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Golder Associates Graduate Geotechnical Engineer in Columbus, Ohio

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 is seeking a Graduate Civil/Geotechnical Engineering to join our Columbus, Ohio office. In this role, the selected candidate will be responsible for work on pipeline hazards, mining, solid waste, and power industry projects in the Great Lakes Region.

Your primary responsibilities will include:

  • Work with project teams on geological and geotechnical engineering projects that involve CAD Design, construction oversight, field work, data evaluation, engineering analysis and report preparation

  • Conduct field assignments, such as site mapping, drilling supervision, borehole logging, test pit logging, site reconnaissance, and construction quality assurance (CQA) monitoring

  • Prepare construction documents including engineering drawings, specifications, and bid documents

  • Prepare engineering data reports, calculations and modeling for stormwater, geotechnical, waste management, and utility projects

  • Project assignments may include local, national, and international travel (>50% of the time) with possible short-term or long-term assignments at project sites

  • Summarize the findings of the field assignments for input into engineering reports


  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil/Geotechnical Engineering

  • Strong computer skills (including Microsoft Office)

  • Familiar with engineering field skills such as field measurement and geological mapping, soil sampling, and groundwater sampling

  • Detail-oriented, with strong analytical skills and a positive attitude, as well as the ability to work both independently and on team

  • Willingness to obtain 40-hour OSHA HAZWOPER health and safety training certification and to work on sites that are potentially impacted by releases of regulated chemicals

  • Ability to be comfortable in remote settings and a willingness to perform a variety of tasks on short notice to satisfy project demands


  • Master’s degree in Civil/Geotechnical Engineering

  • EIT certification

  • Experience with industry standard commercial computer software including AutoCAD and other various engineering software

Additional Requirement:

  • Successful applicant must be able to provide proof of vaccination against COVID-19 prior to their start date or prior to December 8, 2021, whichever is later, or be granted an exemption based on a disability or sincerely-held religious belief. If you cannot receive the vaccine because of a disability or a sincerely-held religious belief, you may submit an accommodation request ( to the Golder, A Member of WSP, Equal Employment Opportunity Office. Learn more about the COVID-19 vaccination here - .

Your benefits at Golder will include:

  • Competitive benefits and remuneration packages;

  • Opportunity to deepen your expertise in a dynamic work environment;

  • Innovative and collaborative multidisciplinary projects; and,

  • On the job training, mentoring and coaching.

Renowned for technical excellence, Golder, a member of WSP, is a leading global specialized engineering and consulting organization with over 60 years of successful service to its clients. By joining forces with WSP in 2021, Golder is now part of a 14,000-person strong earth and environment practice, providing engineering, remediation, regulatory & compliance, design, and environmental services on projects that span all seven continents. Our 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 & 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 age, color, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, sex, genetic information, marital status, national origin, race, religion, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, individuals with disabilities or other characteristics protected by law. Golder is a background screening, drug-free workplace.


Title: Graduate Geotechnical Engineer

Location: OH-Columbus

Requisition ID: 21001952