Senior Hydrogeologist

Expired
Company:  Tetra Tech
Location: Calgary
Hours: Full Time
Type: Permanent
Job Requirements / Description

Discover your full potential! At Tetra Tech, we are collaborating with industry-leading experts for a sustainable future for our world. We combine consulting and engineering with advanced analytics and technology to solve the world's most complex challenges. Our innovation hubs across the globe will enable you to share ideas and best practices while growing your professional network. Wherever you are in your career journey, you will benefit from working with world-class engineers, scientists, and technical specialists.

Tetra Tech combines the resources of a global, multibillion-dollar company with local, client-focused delivery in more than  550  locations around the world. Our reputation rests on the technical expertise and dedication of our employees —  27,000 associates  working together to provide smart, scalable solutions for challenging projects. We are proud to be home to leading technical experts in water, environment, infrastructure, resource management, energy, and international development.

Apply today and join the company that is  Leading with Science .


We are currently looking for a Senior Hydrogeologist in Alberta to join our Calgary based team. This position offers the opportunity to work in Tetra Tech’s expanding Environment and Water Practice with a team of experienced geologists, engineers, and scientists. The focus of the position will be to provide environmental and hydrogeological consulting services to a variety of clients throughout Western and Northern Canada. We are looking for an individual who is excited to work with our clients on unique projects related to waste management and regulatory compliance. Someone who is looking for a career with us, and not just a job, and wants to act as a trusted advisor to build and maintain relationships, both within our large and diverse organization and for external clients.


The successful candidate will work on a wide variety of geo-environmental projects including developing and implementing groundwater 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 groundwater remedial system design. The candidate must be highly motivated; customer focused and work well in a team environment. The successful candidate will need to manage a heavy workload and occasional travel may be required.

Some of the Responsibilities You May Have:

  • Design field investigation programs, collect and analyze field data, communicate and coordinate with both clients and contractors.
  • Oversee and provide technical guidance related to borehole logging, installation, and maintenance of groundwater wells, hydraulic well testing, and surface and groundwater sampling.
  • Prepare and review technical reports.
  • Build the business through proposal writing and industry contacts.
  • Integrate information from geological and hydrogeological data visualization, and conceptual and numerical groundwater models, to meet client and project needs.
  • Assist in managing work schedules, controlling budgets working within a multi-disciplinary team.
  • Supervise and mentor junior and intermediate staff.

Qualifications That Would Make You A Great Candidate:

  • 15+ years professional experience related to hydrogeology.
  • Consulting experience preferred.
  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in engineering or geosciences, a Master’s degree is preferred.
  • Professional registration with Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientist of Alberta (APEGA), or equivalent.
  • Familiarity with provincial regulations, combined with a willingness and aptitude for project management and business development.
  • Strong work experience on field-based investigations in physical hydrogeology, groundwater supply, and hydrogeological assessments.
  • Demonstrated competency in soil and rock sampling and geotechnical soil and core logging, drilling, test pitting, well installations, water quality sampling and hydraulic response tests (e.g., slug, pumping, and packer testing). 
  • Groundwater analysis using AquiferTest or AQTESOLV.
  • Excellent communication skills (both oral and written) combined with willingness to work as part of a group.
  • Occasional travel may be required in this position, and candidates must be prepared to undertake site visits.
  • Desire to mentor team members in the office and field.
  • Experience with numerical modeling using Modflow and FeFlow 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.

What Makes Tetra Tech A Great Place to Work:

  • Benefits starting day one of employment
  • Eligible for overtime (calculated at 1.5 times) that can be banked or paid out, whatever you prefer. Some of our employees work a lot of hours during the busy times and then take extended time off.
  • Hybrid work options when you are not in the field. We'll provide the technology for you to work remotely.
  • Tetra Tech employs industry leading technical specialists across all environmental disciplines which promotes a strong mentorship environment and opportunity for technical growth.
  • Tetra Tech supports life-long learning and provides an annual allowance for educational opportunities.
  • You will be working with an amazing, very supportive team that takes a great amount of pride in our reputation and the phenomenal customer service we are known for.
  • Tetra Tech is a global company with over 27,000 employees worldwide. By joining this team, you have access to this network of professionals, experience, opportunities, and corporate benefits (e.g., corporate discounts, stock purchase plan).
  • Opportunity for advancement within our environmental group and within Tetra Tech globally.

Additional Information


A requirement of working for Tetra Tech is that you are at least 18 years of age and legally entitled to work in Canada without sponsorship (a copy of a valid work permit may be required). 


To meet the physical demands required of some positions, candidates must be in good physical condition and willing to work in all weather conditions. Clearance on pre-placement medical and drug and alcohol testing may be required but will be explained during the recruitment process if they are necessary. As this position may be serving clients that have vaccination requirements for site access, we may be confirming your eligibility to comply with this requirement.

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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 hourly rate and excellent opportunities for growth and advancement.
 

About Tetra Tech:


Tetra Tech combines the resources of a global, multibillion-dollar company with local, client-focused delivery in more than 550 locations around the world. Our reputation rests on the technical expertise and dedication of our employees—27,000 associates working together to provide smart, scalable solutions for challenging projects. We are proud to be home to leading technical experts in water, environment, infrastructure, resource management, energy, and international development.

Explore our open positions at https://www.tetratech.com/careers. Follow us on social media to learn more about our people, culture, and opportunities:


LinkedIn: @TetraTechCareers
Twitter: @TetraTechJobs


Tetra Tech is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Diversity, inclusion, and equity are among Tetra Tech’s core values. Throughout our history, the company has prioritized equitable inclusion of all people. All qualified candidates will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, military or veteran status, gender, age, disabilities, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information and any other characteristics protected by the law. We invite resumes from all interested parties, including women; First Nations Metis and Inuit persons; members of visible minority groups; and persons with disabilities. Please visit our website at www.tetratech.com to see the array of diverse services and exciting projects we are currently working on.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

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