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Golder Associates Intermediate Geochemist in WHITBY, Ontario

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 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 an Intermediate Geochemist to join our Mine Water & Environment team on a full-time basis based in the Greater Toronto Area.

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.

An overview of your role will include:

  • Providing support for geochemical projects, specifically in 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 mine-affected 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

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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 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: 21002223