AECOM Senior Hydrogeologist /Team Lead, Clean Water in Markham, Ontario

Business Line Environment

Position Title Senior Hydrogeologist /Team Lead, Clean Water

Canada - Ontario


Job Summary

AECOM is currently seeking a Senior Hydrogeologist /Team Lead to join our Ontario Geosciences Team (Hydrogeology Group), based from our office in Markham, Ontario. This position will support our Environment Business Line. The focus of this group is physical / clean water hydrogeology (not remediation). The Senior Hydrogeologist /Team Lead will be responsible for supporting and growing operations of the Hydrogeology Group Practice Area across Ontario. This position provides an exciting opportunity for someone who is looking to advance their career from a technical, operational, and business development perspective.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Senior Technical Resource and Lead to a team of Hydrogeologists located in Markham, by reviewing reports, giving direction on work plans and offering solutions to technical challenges

  • Overseeing the Clean Water Hydrogeology component of large and complex infrastructure projects, including directing work plans that include hydrogeological assessments, MOECC Permit to Take Water and EASR, construction dewatering, groundwater monitoring, geochemistry, Environmental Assessments, and/or groundwater modeling

  • Managing projects and undertaking technical clean water hydrogeology work, in accordance with contract scope of work and budget, and to company, professional, quality, and legislative standards

  • Monitoring project performance vs. budgets and developing strategies for corrections

  • ​Identifying opportunities to increase project efficiencies, improve technical methodologies, and add value to client service offerings

  • ​Participating and /or leading internal/external Business Development activities including proposal preparation and budgeting

The candidate will report directly to the Hydrogeology Operations Manager for Ontario, and will work collaboratively with other members of the Ontario Geosciences (Hydrogeology & Geotechnical) Team, external sub-contractors / consultants, clients, as well as Project Managers and Area Managers within other internal AECOM business lines.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Geology or Hydrogeology

  • ​8+ years of experience in an environmental consulting or engineering management company

  • Currently registered with APGO (P.Geo.) and /or PEO (P.Eng.)

  • Experience with groundwater resources, hydrogeological assessments, MOECC Permit to Take Water and EASR, construction dewatering, groundwater monitoring, geochemistry, Environmental Assessments, and/or groundwater modeling

  • Strong communication skills, both written and oral

  • Working consulting experience and knowledge of provincial and federal acts and policies

  • Experienced in Business Development and developing / maintaining strong client relationships

Preferred Qualifications

  • Graduate degree in Hydrogeology, Engineering or Environmental Science

  • 15+ years of experience in an environmental consulting, or engineering management company

  • Solid technical skills and experience

  • Established interpersonal and relationship building skills with a dedication to developing and maintaining lasting client partnerships (internally and externally)

  • Excellent communication and coordination skills

  • Experience with groundwater remediation and Environmental Site Assessment projects and/or Geotechnical projects an asset

  • Proven strengths in becoming well integrated with a national group and collaborating in a team environment to develop, execute successful projects

  • An energetic and enthusiastic coach / mentor to less experienced staff

  • Experience managing less experienced staff is an asset

  • Fluency in written and spoken French is an asset.

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.

Job Category Sciences

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country Canada

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 187478BR

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.