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Date: 13-Jun-2017

Location: Calgary, AB, CA

Company: Golder Associates

Junior Geochemist

Location: CA-AB-Calgary
Job ID: 2017-13088
Area of Interest: EN - Geochemistry
Job Type: Full Time
# of Positions: 1
Education (Minimum): Bachelors Degree
Posted Date: 6/13/2017
Experience (Years): 1

Job Responsibilities:
Are you into a company who bases its success on the quality of people it attracts, and what it does to retain them?

Golder Associates is seeking a Junior Geochemist to join its dynamic teams. The position will initially involve working under the supervision of more senior team members, with the opportunity to rapidly assume increasing autonomy and responsibility. The ability and willingness to travel locally and internationally is a necessity.

New graduates are welcome and encouraged to apply.

As a key member of the team, you will have a broad range of responsibilities, including:

Job Responsibilities
* Providing support for geochemical projects, specifically in mining and oil and gas environments;
* Conducting geochemical characterization studies (soil, mine wastes and ore), associated groundwater and surface water sampling and other environmental investigations;
* Collection, management and analysis of geochemical data;
* Water quality and geochemical modelling;
* Report preparation;
* Demonstrating a “Safety-First” focus; and;
* Maintaining a high standard of behaviour to uphold Golder’s reputation and demonstrating a commitment to our Core Values.

Job Requirements:
To be successful in this role, you will have the following qualifications:
* An undergraduate or graduate degree in geochemistry, geology or another related geosciences discipline, with a focus on mining related activities;
* Academic knowledge of geology, geochemistry, surface water and groundwater interactions, hydrology, water treatment and physical and chemical hydrogeology would be considered an asset;
* Familiarity with industry-standard geochemical software such as PHREEQC, Geochemist’s Workbench, and Goldsim would be considered an asset;
* Eligibility to register as a professional Geoscientist in Alberta (or equivalent).

The ideal candidate will also demonstrate strengths in the following:
* Strong data manipulation abilities (e.g. Excel and Access);
* Excellent verbal and written communications skills (a proficiency in spoken and written French and/or Spanish is highly advantageous but not required);
* Strong commitment to quality and timely delivery of services;
* Proven time management, and critical thinking skills are essential;
* Well developed interpersonal skills;
* High level of personal integrity with a strong work ethic;
* Committed to being a valuable part of a high performing team; and,
* The ability to work in a fast-paced environment.

Additional Information:

At Golder Associates, our goal is to be the most respected global group specializing in ground engineering and environmental services. Employee-owned since our formation in 1960, we have created a unique culture with pride in ownership, resulting in long-term organizational stability. Our professionals take the time to build an understanding of our clients’ needs and of the specific environments in which they operate. Golder has experienced steady growth in the number of people we employ and our technical capabilities. We now employ over 7,000 people who operate from more than 130 offices across Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe North America, and South America.

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