Senior Civil/Geotechnical Engineer

Location US-NV-Reno
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(2/13/2018 3:14 PM)
Job ID
Area of Interest
EN - Geotechnical Engineering, Soil and Rock Mechanics
Job Type
Full Time
# of Positions
Education (Minimum)
Bachelors Degree
Experience (Years)

Job Responsibilities

As a global, employee-owned organization 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 160 offices worldwide, our over 6500 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.

The Reno, Nevada office is currently seeking a Senior Civil/Geotechnical Engineer to support our US Mine Waste team.

Specific responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

  • Design leadership for complex civil and geotechnical engineering design projects within the mining industry
  • Hands-on design work including civil and geotechnical analyses and design drawings/technical report preparation
  • Writing design reports, specifications, record of construction reports
  • Perform short to medium term domestic and international field assignments including site reconnaissance, geotechnical field investigations, and client meetings
  • Support development of a strong client base through business development, by leading proposals for new work, and successful completion of project work

Job Requirements


  • A minimum of a Bachelor's degree in Civil, Geological, or closely related engineering discipline
  • 10 years minimum of relevant work experience
  • Licensure as a Professional Engineer (PE) in Nevada or currently following career path for licensure
  • Proficiency in word processing, analytical spreadsheet preparation, and ability to learn a variety of engineering software
  • Experience with AutoCAD, Civil3D software and ability to lead the development of design drawings
  • Experience demonstrating ability to lead multi-disciplinary technical teams on complex engineering design projects
  • A resume focused on proven client support
  • Experience designing large earthworks and lined waste facilities
  • Understanding of seismic risk evaluations,
  • Experience with earth stability analyses, surface water hydrology analyses, pipe and channel hydraulics design, and capital cost estimation for earthworks projects  
  • A strong focus on workplace safety and demonstrated safety leadership
  • Strong writing and analytical skills
  • Strong communication and leadership skills
  • Experience with mine development, operations, and closure is preferred
  • Ability to travel within the United States and internationally for short and medium term assignments

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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