Golder Associates Ltd.
Golder Associates headquarters in Calgary, Alberta

Recognized as one of Alberta's Top Employers (2016)

Here are some of the reasons why Golder Associates Ltd. was selected as one of Alberta's Top Employers (2016):

  • Golder Associates Ltd. provides exceptional financial benefits, including profit-sharing and a share purchase plan, available to all employees, signing bonuses for some employees and referral bonuses for employees who successfully refer a new candidate (up to $2,000)
  • An enlightened engineering firm, Golder Associates Ltd. offers maternity and parental leave top-up payments for employees who are new mothers, fathers, or adoptive parents (up to 70% of salary for 15 weeks)
  • Golder Associates Ltd. established the "Golder Trust for Orphans" to direct money and employee volunteer hours to support orphaned or vulnerable children and families affected by the AIDS epidemic in Africa
Golder Associates' President Mark Brightman

Highlights

Industry Engineering Services
Established in Canada 1960
Major Canadian hiring locations Calgary AB, Toronto ON, Vancouver BC
Full-time employees in Canada 2,850
Part-time employees in Canada 66
Average age of employees in Canada 37
Longest serving employee 45 years
Long-term savings defined-contribution (DC) pension
Health plan premium as part of the health plan, the employer pays up to 60% of the premiums
Alternative work options flexible work hours, shortened work week (fewer hours with less pay), telecommuting
Vacation allowance new employees receive 3 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job
Outside survey period outside consultant surveys are held every 24 months
In-house training initiatives in-house training, online training, leadership training, mentoring
Scope of charitable involvement local, national, international
Employee charitable involvement employees are involved in selection of charities

The Career Directory

Golder Associates Ltd. has been selected for The Career Directory, our guide to entry-level recruitment for recent college and university graduates.
Golder Associates employees

Highlights for New Grads

Industry Engineering Services
Major Canadian hiring locations Calgary AB, Toronto ON, Vancouver BC
Full-time employees in Canada 2,850
Part-time employees in Canada 66
Student opportunities paid internships, summer jobs, co-op opportunities
Training orientation program, online training, in-house training, mentoring, leadership training
Tuition subsidies (related to job) yes
Typical new grad positions Junior Geotechnical Engineer, Junior Environmental Scientist, Environmental Health & Safety Technician, Occupational Health & Safety Technician, Archaeologist, Environmental Planner, Water Resources Engineer, Hydrogeologist, Junior Geophysicist
Work perks health benefits for new employees, flexible work hours, telecommuting
Vacation allowance new employees receive 3 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job

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