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AECOM Hydrogeologist in Markham, Ontario

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Job Description

AECOM is looking for a Hydrogeologist to join its team in Markham, ON. This is a Full-time role.

The ideal candidate will report directly to the Hydrogeology Operations Manager, and will work collaboratively with other members of the Ontario and Canadian Geosciences (Hydrogeology & Geotechnical Engineering) and Remediation Teams, external sub-contractors / consultants, clients, as well as professionals within other internal AECOM business lines.

Major responsibilities include:

  • Contribute to the preparation of external proposals for direct client assignments and the Hydrogeology components of multi-disciplinary AECOM proposal submissions.

  • Support/lead duties in quality control, planning, cost estimating and scheduling.

  • Mentor junior hydrogeology staff locally, and throughout Ontario.

  • Manage/co-ordinate projects and undertake technical work in accordance with contract scope of work and budget, and to company, professional, quality, and legislative standards.

  • Plan and lead field investigation programs, directing the collection and analysis of field data.

  • Oversee and implement subcontracts and purchase orders for collaboration with subconsultants/contractors, manage subs throughout the project lifecycle.

  • Liaise with regulatory authorities, landowners, and other third parties.

  • Interpret regulations and manage permitting with provincial and municipal bodies.

  • Oversee, conduct and analyze aquifer tests, water quality analysis, single well response tests, and other hydrologic analyses.

  • Work with colleagues to conceptualize, build, calibrate, and utilize groundwater flow models using industry accepted software (Visual MODFLOW, FEFLOW, Leapfrog) is an asset.

  • Oversee preparation of technical reports including potentiometric surface/water table maps, geologic and hydrogeological cross-sections, hydrogeologic model simulations, dewatering assessments, and impact assessments.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • B.Sc. in Geology, Hydrogeology, Engineering Geology, or related disciplines.

  • 4+ years of Hydrogeology work experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • M.Sc. in Geology, Hydrogeology, Engineering Geology, or related disciplines.

  • 6+ years of Hydrogeology work experience.

  • Registered, in good standing with PGO and/or PEO.

  • Registered, in good standing with OIQ (ordre des ingénieurs du Québec) would be an asset.

  • Technical proficiency in physical hydrogeology, geochemistry and report writing.

  • Experience with groundwater resources, hydrogeological assessments, MECP Permit to Take Water/EASR, construction dewatering, groundwater monitoring and/or groundwater modeling.

  • Consulting experience and knowledge of provincial and federal acts and policies.

  • Experience on High and Medium Complexity MTO or MTQ Hydrogeology projects considered an asset.

  • Strong data visualization and presentation skills.

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.

  • Ability to speak both French and English an asset.

  • Professional Geoscience work experience in the Province of Quebec an asset.

Additional Information

  • Sponsorship for Canadian employment authorization is not available for this position.

Offered compensation will be based on location and individual qualifications. The expected range is $70,000.00 - $85,000.00.


AECOM is the world’s trusted infrastructure consulting firm, delivering professional services throughout the project lifecycle – from advisory, planning, design and engineering to program and construction management. On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, new energy and the environment, our public- and private-sector clients trust us to solve their most complex challenges. Our teams are driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world through our unrivaled technical and digital expertise, a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion, and a commitment to environmental, social and governance priorities. AECOM is a Fortune 500 firm and its Professional Services business had revenue of $14.4 billion in fiscal year 2023. See how we are delivering sustainable legacies for generations to come at aecom.com and @AECOM.

Freedom to Grow in a World of Opportunity

You will have the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.

You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.

AECOM provides a wide array of compensation and benefits programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families. We also provide a robust global well-being program. We’re the world’s trusted global infrastructure firm, and we’re in this together – your growth and success are ours too.

Join us, and you’ll get all the benefits of being a part of a global, publicly traded firm – access to industry-leading technology and thinking and transformational work with big impact and work flexibility. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

ReqID: J10108837

Business Line: Environment

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: Canada

Career Area: Science

Work Location Model: Hybrid