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Golder Associates Senior Geotechnical Engineer in Houston, Texas

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 a new opportunity for a Senior Geotechnical Engineer to join our Central Operations team in a Full-Time position at our Houston, Texas office.

Your primary responsibilities will include:

  • Manage and develop existing client relationships and project opportunities and provide geotechnical project direction.

  • Provide technical leadership and mentorship to graduate and intermediate engineers.

  • Lead project teams who successfully deliver technically excellent projects safely, on time, within budget and to the clients’ and Golder’s standards.

  • Provide geotechnical engineering analyses and reporting on foundations, retaining structures, earthquake hazards, and slope stability

  • Represent Golder at project team meetings, client events, and professional meetings


  • Bachelor’s degree in Geotechnical Engineering or a related field

  • Minimum of 15 years relevant experience

  • Demonstrated successful project management experience

  • Registered Professional Engineer

  • Strong soil mechanics and foundation engineering knowledge


  • Master’s degree in Geotechnical Engineering or a related field

  • Infrastructure/transportation experience

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: Senior Geotechnical Engineer

Location: TX-Houston

Requisition ID: 19000727