Intermediate Hydrogeologist

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Date: Sep 25, 2023

Location: Vancouver, BC, CA

Company: Hatch

Requisition ID: 87175 

Job Category: Engineering 

Location: Vancouver, BC, Canada 

Join a company that is passionately committed to the pursuit of a better world through positive change. With more than 65 years of business and technical expertise in mining, energy, and infrastructure, our 10,000 colleagues in 150 countries tirelessly work toward bettering the industries in which we operate. With practical solutions that are safe, innovative and sustainable, we think globally while acting locally. Are you looking for an opportunity to join a diverse group of professionals who are committed to remaining exceptional? We look forward to hearing from you.


Dynamic Earth Solutions (DES) specializes in site planning, spatial information and digital terrain modeling, surface and subsurface investigations, rock mechanics, underground structures, geotechnical laboratory services, flood forecasting and water resource management through our geotechnical, hydrotechnical, and civil site development expertise.




Looking to take the next step in your career? Hatch is currently seeking a highly motivated Hydrogeologist to join our Dynamic Earth Solutions group, supporting groundwater services in Western Canada and global projects in our three business sectors: Mining, Infrastructure and Energy


As the successful candidate, you will: 

  • Planning, coordination, and support for the execution of field programs.
  • Supervision of site work including supervising junior and technical field staff and technical resources.
  • Perform field work on hydrogeological and geotechnical programs including monitoring, supervision of borehole drilling and monitoring well installation.
  • Design and conduct slug testing, aquifer testing and groundwater sampling
  • Involved in development of groundwater models, preparation of risk assessments, hydrogeological input to various studies.
  • Reviewing field information from investigations; preparation of reports including the interpretation of geological/hydrogeological conditions, factual and interpretive reporting of field data and site conditions
  • Managing and participating in the development of budgets and plans for projects and proposals.
  • Provide support in the production of technical reports.
  • Assist with writing and preparing proposals and supporting senior staff.


You bring to the role:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Geology/ Hydrogeology or Geological Engineering from an accredited university
  • Registered or eligible to be registered as Professional Geoscientist or engineer.
  • 5+ years’ relevant and diverse design and analytical experience in hydrogeology
  • Experience with working on projects in a multi-disciplinary environment
  • Sound understanding of design engineering codes and technical standards.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Good planning and organizational skills
  • Good safety awareness

Ability to function with minimal supervision.


Why join us?

What we offer you?


  • Flexible work environment
  • Long term career development
  • Think globally, work locally


Don't meet every single requirement? You don't need to. At Hatch, we are building a diverse, inclusive workplace that fosters innovation. If you're interested in this role, we encourage you to apply even if your past experiences don't perfectly align with the skills we've listed.


We're committed to fostering a workforce that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we operate and serve. Hatch is an Equal Opportunity Employer that considers applicants without regard to age, race, color, national origin, citizenship, religion, creed, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, veteran, or any other protected status. If you have any accommodation requirements, please let us know. We'll do our best to meet your needs in accordance with applicable local legislation.


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