• Senior Geomechanics Engineer

    Location US-WA-Redmond
    Posted Date 7 months ago(12/13/2017 1:40 PM)
    Job ID
    Area of Interest
    EN - Geotechnical Engineering, Soil and Rock Mechanics
    Job Type
    Full Time
    # of Positions
    Education (Minimum)
    Experience (Years)
  • Job Responsibilities

    As a global, employee-owned organisation 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 170 offices worldwide, our over 7000 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.


    Golder Associates Inc. is currently seeking a Senior Geomechanics Engineer for the Redmond, Washington location.  In this role you will have the opportunity to work with highly skilled professionals in the field of oil and mining. Your primary responsibilties will include:


    • Geomechanical and hydrodynamic simulation and analysis of natural, and hydraulic fractures using FracMan software
    • Consulting sales, marketing, client support and project management
    • Simulation for optimization of production from gas shales and fractured carbonate reservoirs
    • Environmental contamination modeling for fractured bedrock
    • Geomechanical simulation of surface and underground mines

    Job Requirements

    The preferred candidate will possess the following skills and attributes:

    • Ph.D. in Reservoir Engineering
    • Advanced training in computational fluid dynamics and geomechanical simulation
    • Five years of experience with the following software: TerraStation II, ELFEN, or PFC3D, Plaxis or Ansys, and FLAC/3D, and project experience with the use of FracMan Reservoir Edition
    • Must be knowledgeable in the fundamentals of geostatistical analysis, fracture analysis, structural geology, and numerical methods including finite element, finite difference, and Lattice-Boltzman simulation
    • Must have a proven track record in consulting sales and geomechanical simulation project execution, including references from major oil company clients
    • Client contacts in Oklahoma, Houston, and South America are particularly valuable


    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

    Golder Associates Statement

    Golder Associates Inc. is a drug free employer and undertakes drug and alcohol testing as allowed by law and pursuant to its Drug Free Workplace Policy.    All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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