Mobile golder Logo

Golder Associates Pavement/Materials Engineer 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 Pavement/Materials Engineer to join our Geotechnical Engineering team on a full-time time basis based in Ottawa, Ontario.

An overview of your role will include:

  • Participating on Municipal/MTO pavement engineering and/or concrete and materials engineering projects right from the proposal stage to planning and directing the field program;

  • Scheduling laboratory testing, analyzing the results, and writing the report;

  • Managing projects and providing technical direction to project engineers;

  • Working with other members of the Materials and Pavement Engineering Group in a business development and marketing role;

  • Planning, participation and mentoring of junior professional staff and all technical staff from proposal project completion;

  • Direction and some participation in field work will be required including pavement investigations, site reconnaissance, construction site supervision, bridge condition surveys, condition surveys of flexible and rigid pavements, coordinating on-site health and safety and traffic control meetings, and the coordination of the work performed by subcontractors;

  • Field data analysis and interpretation, report writing and client/project management;

While the primary focus will be on pavement and construction materials projects related to the transportation sector, opportunities will exist to work with other groups within this multidisciplinary office, as well as other Golder offices in Ontario and elsewhere.

You will have a background in:

  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in civil or geological (geotechnical) engineering, with a M.Sc. or M. Eng. Degree in a relevant Engineering disciplines such as Pavement/Materials/Geotechnical is preferred;

  • Eight (8) or more years of relevant engineering experience is preferred, but consideration will be given to strong candidates who may not fulfil this requirement. Experience in pavement/materials engineering is essential;

  • Proven capabilities in planning and supervising pavement and materials investigations and in writing reports and technical communications;

  • Strong all-around academic knowledge of geotechnical/materials engineering;

  • Experience in analyzing FWD data and AASHTO design software will be an advantage;

  • Experience or aptitude for proposal writing, client development, working in a team setting against tight timelines and other skills appropriate to consulting;

  • Registration or eligibility for registration as a Professional Engineer;

  • Excellent communication skills (both oral and written);

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

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: *Pavement/Materials Engineer**

*Location: *ON-OTTAWA**

*Requisition ID: *18001216**