Golder Associates Senior Geochemist 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 a strong culture of ownership.
Golder has a new opportunity for a Senior Mining 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:
Providing consultancy services and technical deliverables to existing and new clients;
Providing project and technical direction locally and regionally. This would include client development, mentoring and technical development of others;
Working collaboratively within multidisciplinary teams, providing technical input on mine management and closure related issues, as well as areas related to contaminated land and infrastructure;
Increasing the client base by introducing new clients or expanding contacts within existing clients through active business development with others in the company;
Guiding the successful delivery of projects where necessary;
Collaborating and partnering with key clients to understand their client’s needs, guide their expectations and deliver a solution based outcomes:
Developing, growing and mentoring the Geochemical Services team in Australia;
Actively participating in and contributing to the leadership of the Golder’s international geochemistry technical community.
Skills, Qualifications, and Experience
Bachelor’s degree, (or strong familiarity) in the following disciplines (geo)chemistry, geology, or earth science;
Experience with contaminated sites source remediation and acid sulfate soils assessment, would be an asset;
Leading expertise in one of the following is expected:
Mine waste characterization and management including static and kinetic test interpretation, acid and metalliferous load prediction and movement of air and water through mine waste; or
Environmental geochemistry including water quality modelling, water treatment and source remediation and acid sulfate soils assessment, management and remediation is desirable
Demonstration experience in project direction and/or management skills with previous consulting experience;
Strong and demonstrable oral and written communication skills, as well as strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work in a diverse team environment;
Scientifically minded and practical, dynamic, pro-active, curious, and capable to work independently.
Your benefits at Golder will include:
Competitive benefits and remuneration packages
Employee owned structure - own the business, own the result
On the job training, mentoring and coaching
Global projects and 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: *Senior Geochemist *
Location: AUS-West Perth
Requisition ID: 20001503