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Hydrogeologist

Company: ERM - Environmental Resources Management
Location : Vancouver,BC
Job Description

ERM is seeking a motivated intermediate level Hydrogeologist with minimum five years of consulting experience who is interested in participating on a variety of projects covering the full spectrum of ERM’s services, to join our consulting firm in Vancouver, BC. In this role you will work closely with Project Managers in support of a growing list of projects in Canada and abroad. This is an excellent career opportunity to work with an expert consulting team on challenging environmental projects for large mining, industrial and global clients. Access to ERM's national experts provides knowledge sharing of best practices across the industry and ongoing learning opportunities for our team, while building the required experience to obtain your professional registration.

RESPONSIBILITIES:       

  • Preparing and executing hydrogeology field programs,
  • Developing cost estimates for the hydrogeology field programs (baseline site characterization, ongoing monitoring and other programs);
  • Coordinating with drilling, laboratory contractors and equipment suppliers, while mobilizing for field programs;
  • Supervising drilling operations, including diamond drilling, packer testing;
  • Assisting with and supervising downhole geophysical testing;
  • Supervising installation of vibrating wire piezometers;
  • Supervising installation of monitoring wells.
  • Developing and sampling monitoring wells with the use of a range of sampling and other supporting equipment.
  • Performing slug tests and pump tests;
  • Installing and operating transducers and data loggers;
  • Processing the collected data (groundwater levels, laboratory reports of chemical analysis of groundwater samples);
  • Conducting analysis of the collected packer test-, slug test-, and pump/aquifer test data using standard software (like Aqtesolv);
  • Processing the chemical laboratory reports, including calculating relative percent difference, charge balance error, preparing box and whisker charts, Piper diagrams, developing report tables, including statistical summaries;
  • Preparing hydrographs;
  • Developing hydrogeology reports;
  • Assisting with developing proposals,

ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES AND PREMIUM SKILLS:

  • Designing hydrogeology field characterization and monitoring programs;
  • Designing monitoring wells, hydraulic test programs;
  • Designing and operating Westbay systems;
  • Developing (or assisting in developing) numerical groundwater models;
  • Designing site investigation programs and remedial action plans for contaminated sites; and
  • Avalanche safety certification and backcountry experience is an asset.

 

REQUIREMENTS:
  • 5+ years of hydrogeology consulting experience with directly related to environmental permitting for mining projects;
  • PEng/PGeo registration in Canadian jurisdiction(s) or eligible for such registration; and
  • BASc/MASc/MSc in civil or environmental engineering, earth sciences, or equivalent related field;

Please submit your resume and brief cover letter. Qualified candidates will be contacted by email, and requested to complete a video questionnaire. Based on review of these responses, shortlisted candidates will be invited for interviews.

Thank you for your interest in ERM!

ERM welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

ERM is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

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