Local recruitment: Entry Level Hydrologist


Austin, TX, US

Job Description
Be involved in projects with our Water & Environment Team and be a part of a growing organization that meets our client’s objectives and solves their challenges.
At WSP, we are driven by inspiring the right people to be part of our future-focused business objectives. Our devotion to teamwork has allowed us to build communities and expand our skylines. Here at WSP, anything is within our reach and yours as a WSP employee. Come join us and help shape the future!
WSP is currently initiating a search for a Full-Time Entry level Hydrologist for our Austin, TX office.
Duties and Responsibilities:Document and record data and observations in a clear and organized manner
  • Provide assistance in the analysis, evaluation, and interpretation of hydrologic, hydrogeologic, and chemical data obtained during investigations
  • Assist in preparing project plans, studies, and reports
  • Ability to develop geological and hydrogeological cross-sections utilzing geologic and geophysical data
  • Knowledgeable about performing geospatial, geostatistical, and general quantitative analysis
  • Knowledgeable about understanding streamflow data, preparing hydrographs, and developing water budegts on a basin level
  • Keen interest in learning standard field sampling procedures for various environmental media (soil, groundwater, surface water, sediment, and air)
Job Requirements
Talent is the essence of meeting our client’s objectives, goals and challenges.  If this sounds like a fit for you, we’d love to have that first discussion of you joining our team.
Minimum Qualifications:
  • 1+ years of experience within Geology, Hydrology, Water Resources, or a related field.
  • Bachelors in Engineering, Geology, Hydrology, Water Resources or related field
  • Proficient in MS Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint)
  • The ability to think critically and effectively present and communicate ideas;
  • The ability to work effectively in a fast-paced work environment;
  • The ability to work well independently and as part of a team environment;
  • Possess strong analytical, collaborative and technical skills;
  • Possess strong verbal and written communication skills;
  • Exercise responsible and ethical decision-making regarding company funds, resources and conduct and adhere to WSP’s Code of Conduct and related policies and procedures
  • Proven track record of upholding workplace safety and ability to abide by WSP’s health, safety and drug/alcohol and harassment policies
Preferred Qualifications
  • EIT or GIT certifications
  • Well-versed in at least one programming language: R, Python, Fortran, C/C++, C#, Julia, MATLAB or other related programming language widely used for quantitative analysis
  • Proficient in generating maps and conducting analysis in ArcGIS, QGIS, and developing/editing geodatabase
  • Knowledgeable in relational database design and queries
  • Background in groundwater hydrology and groundwater modeling or watershed modeling tools: MODFLOW/MT3D, HYDRUS, BASINS, SWAT, or other related numerical models
WSP USA is the U.S. operating company of one of the world’s leading engineering and professional services firms. Dedicated to serving local communities, we are engineers, planners, technical experts, strategic advisors and construction management professionals. WSP USA designs lasting solutions in the transportation, buildings, energy, water and environment sectors. With nearly 9,500 people in 150 offices across the U.S., we partner with our clients to help communities prosper. www.wsp.com/usa
WSP provides a comprehensive suite of benefits including medical, dental, vision, disability, life, and retirement savings focused on a providing health and financial stability throughout the employee’s career.
At WSP, we want to give our employees the challenges they seek to grow their careers and knowledge base.  Your daily contributions to your team will be a key piece in our meeting client objectives, goals and challenges.  Are you ready to get started? 
WSP USA (and all of its US companies) is an Equal Opportunity Employer Race/Age/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin/Disability or Protected Veteran Status.
The selected candidate must be authorized to work in the United States.





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