Geochemist - Senior Level

Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota Posted Date: March 9, 2018
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Employer Job Id: 1078928073 Careermine Job Id: 1440690
Barr is seeking a senior geochemist to join our growing practice. The person selected for this position will work on large, complex, and challenging projects for a leading environmental and civil consulting firm with an expanding presence in the U.S. and Canada. We are proud to have been named a 2016 Great Place to Work based on the results of a comprehensive employee survey.

Project work may include environmental assessments; geochemical assessments and remediation; and mining waste management permitting. Expertise in acid rock drainage, mineral solubility, water balances, and water quality modeling are required. Project responsibilities will include development of proposals, scopes of work, budgets, design and management of complex data collection programs; and preparation of reports and supporting documentation. Other typical activities may include mentoring junior staff and overseeing internal teams; communicating with clients; participating in meetings and negotiations with clients and regulatory agency personnel; analyzing financial performance on projects; and completing project deliverables.

The person in this position also will have a role in client service and business development. Typical business development activities include building and maintaining client relationships, tracking marketing leads and project opportunities, developing proposals and presentations, networking, and sharing Barr’s capabilities with existing and potential clients.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in geochemistry or related discipline
  • 10 or more years of practical experience working on geochemistry projects
  • Specific knowledge of environmental geochemistry (chemical reactions, phase diagrams, mineral solubility)
  • Ability to design programs to characterize potential for acid rock drainage and metal leaching, including application of geochemical testing methods for prediction of water chemistry
  • Ability to effectively communicate technical results and ideas to clients and regulators, including uncertainties
  • Specific experience with building and interpreting models (e.g. PHREEQC, Geochemists Workbench)
  • Knowledge of general mineral deposit types and identification of minerals
  • General knowledge of mineral exploration methods; mine waste disposal methods; mineral processing methods; and mine and environment regulations and policies
  • Legal authorization to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship
  • Acceptable driving record

Preferred Qualifications

  • PhD in geochemistry or related discipline
  • Demonstrated project management and leadership skills
  • Demonstrated business development and client relationship development skills
  • Experience with hydrothermal deposits

[Company] Co. reserves the right to consider other legitimate, non-discriminatory factors that are not specifically listed.

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