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Golder Associates Senior Tailings Engineer in Richmond, Australia

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 full-time opportunity within our team for a Senior Tailings Engineer , based in Melbourne . In this role, you will be responsible for the technical direction of tailings design studies, and related analyses. This will include providing recommendations in the area of tailings and mine waste management to clients while delivering best practice consulting services.

Key duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Liaising with specialists from other disciplines or offices within Golder and providing technical direction of tailings design studies and related analyses;

  • Providing recommendations in area of tailings and mine waste management to clients;

  • Stakeholder management, including other consultants, client and sub-contractors;

  • Maintaining effective client relationships and generating consulting business by building and maintaining business networks;

  • Leading of multi-disciplinary project teams on local, regional and international consulting assignments;

  • Providing health, safety and environment leadership to the project teams; and

  • Project managing, budgeting and quality control for tailings, mine waste, heap leach and similar assignments throughout Golder.

Skills, Qualifications, and Experience

  • Bachelor-Degree in Civil/ Mining Engineering or equivalent, as well as post graduate qualifications and demonstrated tailings experience in a professional services, will be highly regarded;

  • Ability to lead and mentor a team of individuals to deliver high quality service to clients within budget and time constraints;

  • Access to local industry knowledge and contacts;

  • Excellent interpersonal skills with a creative and focused approach;

  • Ability to work independently and within multi-disciplinary project teams;.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including report writing, presentations and stakeholder management;

  • Proven track record in technical excellence and meeting client needs; and

  • Demonstrated commitment and proactive approach to health and safety culture and providing high quality service.

Your benefits at Golder will include:

  • Competitive benefits and remuneration package;

  • Opportunity to deepen your expertise in a dynamic work environment;

  • Innovative and collaborative multidisciplinary projects;

  • On the job training, mentoring, and coaching.

Renowned for technical excellence, Golder, a member of WSP, is a leading global specialised engineering and consulting organisation with over 60 years of successful service to its clients. By joining forces with WSP in 2021, Golder is now part of a 14,000-person strong earth and environment practice, providing engineering, remediation, regulatory & compliance, design and environmental services on projects that span all seven continents. Our professionals are driven by a passion to deliver results, offering unique specialised skills to address the ever-evolving challenges that earth, environment, and energy present to clients across the infrastructure, mining, oil & gas, manufacturing and power sectors.

All qualified applicants who meet the specific criteria outlined above including the special opportunity criteria are encouraged to apply for this role.

Please note: Golder does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies.


Title: Senior Tailings Engineer

Location: AUS-Richmond

Requisition ID: 21002589