Golder Associates Geotechnical Technical Director 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?
Golder has a new opportunity for a Geotechnical Technical Director to join our Geotechnical engineering team on a full time basis based in Ottawa.
The primary focus of the Technical Director, will be identifying and developing new business opportunities for the Ground Engineering team, developing existing key client relationships as well as providing technical leadership, mentoring, developing graduate and intermediate individuals and providing project direction. Target projects will range from heavy civil and geotechnical engineering for major infrastructure, transportation, and land development.
An overview of your role will include:
Work collaboratively with other senior members to implement and deliver the business growth strategy, inclusive of identifying and securing new business opportunities
Leadership of project teams ensuring successful delivery of technical excellence and projects are delivered safely, on time, within budget and to client and Golder’s standards
Support and encourage the technical development of the team to meet CPD and chartership objectives and be recognized as a mentor and role model, offering motivation and encouragement to team members
Lead the production of technical reports and proposals
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’s health and safety policy and procedures
Act as a visible role model of Golder’s culture, demonstrating values and behaviours consistent with the Code of Conduct and Core Values
Ensure actions and behaviours are aligned to Golder’s Equality Policy at all times
You will have a background in:
Bachelor’s degree in Civil/Geotechnical Engineering with a focus in Geotechnics (Master in Geotechnical will be an asset)
15 years’ experience (post-degree) working in a consulting engineering environment at a senior project management level
Proven work winner with an ability to write technically and commercially sound proposals
Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written (in English)
Must be eligible to register as a professional engineer in the Province of Ontario
Strong interpersonal communication and critical thinking skills are essential
Strong leadership, delegation, mentoring and influencing skills
Strong project and financial management skills
Ability to liaise with clients and effectively develop relationships
Ability to work in a team environment
Full driving license
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.
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Title: Geotechnical Technical Director
Requisition ID: 19000178