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Golder Associates Intermediate Geotechnical Engineer in CALGARY, Alberta

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.

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

Golder Associates Ltd. is seeking an experienced Intermediate Geotechnical Engineer to join our Prairies & North Geotechnical Engineering & Laboratory Group in Golder’s Calgary office on a full-time basis. The roles and responsibilities will entail a combination of technical work and involvement in developing our geotechnical engineering business including proposal writing, and client development.

An overview of your role will include:

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

  • Organize geotechnical investigations and laboratory testing

  • Scope, direct, and review geotechnical analyses with a focus on soil mechanics, including stability, settlement/consolidation, seepage, deposition modeling; and run out analyses for mine waste or water embankment dams.

  • Manage small projects according to client-approved scopes of work, and deliver high quality reports on time and within budget under the supervision of senior engineers

  • Support technical proposals and design work packages in response to client needs, under the supervision of senior engineers

  • Delegate work to junior engineers

  • Participate in and promote a safety-first culture

You will have a background in:

  • 7 to 12 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 Alberta / Saskatchewan

  • Strong technical writing, interpersonal communication, and emotional intelligence

  • Be able to work in diverse teams

  • Project management skills

  • Sound knowledge in soil mechanics and geotechnical engineering

  • Ability to think critically and problem solve

  • Ability to effectively delegate work and lead small project team

  • Commitment to safe work practices for yourself and your colleagues

Your benefits at Golder will include:

  • Competitive benefits and remuneration packages

  • Deepen your expertise in a dynamic work environment

  • Innovative and collaborative multidisciplinary projects

  • On the job training, mentoring, and coaching

  • Global and Regional projects

One of Canada’s Best Managed Companies, Platinum member status 15 consecutive years

Renowned for technical excellence, Golder (now a member of WSP) is a leading 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.

Health and Safety is a core paramount value of Golder (member of WSP). Given the importance of keeping one another safe and the growing list of our clients including vaccination status as part of their mandated health and safety requirements to work with them, you will be required to provide proof of full COVID-19 vaccination to Golder (member of WSP) as a condition of employment. You may also be required to undergo additional immunization to maintain a fully vaccinated status against COVID-19 whenever local Public Health Authorities recommend additional immunization.

Golder is committed to providing equitable treatment and equal opportunity to all individuals. As such, Golder will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment and selection process to applicants with disabilities, upon request.

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Title: Intermediate Geotechnical Engineer

Location: AB-CALGARY

Requisition ID: 21001951