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Golder Associates Associate General Counsel in VANCOUVER, British Columbia

At Golder, wethrive on challenges.

Golder is not just a place to work, itis a promise of a living, dynamic environment where people collaborate,innovate, build enduring relationships, excel, and grow professionally in astrong culture of ownership.

Do you have the desire to learn? The drive to excel and thrive in an engaged, collaborative environment?

Golder’s dynamic and award-winning legal team is committed to providing world-class legal services to our colleagues practicing in the field of engineering, environmental and construction services. Golder is currently seeking an Associate General Counsel with relevant experience gained from a top law firm or in-house environment and a strong background in the engineering and construction industries.

Effective communication skills, self-motivation and the ability to work independently within an entrepreneurial team environment are essential attributes required for this role. As a key member of the legal team based in Montreal, Mississauga,Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton, or Ottawa , you have 12 to 15 years of experience in providing a broad range of legal services to the engineering and construction industry. Fluency in French, both written and spoken, are strong assets. This position will report to the General Counsel, located in Mississauga, Ontario.

An overview of yourrole will include:

  • Supporting the General Counseland the Global Legal Leadership team on matters of national and internationalimportance

  • Providing mentorship andleadership within the Canadian Legal Team and various business units

  • Drafting, reviewing andnegotiating engineering and construction contracts, procurement contracts,commercial agreements and associated documents, primarily in the fields of:

  • Infrastructure

  • Manufacturing

  • Power

  • Oil & Gas

  • Mining

  • Geotechnical and EnvironmentalServices

  • Review and negotiation of thefollowing types of agreements: Design Build: Project Management andConstruction Management; EP, EPCM (complex domestic and international at riskand as agent)

  • Providing legal support relatedto employment law, health & safety, corporate governance, compliance,mergers and acquisitions, tax and enterprise risk management

  • Actively managing a diverseportfolio of claims, litigation and arbitration disputes (including supervisionof outside counsel)

  • Providing strategic advice forlitigation decisions and reviewing pleadings, motions, discovery and otherlegal documents

  • Working closely with allbusiness units and providing a strategic blend of business and legal advice toemployees at all levels in the organization

  • Facilitating risk managementand contracts training

You will have abackground in:

  • 12 to 15 years of relatedindustry experience;

  • Lawdegree from a recognized institution and membership in good standing with aprovincial bar;

  • In-house experience workingwith an international organization;

  • An enthusiastic team player,who works well both individually and with others, in a fast-paced environment;

  • Preventing, Mitigating andSettling Engineering and Construction Claims

  • An ability to provide soundbusiness and legal advice to all levels of the company

Your benefits at Golderwill include:

  • Competitivebenefits and remuneration packages

  • Optionto purchase shares in Golder

  • Employeeowned structure - own the business, own the result

  • Deepenyour expertise in a dynamic work environment

  • Innovativeand collaborative multidisciplinary projects

  • Onthe job training, mentoring and coaching

  • Globalprojects and travel opportunities

One of Canada’s BestManaged Companies, Platinum member status 11 consecutive years

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.

Golder is committedto providing equitable treatment and equal opportunity to all individuals. Assuch, Golder will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment andselection process to applicants with disabilities, upon request.

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

Title: Associate General Counsel


Requisition ID: 19001131