Geotechnical 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 has a new opportunity for a Geological Engineer to join our Central Operations team in a Full-Time position at our St. Louis, Missouri office.

Your primary responsibilities will include:

  • Participate in subsurface investigations including drilling, geologic/geotechnical logging and environmental media sampling.
  • Perform Phase 1 and Phase 2 contaminated site investigations.
  • Prepare geologic and geotechnical boring logs, geologic cross-sections, groundwater contour maps, and isoconcentration maps.
  • Perform engineering calculations, cost estimates, data validation, and report preparation.


  • Bachelor’s degree in geological engineering or an equivalent field of study.
  • Successful completion of the Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) exam or the ability to complete the exam within 6 months of start date.
  • Ability to succeed both independently and on teams.
  • Ability to lift and carry heavy equipment (at least up to 50 pounds).
  • Ability to plan and execute field programs with knowledge of proper sampling techniques.
  • Ability to travel locally, nationally and internationally, with possible frequent shorter term travel and some longer term travel.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.


  • Master’s Degree in geological engineering or an equivalent field of study.
  • At least two years of experience in a consulting practice.
  • Experience with software such as Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, AutoCAD, GIS, gINT desirable.
  • Completed 40-hour OSHA HAZWOPER health and safety training, with 8-hour refresher updates as applicable.

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 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.

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.

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