Junior Geotechnical Engineer

2 months ago
Job ID
Area of Interest
EN - Geotechnical Engineering, Soil and Rock Mechanics
Job Type
# of Positions
Education (Minimum)
Bachelors Degree
Experience (Years)

Job Responsibilities

Golder Associates Ltd. has an immediate opening for a Junior Geotechnical Engineer to join our Geotechnical Group in our Ottawa, Ontario office on a contract basis.


Duties will include, but are not limited to:

  • Providing geotechnical engineering support for subsurface investigations and geotechnical analysis and design;
  • Developing, directing, and implementing geotechnical field programs;
  • Assisting with or carrying out various data analysis;
  • Assisting with various field activities, including inspections and testing services on construction projects, drilling, and test pitting;
  • Being responsible for product quality control with adherence to company standards;
  • Developing your technical skills and sharing these skills with other members of your team;
  • Participating in a team environment within and outside of the geotechnical discipline;
  • Learning about the consulting business;
  • Demonstrating a “Safety-First” focus and acting as a role model to other staff;
  • Maintaining a high standard of behaviour to uphold Golder’s reputation and demonstrating a commitment to our Core Values; and,
  • Performing other duties as required.

Job Requirements

The successful candidate will possess the following:

  • University graduate with a Degree in Geotechnical, Geological, or Civil (Geotechnical) Engineering (Master’s preferred);
  • Valid driver’s license and a reliable vehicle required;
  • 0 to 2 years of relevant working experience since graduation preferred;
  • A sound base in the application of geotechnical engineering to problem solving;
  • Strong interpersonal communication and critical thinking skills;
  • Ability to work in a team environment;
  • Ability and willingness to travel; and,
  • Bilingual written and verbal in both French and English considered an asset;

Additional Information

Regularly ranked as one of the best companies to work for.


As a global, employee-owned organization with over 50 years of experience, Golder Associates is driven by our purpose to engineer earth’s development while preserving earth’s integrity. From more than 165 offices worldwide, our over 6,000 employees deliver solutions that help our clients achieve their sustainable development goals by providing a wide range of independent consulting, design and construction services in our specialist areas of earth, environment and energy.


For more information, visit golder.com.


Please note that only those who are deemed qualified will be contacted. No phone calls please.

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