Junior Hydrogeologist

Golder Associates - Edmonton, AB (30+ days ago)

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At Golder, we thrive on challenges.

Golder is not just a place to work, it is a promise of a living, dynamic environment where people collaborate, innovate, build enduring relationships, excel, and grow professionally in a strong culture of ownership.

Do you have the desire to learn? The drive to excel and thrive in an engaged, collaborative environment?

Golder has a new opportunity for a Junior Hydrogeologist to join our Water team on a full-time contractual basis based in Edmonton or Calgary.

An overview of your role will include:
Field work covering a broad range of technical services in the field of hydrogeology, including involvement in the groundwater component of Environmental Impact Assessments for the oil sands and mining industries; baseline hydrogeological studies, mine dewatering projects, and ground water supply development

Field work is associated with hydrogeological projects, including ground water investigations, ground water sampling, pumping tests, drilling, design, installation and testing of supply and site characterization/investigations

Willingness to travel and participate in remote field work and rotational field programs, primarily within western and northern Canada and the ability to adapt to unpredictable and/or inclement field conditions and changing schedules

Work as a crew leader for planning, logistics, and equipment calibration

Responsible for personal and team safety during field operations

Data entry of field data collection

Solid organizational skills (prioritization, time management, record keeping, follow up, tracking)

Valid driver’s license and access to a reliable vehicle (if hired, a driver’s abstract is required)

Develop positive working relationships in a team environment

Understand, follow, and participate in Golder’s health and safety programs

Quantitative skills, resourcefulness, and attention to detail

Have an understanding of the principles of hydrogeology

You will have a background in:
A technical diploma in environmental science or equivalent from an accredited college or university, or a university degree in science

Minimum 1 year of relevant experience

Understanding of basic drilling, waterwell installation and testing and water sampling techniques

Your benefits at Golder will include:
Competitive benefits and remuneration packages

Option to purchase shares in Golder

Employee owned structure - own the business, own the result

Deepen your expertise in a dynamic work environment

Innovative and collaborative multidisciplinary projects

On the job training, mentoring and coaching

Global projects and travel opportunities

One of Canada’s Best Managed Companies, Platinum member status 11 consecutive years

Renowned for technical excellence, Golder is a leading, global employee-owned engineering and consulting firm with over a half century of successful service to its clients. With over 165 offices in over 30 countries, Golder’s 6,500 professionals are driven by a passion to deliver results, offering unique specialized skills to address the ever-evolving challenges that earth, environment and energy present to clients across the infrastructure, mining, oil and gas, manufacturing and power sectors.

Golder is committed to providing equitable treatment and equal opportunity to all individuals. As such, Golder will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment and selection process to applicants with disabilities, upon request.

To learn more about our company and culture click here to view The Promise of Golder video.

Primary Location CA-AB-EDMONTON
Schedule Full-time
Employee Status Regular
Job Posting Nov 4, 2019, 1:56:29 PM