• Senior Geological/Geotechnical Engineer

    Location US-IL-Woodridge
    Posted Date 7 months ago(9/26/2017 2:53 PM)
    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

    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 160 offices worldwide, our over 6500 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 Geological/Geotechnical Engineer for the Chicago, IL office.   In this role you will have the opportunity to use your experience and knowledge to manage and lead projects for clients in the solid waste, power, mining, and transportation sectors, as well as to develop local, regional, and national clients, and to mentor junior staff.


    Responsibilities will include:

    • Provide senior technical leadership in management of local and regional geotechnical engineering projects in the waste, power, and mining sectors;
    • Serve as senior engineer to provide design guidance, engineering analysis, and senior check/review of work product produced by junior staff;
    • Provide significant contribution to strategic planning, business development, client relationship management activities within the Great Lakes Organization for the waste, power, and mining sectors;
    • Specifically cultivate and grow opportunities in the waste, power, and mining sectors in the Illinois and Indiana markets;
    • Manage projects involving a variety of engineering and environmental disciplines.

    Job Requirements

    • Master's degree in geological/geotechnical engineering;
    • A minimum of 20 years of experience providing engineering services;
    • Professional Engineer’s license (PE) is required.
    • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite and a variety of geotechnical software;
    • Ability to manage/lead a multi-disciplinary team;
    • Enjoy working in a team environment with a variety of professionals;
    • Ability to concurrently manage multiple projects and clients;
    • Organize and conduct client meetings and presentations.

    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

    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 6,000 people who operate from more than 160 offices across Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, North America and South America.


    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, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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