Montreal, Quebec

R-073061 Junior Hydrogeologist

Calgary, Alberta

"*Graduate development program* 

Our vision is to be the premier engineering solutions’ partner for our clients, delivering complex projects from vision to reality for a sustainable lifespan. We are continuously transforming to be number one on the market and looking for ingenious minds to share our ambition.

From designing end-to-end project solutions to pioneering new technologies and ways of working, everything we do supports our goal of delivering outstanding project outcomes for our clients – no matter the scale, complexity, or location of their project.

We welcome uniqueness. We believe diverse groups make better decisions – which leads to better business. So at SNC-Lavalin, from senior managers to all employees, we’re committed to equality, inclusion & diversity.

The Environment division of SNC-Lavalin is a rapidly growing full-service consulting firm that is committed to technical excellence and exceptional service to our clients.  Our growing organization is seeking like-minded individuals to join our team.

Our Hydrogeology & Geothermal team is one of the strongest teams in the country with combined decades of experience, many of whom hold Master’s degrees in hydrogeology. Our cross-Canadian team thrives in working in a team environment and are highly successful in collaborating. Our team has a diverse skill set, including all facets of physical, chemical and contaminant hydrogeology, and we serve many sectors such as mining, oil and gas, transportation, governments, and municipalities. Finally, the size and breadth of our team allows for countless opportunities for mentorship and growth.

Individuals who join our team can expect to work closely with senior technical experts and professionals in a wide variety of fields, collaborating locally and globally to provide the high-quality technical solutions that our clients expect, while receiving unparalleled mentorship and long-term career growth opportunities. The work environment is dynamic and flexible, offering a strong emphasis on health and safety, continuous training, and competitive compensation and benefits.

We are currently seeking a Junior Hydrogeologist to join our Hydrogeology & Geothermal West team.  This position is based in our Calgary, Edmonton, Cranbrook, Nelson, or Kelowna offices. However, consideration will be given to other locations where SNC-Lavalin has offices.

EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Regular - Full Time (37.5 to 40 hours per week, dependent on province)

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor’s, Master’s, or Doctorate Degree

LOCATION: Calgary, Edmonton, Cranbrook, Nelson, or Kelowna offices

WORK EXPERIENCE: 0 to 5 years

FIELD OF STUDY: Geology, Earth Sciences, Engineering


A degree in geology, hydrogeology, geological engineering, civil engineering or other related discipline with relevant experience in hydrogeology.  A post-graduate degree in hydrogeology is considered an asset.
Eligible to register as a Professional Engineer and/or Professional Geoscientist once required experience has been obtained.
Strong communication skills and the ability to work well in a team environment, including working with colleagues in different geographic regions.
Self-motivated, high energy, strong organizational skills, and the ability to manage time and multiple projects appropriately.
Experience in writing successful proposals, work plans and reports.
Proven organizational, team-building, technical, leadership skills.
Strong written and verbal communication skills in the English language; French language skills are an asset.
Must be able and willing to travel for work away from the home office.
Good interpersonal skills combined with a positive, team-oriented attitude; and,
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

The following experience is not essential but would be considered assets:

Experience in the environmental consulting industry with scoping and executing hydrogeological investigations including different drilling techniques, groundwater monitoring and sampling, and hydraulic testing.
Experience in one or more of the following service areas:
Mining, including permitting and environmental impact assessment;
Oil & Gas, including permitting and environmental impact assessment;
Drinking water supply and groundwater protection for industry or government;
Contaminated site assessment and remediation for all industry types, including but not limited to mining, oil and gas, transportation and government.
Numerical groundwater modelling skills.

Hydrogeological field work, including groundwater sampling, slug testing, pumping tests and drilling; Surface water and seep sampling will also be conducted;
Supporting senior and intermediate staff in developing field programs and budgets;
Planning, coordination and support for the execution of field programs, including intrusive investigations;
Supporting intermediate and senior personnel in reviewing and analyzing data from field investigations and preparation of reports including the interpretation of geological/hydrogeological conditions;
Collaboration with other hydrogeologists throughout the country;
Ensuring appropriate Quality Management System is applied on team's projects;
Participating in multi-disciplinary project teams; and,
Ensuring proper implementation and continued use of safety and quality assurance programs and corporate policies and procedures, including Ethics and Compliance.
We are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status or and other characteristics protected by law.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only short-listed candidates will be contacted."

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