Project Geologist

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The Role

To support the rapid growth of our business, we areseeking a highly motivated Project Geologist. This is a Payroll Employee – Permanent role in our Canada – Vancouver office. 

The Project Geologist spends time working faceto face with our customers to discover challenges and to assist them withsolutions that are certain to add value to their business. The role attends tonew customers trying out the software at the pre-purchase stage through toexperienced users needing technical support, training or projectassistance. We want to ensure that ourcustomers in the exploration and mining business segment feel important andwell supported. By being an investigatorand a problem solver, this role is responsible for providing both sales supportand technical expertise through integrated solutions awareness, analysis andresponse times. A Project Geologist isbuilding towards senior level expertise, adding value to the workflows withinLeapfrog Geo, Edge, and Central for fast, accurate model building andstakeholder collaboration. In further contributing to the big picture, thisrole has will have the opportunity to diversify their skills and contribute tothe global effort of prioritization and testing of software development and feedinto sales enablement and marketing content. Although based in Vancouver, this role will still be part of the NorthAmerican Technical Services team, responsible for ensuring that we understand theneeds of geoscientists across several time zones. Travel for businessdevelopment and delivery of training might make up 35% of your time (under postcovid conditions) in Canada, USA and Mexico.

In this role, you will have the opportunity to:

Sales Support and Account Management

  • Agreewith the regional growth and revenue targets in the form of license sales,diversity of solutions plus training and project assistance.
  • You’llhave 5 Accounts which means you are the lead account manager, orchestrating theneeds of that customer and pulling in the right people to broaden your reachand expertise level.
  • Technical Support

  • Provideremote technical support and be able to work through examples on screen.
  • May attimes be required to train and improve the capability of less experiencedProject Geologists or Associates from other Seequent Divisions as the businessexpands and as new products broaden our solutions and target markets.
  • Training and Product Knowledge

  • Testingnew versions and technical assessment of emerging products and features, withthe confidence to challenge the product.
  • Deliverboth Fundamentals level training sessions on Leapfrog Geo, Edge and Central.Continue to broaden your level of expertise and specialty by fielding thecustomers challenges. The number of sessions is 1-2 per month and most sessionsare 3-4 days in length.
  • Marketing & Business Goals

  • Keep incontact with existing and potential customers, understand marketing goals,product roadmaps, development timelines and business goals.
  • Activelymonitor customer satisfaction levels and consistently work to improve outcomesand customer perceptions.
  • In order to be successful in this role, you should have:

  • University Degree in Geoscience, BSc or MSc;
  • Work experience 5-10 years in mining operations, exploration or consulting;
  • Proficient, high level experience using of Leapfrog Geo for geological modeling;
  • Eager to be a course creator, instructor, and problem solver
  • Preference for career experience in an open pit mining environment
  • Interested in the latest technology and geoscience innovations;
  • Proven team player with a self-starter attitude and ability to work well independently, at times remotely, and self-manage workload effectively;
  • Must have a valid driver’s license.
  • Fluent English required. French or Spanish would be an additional asset;
  • Inclusion + Diversity 

    In addition to being dedicated to building a workforce that reflects diverse talent, we are committed to fostering an inclusive and accessible experience.
    If you require an accommodation for any part of the recruitment process (including alternate formats of materials, accessible meeting rooms, etc.), please let us know and we will work with you to meet your needs. Please provide details in your cover letter of any accommodations needed.