • An interesting field of activity with a modern working environment
  • A job in an internationally relevant company with flat hierarchies and short communication channels
  • Competitive salary and additional financial benefits
  • Personal and professional development through a wide range of training opportunities including travel to one of the many other international Itasca offices
  • Modern workplaces in an office protected as a historic monument and a favorable location


Please send your application documents including salary expectations, your earliest possible starting date and the reference number 2022_03, by e-mail to:

If you have any further questions, please feel free to contact Mrs. Anna Düngelhoff at the following phone number or the above-mentioned e-mail.

+49 (0) 209 147-5630

We look forward to hearing from you

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