AECOM Senior Hydrogeologist/ Groundwater Modeller in Burnaby, British Columbia
AECOM ’s Burnaby/Victoria offices are currently seeking a Senior Hydrogeologist/ Groundwater Modeller to join our team. We are looking for candidates that are enthusiastic and team-oriented with strong technical capabilities in physical hydrogeology. In this role, you will work with our experienced team of hydrogeologists on projects in the mining, remediation, civil infrastructure, waste management, and water supply sectors across Canada and internationally. Alternative locations including the flexibility of remote work will also be considered for the right candidate.
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Develop 3D hydrogeological conceptual models using software packages such as Leapfrog, Earth Volumetric Studio, Surfer, and more.
Develop numerical groundwater flow and contaminant transport models to support environmental impact assessments, water budget analyses, dewatering programs and design of groundwater extraction systems using software packages such as Groundwater Vistas, FEFLOW, and more.
Project Management duties including preparing proposals/workplans and managing project budgets, schedules, health + safety and project staffing.
Work within a team of hydrogeologists, geologists, geochemists, and groundwater modellers on a wide variety of projects.
Implement hydrogeological investigations including drilling and logging of soil and rock core, soil, rock, groundwater and vapour sampling, borehole instrumentation, monitoring well design and installation, and aquifer testing.
Interpret and report groundwater flow and aqueous geochemistry data.
Evaluating surface water and groundwater resources to guide their sustainable management.
Development of junior and intermediate staff through ongoing mentoring.
Support offices in British Columbia, across Canada, and internationally.
About AECOM’s Environment Business Line
Join AECOM to be part of an expert global team who is connected through a well-developed, worldwide, internal technical practice network through which you can learn from and brainstorm with the best in the world. AECOM is an industry-leading, world class environmental firm, and we want you to succeed within it. We respect and encourage your own pathway to excellence via our Freedom to Grow initiative.
AECOM is known for our award-winning technical excellence, leading-edge science and innovative project delivery. We provide sustainable solutions for some of the world’s most challenging issues. Our global clients and their projects are diverse and interesting. They span market sectors and geographies and require innovative technical solutions to solve wide-ranging environmental problems within diverse community profiles.
AECOM’s Sustainable Legacies program describes our approach to the environment, social equity and governance (ESG.) We embed sustainability throughout our business and help clients embed sustainable practices into their work. We help clients reduce their impact on the environment, achieve compliance and reduce risks.
B.Sc. in Hydrogeology, Hydrology, Geology or related engineering discipline with an emphasis on quantitative hydrogeology.
Registered as a Professional Geoscientist or Engineer with Engineers and Geoscientists British Columbia (EGBC).
8 years of experience conducting hydrogeological investigations and developing numerical groundwater models.
A valid class 5 driver’s license with no restrictions.
M.Sc. or Ph.D. in Hydrogeology, Hydrology, Geology or related engineering discipline with an emphasis on quantitative hydrogeology.
Ability to work independently and within a multi-disciplinary team.
Strong problem-solving skills, attention to detail, and strong written and oral communication skills.
Willingness to complete field investigations, travel, and periodically adjust personal schedules to meet project needs.
Experience with software packages such as gINT, AQTESOLV, ArcGIS, Surfer, Grapher, and PHREEQC.
Knowledge of geostatistical methods and experience with conceptual modelling software such as Earth Volumetric Studio and Leapfrog.
Experience with numerical modelling software such as Groundwater Vistas, FEFLOW, MODHMS, GSFLOW, MIKE SHE, and HydroGeoSphere.
Experience with developing, using, or manipulating programs/scripts in MATLAB, Python and Flopy, FORTRAN, or other.
Working knowledge of relevant provincial, federal and municipal acts and regulations including BC Environmental Management Act, BC Contaminated Sites Regulation and BC Water Sustainability Act.
Relocation is not available for this position.
Sponsorship is not available for this position.
What We Offer
We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.
You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.
We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business.
We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career.
When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts – planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers – leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let’s get started.
As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.
Job Category Sciences
Business Line Environment
Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)
Position Status Full Time
Requisition/Vacancy No. 266783BR
Additional Locations CA - Victoria, BC - 415 Gorge Rd E
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.