Economic Geologist, Vancouver

Last update 2023-09-25
Expires 2023-10-25
ID #1802280436
Economic Geologist, Vancouver
Canada, British Columbia, Vancouver,
Modified August 18, 2023


AGAT Laboratories is a full-service laboratory with locations across Canada. We are the most diversified laboratory in Canada. Our scientists are highly-skilled and specialized in the fields of biochemistry, chemistry, microbiology, geology, engineering and other specialty services. With a broad range of staff experience and state-of-the-art instrumentation, we provide cross-analytical solutions for the Environmental, Energy, Mining, Transportation, Industrial, Agri-food and Life Sciences sectors.Economic GeologistAGAT Laboratories is a diversified service provider with over 40 years as a leader in supporting Canadian and International projects. As a growing and rapidly evolving partner in the mining industry, AGAT Laboratories is looking to enhance our strong technical team with an experienced Geochemist. Over 100,000 square feet of newly developed specialty mining chemistry, acid rock drainage and preparatory laboratories have been added in Calgary, Alberta to complement existing large scale operations in Ontario, Quebec, Yukon and British Columbia. Not only does AGAT Laboratories provide exceptional laboratory service, but we are also focused on Research and Development, method advancements, automation and advanced technical support for explorers and operators. Never have we faced a time where energy and metals have been so critical to our advancement both technologically and environmentally.AGAT is currently developing a Global Center of Excellence to take the lead in understanding how we explore, evaluate and extract critical, precious and industrial minerals. With this, we are keenly understanding of the necessity to integrate mining, energy, advanced core and environmental projects to ensure we maintain the highest standards of data integrity, environmental awareness and operational excellence.As an Economic Geologist, you will join a national team of experienced, Geologists, Chemists and Engineers with diverse academic and industry expertise; focused on advancing science with our industry partners. ResponsibilitiesUtilizing current experience, your role will include:Auditing current procedures and policies to ensure they meet the needs of the ever evolving minerals marketDeveloping scientific protocols and best practices which will allow AGAT to remain at the forefront of providing exceptional technical services and providing operational advantages for our clientsActively involved in national and international projects tied to our Energy, Mining, Environmental, Food, Ecotox and Forensics divisions Participating in a wide variety of unique and innovative projects Qualifications:Post-secondary education (BSc) in Science required; PhD preferredMinimum 10 years’ experience in industryStrong technical background in mining geochemistry with specific focus on laboratory procedure optimizationStrong understanding of Fire Assay, ICP, XRD, XRF, High Resolution ImagingAbility to guide operations on proper handling, preparatory and analytical techniquesStrong background in quality control, quality assurance and data evaluationAbility to conduct research and develop or optimize analytical methodsWillingness to participate and present at technical conferencesAbility and openness to collaborate with internal and external scientistsExperience with research and development and associated grant and tax incentives Strong technical proficiency with standard office computer technologyStrong communication skills in English; bilingual French an assetWork Environment: This position requires a person to sit for prolonged periods of time in an office setting. Manual dexterity is required to perform this position.Why Work for AGAT?We offer exceptional competitive benefits package, including but not limited to:Dental CareExtended Health CareVision CareVacation and Flex/sick timeEmployee Assistance ProgramLong Term Disability Life CoverageRRSP Matching AGAT Laboratories would like to thank all applicants; however only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.A

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Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Economic geologist

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