Parsons Corporation

Job Description

Ready to be part of team that tackles infrastructure challenges? Want to take your Engineering expertise to the next level to work on tough projects that will make a huge impact on the community?

Parsons is seeking a mid to senior level Hydrogeologist with an emphasis in groundwater modeling, to join our team. Candidate will work with strong, senior technical staff on various environmental and water-resources related projects, specifically providing groundwater modeling and quantitative hydrogeology support for a variety of high-profile clients.

Key Responsibilities

The hydrogeologist/groundwater modeler will contribute to a diverse range of urban drainage and water-related projects with involvement in a broad range of responsibilities including

  • Work closely with drainage team and design managers to provide geological and hydrogeologic technical expertise on projects.
  • Apply knowledge of geology and hydrogeology to aid development and management of groundwater resources for clients.
  • Evaluation and interpretation of test data.
  • Interpret and analyze various forms of geologic and hydrogeologic data to build model of the groundwater regime including contamination.
  • Participate with a team of engineers to perform groundwater flow and transport modeling in support of project work (environmental, water supply, urban drainage etc.)
  • Determine the nature, extent, fate and transport of contaminants and source areas at environmental sites.
  • Work independently, exercising professional judgment to develop and recommended solutions that meet client expectations and goals.
  • Position will include task/project management and some business development opportunities.
  • Provide technical documentation and presentations.
  • Produce high quality products on schedule and within budgets in a fast-paced environment

Skills / Qualifications

We are seeking a highly motivated, numerate individual with a strong interest in hydrogeology and groundwater modeling. This post will suit those who have already established a career in environmental consultancy and are looking to develop to the next level. Specifically, we are looking for the following qualifications and experience:

  • A degree-level qualification in a relevant subject, such as civil engineering, earth/environmental/geological science, or environmental engineering.
  • Candidates having master’s degree in above with specialization in quantitative hydrogeology and groundwater modeling will be given preference.
  • Minimum 10 years of experience of working as hydrogeologist/groundwater modeler in consultancy firm or municipality. Preference will be given to candidates having UAE and GCC experience.
  • Must have experience of successful delivery of technical inputs environmental projects in a consultancy setting, including a good understanding of the legislative and policy context of technical work
  • Should have gained or be working towards chartership with a relevant professional body (ICE or CIWEM).
  • Knowledge of different drilling methods, geophysical techniques, and experience implementing hydrogeologic characterization studies including well design and construction,
  • Knowledge of packer testing, aquifer testing and analysis and water quality sampling techniques.
  • Experience of developing hydrogeological conceptual models and geologic framework models (Leapfrog, Geo-modeler etc.)
  • Demonstrated expertise in codes such as MODFLOW and FEFLOW, including inverse modelling using PEST.
  • Ability to design implement and supervise Aquifer testing and data evaluation.
  • Experience in preparing data analysis sections of consulting project reports is required.
  • Should have strong numerate and analytical skills, and be able to apply these to analyzing problems and finding solutions to novel challenges
  • Should be able to collaborate effectively as part of a team, but also exhibit initiative in working individually on discrete tasks
  • Excellent communication skills, including being able to write high quality, concise reports
  • Should have practical experience in at least some of the following: use of MS Office tools (Excel, Access) and use of GIS packages such as ArcGIS.

Minimum Clearance Required To Start

Not Applicable/None

Parsons is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran.

Job Details:

Company: Parsons Corporation

Job Type: Full Time

Job Location: Dubai, United Arab Emirates

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