Staff Geological Engineer in Tucson, United States

at Golder Associates
Location Tucson, United States
Date Posted September 29, 2018
Category Geologist
Job Type Permanent


Staff Geological Engineer
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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?

Our Tucson office is currently seeking a Staff Geological Engineer. This individual will have a strong academic background seeking a challenging career with a growth-oriented company committed to providing the highest quality of services to its clients.

We are seeking candidates with a geological engineering background and familiarity with working with UAVs, 3D point clouds, and remotely sensed data to participate in design and construction of mining and infrastructure projects in the Southwest US and elsewhere.

Project work requires skills and training pertinent to engineering geology, geological engineering and civil geotechnical engineering. Travel within the United States will be necessary for some field assignments. The expected work will include office-based engineering design and field work. Appropriate on-the-job training will be provided.

Work with project teams on geological and geotechnical projects that involve field work, data evaluation, engineering analysis and report preparation.
Conduct field assignments, such as geologic mapping, geotechnical drilling supervision, borehole logging, test pit logging, site reconnaissance, and construction monitoring; all under senior direction.
Prepare geotechnical data reports, calculations and modeling;
Process photos of soil and rock slopes into 3D point clouds, perform change-detection analysis, and extract geological and geotechnical data from point clouds using a variety of specialty engineering software.
Performing engineering calculations and analyses using hand and computer-based tools under senior direction.
Assisting with the preparation of technical reports, including writing sections of reports, preparing figures and tables, and working with drafting and administrative staff to produce final reports under senior direction.
Performing other engineering activities as directed

Bachelor’s degree in geology, geological engineering, or civil geotechnical engineering; Master’s degree preferred.
0-2 years of relevant work experience.
Strong geotechnical soils laboratory skills and field skills such as geologic mapping, core logging, soil sampling, and groundwater sampling are preferred.
Strong computer skills and experience with industry standard commercial computer software including: Microsoft Office, ArcGIS, and various geo-engineering software (i.e. slope stability, rockfall analysis, etc.)
Experience in various structure from motion photogrammetry and point cloud software such as Agisoft Photoscan, Cloud Compare, Maptek I-Site Studio, Split FX, and similar.
Detail-oriented with strong analytical skills, problem solving skills, and a positive attitude as well as the ability to work both independently and on teams
Willingness to perform a variety of tasks as needed to complete an assignment and satisfy project demands
Must be eligible for employment in the U.S. and pass a pre-employment physical including drug screen and pre-employment background check
Domestic relocation compensation may be available.
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-AZ-TUCSON
Schedule Full-time
Employee Status Regular
Travel Yes, 20 % of the Time
Job Posting Sep 28, 2018, 9:38:48 AM

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