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Golder Associates Principal Water Resources Engineer in BOURNE END, United Kingdom

As a global, employee-owned organization with over 50 years of experience, Golder is driven by our purpose to deliver solutions to solve our customers’ toughest challenges. From more than 165 offices worldwide, our over 6,500 employees deliver solutions that help our clients achieve their sustainable development goals by providing a wide range of independent consulting, management, design and construction services across a range of market sectors.

At Golder, we thrive on challenges

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

The global Mining Group within Golder provides integrated engineering and environmental services to the mining industry, with an enviable list of clients that include mining companies, consultants, Engineering firms, and financial institutions. The Golder Mining Group is coordinated on a global level through a network of mining specialists located in North and Latin America, Europe, Africa, Australia and the Asia Pacific region, providing a series of unique service packages that cover mine water, mine waste, mine environment, mine infrastructure and mine engineering and geology. A global presence allows for reliable and innovative services on a worldwide scale.

Do you enjoy developing new business opportunities? As well as leading projects and teams? The primary focus for the Principal Water Resources Engineer is to grow Golder’s mining market share using existing networks, developing new business opportunities, and understanding and maintaining our existing key client relationships.

This role is an integral part of the development and delivery of the Mining business strategy for Mine Water Services, in line with Golder’s Vision, Charter and Destination.

Key duties and responsibilities include:

  • Work collaboratively with other senior members of the Golder Mining team to implement the business growth strategy, develop and maintain relationships with a broad client base, and build a vibrant mine water practice

  • Leadership of multi-disciplinary project teams on local, regional and international consulting projects, so they are delivered safely, on time, within budget and to client and Golder’s standards.

  • Deliver leading practice consulting services to internal and external clients in the areas of conceptual model development, mine water management, stormwater management, flood lines, hydrology, water conservation and demand management, water balances, mine dewatering, environmental impact assessments for the resource industry and demonstrable ability in water supply work and modelling

  • In conjunction with the Divisional Leader of Water and support from the Marketing team, identify, coordinate and undertake marketing and promotional activities for the specialist area region

  • Encourage, promote and facilitate the effective sharing/coordination of resources among Mine Water consulting teams to maximise productivity of the team and allow for skill development and succession planning

  • Establish linkages with other business units to support and enhance service delivery

  • Mentor and grow a team of successor in Mine Water Management

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, Water Resources Engineering or Hydrology or a related field/Postgraduate qualification in engineering or environmental management

  • Registered Chartered/Professional Engineer or Member of a related professional body

  • Ability to lead and guide high performing teams

  • High level communication and presentation skills

  • Experience in developing client relationships and contributing to business growth

  • Track record of winning work individually and for others

  • High level project management experience.

Golder is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Title: Principal Water Resources Engineer


Requisition ID: 18000803