Hydrogeologist / Hydrologist

  • Foth
  • Duluth, MN, United States
  • Mar 09, 2017
Full time Environmental Science/Engineering Remediation - Brownfields - CERCLA

Job Description

Job Description:

As one of the top 100 engineering firms in the U.S., Foth is a tightly-knit and diversified team of over 600 members strong. Our engineers, scientists, consultants, construction managers, and affiliated professionals work together to deliver smart solutions to our public and private clients.

Foth Infrastructure & Environment, LLC is currently seeking a team-focused, innovative, and results-oriented Hydrogeologist / Hydrologist who is looking for new learning experiences, opportunities for career growth, and a desire to contribute to our clients’ success. This position will be working out of our Duluth, MN office.

Solving complex challenges that make a difference in communities throughout the U.S. and Canada – that is what the talented engineers, scientists and professionals at Foth do each and every day. We blend creativity, technology, and ingenuity to provide leading edge solutions to our valued clients in the Industrial, Public, and Mining market spaces. Since 1938, our firm has prospered in a dynamic and demanding marketplace by delivering personalized, client-centered service resulting in highly successful project outcomes.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Develop and apply numerical groundwater flow and transport models in support of mine permitting, industrial development and site remediation
  • Develop and apply surface water models involving rainfall runoff/hydrology and open channel hydraulic processes for mine-scale water management planning, including watershed-scale analysis, reservoir evaluation and design, open channels hydraulic design and hydraulic structures design and analysis
  • Support hydrogeology and surface water hydrology projects in the mining and environmental services industry
  • Conduct field investigations, including aquifer testing, surface water discharge gauging, and geologic logging/mapping
  • Perform quantitative analysis of hydrologic and hydrogeologic data, including probabilistic analysis and forecasting
  • Develop technical investigation plans for hydrologic characterization of groundwater systems in environments comprised of unconsolidated deposits, sedimentary rock and fractured crystalline rock
  • Produce technical reports and memos to support the permitting of natural resource development projects

All Foth Members are expected to:

  • Travel as required (domestic and/or international) for field work and/or other client/business objectives
  • Demonstrate behavior consistent with Foth Basic Principles and Values
  • Work collaboratively and build effective relationships with others
  • Communicate effectively across all levels within organization
  • Maintain a positive attitude
  • Interact with clients as required

Required Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree in Engineering or Geology with an emphasis in hydrogeology or surface water hydrology
  • 5+ years of experience performing hydrogeologic and hydrologic investigations, analysis, and modeling

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 10 years of hydrogeology experience in mining applications including numerical simulations of groundwater flow and constituent transport in unconsolidated, sedimentary, and fractured rock systems
  • Previous experience with the following:
    • Developing and applying numerical groundwater flow, transport, and surface water hydrology and hydraulic models
    • Groundwater modeling using MODFLOW/MT3D, FEFLOW, and other numerical codes
    • Surface water modeling using HEC-RAS, HEC-HMS, and XP-SWMM
    • Water balance modeling using GOLDSIM
    • Planning and coordinating hydrogeologic and hydrologic field studies
    • Conducting packer and multi-well aquifer testing
    • Analyzing field investigation data
    • Statistical/probabilistic analysis and forecasting involving hydrogeologic and hydrologic time series data
    • Integrating hydrogeologic and hydrologic studies and numerical analysis with feasibility studies and alternatives analysis
    • Technical writing and report preparation
    • Analyzing groundwater flow and transport in deep bedrock environments
    • Managing large data sets and evaluation of data

Foth offers a Professional Career Development Program, an attractive compensation/benefits package, and an employment experience shaped by the preferences of our members.  If you are committed to making the most of your career with a progressive, values-based firm, apply today!

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Job Level

Mid-level, Senior-level