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Golder Associates Geotechnical Engineer in WHITBY, Ontario

AtGolder, we thrive on challenges.

Golder is notjust a place to work, it is a promise of a living, dynamic environment wherepeople collaborate, innovate, build enduring relationships, excel, and growprofessionally 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 Ltd. is seeking a Geotechnical Engineer to join our Ground Engineering Group for a full-time basis located at the Whitby office. As a junior engineer, you will work with senior and intermediate project managers and geotechnical colleagues on a variety of projects, with particular emphasis on geotechnical and foundations engineering for infrastructure, rail, pipelines, land development and power projects.

Anoverview of your role will include:

  • Carrying outfield investigations, including borehole layout, utility clearances,supervision of drill rigs and/or excavators, logging boreholes and test pits, surveying,and slope inspections;

  • Performingconstruction site reconnaissance, observations and inspections (for example,footing inspections, nuclear gauge testing, and concrete testing);

  • Reviewingsoil and rock samples in our laboratory, scheduling geotechnical laboratorytesting, and compiling test results for use on engineering projects;

  • Summarizingand analyzing findings from reconnaissance/inspections, investigations and labtesting;

  • Analyzingand modelling slope stability, settlement, foundation design, soil retainingstructures and other geotechnical problems;

  • Preparing orassisting with preparing engineering memos, reports, and presentations.

While the primary focus will be on civil/geotechnical engineering projects in the Greater Golden Horseshoe, opportunities will exist to work with other divisions in Golder’s multidisciplinary offices, as well as other Golder offices in Ontario and beyond.

Youwill have a background in:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Geotechnical (Civil orGeological) Engineering;

  • Eligible or in the process of obtaining OntarioP.Eng. designation;

  • Strong people skills and a desire and abilityto work in a team environment;

  • Excellent communication skills (both oral andwritten);

  • Demonstrating a “Safety-First” focus and actingas a role model to other staff;

  • Maintaining a high standard of behaviour touphold Golder’s reputation and demonstrating a commitment to our Core Values;

  • Valid driver’s license. Tobe successful at Golder, you will possess the following SuccessAttributes:

  • Ownership attitude

  • Shows initiative

  • Enthusiastic

  • Learning and growth

  • Willing to ask questions

  • Versatile/flexible

  • Good communicator

  • Detail and quality focus

  • Good judgement

  • Strong organizational skills

  • Good work ethic

Yourbenefits at Golder will include:

  • Competitivebenefits and remuneration packages

  • Option topurchase shares in Golder

  • Employeeowned structure - own the business, own the result

  • Deepen yourexpertise in a dynamic work environment

  • Innovative andcollaborative multidisciplinary projects

  • On the jobtraining, mentoring and coaching

  • Globalprojects and travel opportunities

Oneof 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 30 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 committedto providing equitable treatment and equal opportunity to all individuals. Assuch, Golder will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment andselection process to applicants with disabilities, upon request.

To learn more about our company andculture click here to view The Promise of Golder at video.

Title: Geotechnical Engineer

Location: ON-WHITBY

Requisition ID: 19002217