• Senior Project Hydrogeologist

    Posted Date 5 months ago(2/1/2018 3:38 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 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.


    Our Mine Water division has an immediate opening for a Senior Hydrogeologist in our Salt Lake City, Utah office with a minimum of 10 years of experience. This individual will lead field and office studies for environmental investigations and operational water management for the mining sector.


    Responsibilities of the position include:

    • Leading and managing field work and field data collection, data interpretation and evaluation, and preparation of technical reports
    • Providing technical expertise for geologic and hydrogeologic investigations, hydrogeologic testing, geologic and hydrogeologic visualization, analytical and numerical groundwater flow modeling, development of conceptual site models.
    • Managing project of moderate to high complexity, and writing proposals for new work
    • Communicating with regulatory agencies and clients regarding project delivery and execution

    Job Requirements

    The preferred candidate will possess the following skills and attributes:

    • A strong academic background in hydrogeology, at least a Master’s Degree in environmental science/hydrogeology, geology, geosciences or similar.
    • 10 to 15 years’ experience; with minimum 7 years in consulting practice.
    • Experience in the states of Utah and Nevada 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.
    • Demonstrable academic or consulting experience in hydrogeologic testing and analyses in support of mine operations, as well as development and closure.
    • Connected to the mining business, with active contacts and clientele. Experience in developing client relationships and contributing to business growth.
    • Proactive approach in technical service delivery.
    • Ability to lead and contribute to high performing teams. Excellent verbal and written communication skills combined with willingness to work as part of a group.
    • Valid driver’s license; willing to travel.
    • Pass a physical examination as a condition of employment

    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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