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Golder Associates Junior Hydrogeologist in CALGARY, Alberta

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 new opportunities for Junior Hydrogeologists to join our Water team on a full-time or contractual basis based in Calgary or Edmonton.

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 groundwater supply development

  • Field work is associated with hydrogeological projects, including groundwater site characterization and investigations, groundwater sampling, drilling oversight, well design and installation and pumping and injection testing of supply or disposal wells

  • 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

  • Comfortable driving in remote and off-road settings, as well as helicopter travel and operating off-road vehicles (i.e. UTV, ATV, ARGO, Snowmobile) – safety and competency training will be provided

  • 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

  • Understanding of basic hydrogeological principles and concepts

Your benefits at Golder will include:

  • Competitive benefits and remuneration packages

  • 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.

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Title: Junior Hydrogeologist

Location: AB-CALGARY


Requisition ID: 21001914