Golder Associates Mine Closure Technical Lead 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 of ownership.

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

Golder has a new opportunity for a Mine Closure Technical Lead to join our Global Mining team on a full-time basis, to be based in North America.

Golder’s global mining group provides integrated engineering and environmental services to the mining industry, with clients that include mining companies, consultants, engineering firms, and financial institutions. Our mining team operates globally through a network of mining specialists located in North and Latin America, Europe, Africa, Australia and the Asia Pacific region, providing a unique range of services including environmental impact assessment and permitting, mine design, operation and waste management, and mine rehabilitation and closure. A global presence allows for broad, reliable and innovative services on a worldwide scale.

This role is integral to our development and delivery of our global mining strategy. The primary focus area for the Mine Closure Technical Lead is to provide leadership in the development and implementation of technically excellent closure plans and related studies for the world’s top mining companies.

Primary responsibilities for this role will be to:

  • Deliver consulting services to internal and external clients in the areas of mine closure design, closure costing, rehabilitation and development of mine closure plans

  • Lead 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

  • Coordinate multidisciplinary teams to develop winning proposals and deliver projects

  • Work collaboratively with other senior members of the Golder team to implement business growth strategy and develop and maintain relationships with a broad client base

  • Support continued growth in the provision of closure and reclamation services for both national and international work

  • Mentor and grow multidisciplinary teams of professionals

  • Collaborate to identify, coordinate and undertake marketing and promotional activities

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

You will have a background in:

  • At least 15 years of professional experience, with significant focus on mine closure

  • Relevant Degree within Environmental Science or Engineering

  • Professional Registration

  • A strong technical background and experience in a field related to mine closure (including, but not limited to reclamation, geochemistry, water management, and geotechnical engineering)

  • Experience with the development and execution of mine closure plans, preferably working with major mining companies

  • Demonstrated success in the consulting field, with the ability to build multidisciplinary teams, develop business, and provide excellent client service

  • Full professional proficiency in English, with excellent written and oral communication skills. Second and third language skills also an asset, particularly French and Spanish

  • A history of publishing/presenting on closure related topics

Your benefits at Golder will include:

  • Competitive benefits and remuneration packages

  • 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

  • Global projects and travel opportunities

One of Canada’s Best Managed Companies, Platinum member status 11 consecutive years

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 40 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.

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: Mine Closure Technical Lead

Location: BC-VANCOUVER

Other Locations: CA-ON-MISSISSAUGA, CA-ON-SUDBURY, CA-AB-CALGARY, CA-ON-TORONTO, CA-CA-WHITEHORSE, CA-CA-MONTREAL, CA-SK-SASKATOON, CA-ON-OTTAWA

Requisition ID: 18001794