Junior Groundwater Modeler

Junior Groundwater Modeler

  • Posted by MGUG Admin
  • On March 28, 2022


Junior Groundwater Modeler – ( 2200018U )


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Your Opportunity

As a Groundwater Modeler you will work with close guidance and supervision on tasks and smaller projects, and as a team member of a larger project under the guidance of a senior engineer. You will participate in the evaluation of data, set up and execution of groundwater models, presentation of results, and reporting.

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Working under the direction of a senior engineer on groundwater modeling projects.
  • Performing field work as directed.
  • Assists with basic environmental geoscientific or engineering duties on projects of various complexity.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by team lead or project manager.
  • Working understanding of policies and procedures for HSSE, including client-specific training (as required).


Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Strong all-around academic knowledge of numerical hydrogeology modeling and physical hydrogeology. Knowledge of geology, is a definite asset.
  • Experience with industry-standard numerical modelling packages (e.g. FEFLOW, MODFLOW).
  • Experience with FEFLOW coupling is preferred and coupling FEFLOW with MIKE21 is a definite asset.
  • Experience with FEFLOW plug-Ins is an exceptional skill we are looking for.
  • Experience with water balance modeling in GoldSIM is a definite asset.
  • Strong computer skills including working with GIS-type software, digital databases, visualization software, etc. Experience working with GIS in the context of surface water hydrology and watershed delineation is an asset. Programming experience is an asset.
  • Strong technical writing skills.
  • Some practical experience with physical hydrogeology including borehole logging, monitoring well installation, hydraulic tests and analyses are an asset.
  • Experience, knowledge and understanding of river hydraulics. Experience with HEC-HMS or HEC-RAS is an asset.
  • Consulting industry experience is preferred.
  • Excellent work ethic with strong organization and time management skills.
  • Strong communication and critical thinking skills.
  • Ability to recognize when technical problems are developing and initiate appropriate corrective actions.
  • Ability to check own work for accuracy and completeness and manage time to meet project budget and schedule.
  • Ability to participate and collaborate in project team setting and to engage in creative and critical thought.
  • Ability to work effectively within a team environment and communicate in a professional and positive manner, both in writing and in person.

Education and Experience

Master’s Degree in Hydrogeology, Geological or Civil and Environmental Engineering with a specialization in groundwater modelling though course work or undergraduate projects/thesis is preferred. Additional experience in hydrology, watershed process and water resources. Candidates with a Ph.D. degree are encouraged to apply. Eligibility for professional registration as an EIT/GIT is required. Minimum 2-4 years of experience.

Typical office environment working with computers and remaining sedentary for long periods of time. Field work may include exposure to the elements including inclement weather.

This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice.

Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each other’s talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us. Join us and redefine your personal best.

Primary Location : Canada-Manitoba-Winnipeg

Other Locations : Canada-Saskatchewan-Saskatoon, Canada-Saskatchewan-Regina, Canada-Ontario-Thunder Bay

Job : Hydrogeologist

Organization : BC-1114 Environmental Services-CA Prairies & Territories

Employee Status : Regular

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Travel : Yes, 20 % of the Time

Schedule : Full-time

Job Posting : Mar 28, 2022, 8:09:36 AM

Req ID: 2200018U

To apply for this job please visit stantec.jobs.