Project Hydrogeologist

Location US-AZ-Phoenix | US-AZ-Tucson
Posted Date 3 months ago(11/20/2017 5:47 PM)
Job ID
Area of Interest
EN - Engineering Geology and Geology
Job Type
Full Time
# of Positions
Education (Minimum)
Masters Degree
Experience (Years)

Job Responsibilities

As a global, employee-owned organisation with over 50 years of experience, Golder Associates is driven by our purpose to engineer earth’s development while preserving earth’s integrity. From more than 160 offices worldwide, our over 6500 employees deliver solutions that help our clients achieve their sustainable development goals by providing a wide range of independent consulting, design and construction services in our specialist areas of earth, environment and energy.


Golder’s Mine Water division has an immediate opening for a Hydrogeologist in Arizona with a minimum of 7 years of experience. This individual will provide field and office support for environmental investigations and operational water management for the mining sector.


Responsibilities of the position include:

  • Performing and leading field work and field data collection, data interpretation and evaluation, and preparation of technical reports
  • Providing technical expertise and/or support for geologic and hydrogeologic investigations, hydrogeologic testing, geologic and hydrogeologic visualization, analytical and numerical groundwater flow modeling, development of conceptual site models.
  • Project management and regulatory agency communications, with responsibilities appropriate to the level of experience of the individual
  • Proposal writing, and client interactions, depending on the needs
  • Proposal writing and client and regulatory agency communications

Job Requirements


The preferred candidate will possess the following skills and attributes:

  • A strong academic background in hydrogeology, at least a Masters Degree in environmental science/hydrogeology, geology, geosciences or similar.
  • A minimum of 7 years experience; with minimum 4 years in consulting practice.
  • Demonstrable academic or consulting experience in hydrogeologic data collection, groundwater sampling, hydrogeologic testing and analysis, and numerical groundwater flow modeling. Contaminant fate and transport analysis and modeling is a plus.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills combined with willingness to work as part of a group
  • Strong computer skills, including Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, MODFLOW, etc.

  • Willing to operate and maintain field testing and monitoring equipment, and willing to travel

  • Valid driver’s license.

  • Pass a physical examination as a condition of employment

Desired Skills:

  • Mechanical experience
  • 40-hour OSHA HAZWOPER health and safety training


Additional Information

Our staff benefit from:

  • An option to purchase shares in Golder Associates
  • Career and personal development opportunities and support of personal growth
  • Employee mentoring program
  • Competitive benefits and remuneration packages

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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