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Golder Associates Senior Geotechnical Engineer (Mine Waste Management) 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 Associates is seeking a Senior Geotechnical Engineer to join our Mine Waste Management Team, at our Anchorage, Alaska Office. You will have the opportunity to work as a part of a regional team on challenging

tailings dams and mine waste management projects.

An overview of your role will include:

  • Manage a wide variety of tailings dam and mine waste management projects, including field investigation, laboratory testing and interpretation; design and construction; geotechnical analysis; and dam safety inspections and reviews

  • Direct and review geotechnical analyses with a focus on dam and soil mechanics; provide technical expertise in your specialization

  • Manage quality control and risks during geotechnical and design work, including critical review of results under the direction of Principals and Associates

  • Manage medium to large projects according to client-approved scopes of work, and deliver high quality reports and drawings on time and within budget under the direction of Principals and Associates

  • Maintain existing client relationships and develop new business opportunities

  • Complete or review technical proposals and design work package in response to client needs under the direction of Principals and Associates

  • Coach and mentor junior and intermediate staff with respect to their career growth and professional development

  • Support development and implementation of Golder’s mining business plan

  • Participate in and promote a safety-first culture

You will have the following skills and attributes:

  • 10 to 15 years of relevant (post-degree) experience working in a consulting engineering or mining industry environment

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil or Geological Engineering, Master’s Degree preferred

  • Currently registered or eligible for registration as a Professional Engineer in the United States, Alaska designation strongly preferred

  • Strong technical writing, interpersonal communication, and emotional intelligence; ability to establish good relationships with clients and colleagues

  • Strong, client-focused project management skills

  • Have expertise in soil mechanics and geotechnical engineering, with a technical specialization

  • Ability to manage risk and have excellent engineering judgement

  • Ability to effectively delegate work and lead interdisciplinary project teams

  • Cold regions / arctic engineering would be an asset

  • Currently registered or eligible for registration as a Professional Engineer in Alaska would be an asset

  • Health and safety leadership

Your benefits at Golder will include:

  • Competitive benefits and remuneration package

  • Option to purchase shares in Golder

  • Employee owned structure - own the business, own the result

  • Deepen your expertise in a dynamic work environment

  • Innovative and collaborative multidisciplinary projects

  • On the job training, mentoring, and coaching

Renowned for technical excellence, Golder is a leading, global employee-owned engineering and consulting firm with over a half century of successful service to its clients. With over 165 offices in over 30 countries, Golder’s 6,500 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 and 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 race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. Golder is a background screening, drug-free workplace.

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Title: Senior Geotechnical Engineer (Mine Waste Management)

Location: AK-Anchorage

Requisition ID: 19001861