New Senior Water and Environmental Engineer at Golder

  • Full Time
  • Greater Accra
  • Applications have closed
  • Salary: $Not Stated
  • Full Time
  • Greater Accra
  • Applications have closed
  • Salary: $Not Stated
State: Accra, Ghana
Country: Ghana
Deadline: 30/09/2021
Qualification: Degree
Work Experience: 4 Years
Career Level: Mid Career
Industry: NGO

Senior Water and Environmental Engineer Summary

Golder has a new full-time opportunity within our Mine Water team for a Senior Water and Environmental Engineer in Accra.


Senior Water and Environmental Engineer

You will be supporting and contributing to surface and groundwater projects such as mine

water and waste management, hydro(geo)logy studies/modelling, water intakes, water supply and dewatering,

contamination assessment and remediation, etc. This is a senior position that will contribute to raising the profile of

the Golder Mine Water team within the mining industry and grow our business with our client base in West Africa.

Key duties and responsibilities will include:

Support the Country Lead in growing our client base in West Africa and liaise with our Clients (internal and external)

The Senior Water and Environmental Engineer will grow revenue from our water business in West Africa

The Senior Water and Environmental Engineer will engage with Authorities

The Senior Water and Environmental Engineer will support, contribute and generate project opportunities

Developing water and salt balances for mining and industrial clients;

The Senior Water and Environmental Engineer will make input to water and waste components for EIAs and regulatory compliance

Input to mine water and waste management projects;

Input to Concept, PFS, FS and DFS studies for mining projects

Hydrology and hydrogeology characterization projects for EIA’s and mine development projects;

Contributing to the high-quality project and technical design reports for clients;

Managing project budget, resources and timelines effectively;

Perform construction quality supervision, assessments and audits

Overall site-wide water resources and management plans for clients

Mentor, develop and grow a strong technical water team in Ghana.

Preparing proposals, reports and deliverables for senior staff review; and

Displaying a safety-first focus and setting a positive example by identifying and reporting hazards, near misses and incidents.

Skills, Qualifications, and Experience

Bachelor or Master’s degree in Engineering

12 – 15 years’ minimum experience in the field of Water Management / Environmental Engineering related to

surface water/groundwater is required;

Pump and pipeline design experience will be advantageous;

Mine water management experience will be advantageous;

Contamination assessment and remediation experience will be advantageous;

Proficient in MS Word, MS Excel (Advanced), MS PowerPoint, MS Outlook, MS Projects;

Experience using any of FeFlow, GoldSim, PCSWWM, CAD, Python, etc. will be advantageous;

Demonstrated ability in water resources including hydrology, water balance, water supply feasibility and water reuse.

Your benefits at Golder will include:

Deepen your expertise in a dynamic work environment

Innovative and collaborative multidisciplinary projects

Competitive benefits and remuneration packages

On the job training, mentoring and coaching

Opportunity to work closely with our water teams in South Africa, Australia, Europe, the US and Canada.

Opportunity to work closely with our Environment, Waste and Engineering teams

Opportunity to develop your career in the specific area of your interest.

Renowned for technical excellence, Golder, a member of WSP, is a leading global specialised engineering and

consulting organisation with over 60 years of successful service to its clients.

By joining forces with WSP in 2021, Golder is now part of a 14,000-person strong earth and environment practice,

providing engineering, remediation, regulatory & compliance, design and environmental services on projects that

span all seven continents. Our 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 & 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 are encouraged to apply for this role.

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

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