AREVA GeoChemist in Canada


  • Reports to the Manager, Environmental Geosciences

  • Lead the development and implementation of technical programs related to inorganic geochemistry including PHREEQC modelling and assessment of existing and planned waste management facilities at AREVA’s Canadian properties

  • Provide project management support to department projects including planning, scheduling, budget and tracking of related timelines, actions and project milestones

  • Prepare documentation in support of scientific studies, environmental assessment, follow up programs, and licensing of mining and related projects

  • Coordinate the contributions of technical specialists in the development of project outputs

  • Effectively communicate to internal and external audiences, including regulators, on issues related to geosciences and/or geotechnical issues

  • Preparation of technical reports for a variety of intended audiences ranging from internal circulation to regulatory review

  • Work as a team member and/or oversee in the preparation of documentation in support of engineering and scientific studies, environmental assessments, follow-up programs, and licensing of mining related projects

  • Provide technical leadership to site operations staff in the areas of environmental and /or geochemical monitoring, reporting, and resolution of technical issues your expertise

  • Supervise and/or manage contractors and consultants conducting engineering and scientific studies


AREVA Resources Canada, with its head office in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, is a world leading uranium exploration, mining and milling company. AREVA Resources Canada operates the McClean Lake and Midwest projects as well as the Cluff Lake mine, which is being decommissioned. AREVA Resources Canada is a partner in the McArthur River mine and Key Lake mill, and the Cigar Lake project.

AREVA Resources Canada is a wholly owned subsidiary of AREVA NC the mining, conversion and enrichment sector of the French AREVA group

AREVA NC, a wholly owned subsidiary of the AREVA group, is an industrial group active in the energy sector offering electric utilities all over the world a full range of products and services for nuclear power generation.

From uranium mining, conversion and enrichment through spent fuel reprocessing and recycling, AREVA NC's operations are integral to sustainable development

With manufacturing facilities in 41 countries and a sales network in more than 100, AREVA offers customers reliable technological solutions for CO2-free power generation and electricity transmission and distribution. We are the world leader in nuclear power and the only company to cover all industrial activities in this field.

Our 65,000 employees are committed to continuous improvement on a daily basis, making sustainable development the focal point of the group’s industrial strategy.

AREVA’s businesses help meet the 21stcentury’s greatest challenges: making energy available to all, protecting the planet, and acting responsibly towards future generations.

All candidates must meet the following minimum requirements in order to be considered for this opportunity. Candidates who exceed minimum qualifications may be considered for a higher level position.

  • A university science or engineering degree (bachelors or post graduate level) in geochemistry and/or hydrogeological disciplines, or the equivalent in education and experience.

  • 10 years’ experience in a regulatory environment dealing with provincial and/or federal legislation

  • Project Management experience

  • Familiarity with geochemical modelling tools such as PHREEQC

  • Good written and oral communication skills

  • Ability to work collaboratively with personnel within department and from other departments as team member and team leader to achieve project outcomes

  • Ability to foster and maintain good working relationships with peers, other departments and consultants in a diverse, multi-cultural project team

  • Ability to excel in a multi-disciplined team environment

  • Co-ordinate activities, information, materials or resources within own area of responsibility to meet tight deadlines and work under time pressure

  • Ability to work both in an office environment and also in the field

  • Required to have or to develop a sound knowledge of the company’s operations and the technical requirements imposed by legislation and various permits and licenses

  • Stay current with technical advancements in the geochemistry area as they relate to and are potentially applicable to implementation at the sites


  • Primarily based in the Saskatoon Corporate Office - Monday to Friday 40 hour work week

  • Periods of field work at McClean Lake Mill and/or AREVA sites across Canada will be required on occasion

We offer competitive salaries, an excellent benefits package, and flexible work options, as well as a uniquely diverse and unified team of professionals. Our culture supports an environment where employees can continuously learn and gain professional growth through education, exciting projects and career mobility. AREVA recognizes your achievements and excellent performance through various performance incentive, recognition and reward programs. Our commitment is to you, the employee.

Come work in an environment that is driven by integrity, innovation and visionary thinking. Join AREVA today, revolutionize the energy industry and energize your future!


Title: GeoChemist

Location: NORTH AMERICA-Canada

Requisition ID: 017-061-S