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Golder Associates Intermediate Geotechnical Engineer (Vancouver) 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 experienced Intermediate Geotechnical Engineer to join our BC & Yukon Geotechnical Engineering & Laboratory Group in Golder’s Vancouver, BC office on a full-time basis. The roles and responsibilities will entail a combination of technical work and involvement in developing our geotechnical engineering business including proposal writing, and client development.

An overview of your role will include:

  • Providing technical support, direction and leadership in geotechnical projects including field investigation, laboratory testing and interpretation, design and construction, and geotechnical analysis

  • Planning and executing a wide variety of geotechnical projects, including field investigation, laboratory testing and interpretation, design and construction, geotechnical analysis, and dam safety inspection and reviews

  • Collaborating with other members of the geotechnical groups in other Golder offices in a business development role with a focus to grow the geotechnical business

  • Managing technical and financial aspects of geotechnical assignments for both small and large projects

You will have a background in:

  • A minimum of 9 years of geotechnical consulting engineering experience

  • Undergraduate or Graduate Degree in geotechnical, geological or civil engineering

  • Registration, or eligibility for registration, as a Professional Engineer with EGBC

  • Experience in problem-solving with common industry commercial computer software for foundation design, slope stability and finite element/difference analyses

  • Excellent communication skills (oral and written)

  • Experience with and aptitude for business and client development

  • Strong people skills and an ability to work in a team environment

  • Be well versed in risk assessment and general Health & Safety requirements

  • Demonstrated experience with solving field construction testing and engineering problems

  • Experience with professional services and construction contracts and with specification writing and implementation

  • Experience with a range of Project Management technical and financial responsibilities

  • Be available for local and international business travel and extended working hours when required

Your benefits at Golder will include:

  • Competitive benefits and remuneration packages

  • Deepen your expertise in a dynamic work environment

  • Innovative and collaborative multidisciplinary projects

  • On the job training, mentoring, and coaching

  • Global and Regional projects

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Renowned for technical excellence, Golder is a leading 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 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 (Vancouver)


Requisition ID: 21001039