Who We Are
At Maven, we believe in a sustainable future, where clean energy and products are made with minimal impact on water and the environment. We have opened a state of the art water treatment facility that has laboratories and pilot-scale testing capabilities for the mining and oil and gas sectors. There is huge opportunity for career advancement in our young, high growth company through our local and international projects. Our team is currently a dozen strong, and on track to build to 100 within the next 2-3 years.
We are looking for a full-time Senior Scientist to join our Saskatoon office. You will advise, consult on, and design passive, semi-passive, and biological water treatment projects and strategies for the mining sector using our state of the art tools and technologies. You will have the opportunity to be an owner and directly benefit from your efforts and contributions. If you choose, you have the opportunity to influence and build procedures, policy, and process as we grow and build.
What you’ll be doing (any or all of):
Advise on water management and treatment strategies using a wide range of tools and techniques;
Consult on water treatment projects from initial site studies, to pilot, through to implementation at full-scale;
Design and optimize semi-passive water treatment systems such as treatment wetlands, bioreactors, in situ treatment, etc;
Lead water management and treatment aspects of operating permits, closure reclamation and research plans, and other regulatory submissions for clients;
Develop proposals and work plans, and respond to RFPs;
Guide and oversee internal technology development programs through design and prototyping of mobile pilot-scale technology for treatment wetlands and semi-passive bioreactors; and
Coach and mentor junior team members and build relationships across the team.
What we’re looking for:
Bachelor's Degree in a relevant scientific field is required;
Masters of Science and/or PhD is a strongly preferred;
Degree or experience in biogeochemistry;
10+ years experience in mine water management or treatment, including semi-passive water treatment (wetlands, in situ, etc) or active bioreactors;
Strong expertise with experimental design, water treatment systems, data interpretation, and associated technical reporting;
Advanced spreadsheets and other data analysis and visualization methods including statistics or modeling software;
Intellectually curious and enjoy multidisciplinary problem-solving in a team-oriented setting;
Desire to step outside a standard job role;
You have entrepreneurial DNA - you're excited to contribute to a rapidly growing business, comfortable making decisions in the face of ambiguity; and,
You have a growth mindset and seek opportunities for personal learning and growth in a dynamic team environment.
How to Apply
Apply by August 30, 2021 through our portal with your email and cover letter at mavenwe.bamboohr.com/jobs
Maven is an equal opportunity employer. We appreciate your interest in applying to our company, however, only those applicants selected for interviews will be contacted.