Junior Geotechnical Engineer

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

Job Responsibilities

Golder Associates' Mining Division provides surface and underground engineering to mines throughout Canada and internationally. The Mining Division of our Calgary Office has an opening for a Civil/Geotechnical Tailings Engineer. The successful candidate will:

  • Provide geotechnical engineering support to mine waste and tailings management projects;
  • Work with other professionals in project teams;
  • Carry out analyses and design work for projects at stages ranging from scoping to detailed engineering and construction;
  • Coordinate and direct laboratory testing programs;
  • Travel to mine sites to carry out geotechnical investigations, instrument installation, and construction quality assurance for dams; and
  • Support preparation of high quality reports on time and within budget.

Job Requirements

The successful candidate will possess the following skills and attributes:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering or Geological Engineering, with a focus on geotechnical and soil mechanics skills;
  • 0-2  years’ experience in geotechnical/mining consulting;
  • Experience in problem solving with industry standard commercial computer software including AutoCAD, Geo-slope, Rocscience, MS Office, Soilvision, tailings deposition planning tools and/or mining software such as Surpac and Vulcan;
  • Willingness to travel as directed by project requirements;
  • Proven capabilities in planning and supervising geotechnical subsurface investigations and in writing geotechnical reports and technical communications;
  • Proven capabilities working productively in project teams; and
  • Eligibility to register as an Engineer-In-Training in Alberta with a view to working towards registration as a Professional Engineer.

Additional Information

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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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. Our professionals take the time to build an understanding of our clients’ needs and of the specific environments in which they operate.  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.

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