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AECOM Hydrogeologist in Kitchener, Ontario

Job Summary

At AECOM, we’re delivering a better world.

We believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether it’s improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.

Our clients trust us to bring together the best people, ideas, technical expertise and digital solutions to our work in transportation, buildings, water, the environment and new energy. We’re one global team – over 50,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.

AECOM is seeking a senior level Hydrogeologist to join our Ontario Geosciences Team (Hydrogeology Group), based from a GTA office (Markham or Mississauga). Flexibility is available to work from an office outside of the GTA and for a hybrid in-office/work from home schedule. This position will support our dynamic group of hard-working professionals within the Environment Business Line. The candidate will be responsible for collaboratively supporting and growing operations of the Hydrogeology Group Practice Area across Ontario.

This position is a full time role and is expected to begin in September 2022.

Here, you will have freedom to grow in a world of opportunity.

Responsibilities for this position include:

  • Report directly to the Hydrogeology Operations Manager, and work collaboratively with other members of the Ontario Geosciences (Hydrogeology & Geotechnical) Team, external sub-contractors / consultants, clients, as well as Project Managers and Area Managers within other internal AECOM business lines/geographies;

  • Manage projects and undertake technical work in accordance with contract scope of work and budget, and to company, professional, quality, and legislative standards;

  • Liaise with a spectrum of project stakeholders (Municipalities, Conservation Authorities, MECP, private landowners, etc.);

  • Occasional Site visits (throughout Ontario) to meet with clients, oversee critical project stages, conduct H&S inspections, etc.;

  • Monitoring project performance vs. budgets and developing strategies for corrections;

  • Participate and/or lead internal/external Business Development activities including proposal preparation and budgeting;

  • Identifying opportunities to increase project efficiencies, improve technical methodologies, and add value to client service offerings; and,

  • Operate as a technical leader within the company, contributing to knowledge transfer between staff, communicating team capabilities to other internal AECOM business lines/geographies, and being a general resource/mentor to junior/intermediate staff.

  • Key Performance Indicators: Sales, technical quality, scope/budget compliance, SH&E and, client satisfaction.

Minimum Requirements

  • Degree in Geosciences, Geology, Hydrogeology or, other related fields.

  • 6 years’ experience in an environmental consulting or engineering management company;

  • Valid Ontario driver's license with own transportation and valid insurance.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Advanced degree in Geosciences, Geology or Hydrogeology preferred;

  • 10+ years of experience in an environmental consulting, or engineering management company;

  • Currently registered in good standing with PGO (P.Geo.) and/or PEO (P.Eng.);

  • Proficient in MS Office tools;

  • Strong staff coordination and communication skills (both written and oral);

  • Experience with groundwater resources, hydrogeological assessments, MECP PTTW/EASR, construction dewatering, groundwater monitoring, aggregate resources, geochemistry, Environmental Assessments, and/or groundwater modeling and groundwater remediation;

  • Experience using advanced scientific principles, theories, practices and existing technologies to develop technical solutions to complex problems with minimal oversight;

  • Working consulting experience and knowledge of provincial and federal acts and policies;

  • Established interpersonal and relationship building skills with experience in Business Development and developing / maintaining strong client relationships; and,

  • Experience as an energetic and enthusiastic coach / mentor to junior and intermediate staff.

Additional Information:

  • Sponsorship is not available for this position.

What We Offer

We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed. You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients. We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business. We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career. When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts – planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers – leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let’s get started. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Sciences

Business Line Environment

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country Canada

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 272794BR

Additional Locations CA - Barrie, ON - 55 Cedar Point Drive, CA - Kitchener, ON - 50 Sportsworld Crossing Rd, CA - Markham, ON - 105 Commerce Valley Dr W

Virtual: No

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.