Golder Associates Junior Geotechnical Engineer in MISSISSAUGA, Ontario

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 Ltd. is seeking a Geotechnical Engineer-in-Training to join our Ground Engineering Group , at the Mississauga office. As a junior engineer, you will work with senior and intermediate project managers and geotechnical colleagues on a variety of projects, with particular emphasis on geotechnical and foundations engineering for infrastructure, rail, pipelines, land development and power projects.

An overview of your role will include:

  • Carrying out field investigations, including borehole layout, utility clearances, supervision of drill rigs and/or excavators, logging boreholes and test pits, surveying, and slope inspections

  • Performing construction site reconnaissance, observations and inspections (for example, footing inspections, nuclear gauge testing, and concrete testing)

  • Reviewing soil and rock samples in our laboratory, scheduling geotechnical laboratory testing, and compiling test results for use on engineering projects

  • Summarizing and analyzing findings from reconnaissance/inspections, investigations and lab testing

  • Analyzing and modelling slope stability, settlement, foundation design, soil retaining structures and other geotechnical problems

  • Preparing or assisting with preparing engineering memos, reports, and presentations

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.

You will have a background in:

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

  • Eligible or in the process of obtaining Ontario P.Eng. designation

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

  • Excellent communication skills (both oral and written)

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

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

  • Valid driver’s license

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 communicator

  • Detail and quality focus

  • Good judgement

  • Strong organizational skills

  • Good 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 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.

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: Junior Geotechnical Engineer


Requisition ID: 19000055