Golder Associates Senior Rock Mechanics 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 has a new opportunity for a Senior Rock Mechanics Engineer to join our Mining team on a full-time basis based in one of the following US offices in Portland, Reno, Denver or Phoenix.
The Global Mining Business within Golder provides integrated engineering and environmental services to the mining industry, with an enviable list of clients that include mining companies, consultants, engineering firms, and financial institutions. Golder Mining is coordinated on a global level through a network of mining specialists located in North and Latin America, Europe, Africa, Australia and Asia, providing a series of unique service packages that cover mine water, mine waste, mine environment, mine infrastructure and mine engineering and geology. A global presence allows for reliable and innovative services on a worldwide scale.
An overview of your role:
Provide leadership in all aspects of project work and business development
Provide consultation on underground and open pit mining projects for North American and international clients
Design, implement, and oversee engineering studies
Conduct due diligence reviews and independent report work
Provide advice to mining operations
Offer innovative and specialized solutions to internal and external clients
Be available for travel to mine sites as required
Mentoring and coaching of technical staff
Keep up to date with new research and developments within the industry
Business development, networking, and building long-term relationships with clients
Work collaboratively with other senior members of the Global Mining team to implement the business growth strategy, develop, and maintain relationships with a broad client base
In conjunction with the Divisional Leader and support from the Marketing team, identify, coordinate, and undertake marketing and promotional activities for the specialist area region
Establish linkages with other business units to support and enhance service delivery
Display safety leadership
Requirements for the role:
An undergraduate or post-graduate degree in mining, geotechnical or geological engineering especially in open pit and slope experience in rock and soils
A minimum of 10 years of work experience with an emphasis on underground and surface rock engineering design
Lead large complex projects for mines that includes data collection, data processing, numerical modeling, design, and monitoring
Demonstrated experience in authoring technical papers and presenting at technical and trade conferences
Experience as a consulting engineer or technical services role
Proven ability to establish and maintain solid client relationships
Highly effective leadership capabilities and strong interpersonal skills
Knowledge of and ability to use numerical modeling software including Rocscience (Dips, SLIDE, RS2, Examine 3D), and Itasca (FLAC2D/3D, UDEC)
Registration or eligibility for registration as Professional Engineer
Experience mentoring junior and intermediate level employees
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
Global projects and travel opportunities
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 40 countries, Golder’s 7,000 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 is committed to providing equitable treatment and equal opportunity to all individuals. As such, Golder will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment and selection process to applicants with disabilities, upon request.
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Title: Senior Rock Mechanics Engineer
Location: OR-LAKE OSWEGO
Other Locations: US-NV-RENO, US-AZ-TEMPE, US-CO-Lakewood
Requisition ID: 20000163