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Golder Associates Hydrogeologist - Mining in VANCOUVER, 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 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 Hydrogeologist to join our Mine Water & Environment team on a full-time basis based in Vancouver .

The primary focus of the role will be supporting the Vancouver mine groundwater group. The successful candidate will have experience delivering services to the mining industry related to hydrogeologic characterization in support of engineering design and environmental impact assessments, as well as experience and technical expertise related to operational mine water management.

An overview of your role will include:

  • Participating in field data collection, planning, and implementation related to geological, geotechnical, and hydrogeological projects.

  • Using your experience with activities such as geologic mapping, drilling supervision, borehole logging, installation, and maintenance of groundwater wells, hydraulic well testing, and surface and groundwater sampling

  • Designing and managing mine water management studies and programs involving the collection of hydrogeological field data and data interpretation/evaluation

  • Preparing technical reports; developing proposals

  • Providing technical support related to geological and hydrogeological data visualization, and development of conceptual and numerical groundwater models

  • Assisting with the preparation of technical reports, including preparing figures and tables, and working with drafting and administrative staff to produce final reports.

  • Mentoring junior staff and displaying safety leadership

Your background will include:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Hydrogeology, Geological Engineering, or comparable program

  • 10 years professional experience related to hydrogeology

  • 4 years experience in the mining sector

  • Flexible, adaptable to change with demanding conditions, and willing to travel for periods of 2 to 3 weeks at a time

  • Excellent communication skills combined with willingness to work as part of a group

Desired skills include:

  • Graduate or post-graduate level knowledge of hydrological concepts desirable

  • Mechanical skills to handle and operate sophisticated hydrogeological testing equipment including pneumatic and hydraulic tools, and electronics

  • Strong geotechnical soils laboratory and field skills, and demonstrated applications of geologic principles and quantitative hydrogeology

  • Strong computer skills and experience with industry standard commercial computer software including: Microsoft Excel and Access, ArcGIS, and various geo-engineering software (i.e. slope stability, rockfall analysis, etc.).

Your benefits at Golder will include:

  • Competitive benefits and remuneration packages

  • 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

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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 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.

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Title: Hydrogeologist - Mining


Requisition ID: 20002069