Geophysicist – Junior in Vancouver, Canada

at Golder Associates
Location Vancouver, Canada
Date Posted July 8, 2019
Category Geophysicist
Job Type Permanent


Vancouver, BCGeophysicist – Junior
- (19001584)

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.
Do you have the desire to learn? The drive to excel and thrive in an engaged, collaborative environment?
Golder Associates Ltd. is seeking a Geophysicist – Junior/Summer-Student (Part-time) to join our Mine Stability Group, in our Vancouver office. This position is expected to lead to a full-time salary position with full benefits.
An overview of your role will include:
Conducting shallow ground geophysical surveys including seismic refraction, MASW, Electrical Resistivity Imaging, magnetics, Ground Penetrating Radar, Electromagnetics and Microgravity
Conducting downhole geophysical logging including televiewers and seismic methods
Assisting in the acquisition of over water geophysical data including seismic reflection, refraction, resistivity, magnetic and bathymetry data
Design shallow ground and over water geophysical surveys including seismic, electrical, magnetic electromagnetic and Ground Penetrating Radar techniques
Process and interpret data using industry standard geophysical interpretation software
Integrate geophysical and geotechnical data
Maintain and calibrate geophysical equipment

You will have a background which includes:
Bachelor (or final year) of Earth Sciences, geological Engineering or related discipline majoring in geophysics
Post graduate qualification in geophysics is preferred but not essential
Ability to travel frequently outside of the office to complete field work (50%)
Ability to work outdoors (50%), mostly around BC but anywhere in Canada
Practical experience with one or more of the following is preferred:
Seismic refraction
Seismic reflection
Ground penetrating radar
Borehole televiewers
Drone photogrammetry
Experience related to structural geology or geotechnical applications of geophysics is preferred
Your benefits at Golder will include:
Competitive benefits (for salaried) and remuneration packages
Option to purchase shares in Golder (salaried position)
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 11 consecutive years
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 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 is committed to providing equitable treatment and equal opportunity to all individuals. As such, 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 video.

Primary Location CA-BC-VANCOUVER
Schedule Full-time
Employee Status Temporary
Job Posting Jul 8, 2019, 1:13:48 PM

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