• Practice Leader/Senior Hydrogeologist

    Posted Date 8 months ago(9/21/2017 2:10 PM)
    Job ID
    Area of Interest
    EN - Engineering Geology and Geology
    Job Type
    Full Time
    # of Positions
    Education (Minimum)
    Bachelors Degree
    Experience (Years)
  • Job Responsibilities

    As a global, employee-owned organization with over 50 years of experience, Golder Associates is driven by our purpose to engineer earth’s development while preserving earth’s integrity. We 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.


    The primary focus for the Principal Hydrogeologist is to provide guidance and consulting services in specialist areas for the mining industry related to hydrogeologic characterization, feasibility studies, environmental permitting, water rights, mine dewatering, injection and well testing, and environmental impact assessments. The candidate will also have substantial experience in and technical expertise related to operational mine water management, heap leach design, and deep groundwater investigations. The Principal Hydrogeologist is expected to establish strong linkages across Golder’s Global Mining business, and to develop new business opportunities through existing networks and contacts. The successful individual will also interact with key clients and actively maintain those relationships.

    Job Requirements

    The preferred candidate will possess the following skills and attributes:


    • Bachelor degree in Hydrogeology or Geology or a related field. Postgraduate qualification in engineering or environmental management would be an advantage.
    • Connected to the mining business in the state of Utah, with active contacts and clientele. 
    • Experience in the state of Utah related to mine operations and environmental permitting. Similar experience in the Western United States will also be considered an asset.
    • Registered Chartered/Professional Engineer or Member of a related professional body.
    • 25+ years’ experience in the mining sector.
    • Proactive approach in technical service delivery.
    • Ability to lead and guide high performing teams, including high-level communication and presentation skills.
    • Experience in developing client relationships and contributing to business growth.
    • Track record of winning work individually and for others.
    • Flexible, adaptive to change and demanding conditions.

    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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