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Ground Water Modeler - Junior Physical Hydrogeologist Job

Date: 19-Nov-2017

Location: Calgary, AB, CA

Company: Golder Associates

Ground Water Modeler - Junior Physical Hydrogeologist

Location CA-AB-Calgary

Posted Date 3 months ago
Job ID: 2017-13332
Area of Interest: EN - Groundwater
Job Type: Full Time
# of Positions: 1
Education (Minimum): Bachelor Degree

Job Responsibilities

Golder Associates is seeking a Junior Physical Hydrogeologist – Groundwater Modeller to join (on a part time or full-time basis) our 20+ member Hydrogeology Group in our Calgary, AB location.

Responsibilities include:
* Collect, manage and interpret hydrogeological data
* Develop and apply analytical and numerical groundwater models as required to support environmental impact assessments, regional groundwater resource evaluations, mine dewatering planning and optimization, and municipal water supply projects
* Assist with the analysis and interpretation of model results and hydrogeological data and preparation of reports
* Work closely with other members of the Golder modelling team in Calgary as well as the wider Golder groundwater technical community across Canada and around the world in a collaborative environment
* Assist field hydrogeologists to collect data as required

Job Requirements

The preferred candidate will possess the following skills and attributes:
* Undergrad Degree in Civil, Geological or Environmental Engineering with a specialization in water resources and exposure to hydrogeology through course work or undergraduate projects/thesis is preferred; candidates with degrees in Geology or Environmental Sciences who have strong analytical and quantitative skills and candidates with other degrees having a strong quantitative component such as physics or applied mathematics will also be considered; a post-graduate degree in Engineering, Hydrogeology or related discipline is preferred;
* Strong all-round academic knowledge of physical hydrogeology. Knowledge of geology would be a definite asset;
* Consulting industry experience would be a definite asset but is not essential;
* Experience with industry-standard numerical modelling packages (e.g., MODFLOW, Groundwater Vistas, FEFLOW) would be an asset;
* Sound knowledge and work experience with PEST and Null Space Monte Carlo analyses would be considered an asset;
* Strong computer skills, including working with GIS-type software, digital databases, visualization software, etc.;
* Programming experience would be an asset;
* Strong technical writing skills;
* Some practical experience with physical hydrogeology, including borehole logging, monitoring well installation, hydraulic conductivity testing and pumping tests is an asset;
* Excellent work ethic with strong organization and time management skills;
* Strong communication and critical thinking skills;
* Ability to work effectively within a team environment;
* Eligible for professional registration in Alberta
* Available for business travel and extended working hours, when required.

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

At Golder Associates, we strive to be the most respected global group specializing in ground engineering and environmental services. Employee-owned since our formation in 1960, we have created a unique culture with pride in ownership, resulting in long-term organizational stability. Our professionals take the time to build an understanding of our clients’ needs and of the specific environments in which they operate. Golder has experienced steady growth in the number of people we employ and our technical capabilities. We now employ over 8,000 people who operate from more than 180 offices across Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, North America and South America.

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