Geological Engineer in Columbus, United States

at Golder Associates
Location Columbus, United States
Date Posted September 10, 2018
Category Geologist
Job Type Permanent


Geological Engineer
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At Golder, we thrive on challenges.

Golder is not just a place to work, it is a promise of a living, dynamic environment where people collaborate, innovate, build enduring relationships, excel, and grow professionally in a strong culture of ownership.

Do you have the desire to learn? The drive to excel and thrive in an engaged, collaborative environment?
Golder is currently seeking a Geological Engineer for a full-time opportunity open at our Columbus, OH office.

Work with project teams on geological and geotechnical projects that involve field work, data evaluation, engineering analysis and report preparation.
Conduct field assignments, such as geologic mapping, drilling supervision, borehole logging, test pit logging, site reconnaissance, and construction monitoring.
Prepare geotechnical data reports, calculations and modeling;
Prepare geotechnical recommendations reports with senior review;
Project assignments will include up to 50% national and international travel.
Summarize the findings of the field assignments for input into engineering reports.
Preform office tasks such as engineering analyses, engineering design, construction recommendations, and report preparation.

Bachelor's degree in geology, geological engineering, civil geotechnical engineering with 1 year of work experience required.
Strong computer skills and experience with industry standard commercial computer software including: Microsoft Office, AutoCAD, ArcGIS, and/or various mining and geo-engineering software;
Strong geologic field skills such as core logging, soil sampling, and groundwater sampling;
Detailed oriented with strong analytical skill and a positive attitude as well as the ability to work both independently and on teams;
Willingness to obtain 40-hour OSHA HAZWOPER health and safety training certification and to work on sites that are potentially impacted by releases of regulated chemicals;
A willingness to perform a variety of assignments on short notice is valuable.
It is also beneficial to be comfortable in remote settings, with a can-do attitude, and a willingness to perform a variety of tasks as needed to complete an assignment and satisfy project demands

Master's degree preferred.
EIT preferred.
Your benefits at Golder will include:

Competitive benefits and remuneration packages
Option to purchase shares in Golder
Employee owned structure - own the business, own the result
Deepen your expertise in a dynamic work environment
Innovative and collaborative multidisciplinary projects
On the job training, mentoring and coaching
Renowned for technical excellence, Golder is a leading, global employee-owned engineering and consulting firm with over a half century of successful service to its clients. With over 165 offices in over 40 countries, Golder’s 6,500 professionals are driven by a passion to deliver results, offering unique specialized skills to address the ever-evolving challenges that earth, environment and energy present to clients across the infrastructure, mining, oil and gas, manufacturing and power sectors.

Equal Opportunity Employment Statement
Golder is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. Golder is a background screening, drug-free workplace.

To learn more about our company and culture click here to view The Promise of Golder video.

Primary Location US-OH-Columbus
Schedule Full-time
Employee Status Regular
Travel Yes, 50 % of the Time
Experience (Minimum Yrs.) 1
Job Posting Sep 10, 2018, 1:55:53 PM

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