Golder Associates Senior Geotechnical Engineer in VANCOUVER, British Columbia

Golder is seeking a Senior Geotechnical Engineer to join the Vancouver mining team. In this role individuals, will have the opportunity to work as part of a regional team on challenging mining, heavy civil, and geotechnical projects.

Role & Responsibilities:

· Provide technical leadership in geotechnical and tailings projects, including laboratory testing; dam design, investigation and construction; geotechnical analysis; and dam safety inspections and reviews for tailings storage facilities

· Working closely with the Project Management team and leading technical teams

· Scoping, directing, and reviewing geotechnical analyses, including stability, seepage, and thermal modelling for tailings or embankment dams and waste rock spoils

· Planning and reviewing a wide variety of geotechnical, hydrogeological and geophysical investigations including high end lab testing and CPT interpretation

· Preparing technical and/or multidisciplinary proposals and design work packages in response to client needs

· Managing projects according to client-approved scopes of work, and deliver high quality reports on time and within budget

· Manage quality control and risks regarding all aspects of geotechnical and design work, including critical review of results

· Maintaining existing client relationships and developing new business opportunities

· Mentor geotechnical engineering staff, from junior to senior levels

· Promoting a safety-first culture

· 12 to 15 years of relevant (post-degree) experience working in a consulting engineering or mining industry environment

· Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering or Geological with a Master’s preferred

· Currently registered or eligible for registration as a Professional Engineer in British Columbia

· Currently registered or eligible for registration as a Professional Engineer in Alaska, would be an asset

· Prior experience presenting to independent boards would be an asset

· Prior experience leading large QA/QC teams would be an asset

· Cold regions / arctic engineering, would be an asset

· Desire to provide excellent client service and commitment and technical excellence

· Strong technical writing, interpersonal communication, and critical thinking skills

· DAN-W runout analysis experience would be an asset

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: Senior Geotechnical Engineer


Requisition ID: 18000339