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Golder Associates Junior Geotechnical Engineer in DARTMOUTH, Nova Scotia

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 an immediate opening for a junior Geotechnical Engineer to join our Eastern Canada Geotechnical Group, based in our Dartmouth, Nova Scotia office.

An overview of your role will include:

  • Providing geotechnical engineering support for subsurface investigations and geotechnical analysis and design;

  • Developing, directing, and implementing geotechnical field programs;

  • Assisting with or carrying out various data analyses;

  • Assisting with various field activities, including drilling, test pitting, and inspections and testing services on construction projects,;

  • Being responsible for product quality control with adherence to company standards;

  • Developing your technical skills and sharing these skills with other members of your team;

  • Participating in a team environment within and outside of the geotechnical discipline;

  • Learning about the consulting business and contributing to business development;

  • Demonstrating a “Safety-First” focus and acting as a role model for other staff;

  • Maintaining a high standard of behaviour to uphold Golder’s reputation and demonstrating a commitment to our Core Values; and,

You will have a background in:

  • University graduate with a Degree in Geotechnical, Geological, or Civil (Geotechnical) Engineering (Master’s preferred);

  • Valid driver’s license and a reliable vehicle required;

  • 1 to 3 years of relevant working experience in geotechnical engineering;

  • A sound base in the application of geotechnical engineering to problem solving;

  • Strong interpersonal communication and critical thinking skills;

  • Ability to work in a team environment; and

  • Ability and willingness to travel.

  • Bilingual written and verbal in both French and English is not mandatory but is considered an asset;

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 projects and travel opportunities

One of Canada’s Best Managed Companies, Platinum member status 13 consecutive years

Renowned for technical excellence, Golder is a leading, global 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.

Golder Associates Ltd. is committed to meeting the accessibility needs of persons with disabilities in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 (AODA), and all other applicable legislation. Golder will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment and selection process to applicants with disabilities upon request.

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Title: Junior Geotechnical Engineer


Requisition ID: 21000554