Golder Associates Project Hydrogeologist in Lakewood, Colorado

At Golder, we thrive on challenges.

Golder is not just a place to work, it is a promise of a living, dynamic environment where people collaborate, innovate, build enduring relationships, excel, and grow professionally in a strong culture of ownership.

Do you have the desire to learn? The drive to excel and thrive in an engaged, collaborative environment?

Golder has a new opportunity for a Project Hydrogeologist to join our Denver office. This individual will provide field and office support for environmental investigations and operational water management for the mining sector.

Your primary responsibilities will include:

  • Performing and leading field work and field data collection, data interpretation and evaluation, and preparation of technical reports

  • Providing technical expertise and/or support for geologic and hydrogeologic investigations, hydrogeologic testing, geologic and hydrogeologic visualization, analytical and numerical groundwater flow modeling, development of conceptual site models.

  • Project management and regulatory agency communications, with responsibilities appropriate to the level of experience of the individual

  • Proposal writing and client interactions, depending on the needs


  • A strong academic background in hydrogeology, at least a Master’s Degree in environmental science/hydrogeology, geology, geosciences or similar.

  • A minimum of 7 years’ experience; with minimum 4 years in consulting practice.

  • Demonstrable academic or consulting experience in hydrogeologic data collection, groundwater sampling, hydrogeologic testing and analysis, and numerical groundwater flow modeling.

  • Proven experience and success working in the mining industry, in support of mining development and/or mine operations.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills combined with willingness to work as part of a group.

  • Strong computer skills, including Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, MODFLOW, etc.

  • Willing to operate and maintain field testing and monitoring equipment, and willing to travel.

  • Valid driver’s license.

  • Pass a physical examination as a condition of employment


  • Mechanical experience

  • 40-hour OSHA HAZWOPER health and safety training

Your benefits at Golder will include:

  • Competitive benefits and remuneration packages

  • Option to purchase shares in Golder

  • Employee owned structure - own the business, own the result

  • Deepen your expertise in a dynamic work environment

  • Innovative and collaborative multidisciplinary projects

  • On the job training, mentoring and coaching

Renowned for technical excellence, Golder is a leading, global employee-owned engineering and consulting firm with over a half century of successful service to its clients. With over 165 offices in over 40 countries, Golder’s 6,500 professionals are driven by a passion to deliver results, offering unique specialized skills to address the ever-evolving challenges that earth, environment and energy present to clients across the infrastructure, mining, oil and gas, manufacturing and power sectors.

Equal Opportunity Employment Statement

Golder is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. Golder is a background screening, drug-free workplace.

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Title: Project Hydrogeologist

Location: CO-Lakewood

Requisition ID: 18001681