Senior Hydrogeologist

Ottawa, ON 2022/07/13

Engineering Consulting / Environmental / Hydrogeology

Job Title:

Senior Hydrogeologist


•             Professional Geoscientist designation (minimum eligible for registration within one year of hiring)
•             A degree in Hydrogeology with a Professional Engineers or P.Geo designation

Job Summary:

Our client is currently seeking an enthusiastic, goal oriented and team spirited individual to join their team. Over the past 40+ years, this company has consistently and steadily grown providing clients with a full compliment of professional multi-disciplinary services. They are currently seeking to complement their team with a Senior Hydrogeologist to help support and grow the Hydrogeological Service Line.

Job Duties:

•             Plan, coordinate and manage hydrogeological assessments for construction and development projects;
•             Prepare defensible technical reports;
•             Map and interpret shallow geological;
•             Design and implement groundwater sampling programs;
•             Design and oversight of aquifer testing programs (slug tests and pumping tests);
•             Manage projects and budgets; liaise with clients;
•             Supervise the work of technologists and Junior Engineers / Geoscientists; and,
•             Business development to expand groundwater and environmental consulting practice.


•             Excellent interpersonal, writing, and verbal communication skills with previous Supervisory or Managerial experience.
•             High standard for quality control, reliability and consistency in tables, figures, and report content.
•             Desire and ability to develop and provide exceptional client service with a commitment to technical excellence.
•             Proven success in Project Management of resources, schedules, budgets with diverse projects.
•             Field experience with drilling, soil description, groundwater sampling, and monitoring well testing. Experience with surface water programs would be an asset.
•             Interpretation of geoscience data, including stratigraphy, chemical quality, groundwater flow, aquifer hydraulics and watercourse flow.
•             Proficient in writing hydrogeological study proposals and technical reports for geoscience consulting, preferably with a land development and infrastructure focus.
•             Conducting analysis of dewatering and seepage analysis for deep and linear excavations.
•             Familiarity with applicable Ontario Acts, Regulations, and processes. Experience with submissions of PTTWs.
•             Seasoned experience in client relations and in building partnerships with other consultants, government agencies and stakeholders.
•             Computer skills with Microsoft Excel and Word. Knowledge of Aqtesolv, Surfer and modelling software would be assets.


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