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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.

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Title: Tailings Engineer

Location: AUS-West Perth

Requisition ID: 21001472

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