Golder Associates Senior Rock Mechanics Engineer - Open Pit in Portland, United States
As a global, employee-owned organization with over 50 years of experience, Golder Associates is driven by our purpose to engineer earth’s development while preserving earth’s integrity. From more than 170 offices worldwide, our over 7000 employees deliver solutions that help our clients achieve their sustainable development goals by providing a wide range of independent consulting, design and construction services in our specialist areas of earth, environment and energy.
Do you enjoy developing, executing and providing senior oversight of geotechnical pit slope projects in rock and soils for mining projects? This is an exciting and challenging opportunity to work on mining projects, locally, nationally and internationally.
Key Duties and Responsibilities
Provide leadership in all aspects of project work and business development
Provide consultation on open pit mining projects for North America and international clients
Design, implement and oversee engineering studies in open pit related projects
Provide advice to mining operations
Conduct due diligence reviews and independent report work
Be available for travel to mine sites as required
Offer innovative and specialized solutions to internal and external clients
Mentoring and coaching of technical staff
Keep abreast of new research and developments within the industry
Business Development, networking and building long term relationships with clients
Work collaboratively with other senior members of the Golder Mining team to implement the business growth strategy, develop and maintain relationships with a broad client base
In conjunction with the Divisional Leader, and support from the Marketing team, identify, coordinate and undertake marketing and promotional activities for the specialist area region
Establish linkages with other business units to support and enhance service delivery
Display safety leadership
An undergraduate or post-graduate degree in mining/geotechnical/geological engineering especially open pit and slope experience in rock and soils
A minimum of 15 years’ work experience with an emphasis on slope design, slope reinforcement, monitoring with a working knowledge of blasting and dewatering
Led large complex projects for open pit and slopes that included data collection, data processing, numerical modeling, design and monitoring
Experience as a consulting engineer
Demonstrated experience in authoring technical papers and presenting at technical and trade conferences
The ability to establish and maintain solid client relationships
Highly effective leadership capabilities and strong interpersonal skills
Knowledge of, and ability to use numerical modeling software including RocScience (DIPS, SLIDE, RS2) and Itasca products (FLAC 2D/3D, UDEC)
Registration or eligibility for registration as Professional Engineer in the United States
Experience mentoring junior and intermediate level employees
Our staff benefit from:
An option to purchase shares in Golder Associates
Career and personal development opportunities and support of personal growth
Employee mentoring program
Competitive benefits and remuneration packages
Golder Associates Statement
Golder Associates Inc. is a drug free employer and undertakes drug and alcohol testing as allowed by law and pursuant to its Drug Free Workplace Policy.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.
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Job ID 2018-13599
Area of Interest EN - Geotechnical Engineering, Soil and Rock Mechanics
Job Type Full Time
# of Positions 1
Education (Minimum) Bachelor Degree
Experience (Years) 15