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Golder Associates Hydrogeologist in REDMOND, Washington

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.

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

Golder is seeking a field Hydrogeologist/Geologist to join its Pacific Northwest Team . You will support our project delivery and growth in multiple market sectors and will reside and work closely with a team of scientists and engineers in the Redmond, WA office and other Pacific Northwest office locations (and beyond). The ideal candidate will have an appreciation for high quality, attention to detail, and proper documentation of field data collection activities. The ability and willingness to travel locally and internationally is a necessity. As a key member of the team, you will support existing water resource and environmental projects using a strong foundation in hydrogeology, geology, and environmental science.

Responsibilities of the role will include:

  • Field data collection in support of hydrogeologic interpretation. This work may include geologic logging of boreholes, monitoring well installation, oversight of well hydraulic tests, preparation, installation, and ongoing monitoring and maintenance of field instrumentation for groundwater and surface water monitoring, soil and sediment sampling, and groundwater and surface water sampling and flow measurements.

  • Coordination with testing laboratories on bottle orders and sample analyses.

  • Preparation and operation of equipment in the field.

  • Equipment calibration, maintenance and repair.

  • Interacting with subcontractors, members of the public, and clients.

  • Working outdoors in all weather conditions.

  • Compliance with corporate Health & Safety and OSHA requirements.

  • Preparing work plans, daily field reports, and field sampling logs.

  • Assisting with the tabulation, interpretation, and reporting of field data.

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

  • Understanding the regulatory environment as necessary to successfully complete project work.

Required Skills:

  • BS in Hydrogeology or Geology (with hydrogeology focus).

  • A minimum of two years of relevant work experience.

  • An interest in environmental remediation, monitoring, and sampling.

  • An interest in field data collection and instrumentation.

  • Willing to operate and maintain field testing and monitoring equipment.

  • Willing and able to travel both locally and internationally. Assignments may include travel to remote locations and outside work in various climates.

  • Ability to support field programs with knowledge of proper sampling techniques and documentation of field data in a clear and organized manner.

  • Desire to effectively communicate technical information to clients, regulators, and colleagues in a professional and responsible manner.

  • All candidates must have excellent and demonstrated verbal and written communications skills.

  • Strong commitment to quality and timely delivery of services.

  • Strong interpersonal, team building, and critical thinking skills are essential.

Desired Skills:

  • Previous work experience at environmental remediation sites and/or mine cleanup sites would be considered an asset; and

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

* Submittal of a cover letter with your application is appreciated

Additional Requirement:

  • Successful applicant must be able to provide proof of vaccination against COVID-19 prior to their start date or prior to December 8, 2021, whichever is later, or be granted an exemption based on a disability or sincerely-held religious belief. If you cannot receive the vaccine because of a disability or a sincerely-held religious belief, you may submit an accommodation request ( to the Golder, A Member of WSP, Equal Employment Opportunity Office. Learn more about the COVID-19 vaccination here - .

Your benefits at Golder will include:

  • Competitive benefits and remuneration packages

  • Opportunity to deepen your expertise in a dynamic work environment

  • Innovative and collaborative multidisciplinary projects; and,

  • On the job training, mentoring, and coaching.

Renowned for technical excellence, Golder, a member of WSP, is a leading global specialized engineering and consulting organization with over 60 years of successful service to its clients. By joining forces with WSP in 2021, Golder is now part of a 14,000-person strong earth and environment practice, providing engineering, remediation, regulatory & compliance, design, and environmental services on projects that span all seven continents. Our 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 & gas, manufacturing, and power sectors.

Equal Opportunity Employment Statement

Golder is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. Golder is a background screening, drug-free workplace.


Title: Hydrogeologist

Location: WA-REDMOND

Requisition ID: 21002629