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Golder Associates Junior Geotechnical Tailings Engineer in YELLOWKNIFE, United States

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.

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

Golder has a new opportunity for a Junior Geotechnical Engineer to join our Mine Waste team on a full-time basis based in Yellowknife.

An overview of your role will include:

  • Assist with a wide variety of tailings or water embankment dams and waste rock spoils projects, including field investigation, laboratory testing and interpretation, design and construction, geotechnical analysis, and dam safety inspections and reviews

  • Complete geotechnical analyses including stability and seepage for mine waste or water embankment dams and waste rock spoils under the direction and supervision of intermediate and senior engineers

  • Complete geotechnical investigations including test pitting, drilling, and cone penetration tests

  • Complete soil laboratory testing

  • Complete daily inspections and contribute to sections of technical reporting under the direction and supervision of intermediate and senior engineers

  • Participate in and promote a safety-first culture

You will have a background in:

  • 0-7 years of relevant (post-degree) experience working in a consulting engineering or mining industry environment

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil or Geological Engineering

  • Eligible for registration as a Professional Engineer in British Columbia

  • Strong technical writing, interpersonal communication, and emotional intelligence

  • Be diligent and hard working to deliver high quality results

  • Can prioritize time and demands

  • Eager to learn, be challenged, and grow your career

  • Commitment to safe work practices for yourself and your colleagues

  • French or Spanish language skills would be an asset

Your benefits at Golder will include:

  • Competitive benefits and remuneration packages

  • Employee-owned structure - own the business, own the result

  • 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 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 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.

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Title: Junior Geotechnical Tailings Engineer

Location: NT-YELLOWKNIFE

Requisition ID: 21000634

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