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Senior Geologist in Jacksonville, FL , at Gannett Fleming

Date Posted: 2/13/2018

Job Snapshot

What You Will Do

Company Overview

For more than 100 years, we’ve been a leader in global infrastructure solutions with a focus on planning, design, technology, and construction management services for a diverse array of markets and disciplines. Across more than 60 offices, 2,000+ highly qualified professionals are united in an unyielding commitment to deliver excellence to every client and every project, every day.

Excellence Delivered As Promised. It’s more than a slogan. It’s our standard. It’s the expectation we place upon ourselves as individuals and as a company. It represents our commitment to our valued clients, industry partners, and employees. It’s our earnest pledge to do what we say. It’s the core of who we are as a firm and the foundation upon which all of our relationships and projects are built.

What You Will Do

Gannett Fleming is looking for a Senior (10+ years’ experience) or  Principal (15+ years’ years) Senior/Principal Geologist to lead our mining services business development efforts, currently focused on the industrial minerals resources sector mainly within the United States with the opportunity to grow into the precious metals and base metals sectors. The role will be responsible for identifying and pursuing business opportunities (business development), managing key client relationships, and leading and participating in the execution of assignments by a multidiscipline team that supports the sustainable growth of Gannett Fleming’s mining services business. Must be a Team Player with existing client relationships that can recognize, initiate, and advance opportunities leading to overall team growth.  The position will be based in Jacksonville FL.

The successful candidate will:

  • Direct technical programs and projects across multiple disciplines and sizes, with overall program/project responsibilities;
  • Ensure consistently accurate and timely client and management communications;
  • Analyze and resolve complex technical problems independently;
  • Serve as a key technical resource in other market sectors including water and commercial/industrial market sectors throughout Gannett Fleming;
  • Apply Gannett Fleming’s Project Management and Project Quality standards to manage all aspects of projects;
  • Develop and mentor junior technical staff in the skills and procedures needed to effectively deliver engineering, scientific, and consulting assignments;
  • Manage regional execution of projects originated by the team and maintain a consistently high quality of deliverable


Minimum Qualifications

  • BS in Geology required, MS or higher in Geology preferred
  • 10+ years’ experience in the mining industry preferably with mineral processing experience 
  • 5+ years’ operational mining experience
  • Preferably experience as a consulting geologist or with a technical services role within a mining company
  • Must have strong relationships with mining companies and able to generate new work assignments to expand overall mining business
  • Extensive experience in the development, delivery, and operation of mining or mineral processing studies and projects
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills with experience in managing projects, preparing technical reports, making presentations, and preparing proposals
  • Experience in using mine planning, design, and scheduling software packages such as Vulcan, Surpac, Datamine Carlson, Gemcom, etc.
  • Registered or have the ability to register as a Professional Geologist 
  • An International Institute of Minerals Appraisers (IIMA) Certified Minerals Appraiser or the qualifications and willingness to become an IIMA Certified Minerals Appraiser
  • Previously worked on a team, been a study manager, area manager, geology manager, or lead geologist on several projects/studies or have gained equivalent experience working in an operational role
  • Established relationship networks within the mining sector of the US
  • Demonstrated leadership and management skills 

Willingness to:

  • Travel extensively in the US
  • Travel internationally when required
  • Mentor intermediate and junior level professionals
  • Demonstrate a “Safety First” attitude and focus and act as a role model to staff
  • Identify, develop, and follow through on new business opportunities
  • Identify cross-selling opportunities
  • Use your client focus to develop and maintain excellent relations with existing and new clients
  • Leverage existing, and build new, relationships at the operational, mine and regional management level of key clients 
  • Develop a backlog of assignments
  • Maintain ethical behavior and promote Gannett Fleming’s Values, Culture, and Quality

This is a seller/doer role

Life at Gannett Fleming

At Gannett Fleming, we believe in improving the lives of the people we serve.

We believe in innovation and social responsibility.

We believe in the diversity of our team and the creative solutions they provide.

We believe in embracing change and emerging technologies while maintaining an unmatched standard of quality.

We believe in creating an environment where employees can thrive at home and at work.

We believe in engaging our employees, building lasting relationships with our clients, and, in turn, making a difference in the world.

Gannett Fleming is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer, including veterans and disability status.

NO AGENCIES PLEASE: Unsolicited resumes from third party agencies will not be accepted.

Gannett Fleming Inc. will not sponsor an employment visa (e.g., H-1B visa), including any visa renewal during employment, for any candidate for this position. 
No relocation assistance will be provided for this position. Local residents will be given preference.

Location: Jacksonville, FL

Working Hours: 8 AM – 5 PM

Employment Status: Full-Time

Internal Requisition ID: 2017-4296



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