Junior Geologist

1 Month ago

Salt Lake City, Utah, United States

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Role Overview Title: Junior Geologist Hours: Full Time; Salaried Location: Salt Lake City, Utah; Onsite Pay: $62,000 - $75,000 Benefits Eligible: Yes Manager: Director of Field Operations
Mission – Why we exist and why we need you Geothermal energy is a massive renewable energy resource sitting below our feet. There is 2,300 times more energy in geothermal heat in the ground than in oil, gas, coal, and methane combined. However, historically it’s been hard to find and expensive to develop. At Zanskar, we’re using better technology to find and develop new geothermal resources in order to make geothermal power the most affordable form of widely-deployable, 24/7, carbon-free generation on the planet.
Field data is Zanskar’s life blood; we rely on data collected by our field teams, working in conjunction with our geoscientists, seismologists, data scientists, and algorithms, to identify and characterize geothermal reservoirs. As a Junior Geologist, your primarily responsibility is to process and quality control field data, help plan field campaigns, and to help roll out new methods (including new data types) for our field teams. This position will also ensure that exploration and HS&E best practices are followed, and qualified candidates are expected to increasingly assume a more supervisory role of our field investigations after 3 months.
This position offers opportunities for multi-disciplinary collaboration and independent activity, while working with across multiples teams of professionals on a variety of projects to foster your professional growth and help us decarbonize electricity and heat. The ideal candidate is self-driven, detail oriented, highly organized, comfortable “wearing multiple hats”, and possesses the interpersonal and technical skills needed to push our field efforts in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.
We will begin reviewing applications in late May.
General Requirements for Field Operations: - At least 18 years old. - Be eligible to work in the U.S.Valid driver’s license without any major infractions in the last three years. - A commitment to the safety of yourself and others.Excellent communication, problem-solving skills, professionalism. - Possess a high degree of accuracy, integrity, and attention to detail. - Must be self-motivated and work with minimum direct supervision. - Comfortable working outdoors continuously in the elements to a high operational tempo. - Ability to perform physical labor and other strenuous physical tasks; to include, but not limited to, periodic bending and kneeling and lifting, pushing, and pulling 50 lbs. - Must be able to read, write, and speak English at a level which will permit the employee to accurately understand and communicate information to perform the job duties safely and efficiently. - Possess good mechanical and technical aptitude, with competency operating and maintaining vehicles and equipment. - Comfortable using a GPS and navigating in remote settings. - Able to use computers, specifically Google products (e.g., Google Docs, Sheets and Directories). - Must exercise good housekeeping and working in a neat, orderly manner.
Qualifications: - Bachelors in Geology or closely related field of study. - 3+ years of professional experience collecting and/or interpreting geologic datasets. - 2+ years experience and proficient working with GIS. - Demonstrated ability to take initiative, learn quickly, and collaborate effectively. - Excellent written and verbal communication skills. - Ability to travel and perform fieldwork as required.
Responsibilities: - Processing field data, QA/QC review, and contextualizing field results for humans and algorithms. - Provide strong leadership, accountability, and mentorship to Field Technicians. - Proactive communication and coordination with company stakeholders. - Utilizes basic scientific principles, theories, practices, and existing technologies to develop solutions or advance geologic data collection methods. - Performs other duties as assigned.
Preferred Qualifications: - Project management, field mapping and structural geology. - Advanced degree or relevant postgraduate coursework. - Background in geothermal, drilling, mining, drone/aerial surveying, water sampling, 3D modeling. - Collecting and/or interpreting geophysical (e.g., borehole/well logging, gravity, magnetics, seismic, etc.) or geochemical data. - OSHA/MSHA/1st Aid/Wilderness safety training. Equal Opportunity Employer Zanskar is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) and complies with all applicable federal, state, and local employment practice laws.
This position may operate heavy machinery, and as such are subject to pre-employment drug testing. All job offers are contingent upon passing a pre-employment hair follicle drug screening & background check.
Please reach out to careers@zanskar.us with any questions.

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Zanskar

Zanskar

Provo, United States

11 - 50

About this company

Founded date:2019

Revenue:US$ 10 - 50 million

Investors:Lowercarbon Capital, Union Square Ventures

Stage:Series A

Website:zanskar.us

Zanskar develops a predictive platform informed by massive data for discovering previously unknown geothermal resources. Its platform includes subsurface characterization technology and massive data sets, enhancing and reducing risk in...read more

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