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Golder Job Opportunity

02/22/2016 5:57 PM | Anonymous

Senior Project Engineer
Lansing, Michigan

Golder Associates Inc. is currently seeking a Senior Project Engineer for the Lansing, Michigan location. Your primary responsibilities will include:

  • Provide senior technical leadership in management of local and regional geotechnical engineering projects in the solid waste, power, transportation, and rail sectors;
  • Serve as senior project engineer to provide engineering analysis, check calculations and work product of junior staff related to geotechnical engineering projects;
  • Provide contribution to strategic planning, business development, client relationship management activities within the Great Lakes Organization for the solid waste, power, and transportation sector;
  • Manage geotechnical projects involving a variety of engineering disciplines and geotechnical investigations;
  • Checking laboratory (soil and rock) test results and verifying information is applicable for engineering analyses.
  • Managing the overall quality and consistency in the geotechnical soils laboratory in Lansing, Michigan.
  • achieving and maintaining a personal chargeability of 60% or greater within 9 months of start date
  • Managing client projects to achieve Golder benchmarks for quality and financial performance.
  • Preparing proposals and assisting in business development.
  • Actively pursue existing or new clients to capture project work valued between 2-4 time your annual salary.

The preferred candidate will possess the following skills and attributes:

  • A minimum of 8 years of experience providing comprehensive consulting and geotechnical engineering services;
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in geotechnical engineering;
  • Professional Engineering (PE) License in Michigan preferred;
  • Focused expertise in soft-soil mechanics, foundation design, earth retention, slope stabilization, consolidation and ground modification;
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite and a variety of geotechnical software including: GRLWEAP, Lpile, Slide, MathCAD, and Settle 3D;
  • Experience with performing geotechnical soils laboratory tests, including; sieves, hydrometers, permeability (flex and rigid wall), direct shear, unconfined compression, consolidation, triaxial shear, proctors, and Atterberg limits.
  • Ability to manage a team of geotechnical engineers on large projects including investigations, lab and field testing programs, engineering analysis and design recommendations/reporting;
  • Enjoy working in a team environment with a variety of professionals;
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and clients; and
  • Organize and conduct client meetings and presentations.

To be considered for this position, please fill out at online application at

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