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Golder Associates Senior Engineering Geologist in SUNNYVALE, California

At Golder, wethrive on challenges.

Golder is not just a placeto work, it is a promise of a living, dynamic environment where peoplecollaborate, innovate, build enduring relationships, excel, and growprofessionally 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 an experienced and motivated mid to senior-level Engineering Geologist to support geotechnical, land use, and environmental projects in our Sunnyvale, CA office. The qualified candidate shall be a registered Geologist and preferably a Certified Engineering Geologist in the State of California with a minimum of 10 years of experience in consulting. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated experience in managing multi-disciplinary project teams directed towards solving complex problems for our solid waste, mining and manufacturing client base. The position requires effective verbal and written communication skills, demonstrated team leadership skills, a positive attitude and strong project management skills.

Responsibilities of therole will include:

  • Build and maintainlong-term relationships with key clients by providing technical expertise,attending client meetings and leading project development pursuits

  • Lead on interface andnegotiations with regulatory agencies (local, state and federal agencies) onbehalf of our clients

  • Supervise and managegeologists to perform geologic field reconnaissance and mapping for theidentification of geologic hazards and site characterization;

  • Plan and managesubsurface field geologic exploration tasks including HSA, direct push,rotosonic, and rotary drilling campaigns;

  • Provideinterpretation of subsurface conditions and develop conceptual geologic models

  • Review geologicsamples and geologic unit identification, assign laboratory testing andsupervise the preparation of exploration records;

  • Provide direction onthe design and installation of monitoring wells and geotechnicalinstrumentation (VWP’s, inclinometers, transducers, etc.);

  • Interpret geologic,geochemical, and geophysical data and write geotechnical and geologic reportsfor submittal to regulatory agencies;

  • Conduct geologicresearch, write project proposals and reports;

  • Provide technicaldirection and oversight as well as mentoring and training to junior-levelGolder staff;

The successful candidatewill have:

  • Master’s degree inGeology, Engineering Geology or Geological Engineering preferred

  • Minimum of 10 yearsof relevant experience

  • Professional registration: CA Professional Geologist (PG)and CA Certified Engineering Geologist (CEG)

  • Experience managingcomplex subsurface investigations including: drilling, soil classification,monitoring well installation and instrumentation;

  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and deadlinesefficiently with a strong attention to detail and work product quality.

  • Experience andproficiency using remote sensing data (LIDAR and aerial imagery) and GIS toolsto develop geologic maps and identify geologic hazards

  • Candidates must bewilling to work in the field conducting physically rigorous field geologic datacollection in a variety of terrain and weather conditions;

  • Must be able to liftup to 50 lbs.;

  • Must have excellentcommunication and writing skills, with demonstrated report writing skills;

Preference will be given to candidateswith the following:

  • Broad experience withboth geotechnical- and environmental-focused projects;

  • Demonstrated successwith permitting and regulatory compliance for complex projects

  • Excellent clientrelationship skills with demonstrated track record of successful projectoutcomes

Your benefits at Golderwill include:

  • Employee owned structure - own the business, own the result

  • Competitive benefits and remuneration packages

  • 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 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.

Equal OpportunityEmployment Statement

Golder is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. Golder is a background screening, drug-free workplace.

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Title: Senior Engineering Geologist



Requisition ID: 19001009