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Project Specialist - Hydrogeology

R-047315
  1. Kelowna
  1. Environment & geoscience

Project Specialist - Hydrogeology

SNC-Lavalin is currently seeking a Project Hydrogeologist in one of our BC offices. 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.

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 5 - 10 years of 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.
  • Valid class 5 driver's license

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)

• Learning and Development programs, training, career opportunities

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Founded in 1911, SNC-Lavalin is a global fully integrated professional services and project management company and a major player in the ownership of infrastructure. From offices around the world, SNC-Lavalin's employees are proud to build what matters. Our teams provide comprehensive end-to-end project solutions – including capital investment, consulting, design, engineering, construction, sustaining capital and operations and maintenance – to clients in oil and gas, mining and metallurgy, infrastructure and power. On July 3, 2017, SNC-Lavalin acquired Atkins, one of the world's most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies. http://www.snclavalin.com

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