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Job Code:  2012-12950
Employer:  Stantec.
Categories:  Env. Health/Safety
Experience Required:  10+ years
State/Province:  SK - Saskatchewan
City:  Saskatoon
Job Description:  Overview:

2,500 Environmental Services staff. 20 technical specialties. 900 professional associations. An international team with local expertise. You could say we know a little something about the environment. Our passion for it drives our work. Grounded by safety, quality, and ethics, we come up with solutions that perfectly fit the site. We know what it takes to balance competing project interests with creativity and efficiency. We know what to look for. And, we know how to get the job doneā€”the right way. Join a team that has the environment down to a science.


We have an immediate opening in our Saskatoon office for a Senior Mining Hydrogeologist. As a senior practitioner in the mining sector you will be responsible for the development and delivery of technical solutions and projects to mining sector clients. Specific responsibilities will include client development and project management, technical guidance, development and implementation of work programs and management of schedules, budgets and client deliverables.

The successful applicant will play a key role in a wide variety of hydrogeology projects and must be able to work with multi-disciplinary teams working on baseline and impact assessment projects, feasibility studies, hydrogeologic assessments and contaminant investigations, and rehabilitation projects.


The ideal candidate will possess the following:

  • Minimum of 15 years of mining related hydrogeological experience with a degree or equivalent in a geological related science or engineering subject; Post graduate degree (M.Sc. or Ph.D.) in hydrogeology and /or significant hydrogeology experience will be an asset.
  • Knowledge of mineral exploration methods, mine waste disposal methods, mineral processing methods and mine and environment regulations and policies;
  • Experience in hydrogeochemistry related to evaluating metal leaching potential and acid rock drainage (ML/ARD), estimating the quality of mine-water discharge for open pit/underground mine operations, pit lake chemistry, and groundwater chemistry for mine contamination projects;
  • Experience with hydro-geochemical and groundwater flow and reactive solute transport modeling programs
  • Eligible for professional registration within Saskatchewan.
  • Strong business development, client management, and communication skills are essential, as are excellent communication, teamwork and mentorship skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and advanced technical report writing skills.

Saskatoon is a beautiful oasis on the prairies, offering an excellent location to raise a family, with an abundance of parks, sports and recreational facilities, bicycle pathways, family attractions and an exceptional quality of life. This welcoming prairie city is known for its generous, friendly people and rich community pride, and is home to over 240,000 residents being the most populous city in the province of Saskatchewan.

We offer all candidates the opportunity to challenge their abilities in a dynamic work environment and your efforts will be recognized through a competitive compensation program. Interested candidates should visit to apply with a resume and cover letter.

Committed to the principles of Employment Equity, we thank all candidates; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


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