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Stream Restoration Scientist - Junior

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 improve fluvial and coastal systems.

We are currently seeking a Junior level Geomorphologist/Restoration Technician or EIT 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
  • Undertake corridor and crossing studies in order to identify risk from natural hazards
  • Provide support to stream restoration projects based on channel processes
  • Undertake field data collection exercises, as required; including data synthesis
  • Work with various forms of spatial information, including digital topographic data and aerial imagery
  • Assist in the completion of monitoring studies
  • 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 discipline (physical geography, geomorphology, river engineering, fluid mechanics) and be able to work towards obtaining a Professional Geoscientist (P.Geo.) accreditation in Geomorphology or Professional Engineering (P.Eng.) license in the Province of Ontario
  • 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 will be an asset
  • Knowledge of/experience in digital cartography (GIS), airphoto interpretation/manipulation, and field surveys (total station, RTK) will be considered an asset
  • Strong communication skills with the proven ability to present clearly, and promote understanding through effective verbal, written and listening skills
  • Possess strong digital literacy: 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.