Consultant (Environmental Geochemistry and Geospatial Science)

SRK Consulting
Perth, United Kingdom
USD 80,000.00 - 100,000.00 per year
Closing date
19 Dec 2023

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Environmental Management
Contract Type
Full Time
Full-time Permanent Closing Date: 22-12-2023

SRK Consulting is an independent, international consulting practice, providing integrated consulting services to the global resources sector.

We are seeking a Full-time Permanent Consultant (Environmental Geochemistry and Geospatial Science) in Perth.

Consultant (Environmental Geochemistry and Geospatial Science)

SRK Consulting is an employee-owned, independent, international consulting practice, providing integrated consulting services to the international resource sector. SRKs West Perth office is a new, employee focused engaging space where you can collaborate and socialise with a world class team of professionals. The office is a short walk from transport hubs and connections, shops, restaurants, and cafes.

The Role

We are looking for a talented, motivated and enthusiastic Environmental Geochemist and Geospatial Scientist who was a passion to continue learning and developing a career as a Consultant with SRK. You will join a highly respected team who work closely with our Mine Closure, Tailings Engineering and Hydrogeology teams providing high quality technical work including geochemical characterisation, baseline soil assessments, water quality assessments and development of mineral waste management plans.

Professionally, you will be supported and guided by more senior staff who will mentor and assist you in developing your technical skills and career aspirations, as well as gradually building up a network of clients. Personally, you will join a diverse and passionate organisation where you can drive your own growth and really shape your career.

The successful candidate will have:

¢ Tertiary qualification in Geology, Geochemistry, GIS or a related discipline. Post-graduate studies (MSc or PhD) in Geochemistry (or a related subject) would be advantageous.

¢ At least 3 years relevant experience

¢ Experience with management of laboratory programs and geochemical datasets, including QA/QC procedures

¢ Field experience including collecting soil, water and waste rock samples

¢ Experience with analysis and interpretation of geochemical data (including waste rock, soils, water quality)

¢ Excellent Excel, GIS and Leapfrog skills.

¢ Ability to produce high quality maps, cross-sections and figures.

¢ Scripting/coding skills (particularly Python, SQL) and an interest to further develop these in the pursuit of automation of data workflows etc.

¢ Some experience in geochemical modelling tools such as PHREEQC would be advantageous

¢ Good report writing and presentation skills.

¢ Knowledge of current geochemical, water and mine waste management best practice, standards and Australian environmental regulations would be advantageous

Responsibilities of the role will include:

¢ Providing support to a variety of geochemical projects, which may be undertaken to support environmental permitting, baseline studies, operational activities, and closure/remediation studies.

¢ Assisting to design and conduct geochemical characterisation assessments (soil, mine wastes, and ore), including field and laboratory activities, along with associated groundwater and surface water sampling, and other environmental investigations

¢ Assessment and reporting of geochemical data, including the use of a variety of data management and statistical tools

¢ Undertaking water quality assessments and geochemical modelling

¢ Being able to condense technical data into fit for purpose reports and presentations.

¢ Assisting with the preparation of proposals in response to client needs, along with other business development activities

¢ Use GIS software to manage and evaluate data, including creating and managing maps

At SRK Australia, we offer:

¢ Mentoring by consultants who are global leaders in their fields.

¢ Professional development, flexible work and educational support opportunities.

¢ A competitive salary with an opportunity to purchase shares in the company at both the local and global level; the SRK Group is an independent group, owned by its employees.

¢ Diversity of projects and clients within a non-hierarchical technically focused consultancy environment.

Salary Range:

$80,000 - $100,000 per annum depending on experience

A future with us is an opportunity to:

  • Work with well-regarded experts in their field, across a range of disciplines and locations.
  • Enjoy a diverse and collaborative culture that celebrates technical excellence.
  • Contribute to a variety of projects in a globally respected organisation.

Applicants should respond by submitting their CV online by clicking the button below. The candidates under consideration will be contacted directly, no phone calls please.

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