Burns & McDonnell Senior Hydrogeologist - Environmental Services (Multiple Locations) in Chicago, Illinois
As a part of the Remediation Department within the Burns & McDonnell's Environmental Services group, the Senior Hydrogeologist will support a wide variety of projects involving contaminated and clean groundwater on a nationwide/global basis. The Senior Hydrogeologist will have exemplary skills and knowledge of Hydrogeology including numerical groundwater modeling, and the ability to apply those skills to real-world projects involving groundwater flow, contaminant transport, and soil/groundwater contaminant remediation in a variety of geologic settings. Technical knowledge, leadership, and communications skills are key aspects of this position. Individuals should be team-focused and should be well-connected in the water and environmental industry, with the ability to expand our client base.
Provide senior technical support for a variety of projects including groundwater flow in complex geologic settings, contaminant fate and transport modeling, geospatial data analysis and visualization, contaminant hydrogeology, groundwater remediation, hydrogeological assessments, groundwater sustainability, permitting and environmental impact assessments
Collaborate closely with Geologists, Engineers, Project Managers, and Program Managers
Manage, design, execute, and supervise groundwater data analysis and groundwater modeling scopes on multidisciplinary projects, including Remedial Investigations, Feasibility Studies, development of Conceptual Site Models, Phase I and 2 Environmental Site Assessments; Regulatory Compliance and Permitting; Soil and Groundwater Contaminant Remediation; and Stormwater Compliance, Permitting, and Management
Subject matter expert for Hydrogeology and Groundwater Modeling
Prepare and/or provide senior review of technical correspondence, project scope and cost proposals, technical reports, memorandums, work plans, and project specifications
Project management and execution, including the development and maintenance of project scopes, schedules and budgets, and coordination of team members
Communicate effectively with peers, clients, and regulators; demonstrate strong written, verbal, computer, and interpersonal skills
Support team business development activities including client interaction and customer relationship management, contribute to business development plans, identify markets/potential clients and related sales targets, and assist the team in preparing responses to Requests For Proposals and Request For Qualifications.
Train, mentor, and develop junior and intermediate staff.
All other duties as assigned
Bachelor's degree in geology, hydrogeology, engineering geology or a related field from an accredited curriculum. Master's degree, or higher, with a Hydrology emphasis is preferred.
Minimum 8 years related experience showing proficiency in hydrogeological field investigations, aquifer analysis, and well design. Ten years of experience in hydrogeology and groundwater modeling projects preferred.
Extensive experience with building, calibrating, and optimizing numerical groundwater flow and contaminant transport models using commercial modeling software (such as MODFLOW, MT3D, and Groundwater Vistas)
Outstanding understanding of hydrogeology and its applications
Ability to present complex technical information clearly, both verbally and in writing
Supervisory, project management, and client management experience.
Aptitude, capability, and inclination to train, mentor, and develop junior and intermediate staff.
Professional Geologist and/or Certified Hydrogeologist registration, or eligibility for registration is desirable
Primary Location US-MO-Kansas City
Other Locations US-MI-Grand Rapids, US-KS-Wichita, US-ME-Portland, US-AZ-Tucson, US-WA-Seattle, US-MA-Newton, US-NM-Albuquerque, US-TX-Fort Worth, US-CT-Wallingford, US-VA-Norfolk, US-NC-Charlotte, US-MN-Minneapolis/St Paul, US-AR-Springdale, US-IL-Downers Grove, US-CA-San Francisco, US-UT-Salt Lake City, US-MI-Detroit, US-OH-Columbus, US-SC-Greenville, US-MO-Saint Louis, US-NJ-Morristown, US-TX-Houston, US-TX-Dallas, US-PA-Conshohocken, US-OK-Oklahoma City, US-FL-Orlando, US-TX-Austin, US-NE-Omaha, US-OH-Akron, US-GA-Atlanta, US-MN-Duluth, US-AZ-Phoenix, US-CA-Walnut Creek, US-CA-Los Angeles, US-TN-Chattanooga, US-CA-Brea, US-WI-Madison, US-CA-San Diego, US-WA-Vancouver, US-TN-Nashville, US-VA-Richmond, US-DC-Washington, US-NC-Raleigh, US-FL-Miami, US-AL-Huntsville, US-SC-Aiken, US-VA-Roanoke, US-IL-O'Fallon, US-IL-Chicago, US-SD-Sioux Falls
Travel: Yes, 20 % of the Time
Req ID: 222379