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Golder Associates Junior Geophysicist in CALGARY, Alberta

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.

Do you have the desire to learn? The drive to excel and thrive in an engaged, collaborative environment?

Golder has a new opportunity for a Junior Geophysicist to join our Water team on a full-time basis based in Calgary.

An overview of your role will include:

  • Conduct shallow ground geophysical surveys including Seismic Refraction, MASW, Electrical Resistivity Imaging, Magnetics, Ground Penetrating Radar, Electromagnetics and Microgravity methods on land, in boreholes and over water

  • Process and interpret data using industry standard geophysical interpretation software

  • Maintain and calibrate geophysical equipment

  • Responsible for personal and team safety during field operations

  • Solid organizational skills (prioritization, time management, record keeping, follow up, tracking)

  • Valid driver’s license

  • Comfortable driving in remote and off-road settings, as well as helicopter travel and operating off-road vehicles (i.e. UTV, ATV, ARGO, Snowmobile) – safety and competency training will be provided

  • Develop positive working relationships in a team environment

  • Understand, follow, and participate in Golder’s health and safety programs

You will have a background in:

  • Bachelor of Science in Geophysics, Earth Sciences, Geological Engineering or related discipline majoring in Geophysics

  • Post graduate qualification in geophysics is an asset but not essential

  • Ability to travel frequently outside of the office to complete field work (30-70%)

  • Ability to work outdoors, and in remote areas

  • Physical fitness, mechanical aptitude, experience with computers and electronics

  • Experience or some academic background in hydrogeology is an asset

  • Practical experience with one or more of the following methods is an asset:

  • Seismic refraction

  • Seismic reflection

  • MASW

  • ERI

  • Ground penetrating radar

  • Geophysical borehole logging

  • Electromagnetics

Your benefits at Golder will include:

  • Competitive benefits and remuneration packages

  • Deepen your expertise in a dynamic work environment

  • Innovative and collaborative multidisciplinary projects

  • On the job training, mentoring, and coaching

  • Global projects and travel opportunities

One of Canada’s Best Managed Companies, Platinum member status 15 consecutive years

Renowned for technical excellence, Golder, now a member of WSP, is a leading, global consulting firm with over a half century of successful service to its clients. With over 165 offices in over 30 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.

Golder Associates Ltd. is committed to meeting the accessibility needs of persons with disabilities in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 (AODA), and all other applicable legislation. Golder will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment and selection process to applicants with disabilities upon request.

To learn more about our company and culture click here to view The Promise of Golder (https://vimeo.com/252065645) video.


Title: Junior Geophysicist

Location: AB-CALGARY

Other Locations: CA-AB-EDMONTON

Requisition ID: 21002039