Title: Hydrogeologist Location: Tucson AZ Travel required. Relocation: Yes
Company is seeking a staff level Hydrogeologist for their Tucson, Arizona office.
Qualifications: * Minimum of a bachelor's degree in hydrogeology or related fields, with emphasis on geology, hydrology, environmental engineering or related discipline with a strong emphasis in groundwater. * Minimum of 2 to 5 years work experience in one or more of the disciplines listed above. A master's degree may be substituted for work experience. * Mining-related experience will be major advantage. * Desire to become an expert in supervising field investigations and in the collection, analysis, and interpretation of field test data for the purposes of groundwater characterization, impacts analysis, and mine water management. * Aptitude to handle a range of tasks including drill supervision and well installation, preparation of lithological logs, aquifer testing, environmental sampling, data analysis and interpretation, and the development of conceptual and numerical groundwater models. * Comfortable with the management of hydrogeological and environmental data. * Proficiency in Excel is a must, and experience with database software would be a plus. * Some exposure to and willingness to work with groundwater numerical flow and transport models. * Strong written and verbal communication skills. * Good to excellent proficiency in Spanish. * Candidates with existing right to work in the U.S. will have first consideration.
The successful candidate will consult on projects for North American and International clients, requiring travel. Assignments will include work primarily related to the mining industry, including groundwater characterization studies in Mexico. The ideal candidate will be a career motivated team player, eager to commit to becoming a consulting hydrogeologist. He/she will also possess the aptitude to handle a range of tasks, including international field work (initially 25% to 40% of time). As a consultant, the successful candidate will be expected to create and maintain client relationships and work in a team environment. Strong communication skills and interpersonal capabilities are essential.
Summary of qualifications: 1. Bachelor's degree in hydrogeology or related fields. 2. 2 - 10 years work experience (staff level in career) in geology, hydrology, environmental engineering or related discipline with a strong emphasis in groundwater. 3. Aptitude to handle a range of tasks including drill supervision and well installation, preparation of lithological logs, aquifer testing, environmental sampling, data analysis and interpretation, and the development of conceptual and numerical groundwater models. 4. Exposure to groundwater numerical flow and transport models. 5. Good to excellent proficiency in Spanish.
In addition to a competitive salary, we provide extended medical and dental care, performance bonuses and potential shareholding opportunities in the company. If you meet the qualifications for this very demanding and rewarding position, respond with your resume immediately. All qualified candidates will receive a prompt reply.