City : Victoria
Industry : Materials & Construction
Employer : Stantec
Hydrogeologist - ( 2200041A )
Grounded in safety, quality, and ethics, our experts lead their fields and guide our work with rigor, a creative spirit, and vision for growth. We draw from more than 20 technical specialties around the globe and are committed to fostering an inclusive community of diverse talents, backgrounds, and expertise. We’re a place to apply your passion and collaborate with top environmental talents on work that’s critical to our clients and the communities they support. Join a team that has the environment down to a science.
We are seeking a Hydrogeologist to work as an integrated member of our Water Resources team in British Columbia. We are a multi-disciplinary team of technical experts that provide water resources solutions for clients in the mining, industrial, government, and oil and gas sectors throughout BC and Canada.
You will contribute to hydrogeological deliverables on a wide variety of projects and must be able to work with the team on large, multi-disciplinary projects including baseline data collection programs, federal and provincial environmental and impact assessment projects, operational mine water balances, feasibility studies, groundwater supply projects, and BC Water Sustainability Act (WSA) groundwater use authorizations. Experience organizing and executing hydrogeological field programs is required for this position, and strong analytical skills with the ability to interact with groundwater modelers and geochemical specialists will be considered an asset.
Your Key Responsibilities
- Follow safe work practices and adhere to company and client guidelines and policies for planning and executing work in a safe manner.
- Prepare, organize, and execute field programs including:
- Drilling and monitoring well installation, groundwater exploration, and aquifer testing (pumping test) programs.
- Groundwater sampling and level measurements.
- Hydraulic conductivity (slug testing) and unsaturated zone infiltration testing using a Guelph permeameter or dual-ring infiltrometer.
- Compile, analyze, and interpret hydrogeological data using spreadsheet calculations
- Perform data visualization and analysis using GIS programs and Leapfrog
- Prepare technical reports that document field investigations, analytical results, interpretations, data gaps, and uncertainties.
- Work with multi-disciplinary teams to prepare and execute baseline and impact assessment projects, feasibility studies, groundwater and surface water interaction assessments, groundwater supply assessments, BC Water Sustainability Act groundwater licensing, and groundwater inflow and dewatering assessments.
- Assist project managers with developing project budgets, determining project scope, and establishing project schedules.
- Provide technical hydrogeological support and direction to other teams at Stantec
- Provide mentorship and training to junior hydrogeological staff
- Support on-going business development efforts with other members of the Water Resources team. Help develop and maintain client contacts. Help prepare proposals, develop work plans and budgets and manage project and task work.
Your Capabilities and Credentials
- Ability to meet a strong demand for high-quality, organized, and consistent results
- Confident individual who demonstrates initiative and is capable of independent action with the ability to make informed decisions
- A desire to learn and gain technical experience
- Possess strong problem-solving skills
- A desire to improve business development and client management skills
- A strong affinity for teamwork, and training and mentoring junior staff
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills and technical report writing skills
- Time management – balancing immediate and long-term work with varying priorities and deadlines
- Valid driver’s license is required for business travel
- Experience with Leapfrog is considered an asset
- Experience with numerical groundwater flow and transport modeling is considered an asset
Education and Experience
P.Geo. or P.Eng. registration or eligibility for registration through EGBC in British Columbia is a requirement for this position
An educational background in geosciences or environmental engineering
Three to five years of related consulting experience related to physical or contaminant hydrogeology in the mining, oil and gas, groundwater supply development, and/or groundwater resource management sectors with demonstrable experience in the in British Columbia
Familiarity with British Columbia water resources acts, regulations, policies and guidance as they pertain to the permitting and regulation of groundwater for mining and industrial projects in BC including the Environmental Management Act, Mines Act, and Water Sustainability Act.
Why Choose Stantec?
Our team of hydrogeologists, hydrologists, water resource engineers, geochemists, and geologists lead their fields and guide our work with rigor, a creative spirit, and vision for growth. We are committed to fostering an inclusive community of diverse talents, backgrounds, and expertise. We’re a place to apply your passion and collaborate with top environmental talents on work that’s critical to our clients and the communities they support.
Our people are at the core of everything we do. Driven by a culture of inclusion, we offer employee resource groups, growth opportunities, and flexible work arrangements. We understand that the tools for success look different for everyone, and we’re committed to providing each employee with the support and flexibility they need to thrive. Stantec supports your career growth with:
- Flexible work arrangements. Our geologists, hydrogeologists and geochemists sit in multiple offices and are not tied solely to locations in large cities. This position can accommodate a combination of at-home and in-office work arrangements.
- Excellent and comprehensive benefits for healthcare and dental.
- Wellness plans to support mental, physical, social and financial well-being.
- Registered retirement savings plan and employee stock purchase plan, both with employer contributions.
- Formalized career planning and development process.
The successful candidate will be required to complete a combination of field and office work. Fieldwork may include exposure to the elements, including inclement weather and rough terrain, and requirements to lift items and equipment up to 50 lbs.
This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice.
Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each other's talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us. Join us and redefine your personal best.
Primary Location : Canada-British Columbia-Burnaby
Other Locations : Canada-British Columbia-Kelowna, Canada-British Columbia-Victoria, Canada-British Columbia-Sidney, Canada-British Columbia-Terrace, Canada-British Columbia-Quesnel, Canada-British Columbia-Kamloops
Organization : BC-1232 Environmental Services-CA British Columbia
Employee Status : Regular
Job Level : Individual Contributor
Travel : Yes, 50 % of the Time
Schedule : Full-time
Job Posting : Nov 28, 2022, 2:31:41 PM
Req ID: 2200041A
Stantec provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants for future and current employment and prohibit discrimination on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. We prohibit discrimination in decisions concerning recruitment, hiring, referral, promotion, compensation, fringe benefits, job training, terminations or any other condition of employment. Stantec is in compliance with local, state and federal laws and regulations and ensures equitable opportunities in all aspects of employment. EEO including Disability/Protected Veterans