Environmental Hydrogeologist – Calgary, Alberta

  • Company:
    Tetra Tech
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / monthly
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    2 weeks ago
  • Category:
    Biotech / Science

Explore a different kind of company – one that offers exciting challenges and fulfilling rewards. We provide world-class engineering and scientific solutions to our clients in the Mining, Energy, Transportation and Development sectors. Our people come from a wide range of backgrounds and fields of study. They represent the best in their respective disciplines and specializations. Together, they make it possible to assemble multidisciplinary teams that provide clients with a full-service approach to their unique needs. From our roots (as EBA Engineering Consultants), and now Tetra Tech Canada, we have progressively expanded since our inception in 1966 and, today, clients are served by more than 1000 engineers, scientists, technologists, and support staff from offices across Canada. We are a values-based consulting engineering and sciences company that offers exciting challenges and fulfilling rewards to our employees. Since 2010, we are part of the Canadian family of Tetra Tech (NASDAQ: TTEK) companies, with over 16,000 employees worldwide. We are currently looking for an Environmental Hydrogeologist to join our Calgary team. This position offers the opportunity to work in Tetra Tech’s expanding environment and water practice with a team of experienced scientists and engineers. The focus of the position will be to provide environmental and hydrogeological consulting services to a variety of clients throughout Alberta and Western Canada . Candidates must have a BSc or MSc (preferred) degree in Geology, Geoscience, or Engineering, focusing on physical and contaminant hydrogeology. Professional registration with Association of Professional Engineers, and Geoscientists of Alberta APEGA (or eligible to register), and a minimum of 8 years’ experience in the environmental/engineering/water resources consulting fields is required. The successful candidate will work on a wide variety of geo-environmental projects including: developing and implementing soil, groundwater, and vapour intrusion investigations; water well design and installation; aquifer testing; baseline hydrogeological studies; development of conceptual site models; risk assessment and risk management projects; remediation feasibility studies; and remedial system design. The successful candidate must be highly motivated; customer focused and work well in a team environment. The successful candidate will need to manage a heavy workload, occasional travel may be required. Responsibilities •Direct site assessments and provide technical advice relating to soil and groundwater assessment, delineation and remediation; •Design and implement groundwater monitoring, remediation, and risk management strategies for a portfolio of sites mainly in Alberta and in multiple Canadian jurisdictions; •Lead preparation of proposals and reports including development of project budgets; •Liaise with regulatory authorities, landowners, and other third parties; •Build and maintain client relationships and engage in business development activities to grow the practice; •Ability and willingness to travel to project sites across Western Canada (occasional); •Excellent writing and communication skills required; •Project management including management of technical resources, subcontracts, budget and schedule; •Perform a range of tasks utilizing advanced scientific, geologic, and engineering analytical techniques including, interpretation of complex hydrogeologic settings impacted by emerging contaminants; •Mentoring of junior team members. Explore a different kind of company – one that offers exciting challenges and fulfilling rewards. We provide world-class engineering and scientific solutions to our clients in the Mining, Energy, Transportation and Development sectors. Our people come from a wide range of backgrounds and fields of study. They represent the best in their respective disciplines and specializations. Together, they make it possible to assemble multidisciplinary teams that provide clients with a full-service approach to their unique needs. From our roots (as EBA Engineering Consultants), and now Tetra Tech Canada, we have progressively expanded since our inception in 1966 and, today, clients are served by more than 1000 engineers, scientists, technologists, and support staff from offices across Canada. We are a values-based consulting engineering and sciences company that offers exciting challenges and fulfilling rewards to our employees. Since 2010, we are part of the Canadian family of Tetra Tech (NASDAQ: TTEK) companies, with over 16,000 employees worldwide. We are currently looking for an Environmental Hydrogeologist to join our Calgary team. This position offers the opportunity to work in Tetra Tech’s expanding environment and water practice with a team of experienced scientists and engineers. The focus of the position will be to provide environmental and hydrogeological consulting services to a variety of clients throughout Alberta and Western Canada . Candidates must have a BSc or MSc (preferred) degree in Geology, Geoscience, or Engineering, focusing on physical and contaminant hydrogeology. Professional registration with Association of Professional Engineers, and Geoscientists of Alberta APEGA (or eligible to register), and a minimum of 8 years’ experience in the environmental/engineering/water resources consulting fields is required. The successful candidate will work on a wide variety of geo-environmental projects including: developing and implementing soil, groundwater, and vapour intrusion investigations; water well design and installation; aquifer testing; baseline hydrogeological studies; development of conceptual site models; risk assessment and risk management projects; remediation feasibility studies; and remedial system design. The successful candidate must be highly motivated; customer focused and work well in a team environment. The successful candidate will need to manage a heavy workload, occasional travel may be required. Responsibilities •Direct site assessments and provide technical advice relating to soil and groundwater assessment, delineation and remediation; •Design and implement groundwater monitoring, remediation, and risk management strategies for a portfolio of sites mainly in Alberta and in multiple Canadian jurisdictions; •Lead preparation of proposals and reports including development of project budgets; •Liaise with regulatory authorities, landowners, and other third parties; •Build and maintain client relationships and engage in business development activities to grow the practice; •Ability and willingness to travel to project sites across Western Canada (occasional); •Excellent writing and communication skills required; •Project management including management of technical resources, subcontracts, budget and schedule; •Perform a range of tasks utilizing advanced scientific, geologic, and engineering analytical techniques including, interpretation of complex hydrogeologic settings impacted by emerging contaminants; •Mentoring of junior team members. QUALIFICATIONS •Undergraduate or graduate degree in geology, geoscience or engineering focusing on contaminant and physical hydrogeology. •Professional status or eligible to register with APEGA. •Minimum of 8 years of relevant work experience in a related field, preference will be given to candidates with environmental consulting experience. •Experience in addressing hydrocarbon, salinity and metals issues in soil and groundwater at contaminated sites including development of specific soil and groundwater remediation guidelines (Tier 2), the subsoil salinity tool (SST) and conducting simple analytical models to assess fate and transport of contaminants in subsurface. Numerical modeling is not required but will be considered as an asset. •Experience in designing groundwater supply projects including installation of water supply and observation wells and execution of aquifer testing programs as per the regulatory requirements for obtaining groundwater diversion licenses for clients. •Familiar with Alberta’s regulatory framework including, but not limited to, The Alberta Water Act, and Environmental Protection and Enhancement Act (EPEA). •Experience managing projects, developing accurate scopes of work and executing high quality projects on time and on budget. •Excellent technical writing and communication skills •Exceptional time-management skills and the ability to work in a fast-paced environment •Desire to work and succeed as part of a team We offer a great place to work, and an engaging culture that is based on innovation, collaboration and integrity. Our compensation plan includes a competitive salary with a comprehensive benefits package, and excellent opportunities for growth and advancement. QUALIFICATIONS •Undergraduate or graduate degree in geology, geoscience or engineering focusing on contaminant and physical hydrogeology. •Professional status or eligible to register with APEGA. •Minimum of 8 years of relevant work experience in a related field, preference will be given to candidates with environmental consulting experience. •Experience in addressing hydrocarbon, salinity and metals issues in soil and groundwater at contaminated sites including development of specific soil and groundwater remediation guidelines (Tier 2), the subsoil salinity tool (SST) and conducting simple analytical models to assess fate and transport of contaminants in subsurface. Numerical modeling is not required but will be considered as an asset. •Experience in designing groundwater supply projects including installation of water supply and observation wells and execution of aquifer testing programs as per the regulatory requirements for obtaining groundwater diversion licenses for clients. •Familiar with Alberta’s regulatory framework including, but not limited to, The Alberta Water Act, and Environmental Protection and Enhancement Act (EPEA). •Experience managing projects, developing accurate scopes of work and executing high quality projects on time and on budget. •Excellent technical writing and communication skills •Exceptional time-management skills and the ability to work in a fast-paced environment •Desire to work and succeed as part of a team We offer a great place to work, and an engaging culture that is based on innovation, collaboration and integrity. Our compensation plan includes a competitive salary with a comprehensive benefits package, and excellent opportunities for growth and advancement. EnvironmentalEnvironmentalCanada-AB-CA-CalgaryCanada-AB-CA-Calgary704 EBA704 EBAFull-timeFull-timeJul 10, 2018, 10:28:45 PMJul 10, 2018, 10:28:45 PMOngoingOngoing