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Environmental Geochemist

1361 Paris Street, Unit 101, 1361 Paris Street, Sudbury, Ontario, Canada Req #327
April 16, 2024


Sudbury, ON.


Are you looking for an opportunity to…


  • Leave a positive impact on the environment through progressive design?
  • Work in a close-knit group of motivated professionals?
  • Focus on continued growth and development?
  • Develop your critical thinking skills?
  • Develop a career that provides a mix of local and global projects?



What makes us stand out?


Our tag line “Down to Earth / Up to the Challenge” says a lot about who we are. In broad terms, we think KCB’s primary differentiators are:


  • our global reputation for technical excellence
  • our appetite to tackle problems with unique complexities
  • our creative perspectives that come through diverse and inclusive teams
  • our size, large enough to win intriguing projects, small enough to know you by name
  • everyone maintains a technical focus


What you would engage in:


Our focus is on the application of critical thinking to the management of mine waste and water. If continuing your career journey with us, you would be part of our Mining Environmental Group, based out our Sudbury office. The role of Geochemist comes with the flexibility to work a hybrid schedule and will provide you with the opportunity to:


  • Conduct geochemical analyses of soil, rock, and water samples to assess environmental impact and identify potential risks associated with mining activities.
  • Develop and implement geochemical models to predict long-term trends and assess the effectiveness of mitigation measures.
  • Provide technical expertise and strategic advice to clients on geochemical aspects of mining projects, including waste management, acid rock drainage, and water treatment.
  • Collaborate with engineers, geologists, and environmental scientists to design and implement monitoring programs and remediation strategies.
  • Prepare comprehensive reports, presentations, and regulatory submissions to communicate findings and recommendations to clients and regulatory authorities.
  • Stay current with industry developments, and best practices in geochemistry.
  • Lead less experienced staff through the methodologies of TSF design solutions


What we require:


We respect the knowledge and experience you have gained to date and are willing to help you build on it. We do however require the following qualifications:


  • A degree in Geochemistry, Environmental Science, or related field, master’s degree preferred.
  • A track record of continued development.
  • At least five years’ experience related to geochemical analysis and consulting, with a focus on the mining sector.
  • Proficiency in geochemical modeling software and data analysis tools.
  • An ability to build relationships with multidisciplinary project-based teams.
  • Experience in a safety focused environment with near miss and incident reporting requirements.


In addition to the must have requirements you will excel in the role if you have the following:

  • An ability to find creative solutions and know how to present them.
  • A willingness to mentor others and be mentored.
  • An ability to build rapport with clients, colleagues, and industry partners.
  • Demonstrate that you are flexible and seek solutions rather than focus on problems.



Along with continued career development, KCB offers:


  • Hybrid work opportunities
  • Annual performance and salary review
  • PSMJ’s supported track record of profitability, leading to above average bonus payouts
  • Vacation policy that aligns to your experience
  • Paid OT, and sick days
  • Flexible benefits, including RSP, social, and mental well-being initiatives
  • Commitment to global ESG standards


We are a global organization committed to employment equity. We respect the uniqueness that makes you, you. We encourage applications from all qualified career seekers, regardless of gender, sex, religion, or nationality.


To learn more about projects you could be a part of check out Projects - KCB (klohn.com) and our Careers page for more details.


Other details

  • Job Family Scientists
  • Pay Type Salary
Location on Google Maps
  • 1361 Paris Street, Unit 101, 1361 Paris Street, Sudbury, Ontario, Canada