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Golder Associates Project Coordinator (Mining Group) 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 Project Coordinator to join our Mining team on a Full-time basis based in Phoenix or Tucson , Arizona . Your role could include involvement through all stages of a mining project’s life cycle (i.e. Initiation, Planning, Execution, Monitoring and Control, and Closure) for consulting specific projects.

Most of your work will relate to engineering, science, and/or environmental consulting. You will support project and technical managers in the delivery of projects in areas such as mine engineering, permitting, field investigations, desktop analyses, numerical modeling, permitting, studies, research, etc. EPCM is not a focus for this position. You will work closely with and be provided direction by project and technical managers within our Mine Waste, Mine Water, Mine Engineering and Stability, and Mine Environment businesses.

Your primary responsibilities will include:

  • Support Project Managers and internal stakeholders in planning and executing projects

  • Coordinate project setup and closing as per Golder’s Project Delivery procedures

  • Assist with developing and maintaining project Work Breakdown Structure and schedule

  • Coordinate logistics in support of travel and field programs, including mobilization, site access, accommodation, field supplies, etc.

  • Setup and maintain budget and expenditure tracking under the guidance of Project Managers

  • Interface with the accounting team regarding client invoicing, payments and the monthly project billing cycle

  • Maintain project contracts and documentation for sub-consultants, contractors, and vendors

  • Track equipment calibration certification

  • Track and ensure compliance with requirements of quality management processes or plans

  • Assist with developing and managing project Health, Safety, Security, and Environment plans

  • Coordinate and document team communications

  • Compile progress reports for the client, project team and other stakeholders

  • Coordinate document delivery, updates, filing and implement other control systems


  • Minimum of 2 years of work experiencein consulting or in a multi-disciplinary and/or project management support environment

  • Basic knowledge of project management principles

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook) and SharePoint

  • Experience with or aptitude to learn project financial tracking and change management systems

  • Strong skills related to organization, written and oral communication, and attention to detail


  • Bachelor’s degree

  • Two or more years of consulting experience in a multi-disciplinary and/or project management support environment

  • Experience with scheduling tools (e.g., Primavera P6 or MS Project)

  • Experience in an engineering or construction setting

  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification or working towards a PMP

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.

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Title: Project Coordinator (Mining Group)

Location: AZ-TEMPE

Other Locations: US-AZ-TUCSON

Requisition ID: 19000718