Hydrogeologist (Junior) 

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Opportunity ID 237-20171206 Location Vernon, British Columbia
Type Full Time Experience (Years) 2
Date Posted December 6, 2017 Expertise(s) Water and Earth Sciences, Water Resources
Deadline Open Third-Party Recruiter No

why you should be interested

We are the environmental division of Associated Engineering, one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies. An employee-owned, Canadian company, we provide a wide range of environmental consulting services to a client base that is well diversified between public and private sectors. Our environmental science and management services are well integrated with those of our engineering colleagues, providing opportunities to work with talented people across disciplines and throughout western and northern Canada.

We are currently searching for a Hydrogeologist for our Vernon office to join our growing team. You will work with a dynamic team on a variety of assignments in western and northern Canada relating to regulatory applications, groundwater supply, wastewater and stormwater management, environmental monitoring, solid waste management, water resources management, mining, and contaminated sites assessment.

This is a key role within the company, with opportunity to grow as a professional. Reporting to the Water and Earth Sciences Manager, you will be a motivated individual who thrives in working in a team environment on a variety of interesting and challenging projects with other professionals. We offer a culture that promotes entrepreneurial spirit within the stability of a well-established company, and our Vernon office provides many professional development and advancement opportunities for those with an aptitude for consulting. Associated offers both formal and informal mentorship programs and technical development benefits to support career growth and professional designation. Some travel is required for this position.

how you'll contribute to our company

Responsibilities include the following:

  • Carry out field investigations related to: Groundwater supply well development, Well pumping tests, Groundwater modeling, Groundwater management and protection, Groundwater quality monitoring
  • Provide technical support to hydrogeology and related projects, such as data management, pumping test analysis, and well log preparation
  • Submit groundwater-related regulatory applications
  • Help prepare project reports, technical memos, and letters, with support from Professional Geoscientists
  • Assist in preparing proposals and contribute to other business development activities
  • Provide support and client liaison, and assist with other project management related tasks

what you will bring to the table

You should have the following qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Geology with coursework in Hydrogeology. A Master’s degree in Hydrogeology would be an asset
  • Minimum 2 years of post-graduation experience in consulting
  • Field-related groundwater sampling, monitoring, and testing experience
  • Experience working closely with drilling or other contractors
  • Eligible for future registration as a P.Geo. or P.Eng. 
  • Experience in a range of professional communication (scientific and lay writing, email and verbal), with demonstrated fluency in English
  • Ability to work well under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Excellent organization skills and attention to detail
  • Commitment to working in a team environment

how you'll showcase your fit to the position

If you have the right background and would like to join a Platinum Club Member of Canada's Best Managed Companies Program, please forward your resume in confidence to:

Human Resources
Associated Engineering - Associated Environmental Inc.
#200 - 2800 29th Street
Vernon, BC Y1T 9P9

Fax: 250-545-3654
E-Mail: hr-env@ae.ca

Please include position title and location in the subject line if you are e-mailing your application. We thank all applicants, but will only contact those candidates selected for interviews.


AE is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages women, Aboriginal people, persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities, and members of the LGBT community to apply. For applicants with disabilities, accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. We are also committed to protecting the privacy of your personal information and as such, it will be used for recruitment and employment purposes only.