Senior Geotechnical Engineer
22h ago

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 Senior Geotechnical Engineer to join our Mine Waste Management Team on a full-time basis based in Mississauga.

You will have the opportunity to work as a part of a regional team on challenging mining, heavy civil, and geotechnical projects.

An overview of your role will include :

  • Direct a wide variety of geotechnical and mine waste management projects, including field investigation, laboratory testing and interpretation;
  • design and construction; geotechnical analysis; and dam safety inspections and reviews

  • Direct and review geotechnical analyses with a focus on soil mechanics; provide technical expertise in your specialization
  • Manage quality control and risks during geotechnical and design work, including critical review of results in coordination with Principals
  • Direct or manage large, complex, and / or multidisciplinary projects according to client-approved scopes of work, and deliver high quality reports and drawings on time and within budget in coordination with Principals
  • Maintain existing client relationships and develop new business opportunities
  • Complete or review technical proposals and design work packages in response to client needs in coordination with Principals
  • Coach and mentor junior and intermediate staff with respect to their career growth and professional development
  • Participate in hiring, performance reviews, and training decisions
  • Participate in development and implementation of Golder’s mining business plan
  • May be eligible for fast track Associate nomination depending on experience and fit
  • Participate in and promote a safety-first culture
  • Qualifications

    You will have the following skills and attributes :

  • 12+ years of relevant (post-degree) experience working in a consulting engineering or mining industry environment
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil or Geological Engineering, Master’s Degree preferred
  • Currently registered as a Professional Engineer in Canada
  • Expertise in soil mechanics and geotechnical engineering, with a technical specialization
  • Excellent technical writing, interpersonal communication, and emotional intelligence; ability to establish good relationships with clients and colleagues
  • Strong, client-focused project direction and business development skills
  • Ability to manage risk and have excellent engineering judgement
  • Ability to effectively delegate work and lead diverse, interdisciplinary project teams
  • Business acumen and leadership
  • Spanish and / or French language skills (verbal and written) would be an asset
  • B enefits 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
  • 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 40 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.

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