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Golder Associates Staff Engineer in Columbus, Ohio

At Golder, we thriveon challenges.

Golder is not just a place to work, it is a promise of aliving, dynamic environment where people collaborate, innovate, build enduringrelationships, excel, and grow professionally in a strong culture ofownership.

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 Staff Engineer to join our Columbus team on a full-time basis.

Your primary responsibilities will include:

  • Work with project teams on geological and geotechnical projects thatinvolve field work, data evaluation, engineering analysis and report preparation.

  • Conduct field assignments, such as geologic mapping, drillingsupervision, borehole logging, test pit logging, site reconnaissance, andconstruction monitoring.

  • Prepare geotechnical data reports, calculations and modeling;

  • Prepare geotechnical recommendations reports with senior review;

  • Project assignments will include up to 50% national and internationaltravel.

  • Summarize the findings of the field assignments for input intoengineering reports.

  • Perform office tasks such as engineering analyses, engineering design, constructionrecommendations, and report preparation.


  • BS degree in geological engineering, civil, geotechnical engineering, or equivalency and 1-2 years of work experience

  • Strong computer skills and experience with industry standard commercial computer software including: Microsoft Office, AutoCAD, ArcGIS, and/or various mining and geo-engineering software;

  • Strong geologic field skills such as core logging, soil sampling, and groundwater sampling;

  • Detailed oriented with strong analytical skill and a positive attitude as well as the ability to work both independently and on teams;

  • 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;

  • A willingness to perform a variety of assignments on short notice is valuable.

  • It is also beneficial to be comfortable in remote settings, with a can-do attitude, and a willingness to perform a variety of tasks as needed to complete an assignment and satisfy project demands;

  • Must be eligible for employment in the U.S., possess a valid driver's license, and pass a pre-employment physical including drug screen and pre-employment background check;

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

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 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.

Equal Opportunity Employment Statement

Golder is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. Golder is a background screening, drug-free workplace.

To learn more about our company and culture click here to view The Promise of Golder at video.

Title: Staff Engineer

Location: OH-Columbus

Requisition ID: 19001459