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Golder Associates Junior Geotechnical Tailings Engineer in EDMONTON, Alberta

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.

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 Junior Geotechnical Tailings Engineer to join our Mine Waste team on a full-time basis from our Calgary or Edmonton locations.

*An overview of your role will include: *

  • Provide technical support in geotechnical and mine waste management projects, including field investigation, laboratory testing and interpretation; design and construction; geotechnical analysis; and dam safety inspections

  • Complete geotechnical analyses, with a focus on soil mechanics, including stability, seepage, thermal modelling; deposition modeling; and run out analyses for mine waste or water embankment dams and waste rock spoils under the direction and supervision of intermediate and senior engineers

  • Organize and complete geotechnical investigations including test pitting, drilling, and cone penetration tests

  • Support and contribute to design work packages in response to client needs

  • Complete daily inspections and contribute to sections of technical reporting under the direction and supervision of intermediate and senior engineers

  • Participate in and promote a safety-first culture 

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You will have the following skills and attributes:

  • 2 to 4 years of relevant (post-degree) experience working in a consulting engineering or mining industry environment

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil or Geological Engineering

  • Currently registered or eligible for registration as a Professional Engineer or EIT in British Columbia

  • Strong technical writing, interpersonal communication, and emotional intelligence

  • Be able to work in diverse teams

  • Excellent planner and organizer; can effectively share tasks

  • Understand how to apply geotechnical skills and deliver high quality results

  • Be accountable for completing tasks on time and on budget

  • Desire to learn and grow your career

  • Commitment to safe work practices for yourself and your colleagues

  • French or Spanish language skillsets 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 15 consecutive years

Renowned for technical excellence, Golder, now a member of WSP, is a leading, global 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 Tailings Engineer

Location: AB-CALGARY

Other Locations: CA-AB-EDMONTON

Requisition ID: 21002665