You're using an older version of Internet Explorer that is no longer supported. Please update your browser.
WSP Canada

Junior Hydrogeologist

Posted 9 hours ago

Job Details



Job Description

Location: Calgary

We are a global leader in the Earth and Environment sector, made stronger with the recent acquisition of Golder. Globally headquartered in Montreal, where it all began, we proudly serve communities from coast to coast and beyond. With Golder now part of our WSP team, we have over 14,000 multidisciplinary professionals worldwide collaborating daily to protect and conserve natural landscapes, create firm foundations for communities to stand on, and champion sustainable development to combat climate change.

As part of the team, you will have access to an unparalleled network of resources, expertise, and endless opportunities to collaborate on exciting projects with diverse teammates from marine biologists to geophysicists to geotechnical engineers and more. [AB1]

The Opportunity:

At WSP, we're continuing to grow and develop our expertise in Earth and Environment, operating as a trusted advisor and technical expert for engineering and environmental projects for our clients across multiple industries. Our team is growing, and as a result we're adding a Junior Hydrogeologist to our group. As part of the team in Prairies and North, you'll be responsible for driving forward our ambitious plans to enhance our Earth and Environment service offerings in Alberta (and beyond) through your work with a close-knit team of engineering specialists, professionals, and technical staff.

Why WSP?
  • We value and are committed to upholding a culture of Inclusion and Belonging
  • Our Flexible Work Policy - we recognize the importance of balance in our lives and encourage you to prioritize the balance in yours. We will support you on and off the job so you can be fully present in both your work and home lives.
  • A Canadian success story - we're proud to wear the red and white of this beautiful country and show the world what Canada has to offer.
  • Enhance the world around you - from the environment to the highways, to the buildings and the terrain, WSP is the fabric of Canada.
  • Outstanding career opportunities - we're growing and pushing ourselves every day to be greater than yesterday - we're open to your ideas and trying new things.
  • A phenomenal collaborative culture and a workforce filled with genuinely good people who are doing humbly important work. Come find out for yourself what it's like to be a part of our journey.

We offer attractive pay, flexible work options, a great corporate culture, comprehensive and employee-focused benefits including virtual healthcare and a wellness platform as well as great savings programs, and a clear vision for the future.

#WeAre WSP

A day in the life:

  • You'll assist project managers / technical leads with the execution of a broad range of hydrogeology technical services which may include involvement in the groundwater components of Environmental Impact Assessments for the oil sands industry, baseline hydrogeological studies, mine dewatering projects, and groundwater supply projects
  • You'll support with the preparation and execution of hydrogeological field investigation programs that may include: drilling with various types of rigs, coring, lithological logging, monitoring or pumping well installation, single and multi-well aquifer pumping or injection testing, water sampling, and dissolved gas sampling
  • You'll manage and use data collected in the field to complete project reporting, which may include: completion of data analysis, borehole logs, data tables, and hydrogeological analysis
  • You'll demonstrate a "Safety First" focus and acting as a role model to other staff
  • You'll follow and understand the health and safety policies and procedures of WSP and our clients
  • You'll take an active role in working with a mentor and other team members to support your individual career progression and growth

We'd love to hear from you if you have ...
  • At a minimum a Bachelor's degree in Geology/Hydrogeology, Environmental Engineering or Civil Engineering, may also have demonstrated course work or thesis in physical hydrogeology and/or geochemistry and geophysics
  • Eligibility to become licensed as a Professional Engineer or Professional Geoscientist in the Province of Alberta (or equivalent)
  • Zero to four years of experience, preferably with mining and/or oil and gas industries
  • Are excited to better understand how hydrogeological data is collected and how this data supports interpretation of the site's hydrogeological setting, through hands on field experience to both remote and local project sites
  • Some practical field experience with physical hydrogeology including borehole logging, monitoring well installation, hydraulic conductivity testing, or water sampling would be an asset
  • Demonstrated ability to work in the field with small teams, work under the supervision of more senior staff, and the ability to work independently
  • Solid organizational skills (prioritization, time management, record keeping, follow up, tracking)
  • Consistent attention to detail
  • Strong communication and technical writing skills
  • Valid driver's license and access to a reliable vehicle (if hired, a driver's abstract is required)
  • Ability to pass drug and alcohol screening tests

[AB1] Is there an up to date standard blurb about for this section? Or is it even necessary to include?
WSP is one of the world's leading professional services firms. Our purpose is to future proof our cities and environments.

We have over 65,000 team members across the globe. In Canada, our 12,000+ people are involved in everything from environmental remediation to urban planning, from engineering iconic buildings to designing sustainable transportation networks, from finding new ways to extract essential resources to developing renewable power sources for the future.


  • We value our people and our reputation
  • We are locally dedicated with international scale
  • We are future focused and challenge the status quo
  • We foster collaboration in everything we do
  • We have an empowering culture and hold ourselves accountable

Please Note:

Health and Safety is a core paramount value of WSP. Given the importance of keeping one another safe it is expected that you comply with our Health, Safety & Environment (HSE) policy at all times as well as client HSE policies when working at client locations.

Offers of employment for safety-sensitive positions involving fieldwork are contingent upon candidates being able to perform key physical tasks of the job as described in the job posting and interview. This may include the ability to work in a variety of environmental conditions, such as remote or isolated areas, working alone, and in inclement weather (within safe and reasonable limits).

WSP welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

WSP is committed to the principles of employment equity. Only the candidates selected will be contacted.

WSP does not accept unsolicited resumes from agencies. For more information please READ THE FULL POLICY.

About WSP Canada

WSP is one of the world's leading professional services consulting firms. We are dedicated to our local communities and propelled by international expertise. We are technical experts and strategic advisors including engineers, technicians, scientists, planners, landscape architects and urban designers, surveyors and environmental specialists, as well as other design, program and construction management professionals. We design lasting solutions in the Buildings, Transportation, Infrastructure, Environment, Geomatics, Energy, Resources, and Industrial sectors as well as project delivery and strategic consulting services. With over 8,000 talented people across Canada, we engineer projects that will help societies grow for generations to come.



Company Size

5001-10,000 employees

Application closing date is 2024-08-16

Interested in jobs like this?

Sign up for email alerts
Get job alerts

Work with our Featured Employers

M space man icon M
Watch now
H O T Marketing. Tips. Sauce.
Marketing On Mars Podcast Full episodes twice per month