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Golder Associates Geotechnical Engineer in Anchorage, Alaska

At Golder, we thrive on challenges.

Golder is not just a place to work, it is a promise of a living, dynamic environment where people collaborate, innovate, build enduring relationships, excel, and grow professionally in a strong culture of ownership.

Do you have the desire to learn? The drive to excel and thrive in an engaged, collaborative environment?

Golder is seeking a Graduate Civil/Geotechnical Engineer to join our US Mine Waste Team in our Anchorage, Alaska office. You will have the opportunity to work as a part of a regional team on challenging mining, heavy civil, and geotechnical projects.

Your primary responsibilities will include:

  • Working within our mine waste team on civil and geotechnical engineering projects for the mining industry with opportunities to work on projects in other industries

  • Performing engineering tasks such as:

  • Site and material characterization

  • Facility design including grading, storage capacity, and construction quantity evaluations.

  • Slope stability, seepage, consolidation, liner system, and settlement analyses.

  • Permafrost soils and cold region related engineering analyses, design, and thermal modeling

  • Surface water management facility design and analysis

  • Assisting with the preparation of technical reports that document field and laboratory investigations, engineering analyses, and facility designs

  • Assisting with the preparation of project design packages including technical drawings, specifications, schedules, and cost estimates

  • Performing domestic and international field assignments, such as geotechnical investigations and construction monitoring

Required:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in civil or geotechnical engineering or an equivalent field of study

  • Successful completion of the Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) exam or the ability to complete the exam within 6 months of start date

  • Strong analytical skills including the ability to complete engineering calculations and analyses

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to work both independently and on teams

  • Comfortable working in remote settings

  • Participating in and promoting a safety-first culture

  • Willingness to travel both domestically and internationally

Desired:

  • Master’s degree in civil or geotechnical engineering, or an equivalent field of study.

  • 1 year of relevant work experience (including internship or co-op experience)

  • Submittal of a cover letter with your application is appreciated. *

Your benefits at Golder will include:

  • Competitive benefits and remuneration packages

  • Opportunity to deepen your expertise in a dynamic work environment;

  • Innovative and collaborative multidisciplinary projects; and,

  • On the job training, mentoring, and coaching.

Renowned for technical excellence, Golder, a member of WSP, is a leading global specialized engineering and consulting organization with over 60 years of successful service to its clients. By joining forces with WSP in 2021, Golder is now part of a 14,000-person strong earth and environment practice, providing engineering, remediation, regulatory & compliance, design, and environmental services on projects that span all seven continents. Our professionals are driven by a passion to deliver results, offering unique specialized skills to address the ever-evolving challenges that earth, environment, and energy present to clients across the infrastructure, mining, oil & gas, manufacturing, and power sectors.

Equal Opportunity Employment Statement

Golder is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, sex, genetic information, marital status, national origin, race, religion, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, individuals with disabilities or other characteristics protected by law. Golder is a background screening, drug-free workplace.

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Title: Geotechnical Engineer

Location: AK-Anchorage

Requisition ID: 21001614

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