Intermediate Pavement / Materials Engineer

1 month ago
Job ID
Area of Interest
EN - Geotechnical Engineering, Soil and Rock Mechanics
Job Type
Full Time
# of Positions
Education (Minimum)
Bachelor Degree
Experience (Years)

Job Responsibilities

Ranked #16 in Engineering News Record’s Top 200 Environmental Firms, Golder Associates is a respected, employee-owned, global company providing consulting, design, and construction services in our specialist areas of earth, environment, and the related areas of energy. From 160 offices worldwide, our more than 6500 employees work with clients to manage their environmental and engineering activities in a technically sound, economically viable, and socially responsible manner.


Golder Associates is currently seeking a Pavement/Materials Engineer to join our team in Whitby, Ontario.  

As an Intermediate engineer, you will work with junior to senior geotechnical colleagues on a variety of projects, with particular emphasis on pavement engineering for land development, transportation, infrastructure, and power projects. 


Duties will include but are not limited to:

  • Work with teams working on Municipal/MTO pavement engineering and materials engineering projects from the proposal stage to planning and directing the field program, scheduling laboratory tests, analyzing the results, and writing reports;
  • Manage projects and provide technical direction to project engineers;
  • Ensuring quality control/quality assurance of field work, field data analysis and interpretation, and engineering calculations;
  • Working with other members of the Materials and Pavement Engineering Group;
  • Develop pavement business and market Golder’s services;
  • Helping develop and participate in strong interoffice and intercompany teams to achieve project goals;
  • Writing high quality pavement engineering reports;
  • Ensuring client satisfaction, including maintaining existing good client relationships, and developing new ones;
  • Mentor junior staff and assist the management team.

Job Requirements

The successful candidate will have the following qualifications:

  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in civil or geological (geotechnical) engineering, (a M.Sc. or M. Eng. Degree in a relevant Engineering discipline such as Pavement/Materials/Geotechnical is preferred);
  • Four to eight (4-8) years of relevant pavement and materials engineering experience is preferred, but consideration will be given to strong candidates who may not fulfill this requirement;
  • Registration as a Professional Engineer in Ontario;
  • Set realistic goals and consistently achieve targets;
  • Present technical papers at conferences and meetings;
  • Proven experience in planning and supervising complex pavement and materials investigations and in writing reports and technical communications;
  • Strong all-round academic knowledge of geotechnical/materials engineering;
  • Proven experience working on and completing pavement design analysis for 400 series highways;
  • Proven experience in analyzing FWD data and AASHTO design software;
  • Experience or aptitude for proposal writing, client development, working in a team setting against tight timelines and other skills appropriate to consulting;
  • Excellent communication skills (both oral and written);
  • Strong people skills and an ability to work in a team environment;


In addition, to be successful at Golder, you will possess the following Success Attributes:

  • Technical excellence, organization, understands project context, ownership attitude, resourcefulness, good communication skills, detail and quality focus, strong project management skills, effective delegation skills, strong writing skills, solid judgment, problem solving skills, client and business focused, and leadership skills.

Additional Information

At Golder Associates, we strive to be the most respected global group specializing in ground engineering and environmental services.  Employee-owned since our formation in 1960, we have created a unique culture with pride in ownership, resulting in long-term organizational stability.  Golder has experienced steady growth in the number of people we employ and our technical capabilities.  We now employ over 6,500 people who operate from more than 160 offices across Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, North America and South America. 



No phone calls please.  We thank all the individuals who expressed interest.

Only those individuals who are selected for interviews will be contacted.

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