Golder Associates Geochemist Intermediate (Mine Environment C4) in MISSISSAUGA, Ontario

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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 Geochemist for our Mine Environment group at one of our Toronto area offices. The selected candidate will support geochemistry-related projects and proposal efforts with an emphasis on the mining industry in Canada. Projects typically involve permitting, baseline studies, operational support, and reclamation/remediation.

Your primary responsibilities will include:

  • Providing support for geochemical projects, specifically in mining environments;

  • Conducting geochemical characterization studies (mine wastes, soils and ore), associated groundwater and surface water sampling and other environmental investigations;

  • Collection, management and analysis of geochemical data;

  • Geochemical and water quality modeling;

  • Report preparation;

  • Demonstrating a “Safety-First” focus; and,

  • Maintaining a high standard of behavior to uphold Golder’s reputation and demonstrating a commitment to our Core Values.

The successful candidate will have the following skills, abilities, and qualifications:

  • Degree in Geology, Environmental Science, Geochemistry, or related field. Ideally with a strong quantitative background.

  • 5 to 10 years applied work experience.

  • Academic knowledge of geochemistry, geology, surface water and groundwater interactions, hydrology, water treatment and physical and chemical hydrogeology.

  • Strong understanding of geology and chemistry.

  • Familiarity with industry-standard geochemical software such as PHREEQC, Geochemist’s Workbench, and GoldSim would be considered an asset.

  • Strong data manipulation abilities including experience with data management tools (i.e., Excel, EQuIS, Access).

  • Strong relational skills within the team environment and with clients are essential.

  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills.

  • Willingness to travel to domestic and international project and office locations.

  • The candidate must be eligible to work permanently in Canada and possess a valid driver's license.

The selected candidate will demonstrate a passion for geochemistry and geology, possess critical thinking and problem-solving skills and be committed to producing technically excellent work in a client-driven environment.

Preferred :

  • Graduate degree in geological sciences, preferably with a focus on environmental geochemistry.

  • Experience with geochemical modeling codes (PHREEQC, Geochemist's Workbench).

  • Proficiency in spoken and written English, French considered an asset.

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.

  • Global projects and travel opportunities.

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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.

Golder is committed to providing equitable treatment and equal opportunity to all individuals. As such, Golder will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment and selection process to applicants with disabilities, upon request.

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Title: Geochemist Intermediate (Mine Environment C4)

Location: ON-TORONTO

Other Locations: CA-ON-WHITBY, CA-ON-MISSISSAUGA

Requisition ID: 19000344