Mining Engineer (Construction)

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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 Mining Engineer (Construction) to join our team in a full-time position based in Tucson AZ.

The successful candidate will provide leadership to the design, and construction mining, tunneling and civil infrastructure projects. As part of a multi-disciplinary team you will apply your construction skills and knowledge to a variety of projects.

You will work with Golder's project teams, clients and subcontractors to provide technical support for a variety of shaft, decline and civil tunneling programs; You will be involved in various aspects of proposal preparation, technical report writing, and project planning, analysis, design, and construction;

Your primary responsibilities will include:

  • On-site project management for shaft and tunnel construction, maintenance and repair projects
  • Development and leadership of a mine access and tunneling project specific team in the United States.
  • Mentorship of junior employees
  • Literature review of novel tunneling and shaft sinking materials or processes
  • Quality control and quality assurance during mine access and tunneling projects including site reporting

Required skills:


  • A Bachelor's degree in Mining, Civil or Geological engineering or an equivalent field of study
  • At least 7 years of experience
  • Strong analytical skills including the ability to complete engineering calculations and analyses
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work both independently and on teams
  • Significant travel to remote project sites within North America and internationally
  • Hands on participation in underground construction projects
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite (e.g. Microsoft Excel)
  • Experience with proposal preparation, engineering design, technical writing, project reporting and construction management


Preferred skills:


  • 10 or more years of relevant work experience
  • Underground construction project experience in mining or civil engineering (tunneling)
  • AutoCAD / VULCAN / Microstation / MathCAD / RocLab / MS Project / Structural Engineering Finite Element Programs / Visual Basic skills
  • Proficiency in spoken and written Spanish

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 7,000 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.