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Golder Associates Intermediate Port & Coastal Engineer 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 has a new opportunity for an IntermediatePort & Coastal Engineer to join our Environmental Remediation & Water team on a full-time basis based in Vancouver. As an Intermediate Coastal Engineer, you will be expected to step into a technical specialist role for coastal engineering projects in BC, across Canada and internationally. You will join a growing Water Resources & Coastal Engineering Team based in Vancouver, Victoria, Calgary, and Mississauga that services projects in Oil & Gas, Mining, Transportation, Power and Government sectors.

An overview of yourrole will include:

  • Assistingwith management of projects or project related tasks including field work, dataanalysis, interpretation, and evaluation of marine and coastal processes (e.g.waves, currents, water levels, sediment transport)

  • Assistingwith preparation of technical documents (e.g. reports, drawings,specifications) documenting engineering and environmental investigations,results, and analyses

  • Implementingstate-of-the-art coastal engineering methods to address problems related tonatural coastal hazards (e.g. flooding, erosion, sedimentation) and humaninteractions (e.g. spills, coastal structures, dredging and beneficial use,materials management) in the context of climate change and variability

  • Supervisingand conducting field work involving site visits and data collection in coastaland offshore site reconnaissance and condition inspection of coastal andharbour structures

  • Coastalengineering calculations and analyses in support of planning and design ofcoastal protection structures, port and harbour facilities, and for coastalhazard studies

  • Assistingin the preparation of proposals and workplans

  • Engagingand interacting with other team members in a multi-disciplinary team

You will have a background in:

  • University degree (preferably Master’s or Ph.D. in coastal, port or ocean engineering)

  • Professional registration as an Engineer-in-Training in British Columbia as a Civil Hydrotechnical Engineer or proven eligibility for Professional registration in Canada

  • 5 years of work experience in the field of coastal, port or ocean engineering, experience in Environmental Assessments, coastal engineering design and hazard assessment. Experience in a consulting environment would be an asset

  • Proven ability to conduct independent analysis, develop visualizations, and interpret complex physical processes by analyzing geospatial time series data

  • Proven ability to develop and apply numerical models for the simulation of waves, currents, sediment transport, and morphology change in open coast, inlet, and estuarine environments

  • Proven experience in engineering calculations and analyses in support of coastal engineering design

  • Strong interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills and demonstrated teamwork skills

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

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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 Port & Coastal Engineer


Requisition ID: 20001436