Golder Associates Intermediate Geotechnical Tailings Engineer 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 has a new opportunity for an Intermediate Geotechnical Tailings Engineer to join our Mine Waste team on a full-time basis based in Vancouver .
An overview of your role will include:
Plan a wide variety of tailings or water embankment dams and waste rock spoils projects, including field investigation, laboratory testing and interpretation; design and construction; geotechnical analysis; and dam safety inspections and reviews
Organize geotechnical investigations and laboratory testing
Scope, direct, and review geotechnical analyses with a focus on soil mechanics, including stability, seepage, and thermal modelling; tailings deposition modeling; and run out analyses for mine waste or water embankment dams and waste rock spoils
Manage small projects according to client-approved scopes of work, and deliver high quality reports on time and within budget under the supervision of senior engineers
Support technical proposals and design work packages in response to client needs, under the supervision of senior engineers
Delegate work to junior engineers
Participate in and promote a safety-first culture
You will have a background in:
5 to 7 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 or eligible for registration as a Professional Engineer in British Columbia
Strong technical writing, interpersonal communication, and emotional intelligence
Be able to work in diverse teams
Project management skills
Sound knowledge in soil mechanics and geotechnical engineering
Ability to think critically and problem solve
Ability to effectively delegate work and lead small project teams
French or Spanish language skills (verbal and written) would be an asset
Commitment to safe work practices for yourself and your colleagues
Your benefits at Golder will include:
Competitive benefits and remuneration packages
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 13 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 Associates Ltd. is committed to meeting the accessibility needs of persons with disabilities in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 (AODA), and all other applicable legislation. Golder will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment and selection process to applicants with disabilities upon request.
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Title: Intermediate Geotechnical Tailings Engineer
Requisition ID: 20001646