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Geomorphologist - Intermediate

Full Time
4 days ago
Join a global professional services leader. We are committed to solving the world's biggest challenges in the areas of water, energy and urbanization.

We have a specialized geomorphology team that uses a science-based, interdisciplinary approach based on detailed knowledge of riverine and coastal geomorphology, process sedimentology, hydraulics and geomatics. Our tailored services include geomorphological characterization, creek and shoreline restoration, geomatics, fluvial and coastal hazard assessments, and hydraulic and morphological modelling, to protect, maintain, restore, and enhance fluvial and coastal systems.

We are currently seeking an Intermediate level Geomorphologist to join this dynamic and growing group. The successful candidate will be a self-motivating individual with strong analytical, computational, and problem solving abilities. The candidate will have excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Analysis and presentation of technical information and reports
  • Manage stream restoration and erosion protection projects
  • Undertake corridor and crossing studies in order to identify risk from natural hazards
  • Supervise field data collection exercises, including data synthesis
  • Work with various forms of spatial information, including digital topographic data and aerial imagery
  • Supervise the completion of monitoring studies
  • Supervise and train junior staff
  • Coordinate construction implementation of channel restoration designs
  • Travel as required for various field programs
  • Other duties as assigned

Skills, Proficiencies and Qualifications:
  • Undergraduate or graduate degree in a relevant field (physical geography, geomorphology, river engineering, fluid mechanics)
  • Minimum of 5 years related experience
  • Professional Geoscientist (P.Geo.) accreditation in Geomorphology or Professional Engineering (P.Eng.) license in the Province of Ontario is preferred
  • Scientific skills in a range of areas including field data collection, river mechanics, sediment transport, geomorphic processes, and hydraulics
  • Knowledge of, and experience in, related aspects of water resources including environmental geoscience, biogeography, aquatic and ecological sciences
  • Knowledge of, and experience in geomatics, airphoto interpretation/manipulation, and field surveys (total station, RTK)
  • Strong communication skills with the proven ability to present clearly, and promote understanding through effective verbal, written and listening skills
  • Possess strong computer skills: Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook
  • AutoCAD or hydraulic model software experience would be an asset
  • Valid G driver's license

As a diverse and inclusive organization, we encourage individual achievement and recognize the strength of a diverse workforce. GHD is an equal opportunity employer. Upon request, GHD will provide reasonable accommodation for applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment and selection process.