Golder Associates Intermediate Geotechnical Engineer (Mine Waste Management C4) in VANCOUVER, British Columbia

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 Ltd. is seeking an Intermediate Geotechnical Engineer to join our Mine Waste Management Team, at the Vancouver office. You will have the opportunity to work as a part of a regional team on challenging mining, heavy civil, and geotechnical projects.

An overview of your role will include:

Manage a wide variety of geotechnical and mine waste management projects, including field investigation, laboratory testing and interpretation; design and construction; geotechnical analysis; and dam safety inspections and reviews

Scope, direct, and review geotechnical analyses with a focus on soil mechanics, including stability, seepage, thermal modelling; deposition modeling; and run out analyses for mine waste or water embankment dams and waste rock spoils

Manage medium projects or tasks within large projects according to client-approved scopes of work, and deliver high quality reports and drawings on time and within budget under the supervision of senior engineers

Complete technical proposals and design work package in response to client needs under the supervision of senior engineers

Provide technical direction and supervise quality and quantity of work to junior and intermediate staff

Mentor junior staff

Participate in and promote a safety-first culture

You will have a background in:

7 to 10 years of relevant (post-degree) experience working in a consulting engineering or mining industry environment

Bachelor’s Degree in Civil or Geological Engineering, Master’s Degree preferred

Currently registered as a Professional Engineer in British Columbia

Strong technical writing, interpersonal communication, and emotional intelligence; ability to establish good relationships with clients and colleagues

Strong, client-focused project management skills

Have a sound knowledge in soil mechanics and geotechnical engineering, with a technical specialization

Ability to think critically, problem solve, and show good engineering judgement

Ability to effectively delegate work and lead project teams

Spanish language skills (verbal and written) would be an asset

Cold regions / arctic engineering would be an asset

Health and safety leadership

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

Global projects and travel opportunities

One of Canada’s Best Managed 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 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.

Golder is committed to providing equitable treatment and equal opportunity to all individuals. As such, Golder will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment and selection process to applicants with disabilities, upon request.

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Title: Intermediate Geotechnical Engineer (Mine Waste Management C4)


Requisition ID: 18002035