Golder Associates Administrative Assistant in TEMPE, Arizona

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 Administrative Assistant to join our Mining team on a full time, based in Phoenix, AZ. The ideal candidate will be an enthusiastic and self-motivated team player who will be responsible for providing administrative support in our Phoenix, Arizona office. We seek an energetic assistant who is proactive, can work independently, and who has a positive can-do attitude. This role will be a full-time position with a reduced schedule, recording an expected 25-30 hours per week, Monday through Friday, and while exact hours may be flexible, they will typically include late afternoons to approximately 5 pm. There is a potential to increase to 40 hours per week in future depending on office needs.

An overview of your role will include:

  • Clerical Duties

  • Word Processing

  • Reception and answering and directing phone calls

  • Arranging travel and meeting logistics

  • Fleet and Equipment management (trucks and technical equipment)

  • Management of office supplies

  • Coordinating delivery and receipt of environmental samples for laboratory analysis.

  • Conducting computer-based research on various engineering, environmental, and legal topics, as directed by senior staff

  • Organizing office and social events

The successful candidate will have a background in:


  • A strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office programs, such as Word, Excel and PowerPoint;

  • Excellent communication, organizational, and multi-tasking abilities;

  • Good problem-solving skills with the ability to identify alternative solutions;

  • A team player with a friendly, pleasant manner;

  • Ability to work professionally and with confidential information;

  • A valid driver’s license

  • Willing to take on various roles and tasks within this small office;

  • 1 to 2 years of relevant experience


  • Previous experience working in a consultancy or engineering firm.

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

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 40 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 Opportunity Employment 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.

To learn more about our company and culture click here to view The Promise of Golder at video.

Title: Administrative Assistant

Location: AZ-TEMPE

Requisition ID: 18001107