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Principal Tailings Engineer

Golder - West Perth, WA

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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.

Golder has a new full-time opportunity within our team for a Principal Tailings Engineer, based in Perth. In this role you will be responsible for the technical direction of tailings design studies, and related analyses. This will include providing recommendations in the area of tailings and mine waste management to clients while delivering best practice consulting services. You will provide technical expertise and guidance including budgeting and quality control for tailings, mine waste, heap leach and similar assignments.

Key duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Technical direction of tailings design studies and related analyses;
  • Liaising with specialists from other disciplines or offices within Golder;
  • Delivering best practice consulting services to clients in Australia and Overseas;
  • Providing recommendations in area of tailings and mine waste management to clients;
  • Providing technical guidance and mentoring for staff in the tailings team and reviewing their project work;
  • Providing senior technical input to project teams and ensuring that appropriate technical standards are developed and maintained;
  • Maintaining effective client relationships and generating consulting business by building and maintaining business networks;
  • Leading of multi-disciplinary project teams on local, regional and international consulting assignments; and
  • Project managing, budgeting and quality control for tailings, mine waste, heap leach and similar assignments throughout Golder.
Skills, Qualifications, and Experience
  • Bachelor-Degree in Civil/ Mining Engineering or equivalent, as well as post graduate qualifications and demonstrated tailings experience in a professional services, will be highly regarded;
  • Ability to lead and mentor a team of individuals to deliver high quality service to clients within budge and time constraints;
  • Access to local industry knowledge and contacts;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with a creative and focused approach;
  • Ability to work independently and within multi-disciplinary project teams;.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including report writing, presentations and stakeholder management; and
  • Demonstrated commitment and proactive approach to health and safety culture and providing high quality service
Your benefits at Golder will include:
  • Competitive benefits and remuneration package;
  • Opportunity to 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 specialised employee-owned engineering and consulting firm with over a half century of successful service to its clients. With over 155 offices in more than 40 countries, Golder's 7,500 professionals are driven by a passion to deliver results, offering unique specialised 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.

At Golder, we care about our people - we operate with integrity and embrace diversity. Our ownership structure affords us the opportunity to invest in our careers and take pride in something we truly own.

All qualified applicants who meet the specific criteria outlined above including the special opportunity criteria are encouraged to apply for this role.

Please note: Golder does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies.