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Stantec Senior Associate Hydrogeologist in Chandler, Arizona

Senior Associate Hydrogeologist - ( 220001UZ )


At our core, we’re 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.

We are a leader in underground hard rock mining engineering and related technology, serving the largest, deepest, and most technically challenging mines in the world. This is where great ideas and rewarding careers are built.

Your Opportunity

Stantec is seeking qualified candidates for a Senior Associate Level Hydrogeologist in its Mining, Minerals and Metals business line. The primary focus of this position is to take a technical lead role in support of our regional and international natural resource and industrial clients. The individual will engage in complex projects related to saturated and unsaturated flow and transport through geologic formations and managed material media.

The successful candidate will evaluate geochemical characteristics of subsurface flow and assist in the management or mitigation of impacted groundwaters. The individual will provide guidance, support and mentorship to the existing geoscience team throughout our international Mining, Minerals and Metals business line support of projects.

The position can be located in Stantec’s Denver, CO; Fort Collins, CO; Salt Lake City, UT; or Chandler AZ office. This position interacts throughout the global organization internally and externally with client and members of business and professional organizations. Travel may be required and some projects require visiting remote sites.

Your Key Responsibilities

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

  • Developing mine water management approaches including water budgets, mine dewatering, waste material impoundments and groundwater containment/mitigation

  • Executing hydrogeological and geochemical characterizations including large well design, groundwater aquifer characterization, water quality analysis, aquifer test design and analyses, data analyses and strong technical report writing skills.

  • Numerical modeling of water flow and contaminant transport in saturated and unsaturated stratum


Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Strong technical writing skills.

  • Ability to develop a strong network in the local and international marketplace.

  • Exceptional organizational, technical, leadership, written and oral communication and attention to detail skills.

Education and Experience

  • Minimum of a Master of Science degree in Hydrogeology or a related field.

  • Minimum of 20 years of relevant, increasingly responsible experience

  • Professional registration (PG or PE) or the ability to obtain a registration.

  • Experience and capability in the following areas are strongly desired:

    • Mine water management, mine closure, and feasibility studies for the mining industry
    • State and Federal regulations pertaining to water management.
    • Planning, designing and managing numerical groundwater flow and contaminant transport models.
    • Planning and executing complex field investigations for groundwater and geochemical characterizations
    • Project management including developing detailed budgets, determining project scope, establishing schedules, processing appropriate paperwork, and interacting with clients.
    • Marketing and preparing proposals and assist in preparing and providing presentations.
    • Understanding the CERCLA and RCRA process and for environmental related projects.

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. The experience will forever shape your future. #FeelingEnergized

Primary Location : United States-Colorado-Denver

Other Locations : United States-Utah-Salt Lake City, United States-Colorado-Fort Collins, United States-Arizona-Chandler

Job : Hydrogeologist

Organization : BC-2330 Mining-US

Employee Status : Regular

Job Level : Manager

Travel : Yes, 20 % of the Time

Schedule : Full-time

Job Posting : May 17, 2022, 9:27:26 AM

Req ID: 220001UZ

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