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Golder Associates Principal Mining Geochemist - Perth or Brisbane in West Perth, Australia

At Golder, we thrive on challenges.

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 astrong culture of ownership.

Golder has a new opportunity for a PrincipalMining Geochemist to join our team on a full-time basis, based in Brisbane or Perth to grow and lead our Mining Geochemistry Team in the delivery of geochemistry services to our clients.

You will have a track record in building teams, collaborating globally, and have experience in mining operations. You will be expected to lead and do technical work, mentor professionals and leverage the considerable experience of our leading, global, technical community within Golder.

Key duties and responsibilities include:

  • Provideconsultancy services and technical deliverables to existing and newclients;

  • Provide projectand technical direction locally and regionally. This would includeclient development, mentoring and technical development of others;

  • Workcollaboratively within multidisciplinary teams, provide technical input onmine management and closure related issues, as well as areas related tocontaminated land and infrastructure;

  • Increase theclient base by introducing new clients or expanding contacts withinexisting clients through active business development with others in thecompany

  • Where appropriate,guiding the successful delivery of the project

  • You will beexpected to be the lead and have a key client facing role as anexperienced professional who knows how to understand the client’s needs,guide their expectations and then deliver a solution

  • The overalldevelopment and leadership of geochemical services in Australia

  • Activelyparticipate in and contribute to the leadership of the Golderinternational geochemistry technical community

Skills, Qualifications, and Experience:

  • A bachelor’sdegree, (or strong familiarity) in the following disciplines:(geo)chemistry, geology, or earth science.

  • Familiarity withcontaminated sites source remediation and acid sulfate soils assessment,would be an asset.

  • Leading expertisein one of the following is expected:

  • Mine wastecharacterization and management including static and kinetic testinterpretation, acid and metalliferous load prediction and movement ofair and water through mine waste; or

  • Environmentalgeochemistry including water quality modelling, water treatment andsource remediation and acid sulfate soils assessment, management andremediation is desirable

  • Previousconsulting experience

  • Sound projectdirection and/or management skills with previous consulting experience

  • Strong anddemonstrable oral and written communication skills

  • Stronginterpersonal skills and be able to demonstrate the ability to work in adiverse team environment

  • Scientifically mindedand practical, dynamic, pro-active, curious, and capable to workindependently

Your benefits at Golder will include:

  • Competitivebenefits and remuneration packages

  • Option to purchaseshares in Golder

  • Employee ownedstructure - own the business, own the result

  • Deepen yourexpertise in a dynamic work environment

  • Innovative andcollaborative multidisciplinary projects

  • On the jobtraining, mentoring and coaching

  • Global projectsand travel opportunities

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.

At Golder, we care about our people – we operate with integrity and embrace diversity. Our ownership structure affords us the opportunity to invest in our careers and take pride in something we truly own.

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply for this role.

Please note: Golder does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies.

Title: Principal Mining Geochemist - Perth or Brisbane

Location: AUS-West Perth

Requisition ID: 19002591