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Senior Hydrogeologist

Job Description

Our client is currently looking to bring on a Senior Hydrogeologist to complement their growing practice in the GTA and surrounding area.


- Provide field and technical support to a wide variety of hydrogeology and environmental projects; including the preparation and supervision of field programs, data collection, data analysis, and technical report writing and proposal preparation.
- Design and conduct field investigations including: drilling and logging; soil and bedrock characterization; monitoring well installation; hydraulic response testing; soil, groundwater, sediment and surface water sampling; installation of groundwater instrumentation, etc.
- Directing junior to intermediate staff to prepare technical environmental reports including, hydrogeology characterization assessments, impact assessments, groundwater supply studies, environmental site assessments, remediation, mine pit and construction dewatering assessments, and groundwater and surface water monitoring reports.
- Data compilation and interpretation, including water quality results, hydraulic response testing data analysis, water balance assessments, water take/dewatering estimation, and impact assessment analysis.
- Interpretation and application of provincial and federal acts and regulations.


- Bachelor's degree in earth science, or geological/geotechnical/civil engineering with an emphasis in water resources and hydrogeology. A post-graduate degree is considered an asset.
- Professional registration (i.e., P.Geo. or P.Eng.).
- Minimum 15 years of relevant professional experience (preferably in consulting).
- Strong knowledge of physical hydrogeology, environmental site characterization and remediation, and groundwater and surface water monitoring programs.
- Understanding and demonstrated field experience in soil and bedrock classification, overburden and bedrock drilling methods, in-situ hydraulic testing (slug, packer, pumping tests), and soil, sediment, surface water and groundwater sampling protocols.
- Groundwater flow and transport modelling experience would be considered an asset.
- Familiarity with software packages specific to environmental geoscience/hydrogeology (borehole logging, aquifer test analysis, Surfer, ArcGIS, and groundwater modelling).
- Knowledge of provincial and federal regulatory frameworks for groundwater withdrawal/use, drinking water supply, contaminated sites assessment and management, and environmental assessment is an asset.
- Ability and interest to undertake/lead fieldwork, in a range of weather conditions and site settings.
- Ability to work in a dynamic consulting environment that requires flexibility and the willingness to work overtime, as required.
- Well-developed interpersonal, verbal and written communication and organizational skills