Environmental Scientist, Hydrogeology

Our environmental team is growing and we are currently seeking an Environmental Scientist to join our Burlington office.

    • Responsibility for a broad range of field activities associated with variety of hydrogeology and environmental projects such as drilling coordination and supervision, soil and bedrock core logging, test pitting, monitoring well installation and development, soil and groundwater sampling, in-situ hydraulic response testing, groundwater instrumentation (data loggers) installation, sample preparation and submission to analytical laboratories;
    • Coordinate and communicate with subcontractors including drillers, excavators, construction contractors, utility locators and laboratories;
    • Completion of field based deliverables, including borehole logs, appropriate fieldwork forms, photo logs, and site drawings;
    • Data compilation and interpretation including soil and water quality results, hydraulic response testing data analysis in support of technical reports;
    • Preparation of technical reports in consultation with the project manager or other more senior environmental professionals;
    • Liaise with clients, regulatory agencies, and contractors;
    • Comply with MTE’s company policies and procedures pertaining to administration, I.T., finance and health and safety; and
    • Other related duties, as assigned.
    • Bachelor’s Degree in Earth Sciences, Hydrogeology, Geoscience or Water Resources Engineering, Environmental Engineering (or equivalent);
    • 1-3 years of experience in a similar role (work term experience acceptable);
    • Future eligibility as a P.Eng. or P.Geo. designation is considered an asset;
    • Working knowledge of physical hydrogeology, environmental site characterization, and groundwater and surface water monitoring programs;
    • Understanding and demonstrated field experience in soil and bedrock classification, overburden and bedrock drilling methods, in-site hydraulic response testing (slug and pumping tests) and soil and groundwater sampling protocols;
    • Knowledge of mapping groundwater flow direction, calculating groundwater gradients (vertical and horizontal) and estimating hydraulic conductivity;
    • Working knowledge of the Ontario Water Resources Act, Environmental Protection Act and other applicable federal and provincial acts, regulations, and guidelines in relation to groundwater withdrawal, drinking water supply and environmental assessment would be an asset;
    • Familiarity with software packages specific to environmental geoscience/hydrogeology such as Aquifer Test and ArcGIS is considered an asset;
    • Proficiency with software applications (i.e. MS Word and Excel);
    • Attention to detail;
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills;
    • Strong time management skills;
    • Extended time in the field is required year round;
    • Experience working in gravel pits and/or quarries an asset;
    • Must be able to lift equipment between 50 to 60 lbs.;
    • Regular travel to project sites is required. Mileage for work related travel will be reimbursed; and
    • Valid G License.

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