Principal Resource Geologist
Lakewood, CO 
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Job Description
Principal Resource Geologist (ID# 48182) Lakewood, CO
Category: Geology
Job Type: Full Time
Minimum Experience: 15 Years+
Required Education: Bachelor's Degree
Job Description

Be involved in projects with our Mining Team and be a part of a growing organization that meets our client's objectives and solves their challenges.
At WSP, we are driven by inspiring the right people to be part of our future-focused business objectives. Our devotion to teamwork has allowed us to build communities and expand our skylines. Here at WSP, anything is within our reach and yours as a WSP employee. Come join us and help shape the future!
WSP is currently initiating a search for a Principal Resource Geologist for our Lakewood, Colorado office.
Compensation and Benefits:
WSP provides a comprehensive suite of benefits including medical, dental, vision, disability, life, and retirement savings focused on a providing health and financial stability throughout the employee's career.
Expected salary: $89,500 - $182,400
WSP USA is providing the compensation range and general description of other compensation and benefits that the company in good faith believes it might pay and/or offer for this position based on the successful applicant's education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities in addition to internal equity and geographic location. WSP USA reserves the right to ultimately pay more or less than the posted range and offer additional benefits and other compensation, depending on circumstances not related to an applicant's sex or other status protected by local, state, or federal law.
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Provide geologic and structural interpretation and modeling.
  • Geologic database and QA/QC review in advance of resource modelling efforts
  • Statistical and geostatistical analysis of sample/drill hole data
  • Mineral Resource Modeling from both a depositional and economic viewpoint
  • Understand mining methods sufficiently to interpret the adequacy of a model for the proposed mine production.
  • Preparation of written presentations including memoranda, large reports, and client presentations.
  • Resources and reserve reporting for precious metals, base metals, and other commodities.
  • Business development, proposals, project and client management.
  • Flexibility in supporting both engineering and geologic aspects of projects, as necessary.
Talent is the essence of meeting our client's objectives, goals and challenges. If this sounds like a fit for you, we'd love to have that first discussion of you joining our team.

Job Requirements

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in Geology or Geologic Engineering or related fields.
  • Minimum of 15 years' experience including relevant experience in an operating mine or exploration group.
  • Qualification as a Qualified/Competent Person for Mineral Resource and Reserve reporting to international standards.
  • An in depth understanding of the work required to initiate and complete analytical studies.
  • Excellent computer skills. Proficiency in a computerized mine modeling system, experience with Datamine or Leapfrog software is desirable
  • Excellent verbal, written, interpersonal, leadership, and client interaction/communication skills.
  • Willingness to mentor and develop other personnel.
  • An achievement-oriented and highly motivated individual with a high degree of attention to detail
  • Ability to travel to support business needs.
  • Exercise responsible and ethical decision-making regarding company funds, resources and conduct and adhere to WSP's Code of Conduct and related policies and procedures
  • Proven track record of upholding workplace safety and ability to abide by WSP's health, safety and drug/alcohol and harassment policies
Preferred Qualifications
  • Fluency in English is required; proficiency in a second language is a plus.
  • Solid understanding of data and geological databases.
  • Experience and willingness to present in technical conferences, and to undertake business dedvelopment activities
WSP USA is the U.S. operating company of one of the world's leading engineering and professional services firms. Dedicated to serving local communities, we are engineers, planners, technical experts, strategic advisors and construction management professionals. WSP USA designs lasting solutions in the transportation, buildings, energy, water and environment sectors. With nearly 9,500 people in 150 offices across the U.S., we partner with our clients to help communities prosper.
At WSP, we want to give our employees the challenges they seek to grow their careers and knowledge base. Your daily contributions to your team will be a key piece in our meeting client objectives, goals and challenges. Are you ready to get started?
WSP USA (and all of its US companies) is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Race/Age/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin/Disability or Protected Veteran Status
The selected candidate must be authorized to work in the United States.

Ecology and Environment, Inc. is an EO and AA employer – M/F/Vets/Disabled/and other protected categories.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
15+ years
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