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Golder Associates Site Manager Iquique in LAS CONDES, Chile

At Golder, we thrive onchallenges.

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.

Golder has a new opportunity for a Site Manager to join our team in Chile, on a full-time contract basis for our CQA services for the Tailings Management Facility (TMF) for the QB2 Project, one of the most important projects of Golder now .

This role will include:

  • Implement the HSSE Plan and lead aproactive and results-focused HSSE culture.

  • Implement and lead our project for theConstruction Quality Assurance for the TMF, in close collaboration with the Engineerof Record/ Engineering Manager (located in Vancouver).

  • Interact with the Owner Constructionteam members, including the construction manager (CM) representative.

  • Leading the site Golder ConstructionQuality Assurance team members.

  • Establish and communicate theobjectives and scope of the project, provide the work program, lead changemanagement, coordinate individual tasks and responsibilities, and ensure thatdeadlines are met.

  • Carry out daily, weekly, and monthlyprogramming coordination with the team involved in the execution of the worksin terms of the quality management of the work.

  • Assist the project management team inthe preparation of progress and cost reports.

  • Maintain effective communication withthe Client and the CM Representative.

Professional background and experience;

  • Minimum 20 years of experience in similar positions in engineering projects and tailings geotechnical oriented as well as quality assurance – expertise required:

  • Dam Construction, tailings classification (cycloning) and distribution, civil earthworks, strong knowledge of water management, including piping and pumping, and QA.

  • Engineering Professional; with academic training as Project / Construction Manager (desirable).

  • Background / experience with similar large construction projects, preferably in Latin America

  • Availability to work under an 8x6 shift in Iquique (project location).

  • Ability to work at high altitude (project site at about 4,600 msnm).

  • Proficient in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, MS Project.

Competencies and attributes

  • A strong focus on workplace safety and demonstrated safety leadership.

  • Technical excellence.

  • Able to communicate effectively with stakeholders.

  • Excellent planning and organization skills.

  • Good ownership attitude in meeting expectations.

  • Ability to meet deadlines; accomplish work in order of priority; professionally maintain composure and effectiveness under pressure and changing conditions.

  • Demonstrates leadership qualities in the development of activities. Ability to engage, inspire, and influence people.

  • English and Spanish level (Advanced)

Your benefits at Golder will include:

  • Being an integral part of the world’s largest and most trusted mining-focused consulting organization with over 1700 Mining business team members and colleagues around the globe.

  • Opportunity to purchase shares in Golder Associates (privately owned partnership).

  • Relocation package if the selected candidate chose to move to Santiago or Iquique.

  • Employee mentoring program.

  • Competitive benefits and remuneration packages.

At Golder we offer:

  • 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 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.

Title: Site Manager Iquique


Requisition ID: 19002965