Intermediate Hydrogeologist

Employment Type: Full Time
Employee Referral Bonus: Not Eligible

The Opportunity

BluMetric Environmental Inc. is seeking an Intermediate Hydrogeologist to join our team. The successful candidate will provide hydrogeological support to interdisciplinary, multi-office project teams on a variety of innovative environmental and engineering projects.

The successful candidate will be expected to perform a number of tasks that may include the supervision or execution of site characterization programs including contaminated soil and groundwater delineation, hydrogeological analysis, technical report preparation and project coordination/management.

Job Responsibilities
Include, but are not limited to:

  • Design and carry out hydrogeological assessments in support of approvals for rural land development on private servicing.
  • Supervision and/or implementation of field programs including the following:
    • Borehole drilling in overburden and bedrock and monitoring well installation;
    • Soil, surface-water and groundwater sampling; and
    • Aquifer testing (single-well response tests, pumping tests, packer tests).
  • Analyse groundwater, surface-water and soil chemistry data.
  • Analyse aquifer test data including single-well response, constant rate and packer tests using analytical solutions.
  • Interpret hydrogeological data to support conceptual groundwater model development.
  • Prepare technical reports to support permit to take water applications, contaminated site assessments and regulatory compliance.
  • Phase One and Phase Two Environmental Site Assessment for Due Diligence and Record of Site Condition.
  • Manage/coordinate projects.
  • Promote safety culture in all aspects of work.
  • Occasional field work.
  • Support local business development initiatives, client care and proposal development.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Bachelor’s degree in Earth/Environmental Sciences, Hydrogeology, Environmental or Water Resources Engineering, or similar program.
  • P.Geo. or P.Eng. designation, or eligibility to register in the Province of Ontario.
  • 5 to 8 years of relevant experience in physical and contaminant hydrogeology, preferably environmental/engineering consulting.
  • Knowledge of geology, physical and chemical hydrogeology including contaminated site investigations, delineation and remediation.
  • Experience should include surface-water and groundwater monitoring and sampling procedures, borehole drilling and monitoring well installation, logging of field samples, preparation of borehole logs and conducting and analysing aquifer tests.
  • Strong technical writing, data analysis, problem-solving and interpersonal skills.
  • Valid driver’s license.
  • Willingness to occasionally travel locally and domestically.
  • Ability to adapt to a dynamic work environment and manage multiple priorities.
  • Project coordination/management experience an asset.
  • QPESA designation and working knowledge of O.Reg 153/04 – Records of Site Condition an asset.

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