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Golder Associates Intermediate Water Resources Hydrotechnical Engineer in VANCOUVER, British Columbia

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Golder Associates Ltd. is currently seeking an Intermediate Water Resources (Hydrotechnical) Engineer to join Golder’s global Mining Business in our Vancouver or Calgary office on a full-time basis. You will provide analysis, design, and field services related to mine water management, and would be part of the Mine Water and Environment Group .

As a Water Resources or Hydrotechnical Engineer you will conduct technical studies under the direction and supervision of senior staff, and will contribute to multi-disciplinary projects both locally as well as regionally and internationally. This role requires demonstrated experience in surface water management within the mining sector, with a focus on hydraulic structure analysis and design.

An overview of your role will include:

  • Participating in a wide range of engineering and mining projects, with a focus on mine water management

  • Conducting options assessments for water management infrastructure

  • Modelling hydraulic and streamflow conditions to support design

  • Designing water diversions, control structures, and other water infrastructure

  • Providing field services including construction quality assurance and/or quality control.

  • Working independently and interacting with colleagues and senior specialists in other mining-related disciplines

  • Managing projects and scopes of work; writing proposals and reports

You will have a background in:

  • Degree in Civil Engineering or similar, with a focus on hydrotechnical evaluations and design

  • Experience in consulting and the mining industry, including familiarity with mine sites and operations

  • Professional engineering designation in the relevant jurisdiction(s)

  • 7 years minimum experience in surface water management projects

  • Excellent communication, leadership, problem solving, mentoring, writing and people skills

  • High degree of motivation, strategic planning, and self-starting capability

  • Committed to technical excellence and ability to write proposals and technical reports 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 How to Apply? Click HERE ( for more information on Golder or visit To learn more about our company and culture click here to view The Promise of Golder ( video.

  • 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.


Title: Intermediate Water Resources Hydrotechnical Engineer


Requisition ID: 21001505