Golder Associates Senior Hydrogeologist-Lansing/Holland, MI in Lansing, Michigan

At Golder Associates, we strive to be the most respected global group specializing in ground engineering and environmental services. Employee-owned since our formation in 1960, we have created a unique culture with pride in ownership, resulting in long-term organizational stability. Our professionals take the time to build an understanding of our clients’ needs and of the specific environments in which they operate. Golder has experienced steady growth in the number of people we employ and our technical capabilities. We now employ over 6,000 people who operate from more than 160 offices across Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, North America and South America. Our employees deliver solutions that help our clients achieve their goals sustainably by providing a wide range of independent consulting, design and construction services in our specialist areas of earth, environment and energy.

Senior Hydrogeologist

Golder is seeking a Senior Hydrogeologist to join our Great Lakes Operations in Western Michigan who can direct field work, perform technical assessments, prepare technical reports, manage projects, and support proposal efforts for a variety of environmental, waste and water resources clients. Projects include ground water monitoring for solid waste facilities, soil and groundwater remediation, stormwater management, statistical analysis, groundwater modeling, environmental permitting, and hydrogeologic characterization reports.

As a key member of our team, you will support existing water resource and environmental projects using a strong foundation in quantitative hydrogeology. Duties include:

  • Conducting and leading field work and field data collection, documentation, and data evaluation.

  • Providing technical expertise and/or support for geologic and hydrogeologic investigations, hydrogeologic testing, geologic and hydrogeologic visualization, analytical and numerical groundwater flow modeling, contaminated site investigation and characterization, and development of conceptual site models.

  • Interpretation of hydrogeologic and hydrologic data using data manipulation tools (such as Excel and Access).

  • Working with engineers, GIS specialists, and other environmental experts to contribute to larger multidisciplinary projects.

  • Use knowledge of regulatory requirements to deliver technically appropriate work necessary to successfully complete project work.

  • Proposal writing

Job Requirements:

  • BS in Hydrogeology or Geology (with hydrogeology focus)

  • 15 years of experience

  • Technical consulting experience in several of the following areas: ground water monitoring for solid waste facilities, soil and groundwater remediation, stormwater management, statistical analysis, groundwater modeling, environmental permitting, and hydrogeologic characterization reports .

  • Excellent and demonstrated verbal and written communications skills, with ability to effectively communicate technical information to clients, regulators, and colleagues.

  • The ability and willingness to travel locally.

  • An appreciation for high quality, client focused work products is essential.

  • Strong commitment to timely delivery of services.

  • Strong interpersonal and critical thinking skills.

  • Exhibit strong computer skills, including Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc.

Candidate must be willing to operate and maintain field testing and monitoring equipment, be able to lift 50 pounds and be willing to travel locally. Must have a valid driver’s license and pass a physical examination as a condition of employment.

Desired Skills:

  • Experience working in an environmental or engineering consulting firm.

  • Current Health and Safety training, such as OSHA HAZWOPER or MSHA preferred

Additional Information

Local candidates only. Relocation is not available for this position.While we appreciate the interest of all candidates, only those individuals selected for an interview will be contacted.

Our staff benefit from:

  • Competitive salary with an excellent benefits package. EOE/M/F/D/V.

  • Option to purchase shares in Golder Associates

  • Career and personal development opportunities and support of personal growth.

For more information about Golder Associates or to apply online, please visit our Career Page at

Golder Associates Inc. is a drug free employer and undertakes drug and alcohol testing as allowed by law and pursuant to its Drug Free Workplace Policy. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status

*Title: *Senior Hydrogeologist-Lansing/Holland, MI**

*Location: *MI-Lansing**

*Requisition ID: *18001059**