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HYDROCLIMATE SCIENTIST - NHC Vancouver, British Columbia Northwest Hydraulic Consultants (NHC) is an international firm of engineers, geoscientists, and technologists providing professional services for the development, management, and protection of water resources.

We are currently seeking a hydroclimate scientist based out of our North Vancouver office with project work throughout BC and Western Canada.

Required Skills and Experience:
  • Excellent communication, organizational, and problem-solving skills
  • Attention to detail with openness and ability to learn new skills on the fly
  • Self-motivated individual with a demonstrated ability to work independently and to prioritize multiple tasks to meet tight deadlines
  • High-quality client service

NHC uses a wide range of monitoring technologies and experience with many of these is desired:

  • Experience managing field data collection programs and data review and analysis in AQUARIUS
  • Dataloggers: Campbell, Sutron, FTS, RomCom, Solinst, and Neon
  • Flow Measurement: ADCP, ADV, dilution, ultrasonic, and engineered structures
  • Water Level Sensors: shaft encoders, pressure sensors, ultrasonics, lasers, radar, and bubblers
  • Turbidity and Sediment Transport: Analite, FTS, and Sequioa sensors, manual suspended and bedload sampling
  • Snow and Climate: Snow scales, snow pillows, air temperature, snow depth sensors
  • Precipitation: Standpipes, snow pillows, heated and unheated tipping buckets
  • Realtime Ice and Sediment: Cameras, sonar, and hydrophones
  • Realtime Time-Series Data Management: AQUARIUS time-series database management, python API coding, windows task management, AQUARIUS WebPortal.

NHC offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package, including annual merit-based bonuses. Most importantly, we offer the opportunity to work with like-minded individuals in an independent and specialized firm on technically challenging and satisfying real-world projects.

Application Instructions:

Please send your resume and cover letter in confidence to Diane Lindroos, HR Manager.

Please include in your cover letter:

  • Your specific education or practical experience, including number of years' experience with the above-mentioned technologies
  • Will you now or in the future require sponsorship for employment Visa status in Canada?
  • Your salary expectations
  • The notice you would need to start work.

Closing Date: 18 November 2018

Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

NHC is an equal opportunity employer.