Entry Level Hydrogeologist

US-AZ-Tucson
4 months ago
Job ID
2017-13193
Area of Interest
EN - Groundwater
Job Type
Full Time
# of Positions
1
Education (Minimum)
Masters Degree
Experience (Years)
0
SLP
J2WHYDROGEO, J2WMINE

Job Responsibilities

Golder Associates is a respected, employee-owned, global company providing consulting, design, and construction services in our specialist areas of earth, environment, and the related areas of energy. From 180 offices worldwide, our more than 8,000 employees work with clients to manage their environmental and engineering activities in a technically sound, economically viable, and socially responsible manner.

 

Golder Associates Inc. has an opening for an entry-level hydrogeologist for the Tucson, Arizona office to work as part of the Mine Water team on mining-related environmental and mine water projects. The position consists of providing technical support in various areas, including groundwater investigations, groundwater modeling, aquifer tests, geological logging/well installation, water quality studies, and client development. The position includes field work, data analysis and interpretation, and report writing. The successful candidate will also be expected to become familiar with a wide variety of modelling tools currently in use at Golder, including MODFLOW, FEFLOW, and Hydrogeosphere as well as support software such as Excel, Access, Surfer, Tecplot, GoldSim, Leapfrog, etc. Depending on level of experience, responsibilities will also include client liaison, task and/or project management.

Job Requirements

The preferred candidate will possess the following skills and attributes:

  • MS degree in Geology, Hydrology, Water Resources Engineering, or related field with 0-3 year's experience.  
  • Experience in one or more of the following: geologic logging of drill cuttings; production well installation; monitor well installation; aquifer test data analysis and interpretation; groundwater flow modeling, analysis of groundwater systems; geochemical modeling, and contaminant fate and transport analysis.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills combined with leadership ability.
  • Willingness to travel domestically and internationally, as dictated by project or client development demands.
  • Solid computer skills. 
  • The ability to perform all duties within established deadlines and budgets while maintaining a high level of accuracy.
  • Proven ability to provide excellent customer service to internal and external clients; flexibility and the ability to work in a team environment and the ability to maintain confidential information is required. 

  • Pass a pre-employment physical including drug screening and a background check.
  • Strong understanding of surface water /groundwater interactions and unsaturated zone hydrogeology

  • Knowledge of modeling software such as Groundwater Vistas and PHREEQC, GIS, Excel, database software, etc., and/or a knowledge of a programming language such as Visual Basic, C++ or Fortran

  • Proficiency in Spanish.

Golder Associates Statement

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.

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