Golder Associates Geotechnical Engineer Job in Columbus, Ohio

Geotechnical Engineer

Location US-OH-Columbus

Posted Date 2 months ago(1/26/2018 11:15 AM)

Job ID: 2018-13537

Area of Interest: EN - Geotechnical Engineering, Soil and Rock Mechanics

Job Type: Full Time

# of Positions: 1

Education (Minimum): Bachelors Degree

Experience (Years): 0


Job Responsibilities

Golder Associates is seeking a Junior Geotechnical Engineer to join our team in Columbus, OH. This is a junior position in the consulting stream and is regarded as a professional person in the delivery of engineering design services in line with the Golder suite of geotechnical engineering.


  • Use your scientific and engineering knowledge to solve ground engineering problems, specifically soils.

  • Analyze and interpret field and laboratory information.

  • Perform field investigations including geotechnical logging of soils and rocks, groundwater investigations and sampling.

  • Perform field construction quality assurance services including compaction testing, geosynthetics installation monitoring, and piping installations.

  • Perform geotechnical laboratory testing.

  • Perform engineering analyses such as slope stability, settlement, leachate calculations, and storm water calculations.

  • Contribute to preparation of reports.

  • Be prepared to travel 50% of the time.

  • Be prepared to work in a fast-paced, client driven environment.

Job Requirements

  • Relevant degree in geotechnical, geological, or civil engineering

  • FE/EIT registration is preferred

  • Broad knowledge of geotechnical and geological engineering principles and practices

  • Specific knowledge related to soils engineering and related disciplines, including experience working in a geotechnical soils laboratory

  • Experience with Construction Bidding package preparation is preferred

  • Experience with field work for soils and geosynthetics construction quality assurance is preferred

  • Experience with geotechnical software programs such as GRLWEAP, Lpile, Slide, MathCAD, and Settle 3D is preferred

  • Experience with water design programs such as HELP model and HEC-HMS is a plus

  • Experience and proficiency with AutoCAD is preferred

While we appreciate the interest of all candidates, only those individuals selected for interview will be contacted.

Additional Information

Our Staff Benefit from:

An option to purchase shares in Golder Associates

Career and personal development opportunities and support of personal growth

Employee mentoring program

Competitive benefits and remuneration packages

At Golder Associates, we strive to be the most respected global group specializing in ground engineering and environmental services. Employee-owned since our formation in 1960, we have created a unique culture with pride in ownership, resulting in long-term organizational stability. Our professionals take the time to build an understanding of our clients’ needs and of the specific environments in which they operate. Golder has experienced steady growth in the number of people we employ and our technical capabilities. We now employ over 6,000 people who operate from more than 160 offices across Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, North America and South America.

Golder Associates Statement

Golder Associates Inc. is a drug free employer and undertakes drug and alcohol testing as allowed by law and pursuant to its Drug Free Workplace Policy. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.