Our client is seeking an enthusiastic, detail-oriented and reliable hydrogeologist to complement their multidisciplinary team in Gatineau-Ottawa OR Montreal. The successful candidate will have excellent interpersonal and technical skills to plan and conduct Phase I and II Environmental Site Assessments (ESA), site remediation and hydrogeological studies. He or she will be responsible for preparing proposals and budgets, project management, coordination of work teams, preparation and review of quality technical reports.

Key Responsibilities

  • Work as part of an interdisciplinary field and office project team to achieve environmental and hydrogeological project objectives, particularly in the context of industrial, commercial, residential, and mining sites.
  • Oversee or implement field programs including borings, observation wells, soil, surface and groundwater sampling, and pumping tests for a variety of projects including dewatering (mining, quarrying, construction), water supply, environmental impact studies (landfills, mines, industrial sites, and others), and environmental site investigations.
  • Recognize and identify potential hazards and work under strict occupational health and safety protocols.
  • Compile and interpret hydrogeological data and develop conceptual site models.
  • Manage and coordinate small to large scale projects.
  • Write and review quality technical reports in French (mainly) and English (an asset).
  • Prepare service proposals, participate in local business development activities, and communicate with clients, government entities and other stakeholders.

Key Requirements

  • The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree in Earth Sciences, Geological, Civil or Environmental Engineering. A Master’s degree in hydrogeology would be an asset.
  • A minimum of 5 years of relevant experience supporting hydrogeological, ESA and remediation projects for industrial, private and government clients.
  • Knowledge of geology, physical and chemical hydrogeology, environmental site assessments, contaminated site delineation and remediation.
  • Experience should include surface and groundwater monitoring and sampling procedures, drilling and installation of observation wells, taking sampling notes, preparing boring logs, and conducting and analyzing permeability and pumping tests.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills are required.
  • The ability to write professional technical reports is paramount. French essential, bilingualism an asset.
  • A valid driver’s license.
  • Ability to travel locally and across the country on an occasional basis.
  • Ability to work independently in the office and in the field.
  • Positive attitude, teamwork and problem-solving skills are essential.

Our client is a publicly traded cleantech company with a portfolio of industry-leading engineering services and proprietary equipment providing sustainable solutions to environmental challenges. Professional services include, site assessment and remediation, water resource management, industrial hygiene, occupational health and safety and geomatics. Our design-build and pre-engineered products provide solutions to industrial and commercial water and wastewater treatment needs.

Established in 1976, headquartered in Ottawa, Ontario, our client’s award-winning team of industry experts provide a better environment for business. We offer flexible working hours, career progression and generous benefit package including, health, dental, vision and RRSP contribution.

Our client is committed to the principles of diversity and employment equity in the workplace to ensure designated groups (women, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities and visible minorities) are fully represented at all levels of the organization. They provide accessible employment practices that comply with the Accessibility for Ontarian with Disabilities Act (AODA). Accommodations due to a disability is available upon request.

Our client is an equal opportunity employer. Hiring, training, development and promotions are based on ability, skill, knowledge, and experience required to perform the job. All applicants must be legally entitled to work in Canada.

To apply for this job email your details to rmalmberg@marlersearchgroup.com