Geological Engineer

4 months ago
Job ID
Area of Interest
EN - Geotechnical Engineering, Soil and Rock Mechanics
Job Type
Full Time
# of Positions
Education (Minimum)
Masters Degree
Experience (Years)

Job Responsibilities

As a global, employee-owned organisation with over 50 years of experience, Golder Associates is driven by our purpose to engineer earth’s development while preserving earth’s integrity. From more than 170 offices worldwide, our over 7000 employees deliver solutions that help our clients achieve their sustainable development goals by providing a wide range of independent consulting, design and construction services in our specialist areas of earth, environment and energy.


Golder Associates Inc. is currently seeking a Geological Engineer for the Reno, Nevada location. Your primary responsibilties will include:


  • Field data collection, instrument installation, data reduction, engineering analyses, and report writing, including but not limited to:
  • Geotechnical rock core logging, geotechnical soil logging, and USCS soil classification
  • Installation of inclinometers and piezometers
  • Summarizing core logging data, calculating RMR, and interpreting laboratory testing data
  • Structural interpretation of borehole televiewer surveys
  • Constructing and manipulating 3D geologic models in computer modeling programs
  • Slope stability analyses

Job Requirements

The preferred candidate will possess the following skills and attributes:

  • B.S. and M.S. in Geological Engineering, Rock Mechanics, or Geotechnical Engineering with an emphasis in rock mechanics
  • Must be willing to travel and undertake extended field assignments at remote locations
  • Highly motivated with strong work ethic
  • Good attention to detail
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Good writing skills
  • Flexibility to perform a variety of assignments
  • AutoCAD, Surpac, or Vulcan experience helpful


Our staff benefit from:

  • An option to purchase shares in Golder Associates
  • Career and personal development opportunities and support of personal growth
  • Employee mentoring program
  • Competitive benefits and remuneration packages

Golder Associates Statement

Golder Associates Inc. is a drug free employer and undertakes drug and alcohol testing as allowed by law and pursuant to its Drug Free Workplace Policy.    All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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