• Sr. Hydrogeologist/ GeoMechanics Modeler

    Location US-AZ-Phoenix
    Posted Date 2 months ago(2/19/2018 1:45 PM)
    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


    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.


    Role & Responsibilities


    Reporting to the Mine Water Division Leader, the primary focus for the Senior Hydrogeologist Modeler or Senior Consultant is to grow Golder’s mining market share related to groundwater services using existing networks, to develope new business opportunities, and to understand and maintain existing key client relationships. The Senior Hydrogeologist Modeler or Senior Consultant provides guidance and consulting services in specialist areas and is expected to establish strong linkages across the Global Mining business.


    The successful candidate will have a proven track record in delivering services to the mining industry related to Geomechanics and advanced numerical techniques, hydrogeologic characterization, groundwater modeling, geo-statistical investigations, groundwater management, and environmental impact assessments. The candidate will also have substantial experience in and technical expertise related to modeling geotechnical, rock and hydrogeological aspects of large scale mining operations.


    A key component of the Senior Hydrogeologist Modeler or Senior Consultant role is to work with local Golder counterparts and external clients to develop opportunities, and liaise and link the delivery of those opportunities to the broader mine water hydrogeological technical team, much of which is currently located in other Golder offices. This role is an integral part of the development and delivery of the Mining business strategy for Mine Water Services, in line with Golder’s Vision, Charter, and Destination. As such, the individual would also be expected to:

    • Display safety leadership
    • Work collaboratively with other senior members of the Golder Mining team to implement the business growth strategy, develop and maintain relationships with a broad client base, and build a vibrant Mine Water Practice.
    • Lead multi-disciplinary project teams on local, regional and international consulting projects so they are delivered safely, on time, within budget and to client and Golder’s standards.
    • Deliver leading practice consulting services to internal and external clients
    • Manage or direct complex mine water management studies and operational programs
    • Establish linkages with other business units to support and enhance service delivery

    Job Requirements


    The preferred candidate will possess the following skills and attributes:

    • Masters degree in Hydrogeology or Geology or a related field. Postgraduate qualification in Civil Engineering (Geomechanics) would be an advantage.
    • Expertise in Computational mechanics desired.
    • Connected to the mining business in the state of Arizona, with active contacts and clientele. 
    • Experience in the state of Arizona related to mine operations and environmental permitting. Similar experience in the Western United States will also be considered an asset.
    • Registered Chartered/Professional Engineer or Member of a related professional body.
    • 15 to 20 years’ experience in the mining sector.
    • Proactive approach in technical service delivery.
      • Ability to lead and guide high performing teams, including high-level communication and presentation skills.
      • Experience in developing client relationships and contributing to business growth.
      • Track record of winning work individually and for others.

      Flexible, adaptive to change and demanding conditions.

    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, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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