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Golder Associates Junior Hydrogeologist in KELOWNA, British Columbia

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.

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 Environmental Remediation and Water team on a full-time basis based in Kelowna.

An overview of your role as a Junior Hydrogeologist includes:

  • Field and office-based work for a wide variety of physical hydrogeology studies, including mine hydrogeology, groundwater assessments, dewatering, environmental impact assessments, water supply, and groundwater protection.

  • Participation in contaminated sites projects, including contaminant investigation, characterisation, and remediation of contaminated sites.

  • Field work will consist of drilling and well construction oversight, borehole logging, aquifer testing, pumping tests, and groundwater, soil and vapour sampling, and may sometimes require out‑of‑town work commitments for up two to three week periods.

  • Assistance with the analysis and interpretation of data, groundwater modelling and the preparation of reports.

  • Commitment to Golder’s health and safety programs.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • A Masters degree in hydrogeology (or hydrogeology‑based undergraduate degree) from an accredited university

  • Eligibility for registration with EGBC

  • Valid driver’s license

  • Strong, all-round academic knowledge of hydrogeology

  • Understanding of basic drilling, water well installation and testing and water sampling techniques

  • An interest in numerical groundwater flow modelling would be an asset

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Attention to detail and ability to work independently

  • Solid critical thinking and problem solving skills

  • Good interpersonal skills combined with a positive, team-oriented attitude.

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

  • Interest and ability to conduct complex field work for extended period.

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

Please note – As part of the hiring process, you may be requested to participate in a one-way video interview.

One of Canada’s Best Managed Companies, Platinum member status 15 consecutive years

Renowned for technical excellence, Golder, now a member of WSP, is a leading, global 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 Associates Ltd. is committed to meeting the accessibility needs of persons with disabilities in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 (AODA), and all other applicable legislation. 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 (https://vimeo.com/252065645) video.

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Title: *Junior Hydrogeologist *

Location: BC-KELOWNA

Requisition ID: 21002655

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