Junior Geochemist
4d ago
source : eQuest Inc.

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 Associates Ltd. is seeking a Junior Geochemist in the Mine Water and Environment group, based in our Vancouver office.

The selected candidate will support geochemistry-related projects that typically involve mine permitting, baseline environmental 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 (soil, mine wastes, and ore), as well as associated groundwater and surface water sampling and other environmental investigations
  • Collecting, managing, and analyzing geochemical data
  • Water quality and geochemical modelling
  • Preparing reports
  • 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 :

  • Degree in Geology, Geochemistry, or related field, ideally with a strong quantitative background
  • 1 to 3 years applied work experience
  • Strong understanding of geology and chemistry, with additional academic knowledge related to surface water and groundwater interactions, surface water hydrology, water treatment, and / or physical and chemical hydrogeology.
  • Strong data manipulation abilities including experience with data management tools (i.e., Excel, EQuIS, Access, Python, R)
  • Strong interpersonal skills and experience working in a team environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills; high fluency in English.
  • Willingness to travel to domestic and international project locations.
  • 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 geochemistry
  • Experience with industry-standard geochemical software such as PHREEQC and Geochemist's Workbench, and modelling software (e.g., GoldSim)
  • 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
  • One of Canada's Best Managed Companies, Platinum member status 11 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 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.

    To learn more about our company and culture click here to view The Promise of Golder video.

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