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Stantec Senior Hydrogeologist in Mississauga, Ontario

Senior Hydrogeologist - ( 210002VB )


Grounded in safety, quality, and ethics, our experts lead their fields and guide our work with rigor, a creative spirit, and vision for growth. We draw from more than 20 technical specialties around the globe and are committed to fostering an inclusive community of diverse talents, backgrounds, and expertise. We’re a place to apply your passion and collaborate with top environmental talents on work that’s critical to our clients and the communities they support. Join a team that has the environment down to a science.

Your Opportunity

We have an immediate opening for a Senior Hydrogeologist to join our Environmental Services team. This position has the opportunity to work remotely anywhere within Canada, however with a preference to Ontario offices (including Waterloo, Mississauga, Markham, Stoney Creek). We are looking for someone who is enthusiastic and ready to engage in providing our clients high-quality solutions while learning and growing both as an individual and as part of a team.

As a Senior Hydrogeologist, you will play a key role in a wide variety of physical and chemical hydrogeology projects. This position is anticipated to consist of water supply studies, hydrologic and hydrogeologic assessments, dewatering studies, support for mining projects and permitting.

Your Key Responsibilities

Primary responsibilities will be related to performing key tasks to support physical and chemical hydrogeology components of projects. Responsibilities are anticipated to include but are not limited to the following:

  • Follow safe work practices and adhere to company and client guidelines and policies for planning and executing work in a safe manner.

  • Preparing proposals, developing work plans and budgets and management of projects/tasks.

  • Planning, coordination, and support for the execution of field programs including intrusive investigations.

  • Developing conceptual and analytical hydrogeologic models.

  • Review field information from investigations; preparation of reports including the interpretation of geological/hydrogeological conditions.

  • Interpret aquifer tests, characterize aquifers based on maps and other spatial data.

  • Work with multi-disciplinary teams on baseline and impact assessment projects, feasibility studies, hydrogeologic assessments and contaminant investigations, and rehabilitation projects.

  • Prepare technical reports and client presentations summarizing project work, findings and recommendations

  • Travel as required to various field sites with overnight travel sometimes required.

  • Demonstrate sound application of established practices, standards and guidelines


Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Ability to meet a strong demand for high-quality, organized and consistent results.

  • Confident individual who demonstrates strong initiative and is capable of independent action with the ability to make informed decisions.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and advanced technical report writing skills.

  • Time management – balancing immediate and long-term work with varying priorities and deadlines.

  • Experience with hydrogeological characterization work including aquifer test design and analysis and technical report writing.

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite.

  • Possess strong problem-solving skills and ability to make timely decisions.

  • Valid driver’s license is required for business travel.

  • Experience with numerical groundwater flow and transport modeling is considered an asset.

  • Knowledge of mine and environment regulations and policies is considered an asset.

  • General knowledge in hydrogeochemistry related to evaluating metal leaching potential and acid rock drainage (ML/ARD), estimating the quality of mine-water discharge for open pit/underground mine operations, pit lake chemistry, and groundwater chemistry for mine contamination projects an asset.

Education and Experience

Minimum of a Master’s degree specializing in groundwater from a Hydrogeology, Geoscience, or Engineering program

5 to 10 years of relevant working experience in consulting or regulatory environment, regularly using and analyzing hydrogeologic data.

Existing professional registration or ability to work towards a professional registration (P.Geo. or P.Eng.)

This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice.

Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each other’s talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us. Join us and redefine your personal best.

Primary Location : Canada-Ontario-Waterloo

Other Locations : Canada-Ontario-Stoney Creek, Canada-Ontario-Markham, Canada-Ontario-Mississauga

Job : Hydrogeologist

Organization : BC-1609 Environmental Services-CA Ontario West

Employee Status : Regular

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Travel : Yes, 10 % of the Time

Schedule : Full-time

Job Posting : Nov 23, 2021, 7:19:37 AM

Req ID: 210002VB

Vaccine Policy: Beginning December 8, 2021, Stantec requires North America employees in many positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 except those for whom a reasonable accommodation has been granted because a medical reason or a sincerely held religious belief, as required by law.

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