• Title
    Hydrogeologist
    Requisition ID
    2018-26357
    Work Location
    CA-BC-Burnaby
    Department / Discipline
    Scientists
    Position Type
    Staff / Permanent
  • Overview / Responsibilities

    Wood Environment & Infrastructure Solutions has an exciting career opportunity in our Environmental Engineering and Contaminants Group for a Hydrogeologist. This position is based in our Burnaby, BC office and reports to the Environmental Engineering and Contaminants Manager.

     

    The successful candidate will be working with a highly motivated team of professionals delivering high quality services on technically challenging projects. You would become involved with proposed, operating and/or closed mines, upstream oil and gas projects, hydroelectric/clean energy projects, municipal and industrial landfill projects, and contaminated site assessment and remediation.

     

    Key Responsibilities

     

    • Conducting hydrogeological/hydrogeochemical investigations of sites relating to contaminated sites, environmental assessment baseline studies, site remediation or reclamation projects in British Columbia and Yukon
    • Conducting site inspections, and implementing field sampling programs in support of site investigations and remediation, including coordination of subcontractors and service suppliers
    • Implementing safe work procedures and adherence to quality control requirements
    • Analysis of data and preparation of technical reports, work plans, and project specifications
    • Interpretation of British Columbia environmental regulations and investigation results to successfully meet the client requirements
    • Client coordination in support of work activities, including communication through verbal and written correspondence
    • Effective management of tasks and/or projects, including the development and maintenance of project scopes, schedules and budgets, and coordination of staff
    • Opportunity to collaborate with other Wood offices/environmental staff on projects across Canada or international locations

    Skills / Qualifications

    • Undergraduate (B.Sc.) Degree in Earth Sciences, Geology, Civil / Environmental Engineering
    • A Master’s Degree in Earth Sciences or Hydrology would be considered an asset
    • 4 years + demonstrated hydrogeological/hydrogeochemical experience in environmental investigations
    • Hard rock, soft rock and overburden drilling experience
    • Experience with design and installation of groundwater monitoring wells
    • Experience design installation of pumping wells
    • Experience in groundwater monitoring, water quality and levels
    • Experience in conducting hydraulic testing
    • Experience in developing hydrogeological conceptual models, groundwater flow modeling would be considered an asset
    • Professional registration or the ability to register as a P.Eng. or P.Geo. with the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of British Columbia
    • Experience in developing conceptual groundwater models, numerical models for groundwater flow and/or contaminant transport is viewed as an asset
    • Experience with hydrogeologic field testing, including pump and slug tests, and installation of remote monitoring networks and data loggers is viewed as an asset
    • Experience in working at active mine sites and with safety standards/practices will be viewed as an asset
    • Knowledge and experience with Provincial contaminated sites legislation
    • Desire to provide exceptional client service and a commitment to technical excellence
    • Ability to work in a team environment and demonstrate attention to detail and strong organizational skills
    • Strong written and oral communication (English) skills
    • Valid Driver’s License

    Company Overview

    Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 55,000 people, with revenues of around $10 billion.  We provide performance driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear and general industrial sectors. We strive to be the best technical services company to work with, work for and invest in.

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    Diversity Statement

    We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

     

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