Senior Hydrogeologist

Civil Engineer
£60,000 - £69,999
11 Jul 2012
10 Aug 2012
Civil Engineer
Contract Type
Full Time
The Vancouver office of Klohn Crippen Berger Ltd. KCB) requires a Senior Hydrogeologist to support the substantial growth of our Mining Environmental Group. In this role you will have the opportunity to work internationally with an experienced team of Hydrogeologists, servicing clients in the mining, water supply and oil and gas sectors across North America, Australasia, Africa, Europe and South America. We have numerous world class projects underway that require the leadership and additional support of an experienced industry professional. We are looking for technical leaders who have experience working in multi disciplinary project teams, managing projects, mentoring and training staff, sustaining excellent client relationships and further developing the business. This position will suit an individual interested in a diverse mix of technical and managerial work. This senior role will give you the opportunity to: join a dynamic company of motivated and hardworking professionals committed to delivering high quality engineering and environmental services oversee hydrogeological assessments including data collection, interpretation, site investigation planning and co ordination, client and regulatory liaison design and implement drilling and testing programs, water sampling, field mapping, well completion, contractor management undertake project management and client management duties, and complete reports and presentations develop, train and mentor junior staff provide support with marketing and business development, sustain client relationships and develop new business provide technical guidance on projects as required, particularly larger engineering and environmental studies travel domestically and internationally to meet project needs If you have a Bachelor's degree in Geology, Geosciences or Engineering, are registered or able to register as a Professional Geoscientist or Engineer, and have 10+ years experience in hydrogeology encompassing field work, assessment and design, report writing and liaison with clients and regulators, we want to hear from you. We value your: hydrogeological assessment and design for applications such as: dewatering, seepage mitigation, well field layout and optimization, baseline and ongoing monitoring programs; previous experience on mining projects is highly regarded practical knowledge of industry standard analytical and numerical modelling packages; experience using FEFLOW, MODFLOW, SEEP/w and self assembled spreadsheet analytical tools is an asset experience in site investigation design and implementation including well completion, hydrogeological testing, groundwater sampling and contractor management excellent verbal and written communication skills in English; other languages are an asset strong decision making and interpersonal skills, ability to liaise with clients, regulatory agencies, and team members at all levels strong initiative, motivation and drive toward long term success comprehension and application of strong business ethics and health, safety and environmental principles energy and passion for developing and servicing world class mining environmental engineering projects ability to travel domestically and internationally About Us: Klohn Crippen Berger KCB) is a multi disciplinary consulting firm providing engineering and environmental services in the mining, hydropower, environmental, transportation, geotechnical, oil & gas, and water resources sectors. We offer a full range of services from our offices in Canada, Australia and Peru. KCB is a member of the Louis Berger Group, a leading international consulting firm with more than 80 offices worldwide. Headquartered in beautiful Vancouver, British Columbia, KCB is involved in projectsround the world supported by offices in Calgary & Edmonton, Alberta; Sudbury, Ontario; Lima, Peru; Brisbane and Perth, Australia; and London, United Kingdom. At KCB, the project work is challenging and varied, and there are opportunities for travel in Canada as well as internationally). We are committed to employment equity and encourage applications from all qualified career seekers. We offer competitive salaries commensurate with experience and an attractive flexible benefits package designed to suit your individual needs. Are you up to the challenge? If this sounds like the perfect opportunity for you, simply apply on line with your résumé and covering letter quoting the job reference number 943 M12 at We thank all candidates for applying, however only short listed candidates will be contacted.