Senior Mining Geochemist

POSTED: 21 Feb 2024

Job Description: Senior Mining Geochemist


Flexible with a preference for Albuquerque, Sacramento, Denver, and Seattle; open to any of the 25 national offices or fully remote arrangements.

About the Company

A leading Environmental Consulting Firm established in 1973, known for its commitment to environmental excellence and sustainable practices. As a 100% Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) company, it boasts a dynamic team of over 650 professionals across 25 offices, generating revenues of $110M in 2023. Recognized as an ENR Top 75 Environmental Firm, the company has a rich history of consistent growth and has successfully completed over 100,000 projects.

Role Overview

The Senior Mining Geochemist will play a pivotal role in enhancing the company's capabilities in mining geochemistry, focusing on insitu remediation projects for closed mines. Reporting to the Chief Geologist, this individual will be instrumental in winning new projects, executing hands-on geochemical work, and mentoring junior staff.

Key Responsibilities

  • Lead the technical development of proposals for mining geochemistry projects.
  • Conduct advanced geochemical analyses, including contaminant fate and transport, acid rock drainage, and chlorinated solvents modeling.
  • Provide expert guidance on insitu remediation strategies for closed mine sites.
  • Mentor junior geochemists, fostering a culture of learning and professional growth.

Advancement Potential

  • Opportunity to become the National Subject Matter Expert on Mining Geochemistry within 3-5 years.

Compensation and Benefits

  • Competitive salary range based on experience and location.
  • Attractive profit-sharing scheme and comprehensive benefits package, including healthcare, retirement plans, and paid time off.

Position Requirements

  • Advanced degree (MS or Ph.D.) in Geochemistry.
  • Professional certification (PG or RG) desired.
  • Minimum of 10 years in environmental consulting, with at least 5 years dedicated to mining geochemistry and insitu remediation of closed mines.
  • Strong preference for candidates with consulting background and willingness to travel 10-20%.
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Job Summary

Albuquerque, Sacramento, Denver and Seattle or fully remote




Lindsey Schultz