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Golder Associates Senior Geotechnical Engineer in MANCHESTER, New Hampshire

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 is seeking a Senior Geotechnical Engineer to join our Manchester, New Hampshire office. In this role, you will have the opportunity to help lead our growing Geotechnical Practice and be involved in a variety of technically challenging projects throughout New England, and the opportunity to collaborate with leading industry experts in North America and worldwide. The primary focus for the Senior Geotechnical Engineer will be managing existing client relationships and project opportunities as well as developing new client relationships and project opportunities. This role will also be responsible for providing technical leadership, mentoring, developing graduate and intermediate individuals, and providing project direction and senior review.

Responsibilities of the role will include:

Work collaboratively with other senior members of the Golder team to interact with clients, engineering firms, developers, public agencies, and contractors to develop project opportunities.

  • The leadership of project teams ensuring successful delivery of technical excellence, projects are delivered safely on time, within budget, and to client and Golder’s standard.

  • Providing and contributing to client relationships, business development strategies and tactics focused on building and growing our business.

  • Leading multi-disciplinary project teams.

  • Participating in and promoting a safety-first culture.

  • Senior leadership and review for the production of technical reports and proposals.

  • Technical leadership of geotechnical engineering analyses and reporting, including deep foundations, retaining structures, and slope stability.

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


  • Bachelor’s degree in Geotechnical Engineering, or related field.

  • Project management skills commensurate with years of experience.

  • Minimum of ten years of relevant experience.

  • Registered Professional Engineer – in 1 or more New England states.

  • Strong soil mechanics, foundation, and slope stability engineering knowledge.

  • Excellent communication skills.

  • Demonstrated client liaison and business development skills.

  • Strong technical writing skills, with the ability to think critically and problem solve.

  • Ability to effectively delegate work and lead project teams.


  • Master’s degree in Geotechnical Engineering, or related field.

  • Civil Engineering experience.

  • Design-build experience in transportation and/or development discipline or task lead.

  • Numerical modelling experience.

  • Retaining walls and ground support experience.

  • Experience analyzing soil-structure interaction.

  • Rock mechanics experience.

  • Submittal of a cover letter with your application is required.

Your benefits at Golder will include:

  • Competitive benefits and remuneration packages

  • 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 Geotechnical Engineer


Requisition ID: 21001323