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Environmental Engineer/hydrogeologist

Golder - Perth, WA

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At Golder, we thrive on challenges.

Golder is not just a place to work, it is a promise of a living, dynamic environment where people collaborate, innovate, build enduring relationships, excel, and grow professionally in a strong culture of ownership.

Golder has a new opportunity for an Environmental Engineer/Hydrogeologist to join our Contaminated Sites team on a full-time basis based in Perth. The role will support both our contaminated sites and civil design/geotechnical engineering business. You will be working with driven professionals across multi-discipline groups to deliver a wide variety of contaminated land projects in Perth and across WA.

Key Duties And Responsibilities Include

  • Conducting contaminated sites and hydrogeological investigations, with a strong focus on groundwater, including dewatering investigations, but may include soil, water and air quality site investigations as required;
  • Performing desk and field studies for groundwater and dewatering investigations;
  • Carrying out general field and office assignments under senior guidance;
  • Coordinating and organising field investigation work including liaison with subcontractors, laboratories, clients and stakeholders;
  • Overseeing fieldwork to install groundwater monitoring wells, groundwater chemistry sampling, measure groundwater levels, carry out infiltration and hydraulic conductivity tests and collect Acid Sulfate Soils (ASS) and groundwater samples;
  • Analysing field data including groundwater level measurements, infiltration data, hydraulic conductivity tests to derive design parameters and groundwater quality laboratory tests;
  • Carrying out groundwater seepage and dewatering analysis in 2D and 3D using computer modelling software;
  • Preparing design groundwater level assessments based on collected data and historical monitoring information and review work produced by others;
  • Preparing dewatering management plans and ASS management plans for civil engineering construction works;
  • Assisting with project management of groundwater projects on small to medium sized projects or task management of particular tasks and elements within a larger scale project;
  • Preparing reports including data management, interpretation and reporting in line with regulatory guidelines;
  • Preparing and adhering to site-specific health and safety plans to mitigate or eliminate risks to oneself and other Golder staff, client’s personnel and the public; and
  • Maintaining a safe and hazard free work environment in line with our health and safety culture.

Skills, Qualifications, and Experience
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Earth Science, Hydrogeology, Environmental/Civil Engineering, or related discipline, any experience in infrastructure and mining sectors will be favourably considered;.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, strong analytical and problem-solving skills, good time management and technical reporting skills;
  • Demonstrated ability to conduct site history, soil logging, site investigation and groundwater sampling methods; and
  • Ability to work with contractors including drillers, surveyors etc. and a willingness to travel and work on remote sites.

Your Benefits At Golder Will Include
  • Competitive benefits and remuneration packages
  • Deepen your expertise in a dynamic work environment
  • Innovative and collaborative multidisciplinary projects
  • On the job training, mentoring and coaching

Renowned for technical excellence, Golder is a leading specialised engineering and consulting firm with over a half century of successful service to its clients. With over 155 offices in more than 40 countries, Golder's 7,500 professionals are driven by a passion to deliver results, offering unique specialised skills to address the ever-evolving challenges that earth, environment and energy present to clients across the infrastructure, mining, oil and gas, manufacturing and power sectors.

At Golder, we care about our people – we operate with integrity and embrace diversity. Our ownership structure affords us the opportunity to invest in our careers and take pride in something we truly own.

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply for this role.

Please note: Golder does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies.

Primary Location AU-WA-West Perth

Schedule Full-time

Employee Status Regular

Job Posting Apr 6, 2021, 10:48:12 AM