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Job Description

AECOM is looking for a Hydrogeologist to join its team in Calgary, AB. This is a Full-time role.

Responsibilities include:

  • Work within a team of engineers, hydrogeologists, geologists, geochemists, groundwater modellers and agrologists on a wide variety of projects.
  • Working on hydrogeological projects across Canada including contaminated sites, remediation, hydrogeologic characterization for water supply assessment, water supply development, and hydrogeological characterization for mine development, operations and closure.
  • Design and execute hydrogeological investigations including ground disturbance planning, drilling, and logging of soil and rock core, sampling of soil, rock, groundwater and vapour, borehole instrumentation, monitoring well design and installation, and aquifer testing.
  • Lead contaminant hydrogeology assessments, including development of conceptual site models, determination of hydrostratigraphic properties and groundwater flow directions, and assessing contaminant fate and transport in the context of source-receptor pathway analysis.
  • Contribute to the development of problem formulation for site-specific risk assessments.
  • Act as report originator on hydrogeological and related technical reports. Candidate may also act as intermediate reviewer of reporting conducted by junior staff.
  • Providing ongoing mentorship to junior staff both in field and office.


Minimum requirements:

  • B.Sc. in Hydrogeology, Geology, or related engineering discipline with a focus in groundwater and hydrogeology and a minimum of 4 years of experience in environmental consulting or related experience.
  • Registered as a Professional Geoscientist or Engineer with APEGA, or eligible for registration.
  • A valid class 5 driver’s license with no restrictions.

Preferred qualifications:

  • M.Sc. in Hydrogeology or combination of related engineering discipline with related work experience.
  • Experience using industry standard software for determination of aquifer properties (e.g. AQTESOLV), manipulation of geospatial data (e.g. ArcGIS, Surfer, etc.) and databases (e.g. EQuIS).
  • Ability to work independently and within a multi-disciplinary team.
  • Strong problem-solving skills, attention to detail, and strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Working knowledge of relevant provincial, federal, and municipal acts and regulations.
  • Exposure to and working knowledge of geostatistical methods and conceptual modelling software such as Earth Volumetric Studio and Leapfrog.
  • Exposure to and working knowledge of numerical modelling concepts and contaminant fate and migration.
  • Willingness to complete field investigations, travel, and periodically adjust personal schedules to meet project needs. Anticipated split is 60% office and 40% field.

Additional Information

  • Sponsorship for Canadian employment authorization is not available for this position.


AECOM is the world’s trusted infrastructure consulting firm, delivering professional services throughout the project lifecycle – from advisory, planning, design and engineering to program and construction management. On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, new energy and the environment, our public- and private-sector clients trust us to solve their most complex challenges. Our teams are driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world through our unrivaled technical and digital expertise, a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion, and a commitment to environmental, social and governance priorities. AECOM is a Fortune 500 firm and its Professional Services business had revenue of $14.4 billion in fiscal year 2023. See how we are delivering sustainable legacies for generations to come at and @AECOM.

Freedom to Grow in a World of Opportunity

You will have 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.

AECOM provides a wide array of compensation and benefits programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families. We also provide a robust global well-being program. We’re the world’s trusted global infrastructure firm, and we’re in this together – your growth and success are ours too.

Join us, and you’ll get all the benefits of being a part of a global, publicly traded firm – access to industry-leading technology and thinking and transformational work with big impact and work flexibility. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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