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Golder Associates District Leader in TUCSON, 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 Associates is currently seeking a District Leader for our US Mine Water and Environment Team. This position can be located in any of our Western US Mining offices, including Denver, CO, Reno, NV, Salt Lake City, UT, Phoenix, AZ, Tucson, AZ or be based remotely.

The District Leader embodies Golder’s values of innovation and client success, focused on growth by providing marketing, sales and technical leadership; maintains relationships with top mining clients; and leads National Business Line (NBL) strategy and implementation into client value proposition. The District Business Leader is critical to the successful implementation of the US Mining Region’s plan, in collaboration with our Global Mining business.

Salary Range: $115,310 - $172,960

Responsibilities of the role will include:


  • Sets clients at the center for all we do, helping them be “Future Ready” through sustainable planning and design, and prepared for emerging market disrupters

  • Brings an expanded view and integrated response to complex challenges by leveraging our full suite of offerings

  • Utilizes our Global Mining Client Program and extended reach across regions, districts, offices, and global to foster new and innovative client delivery

  • Deploys our unique expertise and perspective to create new value for clients and provides industry leadership within the district


  • Leverages our global technical experience to enhance current and new service offerings

  • Fosters the development of new and emerging innovations to remain the trusted thought leaders in the mining industry

  • Encourages, supports and promotes the technical and professional development of all staff within Golder

People & Culture:

  • Attracts the best industry talent by fostering a work environment that is collaborative, values inclusion and diversity and invites broad, creative

  • Emphasizes employee training and development to create a unique work experience

  • Strategic recruitment, promotional programs and performance management focused on the employee experience, wellness and safety

  • Supports programs such as Safety, Sustainability and Ethics & Compliance

Operational Excellence:

  • Prioritize investments to enhance Golder’s ability to deliver high quality, sustainable projects for clients bringing the best tools and practices available to market

  • Optimizes the client and employee experience through regular review and implements process improvements and automation

  • Focuses on innovation and enhancing health & safety, quality and sustainable standards

  • Develops growth, forecast and business development strategy in collaboration with Region Business Line Leaders, National Business Lines, and Global Mining Partners

  • Pulls together the best teams to maximize productivity including bringing in technical expertise as applicable to best solve client challenges

Provides leadership to the Mine Water and Environment District in collaboration with leaders in including: Mine Waste, Mine Engineering and Stability, and Process & Infrastructure Design.


  • 12 years of professional experience

  • An undergraduate degree in science or engineering

  • Strong leadership, relationship management, change management and planning and organizational skills with a focus on achieving results

  • Proven industry or consulting track record of executing solutions related to site wide mine water management and environmental matters

  • Experience in the mining sector


  • Essential License (e.g. PG or PE) as applicable

  • A graduate degree in science or engineering

  • Advanced knowledge of the mining industry and regulatory environment

Additional Requirement:

  • Successful applicant must be able to provide proof of vaccination against COVID-19 prior to their start date or prior to December 8, 2021, whichever is later, or be granted an exemption based on a disability or sincerely-held religious belief. If you cannot receive the vaccine because of a disability or a sincerely-held religious belief, you may submit an accommodation request ( to the Golder, A Member of WSP, Equal Employment Opportunity Office. Learn more about the COVID-19 vaccination here - .

Your benefits at Golder will include:

  • Competitive benefits, some of which may require meeting eligibility criteria:

  • medical, dental, vision, HSA, dependent care FSA, 401k with company match structure, group term life insurance, short- and long-term disability, paid time off including holidays, vacation and sick leave banks, employee assistance program

  • 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 specialized engineering and consulting organization 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 seven continents. Our 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 & 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 age, color, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, sex, genetic information, marital status, national origin, race, religion, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, individuals with disabilities or other characteristics protected by law. Golder is a background screening, drug-free workplace.


Title: District Leader

Location: CO-Lakewood


Requisition ID: 21003204