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Stantec Hydrogeologist in SALT LAKE CITY, Utah

Hydrogeologist - ( 2100005M )


At our core, we are a community. Together, we exercise creative thought, developing engineering and designs as individual as the people and projects we touch. From approval and permitting to design and construction management services, we put the goals of our clients and their communities at the center of everything we create. Join us as we assist mining companies in getting mined materials to communities around the globe.

Your Opportunity

We are seeking an Entry Level Hydrogeologist to reside in our Salt Lake City, Utah office. The position will join the Hydrogeoscience Team of Stantec’s Mining Business Center and will also provide hydrogeology support to Water Resources and Environmental Service Centers. We are looking for someone who is enthusiastic and ready to engage in providing our clients high-quality products while learning and growing both as an individual and as part of a team.

The Entry Level Hydrogeologist will join a team of about 20 hydrogeologists, geologists, and geochemists across four southwest regional offices. The job description includes support for field investigations, data analysis, GIS analysis, and report writing. This position interacts with both internal and external clients in field and office settings. The position requires some travel, potentially to remote field sites within the United States. International travel may also be required depending on project needs.

Your Key Responsibilities

The Entry Level Hydrogeologist will be responsible for analyzing and communicating hydrologic and geologic data to provide insight into critical groundwater flow processes.

The key responsibilities for this position include:

  • Follow safe work practices and adhere to company and client guidelines and policies for planning and executing work in a safe manner.

  • Develop conceptual and analytical hydrogeologic models.

  • Develop new well designs for groundwater monitoring and groundwater production.

  • Perform field investigations in support of hydrogeology studies including drilling, well construction, and testing oversight; groundwater sampling; and water level monitoring.

  • Interpret aquifer tests, characterize aquifers based on maps and other spatial data, and perform spatial analysis using GIS tools.

  • Prepare technical reports documenting field investigations and analytical results.

  • Prepare and deliver presentations of hydrogeologic investigations to internal and external clients.

  • Assist project managers with developing project budgets, determining project scope, and establishing project schedules.


Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Excellent communication skills: verbal, technical writing, electronic communications, and presentations.

  • Ability to work under moderate supervision and work well with others to achieve group results.

  • Ability to work on several projects or tasks during any given day on a consistent basis.

  • Must be able to manage time, be organized, and set priorities.

  • Possess strong problem-solving skills and ability to make timely decisions.

  • Positive attitude and a desire for continuous learning.

  • Ability to work independently in the field at remote sites.

  • Demonstrated skills in written and oral communication are required (record of publications, project reports, and/or public presentations will be requested)

Education and Experience

  • Minimum of a M.S. in Hydrogeology/Geology or related field is required.

  • Experience and/or course work completed in GIS is required.

  • Up to 5 years of working experience in consulting or regulatory environment, regularly using and analyzing hydrogeologic data.

  • Existing professional registration or ability to work towards a professional registration (PG or PE)

This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice.

Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each other's talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us. Join us and redefine your personal best.

Primary Location : United States-Utah-Salt Lake City

Job : Hydrogeological Scientist

Organization : BC-2330 Mining-US Southwest

Employee Status : Regular

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Travel : Yes, 25 % of the Time

Schedule : Full-time

Job Posting : Jan 25, 2021, 3:30:48 PM

Req ID: 2100005M

Stantec provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants for future and current employment and prohibit discrimination on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. We prohibit discrimination in decisions concerning recruitment, hiring, referral, promotion, compensation, fringe benefits, job training, terminations or any other condition of employment. Stantec is in compliance with local, state and federal laws and regulations and ensures equitable opportunities in all aspects of employment. EEO including Disability/Protected Veterans