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Mid-Level Hydrogeologist

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Amec Foster Wheeler

Phoenix, AZ

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Requisition ID 2018-25115

Work Location US-AZ-Phoenix

Department / Discipline Environmental

Position Type Staff / Permanent

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is currently seeking a Mid-Level Hydrogeologist to join our team in Phoenix, Arizona. The Senior Hydrogeologist will be responsible for supporting Hydrogeology specific business opportunities and operations.

Key Responsibilities

Work with a hydrogeology team on complex geologic / hydrogeological investigations

Provide technical expertise, as well as support and oversee hydrogeological designs, proposals, preliminary engineering and other reports

Manage and evaluate data

Conduct reviews and seal technical reports prepared my mid-level and junior staff

Manage large-scale Remedial Investigations (RI) and Feasibility Studies (FS)

Knowledge of Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980 (CERCLA) and the processes for site investigations, remedial alternative studies, and work plan implementations

Understanding of and experience with remediating sites in the Arizona Water Quality Assurance Revolving Fund (WQARF) Program as it pertains to sites contaminated with chlorinated solvents, metals and free product (LNAPL & DNAPL)

Interpret geologic, hydrogeologic, and environmental data

Mentoring and supervising mid-level and junior Geologists and Hydrogeologists

Coordinate with project management teams and other discipline leads to manage project deliverables, ensuring schedule and budget are achieved

Mentor junior staff

Identify and develop new business opportunities in the field of hydrogeology and support the technical component of business development materials

When required, work collaboratively with other departments, environmental regulators and AMEC offices on project related work

Oversee and conduct a wide variety of hydrogeological assessments and groundwater resource development projects which may involve: water rights transfers and applications, litigation support, and groundwater sustainability

Participate in Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) Policies, Procedures, Standards and Guidelines in the execution of all work

Skills / Qualifications


Bachelors and Masters degree in Geology, Hydrogeology, Geological Engineering, or other related discipline

6 years relevant experience (preferably with hydrologic investigations in Arizona & Southwestern United States)

Is an Arizona Registered Professional Geologist (PG) or is able to obtain Arizona Registration as a PG within 2 years

Demonstrated experience in project management including budget, schedule and deliverable performance

Demonstrated experience writing successful proposals, work plans and conducting business development is mandatory

Degree coursework focus on hydrology, hydrogeology, environmental geology, process geomorphology, and applied mathematics

Demonstrated knowledge of Earth materials, structures and processes, including degree coursework in sedimentology, stratigraphy, and structural geology

Demonstrated experience conducting hydrogeologic analyses, including development of geologic cross-sections, groundwater gradient calculations, groundwater flow diagrams, groundwater flow assessments, and fate and transport modeling

Strong written and verbal communication skills with technical writing experience

Soil and groundwater investigation and sampling experience

In-depth knowledge of drilling and well construction techniques

In-depth knowledge of aquifer testing

In-depth knowledge of common techniques for interpretation of hydrogeologic and geochemical data

Hands on use of field equipment

Preferred but not required:

Proficiency with ARC-GIS, Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, and Access, VISUAL MODFLOW, MODFLOW-SURFACT, Groundwater Vistas

Experience with water rights transfers and applications, and litigation support

Experience with mine and coal fired power dewatering and plant, and coal combustion residual (CCR) compliance programs

Must pass drug test, background check and must have a satisfactory driving record in accordance with the Companys driving (MVR) policy

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 55,000 people, with revenues of around $10 billion. We provide performance driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear and general industrial sectors. We strive to be the best technical services company to work with, work for and invest in.

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

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