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Golder Associates Geotechnical Engineer in Naas, Ireland

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.

Golder has a new opportunity for a Geotechnical Engineer to join our Mine Waste team on a permanent basis based in Naas, Ireland.

Key duties and responsibilities include:

  • Work as part of a diverse team of engineers, scientists and modellers from conceptual design through to detail design and engineering

  • Provide specialised technical input focused on landfill facilities, tailings management facilities, heap leach facilities, open pits, quarries, water impoundments and waste rock dump design, soil mechanics, soil improvement methods, geosynthetic materials engineering and related civil engineering work for projects worldwide

  • Assist project managers in the successful delivery of projects by managing own involvement in projects, including time, budget and quality control

  • Prepare and review technical reports, drawings, specifications, bill of quantities, and cost estimates

  • Travel to landfill sites, mine sites and greenfield developments to assist clients in solving engineering problems and support construction of Golder designs. Travel outside of Ireland will require overnight stays, and likely duration will depend on the nature of the project/client needs

  • Develop and maintain good relationships with new and existing clients and be able to effectively represent Golder Associates on site

  • Liaise with the Mining Team networks, which include specialists within Golder both nationally and internationally. To include participation in Europe’s Mining Team meetings and calls as and when required

  • Provide mentoring and coaching to other team members of graduate level

  • Assist others in carrying out business development activities including preparation of technical proposals

  • Act in the spirit of Golder’s values and do not misinterpret their meaning. Adhere to the Golder Code of Conduct at all times and raise concerns as appropriate. Regularly familiarise self with the Code of Conduct and how it is applicable to own role/position within the organisation

  • Display a ‘safety first’ attitude in line with an interdependent health and safety culture, promote positive health and safety, raise safety issues through the appropriate channels and adhere to Golder health and safety policy and procedures; and

  • Ensure actions and behaviours are aligned to Golder’s Equality Policy at all times.

This job description includes the principal purpose and main elements of the job. It is a guide to the nature of the main duties as they currently exist, but it is not intended as a wholly comprehensive or permanent schedule of tasks. The post holder is expected to work flexibly and respond positively to changing business needs

Skills, Qualifications, and Experience:

  • Degree qualified within civil engineering, geotechnical engineering or engineering geology, with a strong emphasis on and proven ability in soil mechanics

  • Knowledge of national and international design guidelines and regulations

  • Mining and geotechnical experience relating to mine waste disposal/facilities

  • The ability to interpret and monitor results and use a variety of tools to monitor and design geotechnical structures and assist clients with operational requirements

  • Demonstrable theoretical and practical experience of project management and consultancy, including supporting client relationships, projects, and project teams

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills (in English)

  • Strong interpersonal communication and critical thinking skills

  • Ability to manage client and other professional relationships

  • Ability to manage and work effectively within a team environment

  • Full Driving Licence

  • Willingness and ability to travel in Ireland and internationally, and on occasion to remote environments with limited communication or logistical support.

Your benefits at Golder will include:

  • Competitive benefits and remuneration packages

  • 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 over 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 an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Title: *Geotechnical Engineer *

Location: IRL-Naas

Requisition ID: 21000159