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Golder Associates Intermediate Geotechnical Technologist in WHITBY, Ontario

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.

Do you have the desire to learn? The drive to excel and thrive in an engaged, collaborative environment?

Golder has a new opportunity for an Intermediate Geotechnical Technologist or Geotechnical Engineer on a full time basis our Whitby , Barrie and Markham location. You will join our Construction Services and Materials Engineer and Laboratory Group as a client facing, Consultant/Project Manager as a part of the Greater Golden Horseshoe (GGH) Operations.

An overview of your role will include:

  • Work directly with clients as point of contact to facilitate the timely delivery of geotechnical and materials testing services during construction, design or acquisition on multiple projects

  • Business Development and Client Relationship Management

  • Supervision of geotechnical or materials testing field programs on multiple sites

  • Daily review of field and lab testing and problem solving during construction

  • Co-ordinate services from multiple disciplines during client project life cycle

  • Manage project budgets and invoicing

  • Completing and/or supervising field inspections/subsurface investigations as follows:

  • Compaction of Soils, Aggregate and Asphalt

  • Concrete Testing (Slump, Air, Cylinders)

  • Monitoring of Engineered Fill

  • Foundation Inspections including Deep Foundations

  • Reinforcing Steel Inspection

  • Geotechnical Boreholes and Test Pits

  • Other specialized testing equipment as required

  • Analyse the results of various test procedures to assess and provide comments on the adequacy of results

  • Prepare Technical Memorandum’s for routine correspondence with clients during construction

  • Prepare detailed reports summarizing the results of Materials Monitoring and Testing for clients

  • Responsible to provide mentoring and training to junior and intermediate staff

  • Demonstrating a “Safety First” focus and acts as a role model to other staff

You will have a background in:

  • Civil/Geotechnical Engineering Technologist Diploma or Civil Engineering Degree

  • 10 years previous experience working as a field Technologist or Engineer

  • Certified Engineering Technician/Technologist (C.E.T.), Applied Science Technologist (A.Sc.T.), Professional Engineer (P.Eng) or eligible for Engineer –in- Training (E.I.T.) status

  • Familiar with Ministry of Transportation of Ontario (MTO), American Society of Testing Materials (ASTM) and Ontario Provincial Standards and Specifications (OPPS) test procedure and requirements, and local municipal standards and specifications

  • Strong knowledge of geotechnical concepts, materials and asphalt

  • Comfortable both in construction and office environments

  • Strong organizational skills and ability to meet deadlines

  • Troubleshooting and problem solving skills

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office and general computer usage

  • Excellent communication skills (both oral and written)

  • Strong people skills and an ability to work in a team environment

  • Detail oriented with emphasis on safety and quality of work

  • A valid driver’s license

Your benefits at Golder will include:

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 and travel opportunities

One of Canada’s Best Managed Companies, Platinum member status 13 consecutive years

Renowned for technical excellence, Golder, now a member of WSP, is a leading, global 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 Associates Ltd. is committed to meeting the accessibility needs of persons with disabilities in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 (AODA), and all other applicable legislation. Golder will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment and selection process to applicants with disabilities upon request.


Title: *Intermediate Geotechnical Technologist *

Location: ON-MARKHAM


Requisition ID: 21002085