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

This is a senior level position as a technical leader within the Vancouver mine groundwater group. The successful candidate will have demonstrated experience in the mining industry leading hydrogeologic characterization studies 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:

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

  • Overseeing and providing technical guidance related to 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 and reviewing technical reports

  • Building the business through proposals, opportunity management, and industry contacts

  • Integrating information from geological and hydrogeological data visualization, and conceptual and numerical groundwater models, to meet client and project needs.

  • Mentoring junior and intermediate staff and displaying safety leadership

Your background will include:

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

  • 15 years professional experience related to hydrogeology

  • 8 years experience in the mining sector

  • Flexible, adaptable to change with demanding conditions, and willing to travel for periods of 1 to 2 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 experience operating 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

  • 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: Senior Hydrogeologist - Mining

Location: BC-VANCOUVER

Requisition ID: 21001339

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