• Project Civil/Geotechnical Engineer

    Location US-AZ-Tucson
    Posted Date 5 months ago(2/9/2018 4:32 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 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.


    Our Tucson office is currently seeking a Project Engineer. This individual will be responsible for oversight and independent management of projects and project tasks including interpretation of data, analysis, and development of conclusions and recommendations. Candidate will work directly under senior staff and manage junior professional and technical staff. Candidate must have strong technical skills and demonstrated experience in site layout and grading, geotechnical investigation and design, hydrologic and hydraulic analyses, and report preparation. Candidate will be responsible for preparing project proposals, managing projects, and interfacing directly with clients.


    This individual will be responsible for:

    • Working with project teams on geotechnical engineering projects that involve field work, data evaluation, engineering analysis, geotechnical soils laboratory work and report preparation
    • Conducting field assignments, such as construction quality assurance, drilling supervision, borehole logging, test pit logging, site reconnaissance, and construction monitoring;
    • Summarizing the findings of the field assignments for input into engineering reports
    • Performing office tasks such as engineering analyses, engineering design, construction recommendations, and report preparation

    Job Requirements

    The preferred candidate will possess the following skills and attributes:

    •  Master's degree in Civil/Geotechnical Engineering with 5 years of relevant work experience preferred
    • Strong geotechnical soils laboratory skills and field skills such as core logging, soil sampling, and groundwater sampling
    • Strong computer skills and experience with industry standard commercial computer software including: Microsoft Office, AutoCAD/Civil3D, and various mining and geo-engineering software (i.e. slope stability, sheet pile walls, etc.)
    • Detail-oriented with strong analytical skills, problem solving skills, and a positive attitude as well as the ability to work both independently and on teams
    • Willingness to perform a variety of tasks as needed to complete an assignment and satisfy project demands
    • Spanish and English speaking preferred
    • Must be eligible for employment in the U.S. and pass a pre-employment physical including drug screen and pre-employment background check
    • Local candidates only. Relocation is not available for this position


    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

    Additional Information


    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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