Golder Associates Intermediate Geotechnical Engineer in MISSISSAUGA, Ontario

Golder Associates Ltd. is seeking an Intermediate Geotechnical Engineer to join our Ground Engineering group as part of our Greater Golden Horseshoe Operations, at the Mississauga location. The roles and responsibilities will entail a combination of technical work and involvement in developing our ground engineering business including proposal writing, and client development.

Responsibilities would typically include:


  • Serve as a technical resource in the ground engineering business across the life cycle of project work: problem definition, solution development, testing, engineering, commissioning and operations support;

  • Serve as bench strength for project development and delivery (proposals, project management, client relations, team development and training);

  • Work to build relationships with other Golder staff around the company, through constructive engagement and collaboration;

  • Work to build business opportunities with other Golder staff around the company;

  • Contribute to a rewarding and collaborative work atmosphere in the office, and to engaging junior staff in all disciplines; and,

  • Contribute to a culture of health, safety and protection of the environment by being a role model to junior and new staff and by giving industry and site perspectives to inexperienced staff which are crucial to make safety and contribute to the development, streamlining and automation of safety related documentation.

Project/Practice and Client Involvement:

  • Developing an understanding of our client’s needs and delivering high quality service to ensure client satisfaction;

  • Functioning as a key participant in team and client meetings;

  • Helping develop and participate in strong interoffice and intercompany teams to achieve project goals;

  • Recognizing areas for internal improvement and working with senior colleagues to develop these improvements; and

  • Minimizing our exposure and risk across projects.

Knowledge Transfer:

  • Mentoring colleagues in the group in the technical area of ground engineering and mentoring colleagues of all disciplines in GTA around consulting and business development.

  • Business Development:

  • Help identify partnership opportunities and capitalize on “add-on” opportunities within existing projects and new clients.


  • Demonstrating a “Safety First” focus and acting as a role model to other staff;

  • Maintaining a high standard of ethical behaviour to uphold Golder’s reputation and demonstrating a commitment to our Core Values; and

  • Performing other duties as required.

  • While the primary focus will be on civil / geotechnical engineering projects in the Greater Golden Horseshoe, opportunities will exist to work with other divisions in Golder’s multidisciplinary offices, as well as other Golder offices in Ontario and beyond.

  • Bachelor’s or a Master’s Degree in Geotechnical (Civil or Geological) Engineering;

  • 7 to 10 years of relevant working experience since graduation;

  • Licensed Professional Engineer in the Province of Ontario;

  • Licenses Profession Engineer in other provinces and/or territory is an asset;

  • Strong people skills and a desire and ability to work in a team environment;

  • Strong interpersonal communication and critical thinking skills;

  • Excellent communication skills (both oral and written);

  • Demonstrating a “Safety-First” focus and acting as a role model to other staff; and,

  • Maintaining a high standard of behaviour to uphold Golder’s reputation and demonstrating a commitment to our Core Values; and,

  • Valid driver’s license.

  • In addition, to be successful at Golder, you will possess the following Success Attributes: ownership attitude; shows initiative; enthusiastic; learning and growth; willing to ask questions; versatile / flexible; good communication; detail and quality focus; good judgment; organization; and work ethic.

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

One of Canada’s Best Managed Companies, Platinum member status 11 consecutive years

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 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.

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.

To learn more about our company and culture click here to view The Promise of Golder at video.

Title: Intermediate Geotechnical Engineer


Requisition ID: 17000269