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Golder Associates Project Manager in WALNUT CREEK, California

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 is currently seeking a Project Manager to work out of our Walnut Creek, CA office.

Responsibilities of the role will include:

  • Leads and manages large, multi-disciplinary projects that include but not limited to high levels complexity in financial risk, safety and security in high-risk countries

  • Acts as the primary client contact throughout the entirety of the project

  • Provides timely guidance and communication to entire project team on related project level issues

  • Liaises regularly with project Technical Managers, Project Director, technical teams, internal accounting teams, and external clients

  • Manages a remote team in various time zones, depending on location of the project

  • Develops and ensures adherence to the project schedule

  • Supervises change request activities by appropriately addressing anticipated scope changes as they evolve

  • Responsible for regular progress reports for the client, the project team and other internal and external stakeholders

  • Mentors junior staff


  • Undergraduate degree

  • 10 years of project management experience

  • PMI Project Management Professional or equivalent

  • Experience with project financial tracking and change management related to scopes of work

  • Experience in identifying and mitigating against project risks and developing risk registers

  • Expertise in project planning, numerical tracking and analysis

  • Experience in managing large multi-discipline teams


  • Experience in the use of MS Project and/or P6 Primavera

Additional Requirement:

  • Successful applicant must be able to provide proof of vaccination against COVID-19 prior to their start date or prior to December 8, 2021, whichever is later, or be granted an exemption based on a disability or sincerely-held religious belief. If you cannot receive the vaccine because of a disability or a sincerely-held religious belief, you may submit an accommodation request ( to the Golder, A Member of WSP, Equal Employment Opportunity Office. Learn more about the COVID-19 vaccination here - .

Your benefits at Golder will include:

  • Competitive benefits and remuneration packages

  • Opportunity to deepen your expertise in a dynamic work environment;

  • Innovative and collaborative multidisciplinary projects; and,

  • On the job training, mentoring, and coaching.

Renowned for technical excellence, Golder, a member of WSP, is a leading global specialized engineering and consulting organization with over 60 years of successful service to its clients. By joining forces with WSP in 2021, Golder is now part of a 14,000-person strong earth and environment practice, providing engineering, remediation, regulatory & compliance, design, and environmental services on projects that span all seven continents. Our 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 & gas, manufacturing, and power sectors.

Equal Opportunity Employment Statement

Golder is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, sex, genetic information, marital status, national origin, race, religion, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, individuals with disabilities or other characteristics protected by law. Golder is a background screening, drug-free workplace.


Title: Project Manager


Requisition ID: 21003215