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Hydrogeologist 1 (Supply & Hydrogeology)-Water-EDGE Rotation Program-Miami

Date:  Jan 5, 2022

Coral Gables, FL, US

Company:  Black & Veatch Family of Companies

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Company : Black & Veatch Corporation  

Req Id : 56268 

Job Title : Hydrogeologist 1 (Supply & Hydrogeology)-Water-EDGE Rotation Program-Miami  

Location : RGCORALGB 

Business Unit Sector : COR-BVOPS-ENGR & DEV SVCS 

Opportunity Type : College full time 

Relocation eligible : Yes 

Full time/Part time : Full-Time  

Project Only Hire : No 

Visa Sponsorship Available: No 

Job Summary

Provide environmental support through the development of the performance of field studies, environmental assessments and completion of permit/license applications for domestic or international projects. 

Candidates from requisition 56281  will also be considered for this role. 

The EDGE Program provides early-career professionals a unique combination of at least 3 rotational job experiences over 3-4 years, a structured training curriculum, and direct access to business leaders. The program is intended to accelerate career progression and broaden the development of participants promoting a successful career at BV.

Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for acquiring and managing data in the field, management and evaluation of data in the office, reading technical specifications, and supporting report preparation.
  • Support groundwater modeling, surface water evaluations, report writing, and other hydrogeology related tasks.
  • Field lead for all types of well construction and testing projects (i.e. water supply, injection, aquifer storage and recovery, etc.) and supervising well drilling contractors.
  • At times, there will be projects that require 80% field work and 20% office related activities with the possibility of 100% field work.
  • Plan and organize well construction including managing Black & Veatch resources, well drilling contractors, and acquiring and organizing field data.
  • Perform multimedia sampling, rock classification, and field laboratory analysis.
  • Conduct hydrogeological analysis on pump test data.
  • Evaluate field and literature data, and support report preparation, including preparation of graphical and tabular summaries of field data.
  • Comply with company safety program and policies.
  • Support in office activities including preparation of supporting documents for water use permit applications and water resources master plans.

Management Responsibilities

Individual Contributor

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Competencies:

  • Proficient in Microsoft WORD and EXCEL.
  • Strong writing skills.
  • Capable of being in the field for up to 12-hours in hot/humid conditions to oversee and document well construction/testing activities


Preferred Qualifications: 

  • 0 to 3 years of professional experience performing field work involving well drilling, ground water modeling, rock classification, and hydrogeological evaluations

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelors' degree in Geology, Geoscience, Earth Science or Environmental Science. 

All applicants must be able to complete pre-employment onboarding requirements (if selected) which may include any/all of the following: criminal/civil background check, drug screen, and motor vehicle records search, in compliance with any applicable laws and regulations.

  • Must have a 4 year degree
  • Must have a cumulative GPA of 2.75 or higher
  • Must have less than 2 years professional experience relevant to BV
  • Required intermittent travel to project sites
  • Required short-term and long-term relocation to project sites and regional offices
  • All applicants must have work authorization and will not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa


Work Environment/Physical Demands

Normal office environment. Some employees are subject to extreme cold (temperatures below 30 degrees for periods of more than one hour), extreme heat (temperatures above 90 degrees for periods of more than one hour), hazards (electrical currents, working


Salary Plan

ENS: Eng & Technical Specialties

Job Grade


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Black & Veatch is committed to being an employer of choice by creating a valuable work experience that keeps our people engaged, productive, safe and healthy.


Our comprehensive benefits portfolio is a key component of this commitment and offers an array of health care benefits including but not limited to medical, dental and vision insurances along with disability and a robust wellness program.


To support a healthy work-life balance, we offer flexible work schedules, paid vacation and holiday time, sick time, and dependent sick time.


A variety of additional benefits are available to our professionals, including a company-matched 401k plan, adoption reimbursement, tuition reimbursement, vendor discounts, an employment referral program, AD&D insurance, pre-taxed accounts, voluntary legal plan and the B&V Credit Union. Professionals may also be eligible for a performance-based bonus program.


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