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Hydrogeologist - Columbus, OH Job in Columbus, Ohio US

Hydrogeologist - Columbus, OH

Layne Christensen Company - Columbus, OH

Posted: 10/16/2020 - Expires: 1/14/2021

Job ID: 221210494

Job Description

Job Description - Hydrogeologist I

Building a career at Granite may be the most valuable thing you could do...

Are you interested in the opportunity to work for an industry-leading company that will give you the experience and exposure you need to build your career and personal brand? If so, then you've come to the right place!

Since 1922, Granite Construction has continued its long standing commitment to building some of America's largest infrastructure projects including highways, bridges, dams, rail, and power. Recognized as one of the top 25 largest construction companies in the U.S., Granite specializes in complex infrastructure projects and provides award-winning construction services in mining, earthwork, water/sewer, power, tunneling, rail, highway and bridge construction. Granite also produces construction materials-sand, gravel, ready-mix, recycled asphalt product and asphalt concrete, and is a proven leader in alternative procurement project delivery.

At Granite, our employees are our most valued asset and we are passionate about retaining, developing, and recruiting the best talent available. Our employees reflect our core values: Honesty, Integrity, Fairness, Accountability, Consideration of Others, Pursuit of Excellence, Reliability Safety and Citizenship and we are continuously looking for individuals who possess a winning attitude and share our Core Values. In exchange, we help you build a career that no other company can duplicate. You will be part of a learning culture, where teamwork and collaboration are encouraged, excellence is rewarded, and diversity is respected and valued. Add our award winning safety program, ethics, reputation, and a commitment to continuous improvement and you'll see that we are building more than infrastructure-together, we are building your future.

General Summary

 This position is accountable for performing specialty groundwater hydrogeologic consulting services related to riverbank filtration water supply systems and horizontal collector wells at locations throughout the United States.

Specific skills for the position would be developed through working with an experienced group of hydrogeologists, engineers, and construction personnel.
 Essential Job Accountabilities
Maintain client relationships while undertaking hydrogeologic investigations.

Evaluate soil borings, electric logs and regional hydrogeologic data to identify productive aquifer zones.

Responsible for integrity and validity of acquired hydrogeologic field data.

Complete groundwater modeling, aquifer pumping test analysis and water quality sampling and interpretation.

 Provide technical support to deliver hydrogeologic projects throughout the United States to support specialty well construction, including all aspects of data collection, interpretation, documentation, and calculation of collector well yields.

Work as part of a small team of highly experienced hydrogeologists and engineers to evaluate site conditions and develop appropriate water supply alternatives.

Qualifications Education 
Bachelor's Degree with emphasis in geology, with a Master's Degree preferred.
Licensure (or the ability ot become licensed) as a Professional Geologist, Certified Engineering Geologist, or Geotechnical Engineer is desired.

Work Experience
0-5 years experience in hydrogeology.

Ability to work unsupervised for long periods at a time, to ensure a successful project with limited management oversight.
Experience in communicating complex problems and findings to mid and upper level management and clients.
Experience in hydrogeologic consulting.

Knowledge, skills, and abilities

Microsoft Office
Knowledge of subsurface investigation processes including drilling and soil classification
Ability to conduct aquifer and well performance pumping tests
Knowledge of water well design and drilling methods
AQTESOLV or similar software
MODFLOW or other model codes
GIS  and/or AutoCAD  Physical Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, sit and use hands to operate a computer keyboard. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds of sample material or core boxes. The employee is required to walk uneven and steep ground to access property for the purpose of field mapping. The employee must be able to work outside all seasons of the year, all day long. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and ability to adjust focus. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions
 Additional Requirements/Skills
Because the position will require working throughout the United States, travel by air and car are required.  This travel can be for up to two weeks per month, including some weekends.

About Granite Construction Incorporated

Granite Construction Incorporated is a member of the S&P 400 Index and is the parent company of Granite Construction Company, one of the nation's largest heavy civil contractors and construction materials producers. Granite Construction is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, Individuals with Disabilities and a Drug-Free Workplace. For additional information on applicant/employee rights please click here.

Notice to Staffing Agencies

Granite Construction, Inc. and its subsidiaries ("Granite") will not accept unsolicited resumes from any source other than directly from a candidate. Any unsolicited resumes sent to Granite, including unsolicited resumes sent to a Granite mailing address, fax machine or email address, directly to Granite employees, or to Granite's resume database will be considered Granite property. Granite will NOT pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited resume. Granite will consider any candidate for whom an Agency has submitted an unsolicited resume to have been referred by the Agency free of any charges or fees. Agencies must obtain advance written approval from Granite's recruiting function to submit resumes, and then only in conjunction with a valid fully-executed contract for service and in response to a specific job opening. Granite will not pay a fee to any Agency that does not have such agreement in place. Agency agreements will only be valid if in writing and signed by Granite's Human Resources Representative or his/ her designee. No other Granite employee is authorized to bind Granite to any agreement regarding the placement of candidates by Agencies.


Granite Construction is an AA/EOE of Minorities/Females/Vets/Disability and a Drug-Free Workplace

Job Summary

Employment Type:
Full Time Employee
Job type:
Federal Contractor
Skill Based Partner:
Education Level:
Bachelor's degree
Work Days:
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
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