SNC-Lavalin is currently seeking a Project Hydrogeologist in one of our BC offices on a full-time basis. This employment opportunity will allow the successful applicant to support our expanding British Columbia hydrogeology team on a variety of projects with our contaminated sites, water resource, mining and/or impact assessment lines of business. The location of this position could be flexible but ideally would be in one of our Burnaby, Nelson, or Cranbrook offices.
Why join us?
As a Project Hydrogeologist, you will play a supporting role in a wide variety of physical and contaminant hydrogeology projects including those related to: mine permitting; aquifer mapping and groundwater protection; pumping tests; stratigraphic interpretation; environmental impact assessments; water supply work and groundwater modelling. As well, you will be involved in contaminant project work, including investigation, characterization and remediation of complex medium- to large-scale contaminated sites, including physical hydrogeological characterization. You will be responsible for designing and supporting field investigations.
How will you contribute to the team?
- Supporting senior staff in preparing proposals, developing work plans and budgets and managing projects
- Planning, coordination and support for the execution of field programs, including intrusive investigations.
- Allocation and supervision of junior and technical field staff and technical resources for the completion of projects.
- Reviewing field information from investigations; preparation of reports including the interpretation of geological/hydrogeological conditions.
- Preparation of sound technical recommendations and conclusions.
- Collaboration with other hydrogeologists throughout BC offices and out-of-province offices.
- Ensuring appropriate Quality Management System is applied on team’s projects.
- Participating in multi-disciplinary project teams, guiding and coaching others.
- Ensuring proper implementation and continued use of safety and quality assurance programs and corporate policies and procedures, including Ethics and Compliance.
What will you contribute?
- A degree in geology, hydrogeology, geological engineering, or other related discipline along with five to seven years relevant experience in hydrogeology. A post-graduate degree in hydrogeology is considered an asset;
- Registered or be eligible to register as a Professional Engineer and/or Professional Geologist;
- Experience in writing successful proposals, work plans and reports;
- Proven organizational, team-building, technical, leadership skills.
- Superior writing and verbal communication skills, English fluency.
- Must be able and willing to occasionally travel for work away from the home office.
- Good interpersonal skills combined with a positive, team-oriented attitude;
- Numerical groundwater modelling skills would be considered an asset; and,
- Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
What we offer at SNC-Lavalin:
At SNC-Lavalin, you will enjoy competitive compensation, a safe and healthy work environment, and a full range of benefits (ie: group insurance, retirement savings plan, share purchase plan, continuing education program, etc.).
• Opportunity to work on various projects of various sizes
• Competitive salary
• Motivational financial package & flexible benefits
• Defined contribution pension plan in which SNC-Lavalin contributes
• Work equipment provided according to the season (boot, bib, helmet, gloves, etc.);
• Employee Share Ownership Plan (ESOP)
• Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
• 3 weeks of vacation time
• Learning and Development programs, training, career opportunities
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