Geological Engineer-in-Training in Reno, United States

at Golder Associates
Location Reno, United States
Date Posted April 22, 2019
Category Geologist
Job Type Permanent


Geological Engineer-in-Training
- (19000925)

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-in-Training to join our Mining team in a Full-Time position at our Reno, Nevada office.

Your primary responsibilities will include:
Participate in geotechnical field investigations including logging of soil and rock core data, mapping of rock slopes, and sample collection and preparation for laboratory testing
Perform site and material characterization of soil and rock masses for open pit and underground mines
Perform engineering analyses and calculations for geotechnical and rock mechanics applications
Prepare technical reports documenting field and laboratory investigations, and engineering analyses
Perform domestic and international field assignments, such as geotechnical investigations or construction quality assurance
Apply rock mechanics principles to surface and underground mine design problems

A Bachelor’s Degree in Geological, Geotechnical, or Mining 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
Strong analytical problem-solving skills including the ability to complete engineering calculations and analyses
Knowledge of, and ability to use numerical modeling software including RocScience (DIPS, SLIDE, RS2) and Itasca products (FLAC 2D/3D, UDEC)
Be a self-starter and be able to take ownership of project tasks using their technical knowledge.
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Ability to succeed both independently and on teams
Comfortable working in remote locations both internationally and domestically
An active focus on health and safety for themselves and others
A Master’s Degree in Geological, Geotechnical, or Mining Engineering, or an equivalent field of study
Experience with general-purpose scripting/programming

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 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.

To learn more about our company and culture click here to view The Promise of Golder video.

Primary Location US-NV-RENO
Schedule Full-time
Employee Status Regular
Experience (Minimum Yrs.) 1
Job Posting Apr 22, 2019, 4:56:09 PM

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