Golder Associates Intermediate/Senior Geotechnical Engineer in WHITEHORSE, California

Golder’s Whitehorse office is seeking an Intermediate Geotechnical Engineer to lead the growth and development of our geotechnical engineering business in the Yukon. Golder has been active in the north for over 40 years, and our focus on Yukon business opportunities is growing. We are looking for an enterprising, dynamic, and highly competent individual to become part of our growing team.

The successful candidate will be responsible for participating in, and managing a variety of civil/geotechnical engineering projects in a diverse range of client sectors. The candidate will also work closely with other members of Golder’s regional Geotechnical Group in a business development and client service role. While the primary focus will be on civil and geotechnical projects, opportunities will exist to work with other disciplines and offices throughout the BC and Alaska Regions and other areas.

Responsibilities include:

  • Providing direction, supervision, and mentorship to junior engineers and technologists

  • Your role will involve supervising and providing guidance in a wide variety of geotechnical investigations in soil and rock core logging, geotechnical mapping and instrument installation, on site monitoring during construction, geotechnical analyses and report writing

  • Responsible for the overall execution of geotechnical projects including delivery of high quality reports in a timely matter and within budget

  • Building relationships with local authorities and consulting/construction firms

  • Prepare high quality proposals and work plans

  • Promote a safety first culture for themselves and colleagues

The preferred candidate will possess the following skills and attributes:

  • Undergraduate or Graduate Degree in Geotechnical, Civil or Geological Engineering

  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience (post-degree) working in a consulting engineering environment and preferably in northern regions

  • Currently registered or eligible for registration with Engineers Yukon

  • Infrastructure, mining or land development experience

  • Excellent communication skills (both oral and written)

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

  • A strong commitment to safe work practices

  • Desire to provide excellent client service and a commitment to technical excellence

  • Ability to build client relationships and business opportunities

  • An interest in business development and proposal writing

  • Valid driver's license

Our Staff Benefit from:

  • An option to purchase shares in Golder Associates

  • Career and personal development opportunities and support of personal growth

  • Employee mentoring program

  • Competitive benefits and remuneration packages

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Established in 1960, Golder is a global, employee-owned organisation driven by our purpose to engineer earth’s development while preserving earth’s integrity. From over 165 offices worldwide, our more than 6,500 employees help our clients find sustainable solutions to the challenges society faces today including extraction of finite resources, energy and water supply and management, waste management, urbanization, and climate change. We do this by providing a wide range of independent consulting, design and construction services to our clients in our specialist areas of earth, environment and energy. When we work for Golder, we also work for ourselves.

*Title: *Intermediate/Senior Geotechnical Engineer**

*Location: *CA-WHITEHORSE**

*Requisition ID: *18000129**