Hatfield is seeking an experienced, technically strong and dynamic individual to become part of our growing water resources group in Fort McMurray, Alberta. Successful candidates will support or lead the design and implementation of hydrology, climate, and water resource components of Hatfield’s mining, oils sands and infrastructure projects in Alberta.
This position is full time permanent and would be a combination of office and fieldwork, based out of our Fort McMurray office. Start date is negotiable.
Duties and Responsibilities:
- Design and implement hydrologic monitoring programs, including hydrometric station installation, data logger programming, surveying and streamflow measurement.
- Provide technical guidance to clients and liaise with government regulators regarding environmental monitoring, environmental permitting, and assessment.
- Manage projects and mentor junior staff on project teams.
- Assess and interpret hydrometric and climate data, and draft technical reports.
- Work on multidisciplinary teams and projects, and collaborate with Hatfield’s aquatics specialists, hydrogeologists, and other environmental specialists.
- Support and/or lead the development of proposals and business development efforts.
Education and Experience:
- Demonstrated experience with hydrometric, climate, and hydrogeologic monitoring instrumentation, datalogger programming, and telemetry systems.
- Aptitude and experience in project management and administration.
- Demonstrated ability to lead / mentor junior staff.
- Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written – including technical and scientific writing.
- Demonstrated ability to work in a dynamic and fast-paced environment with multi-disciplinary teams.
- Experience and interest in field work. Field work in remote locations is required.
- Appropriate qualifications for work in and Alberta and British Columbia, and a valid Canadian driver’s license.
Required Education and Experience:
- BSc or higher, in sciences or engineering with some prior formal training (e.g., coursework) in hydrology.
- A minimum of 3 years of experience including design, coordination, and implementation of hydrometric monitoring programs.
- Eligible for, or have current, professional designation (e.g. PEng, PGeo, PChem, PAg, etc.).
Reply in confidence with a cover letter and resume describing your experience through the online form or email at firstname.lastname@example.org (no phone calls please). Please include “Senior Hydrologist / Water Resource Engineer – Fort McMurray” in your email subject line. Salary expectations are also appreciated and may be included in your cover letter. Only short-listed candidates will be notified.