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Golder Associates Senior Tailings Engineer in DONCASTER, United Kingdom

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 Senior Tailings Engineer to join our Mine Waste team on a full-time basis based in the UK .

This role is an integral part of the development and delivery of the Mining Group Strategy for Mine Waste Services, in line with Golder’s Vision, Charter and Destination. The primary focus areas for the Senior Tailings Engineer are to maintain technical excellence and grow Golder’s mining market share using existing networks, developing new business opportunities, and understanding and maintaining existing key client relationships. As well as providing guidance and consulting services in specialist areas whilst establishing strong linkages across the Global Mining Group.

Responsibilities of the role will include:

  • Leadership of 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.

  • Deliver leading practice consulting services to internal and external clients in mine waste management.

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

  • In conjunction with the Divisional Leader, the Group Leader, and support from the Marketing team, identify, coordinate and undertake marketing and promotional activities for the specialist area region.

  • Encourage, promote and facilitate the effective sharing/coordination of resources among Mine Waste consulting teams to maximise productivity of the team and allow for skill development and succession planning.

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

  • Carrying out the design of tailings storage facilities, from conceptual through detailed design stages.

  • Preparing and delivering technical reports and overseeing others input to technical reports


  • Bachelor’s degree or similar in civil, geotechnical or environmental engineering

  • Postgraduate qualification in geotechnical engineering or area related to tailings management would be an advantage

  • Registered Chartered/Professional Engineer or Member of a related professional body

  • Proven capabilities, working efficiently in project teams as both contributor and leader

  • High level project management experience.

  • Experience in developing client relationships and contributing to business growth.

  • Track record of winning work individually and for others.

  • Commitment to Excellence

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: Senior Tailings Engineer



Requisition ID: 21001667