Company: Wood
Skills: Petroleum Engineering, Geologist
Experience: 5 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Location: Phoenix, Arizona, United States

Overview / Responsibilities

Role Overview

Wood has an outstanding career opportunity for a Hydrogeologist/Groundwater Modeler with modeling capabilities to join our Phoenix or Tucson, AZ team. This position offers opportunities to work closely with other technical staff to provide hydrogeological expertise in support of challenging projects involving baseline studies, site investigation, remediation, water resources management, and mining throughout the US, Mexico, Europe and South America. Our ideal candidate has a MS degree in hydrogeology, modeling experience, strong written and verbal communication skills, excellent attention to detail, and the ability to work collaboratively with a team. This position offers aspiring candidates with growth opportunities for project management and business development.

Are you looking for an opportunity to work with an established engineering consulting firm that values its employee's enthusiasm and technical contributions? We encourage you to apply for this opportunity. We are dedicated to providing the atmosphere to allow individuals to grow their career. We offer a varied and interesting diversity of clients and projects. We'd love you to join our team of friendly, hard-working, dedicated and collaborative professionals. Our ideal candidate is seeking challenging work and is committed to quality.

Key Responsibilities


  • Perform routine data analysis to identify spatial and temporal trends in hydrogeological data, including water levels, pumping, chemical concentrations, precipitation, and streamflow
  • Develop three-dimensional conceptual site models that integrate multidisciplinary data and interpretations
  • Develop and execute numerical groundwater flow and transport models to support permitting, dewatering investigations, water balance estimation, feasibility studies, remedial design, and performance monitoring
  • Develop and implement consistent workflows to streamline data processing and to provide high quality visual interpretations, including hydrostratigraphic cross sections, potentiometric surface maps, plume maps and chemical cross sections, and time-series plots for multiple data types
  • Work with other scientists and engineers to prepare technical reports, work plans, and presentations to clients, regulators, and other stakeholders
  • Plan and execute field investigations, including drilling, logging, monitoring well installation and development, aquifer testing, geophysical surveys, and soil, surface water, and groundwater sampling
  • Follow company safety standards, participate in safety training and prepare and implement site safety plans
  • Periodic travel to project sites in the US and international locations for multiple days is anticipated. Approximately 10% overnight travel


Skills / Qualifications




  • BS in Geology or engineering. MS in related field preferred
  • PG or PE is a plus
  • 5 - 10 years + relevant experience
  • Strong academic understanding of hydrogeology and formal training in numerical modeling are required
  • Strong quantitative and computer skills are required, including numerical modeling using multiple versions of MODFLOW, MT3D, and/or FEFLOW and pre/post-processing software programs (e.g. Groundwater Vistas)
  • Experience with aquifer testing analysis using analytical software programs (e.g. Aqtesolve, AquiferWin32)
  • Experience with one or more 3D geospatial modeling and visualization software programs (e.g. Leapfrog, EVS, EarthVision)
  • Experience with spatial analysis and proficiency using ArcGIS is required
  • Strong organizational skills and data management experience to perform data evaluation using Excel, Access, and ArcGIS
  • Experience with one or more desktop programming languages (e.g. VBA, Python) a plus, but not required
  • Excellent attention to detail and technical writing capabilities to produce high quality reports
  • Strong verbal communication and technical writing skills is a plus
  • Ability and willingness to travel to project sites in the US and international locations. Approximately 10% overnight travel
  • 40-hour OSHA HAZWOPER certification a plus
  • 24-hour MSHA certification a plus
  • Must pass drug test, physical, background check and must have a satisfactory driving record in accordance with the Company's driving (MVR) policy


Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in engineering and consultancy across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world's most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 45,000 people.

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.



Wood is a global leader in consulting and engineering across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world’s most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 40,000 people. At Wood our common purpose is to ‘unlock solutions to the world’s most critical challenges.’ Through the delivery of our Consulting, Project and Operations solutions across energy and the built environment we deliver exceptional returns for our clients, our people, our investors and the communities where we live and work. Visit us at and follow us on Facebook and LinkedIn.