Golder Associates Intermediate Geochemist in VANCOUVER, British Columbia
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Golder has a new opportunity for an Intermediate Geochemist to join our Water team on a full-time basis based in Calgary or Vancouver.
The selected candidate will support geochemistry-related projects and proposal efforts with an emphasis on the oil sands and mining industries in Canada. Projects typically involve permitting, baseline studies, operational support, and reclamation/remediation.
An overview of your role will include:
Providing support for geochemical projects, specifically in oil sands and mining environments
Conducting geochemical characterization studies of mine wastes (ore, waste rock, gases, and water), radiological assessments, and other environmental investigations
Mentoring junior staff with data analysis and reporting
Coordinating and liaising with laboratories on geochemical and mineralogical analyses
Planning and coordination of field and laboratory testing activities
Collection, management, and analysis of geochemical data
Data interpretation and conceptual model development
Report preparation including figures, tables, and presentations
Demonstrating a “Safety-First” focus
Maintaining a high standard of behavior to uphold Golder’s reputation and demonstrating a commitment to our Core Values
You will have a background in:
Advanced degree in Geochemistry (MSc or PhD) with a focus on Geology, Environmental Science, Geological Engineering, or related field - ideally with a strong quantitative background
5 to 10 years applied work experience in geochemical assessments within natural or contaminated sites
Strong understanding of mineralogy, geology, and chemistry
Academic knowledge of surface water and groundwater interactions, hydrology, and hydrogeology
Familiarity with industry-standard modeling 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 organizational and communications skills
Your benefits at Golder will include:
Competitive benefits and remuneration packages
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
One of Canada’s Best Managed Companies, Platinum member status 13 consecutive years
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 30 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 Associates Ltd. is committed to meeting the accessibility needs of persons with disabilities in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 (AODA), and all other applicable legislation. Golder will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment and selection process to applicants with disabilities upon request.
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Title: Intermediate Geochemist
Requisition ID: 21000594