• Senior Hydrogeologist

    Location US-NV-Reno
    Posted Date 6 months ago(2/1/2018 4:06 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 organisation with over 50 years of experience, Golder is driven by our purpose to engineer earth’s development while preserving earth’s integrity. From more than 170 offices worldwide, our over 7000 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.


    Reporting to the Mine Water Division Leader, the primary focus for the Senior Hydrogeologist or Senior Consultant is to grow Golder’s mining market share related to groundwater services using existing networks, to develop new business opportunities, and to understand and maintain existing key client relationships. The Senior Hydrogeologist or Senior Consultant provides guidance and consulting services in specialist areas and is expected to establish strong linkages across the Global Mining business.


    The successful candidate will have a proven track record in delivering services to 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.


    A key component of the Senior Hydrogeologist or Senior Consultant role is to work with local Golder counterparts and external clients to develop opportunities, and liaise and link the delivery of those opportunities to the broader mine water hydrogeological technical team, much of which is currently located in other Golder offices. This role is an integral part of the development and delivery of the Mining business strategy for Mine Water Services, in line with Golder’s Vision, Charter, and Destination. As such, the individual would also be expected to:

    • Display safety leadership
    • Work collaboratively with other senior members of the Golder Mining team to implement the business growth strategy, develop and maintain relationships with a broad client base, and build a vibrant Mine Water Practice.
    • Lead multi-disciplinary project teams on local, regional and international consulting projects so they are delivered safely, on time, within budget and to client and Golder’s standards.
    • Deliver leading practice consulting services to internal and external clients
    • Manage or direct complex mine water management studies and operational programs
    • Establish linkages with other business units to support and enhance service delivery

    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 Nevada, with active contacts and clientele. 
    • Experience in the state of 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.
    • 10 to 15 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.

    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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