Golder Associates Senior Mining Engineer in Lakewood, Colorado
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 Associates’ continued growth has resulted in the need for a Senior Mining Engineer to join our community of high performing engineers, scientists, and business professionals. This opportunity will be based in our Lakewood office. Our clients in the global mining industry expect the best from us and you will help us deliver it by providing high‑caliber technical solutions for the development of mineral projects in a safe, cost-effective, and responsible manner.
Salary range: $ $86,500 - $129,750
Responsibilities of the role will include:
As the technical lead, perform strategic modeling, design and engineering analyses duties, including interactive mine design and sequencing utilizing various mine modeling software packages
Conduct a full range of mine engineering functions, including:
Detailed design of open pit and underground mines
Engineering trade-off studies
Cost estimation and economic analysis of alternatives
Preparation of technical documents including public disclosure documents for Mineral Resources and Reserves
Support both the engineering and geologic aspects of projects as necessary
Apply Golder’s Project Management standards to manage all aspects of projects
Work collaboratively with engineers and technical staff to develop the skills and procedures needed to effectively deliver engineering and consulting assignments
Serve as an internal technical resource and provide guidance and mentorship to junior-level staff.
Identify, develop, and follow through on new business opportunities
Bachelor’s or master’s degree in mining engineering or a related field
Possess a Professional Engineer (PE) registration
A minimum of 7 years relevant experience with an emphasis on open pit and/or underground mine planning, design and scheduling
Experience as a consulting engineer or with a technical services role within a mining company
Strong English technical writing skills with experience writing proposals and technical reports.
Strong organizational, analytical, and strategic planning skills
Experience utilizing mine planning, design and scheduling software packages such as MineScape, MineSight 3D, Vulcan, Surpac, Deswik, Datamine, Gemcom, Mine 2-4D, and EPS
Ability to travel internationally and to remote project locations
Status, or ability to obtain status of Qualified Person for Disclosure Reporting
Fluency in languages other than English (e.g. French, Spanish, Portuguese)
In addition, to be successful at Golder you will demonstrate the following competencies: an ownership attitude; a client focus, technical excellence, sound judgement; communication skills; the ability to influence and mentor, innovation, leadership, and well-developed networking skills.
*Submittal of a cover letter with your application is appreciated
- Successful applicant must be able to provide proof of vaccination against COVID-19 prior to their start date or prior to December 8, 2021, whichever is later, or be granted an exemption based on a disability or sincerely-held religious belief. If you cannot receive the vaccine because of a disability or a sincerely-held religious belief, you may submit an accommodation request (https://wspushr.formstack.com/forms/reasonable_accommodation_log) to the Golder, A Member of WSP, Equal Employment Opportunity Office. Learn more about the COVID-19 vaccination here - https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/vaccines/index.html .
Your benefits at Golder will include:
Competitive benefits, some of which may require meeting eligibility criteria:
medical, dental, vision, HSA, dependent care FSA, 401k with company match structure, group term life insurance, short- and long-term disability, paid time off including holidays, vacation and sick leave banks, employee assistance program
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 Mining Engineer
Requisition ID: 21002980