Golder Associates Tailings Engineer in West Perth, Australia
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.
Due to recently securing a number of key projects, we are looking for an experienced Tailings/Mine Waste Engineer who would like to join our team, full-time based in Perth .
Key duties and responsibilities include:
Travelling to site to oversee construction of tailings storage facility designs developed by our Mine Waste team;
Interpreting results from laboratory testing and preparing summary reports;
Developing a basis for defensible soil strength parameters, using laboratory and field results;
Undertaking screening level and detailed design analyses to support the design of tailings storage facilities and other earth structures, initially under close guidance from our senior specialists, but with a view to carrying out such work independently;
Managing the specification and implementing design changes while on site;
Undertaking geotechnical site investigations and reporting;
Developing designs for tailings storage facilities and other earth structures;
Undertaking design assessments, including stability and seepage analyses;
Project management, budgeting and quality control for tailings, mine waste, heap leach and similar assignments;
Maintaining effective client relationships and generate consulting business; and
Preparing technical deliverables such as proposals and reports.
Skills, Qualifications, and Experience
Bachelor degree in Civil Engineering or equivalent;
Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including report writing;
Enthusiasm for fieldwork with practical experience;
Ability to work effectively in a team;
Access to local industry knowledge and contacts;
Demonstrable commitment and proactive approach to health and safety culture; and
Excellent interpersonal skills and networking / Consulting experience or capabilities.
Your benefits at Golder will include:
Competitive benefits and remuneration packages
Deepen your expertise in a dynamic work environment
Innovative and collaborative multidisciplinary projects
On the job training, mentoring and coaching
Global projects opportunities
Renowned for technical excellence, Golder is a leading specialised engineering and consulting firm with over a half century of successful service to its clients. With over 155 offices in more than 40 countries, Golder's 7,500 professionals are driven by a passion to deliver results, offering unique specialised 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.
At Golder, we care about our people – we operate with integrity and embrace diversity. All qualified applicants who meet the specific criteria outlined above including the special opportunity criteria are encouraged to apply for this role.
Please note: Golder does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies.
Title: Tailings Engineer
Location: AUS-West Perth
Requisition ID: 21001472