Golder Associates Geo-Environmental Engineer (Junior) in OTTAWA, 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?

The Ottawa office is looking for an enthusiastic and motivated Geo-Environmental Engineer to join our Waste Management Services Group. The successful candidate will work within our Environmental Division, which consists of professional engineers, hydrogeologists, environmental scientists, risk assessors, process engineers, archaeologists and biologists.

An overview of your role will include:

  • Assisting with field investigation programs; drilling, test pits, soil sampling, monitoring well installations, aquifer testing, groundwater and surface water sampling, etc.;

  • Quality assurance monitoring and overall construction management of waste management projects;

  • Reviewing landfill site hydrogeology for modifications to monitoring programs and/or contaminant transport modelling;

  • Working with municipal and provincial governments and other agencies to establish submission requirements for permitting, preparing applications and obtaining approvals;

  • Carrying out contaminant transport and/or landfill gas models;

  • Assisting with design and specification preparation for engineered components of landfill sites (including leachate collection and removal, landfill gas collection and leachate treatment systems);

  • Preparing detailed cost estimates for proposed engineering and other works;

  • Assisting with waste planning projects including waste management plans, demolition waste monitoring and comparisons of waste management technologies;

  • Participating in office and project duties such as data management, analysis and interpretation, report preparation, proposal preparation, public consultation event planning and other general office duties;

  • Becoming familiar with and implementing Golder’s policies, including the use of safe work practices in accordance with our Health & Safety requirements

You will have a background in:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Civil/Environmental Engineering;

  • 1-2 years relevant experience is preferred, but consideration will be given to strong candidates who may not fulfill this requirement;

  • Academic qualifications that give the candidate eligibility for professional registration in Ontario;

  • Ability to work both independently and as a member of a team;

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills;

  • Excellent organizational and time management abilities;

  • Excellent attention to detail; and

  • Willing to travel to remote project sites for limited periods of time.

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.

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Title: Geo-Environmental Engineer (Junior)

Location: ON-OTTAWA

Requisition ID: 18002019