Stantec System

Junior / Intermediate Hydrogeologist

CA-NS-Dartmouth | CA-NB-Fredericton
1 week ago(1/9/2018 10:18 AM)
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Environmental Services

Your Opportunity

2,500 Environmental Services staff. 20 technical specialties. 900 professional associations. An international team with local expertise. You could say we know a little something about the environment. Our passion for it drives our work. Grounded by safety, quality, and ethics, we come up with solutions that perfectly fit the site. We know what it takes to balance competing project interests with creativity and efficiency. We know what to look for. And, we know how to get the job done—the right way. Join a team that has the environment down to a science.

Your Duties

We are looking for an experienced Hydrogeologist (Junior/Intermediate), to join our team in Atlantic Canada.


Working with the hydrogeology group across Atlantic Canada, the specific roles and responsibilities of this opportunity are:


  • Plan, coordinate and conduct hydrogeological investigation programs including drilling, test pitting and installation of monitoring wells;
  • Design and implement groundwater sampling programs;
  • Manage, analyze, and interpret a variety of environmental datasets;
  • Complete hydrogeological assessments for municipal and industrial infrastructure projects;
  • Complete hydrogeological investigations for environmental impact assessments;
  • Oversee aquifer testing and analysis (slug tests and pumping tests);
  • Develop hydrogeologic conceptual models;
  • Develop groundwater flow and solute transport numerical models;
  • Write technical reports for hydrogeological and environmental studies that summarize the methods, results, conclusions and recommendations;
  • Assist in preparing technical proposals including the work plans, scope, and budgets; and,
  • Support ongoing business development to expand hydrogeological and environmental consulting practice.

Your Capabilities and Credentials

The successful candidate will possess the following qualifications: 

  • A university degree in geoscience or environmental engineering with a focus on hydrogeology (a master’s degree is preferred);
  • Minimum of three years of experience in hydrogeology;
    • Experience on a variety of projects and multiple sectors is preferred;
  • Eligible for registration with professional association (e.g., APENS, APGNS or APEGNB);
  • Strong technical writing and communication skills;
  • Experience in hydrogeologic analysis and interpretation;
  • Experience in evaluation of soil and groundwater chemistry (organic and inorganic);
  • Working knowledge of evaluating groundwater data with respect to environmental regulations;
  • Demonstrated ability to use numerical groundwater flow and solute transport models and associated hydrogeology/geology software tools (e.g., MODFLOW/MT3D, FEFLOW, HydroGeoSphere, Groundwater Vistas, PEST, AQTESOLV); and,
  • Experience in the following areas would be considered an asset:
    • Hydrogeological/geological field data collection;
    • Fractured rock hydrogeology;
    • GIS and AutoCAD.

Candidates should also possess: 

  • Excellent verbal and written English communication skills;
  • Strong ability to work independently and in groups;
  • Results-oriented attitude with the ability to excel in a multi-disciplinary environment;
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office products.

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