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Golder Associates | Redmond, WA
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Job Description


Location: US-WA-Redmond
Job ID: 2017-13125
Area of Interest: EN - Engineering Geology and Geology
Job Type: Full Time
# of Positions: 1
Education (Minimum): Masters Degree
Posted Date: 6/27/2017
Experience (Years): 1

Job Responsibilities:
As a global, employee-owned organization with over 50 years of experience, Golder Associates is driven by our purpose to engineer earth's development while preserving earth's integrity. From more than 160 offices worldwide, our over 6500 employees deliver solutions that help our clients achieve their sustainable development goals by providing a wide range of independent consulting, design and construction services in our specialist areas of earth, environment and energy.


Golder is seeking a Hydrogeologist/Environmental Geologist to join its Pacific Northwest Operations. The ideal candidate will have an appreciation for high quality, client focused work products is essential. The ability and willingness to travel locally and internationally is a necessity. As a key member of the team, you will support existing water resource and environmental projects using a strong foundation in quantitative hydrogeology.

Duties include:
* Field data collection planning and implementation in support of hydrogeologic interpretation. This work may include preparation, installation, and ongoing monitoring and maintenance of field instrumentation for groundwater and surface water monitoring, geologic logging of boreholes, monitoring well installation, oversight of well hydraulic tests, and groundwater and surface water sampling and flow measurements.
* Interpretation of hydrogeologic and hydrologic data using data manipulation tools (such as Excel and Access), and numerical and analytical groundwater and contaminant transport modeling tools.
* Working with engineers, GIS specialists, and other environmental experts to contribute to larger multidisciplinary projects.
* Understanding the regulatory environment as necessary to successfully complete project work.

Job Requirements:
The preferred candidate will possess the following skills and attributes:
* MS in Hydrogeology, Geology (with hydrogeology focus), or Geological Engineering, with an emphasis in fundamental geologic principals and quantitative hydrogeology;
* A minimum of one year relevant work experience;
* A strong interest in field data collection and instrumentation;
* A keen interest in environmental monitoring and sampling;
* Willing to operate and maintain field testing and monitoring equipment and be able to lift 40 pounds;
* Willing and able to travel both locally and internationally (anticipate >50% of time spent in field). Assignments may include travel to remote locations and outside work in various climates;
* Ability to plan and execute field programs with knowledge of proper sampling techniques;
* Desire to effectively communicate technical information to clients, regulators, and colleagues in a readily-understood format.
* All candidates must have excellent and demonstrated verbal and written communications skills.
* Strong commitment to quality and timely delivery of services.
* Strong interpersonal, team building and critical thinking skills are essential.

Desired Skills:
* Proficient in the use of Excel and Access;
An interest in quantitative hydrogeologic interpretation
* Previous work experience in environmental permitting would be considered an asset;
* Previous Health and Safety training, such as OSHA HAZWOPER or MSHA preferred.

For more information about Golder Associates or to apply online, please visit our Career Page at www.golder.com.

Our staff benefit from:
* An option to purchase shares in Golder Associates
Career and personal development opportunities and support of personal growth
* Employee mentoring program
* Competitive benefits and remuneration packages

Golder Associates Statement:

Golder Associates Inc. is a drug free employer and undertakes drug and alcohol testing as allowed by law and pursuant to its Drug Free Workplace Policy. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

About Golder Associates

Golder Associates is a global company specializing in ground engineering and environmental services. Employee owned since its formation in 1960, Golder now employs over 7,000 people who operate from more than 160 offices located throughout Africa, Asia, Australasia, Europe, North America and South America.