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 has a new opportunity for a Junior Port & Coastal Engineer to join our Environmental Remediation & Water team on a full-time basis based in Vancouver. As a Junior Coastal Engineer, you will be expected to step into a technical support role for coastal engineering projects in BC, across Canada and internationally. You will join a growing Water Resources & Coastal Engineering Team based in Vancouver, Victoria, Calgary and Mississauga that services projects in Oil & Gas, Mining, Transportation, Power and Government sectors.
An overview of your role will include:
Assisting with data analysis, interpretation, and evaluation of marine and coastal processes (waves, currents, water levels, sediment transport) and forces interacting with engineered structures in support of engineering and environmental considerations for planning and design on large and small coastal projects
Assisting with preparation of technical documents (reports, drawings, specifications) documenting engineering and environmental investigations, results, and analyses
Application of state-of-the-art coastal engineering methods to address problems related to natural coastal hazards (e.g. flooding, erosion, sedimentation) and human interactions (spills, coastal structures, dredging and beneficial use, materials management) in the context of climate change and variability
Conducting field work involving site visits and data collection in coastal and offshore environments (international travel may be required). This may include the deployment of oceanographic instruments, site reconnaissance, and condition inspection of coastal and harbour structures
Engaging and interacting with other team m/embers in a multi-disciplinary team
You will have a background in:
University degree (preferably Master’s or Ph.D. in coastal, port or ocean engineering)
Eligibility for professional registration as an Engineer-in-Training in British Columbia as a Civil Hydrotechnical Engineer or proven eligibility for Professional registration in Canada
The ability to conduct independent analysis, develop visualizations, and interpret complex physical processes by analyzing geospatial time series data. Skills in MATLAB, Python or another scripting language
The ability to develop and apply numerical models for the simulation of waves, currents, sediment transport, and morphology change in open coast, inlet, and estuarine environments
Strong interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills and demonstrated teamwork skills
Knowledge of oceanographic and meteorological instrumentation
Familiarity with engineering calculations for coastal engineering design and/or skills in hydraulic analysis including coastal engineering or coastal processes modelling software is an asset
Your benefits at Golder will include:
Competitive benefits and remuneration packages
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
Global projects and travel opportunities
One of Canada’s Best Managed Companies, Platinum member status 13 consecutive years
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 30 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.
Golder Associates Ltd. is committed to meeting the accessibility needs of persons with disabilities in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 (AODA), and all other applicable legislation. Golder will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment and selection process to applicants with disabilities upon request.
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Primary Location CA-BC-VANCOUVER
Employee Status Regular
Experience (Minimum Yrs.) 2
Job Posting Sep 4, 2020, 3:44:11 PM