• Junior Mechanical Engineer

    Location US-NV-Elko
    Posted Date 5 months ago(2/14/2018 12:03 PM)
    Job ID
    Area of Interest
    EN - Planning, Design and Project Management
    Job Type
    Full Time
    # of Positions
    Education (Minimum)
    Bachelors Degree
    Experience (Years)
  • Job Responsibilities

    Golder Associates Ltd. is seeking a Junior Mechanical Engineer – New Grad to join Engineering and Design group in Elko, Nevada.  Golder is currently a world leader in the provision of these types of services to premier mining clients worldwide.  As a result, our consultants are in demand throughout the world and Golder can offer a very interesting and stimulating work environment for a junior engineer who will be surrounded by leaders in the field.


    The successful candidate will learn how to use cutting edge equipment and design to achieve the clients’ goals of minimizing the environmental impact of the disposal of their waste products and the re-use of some of those waste products for beneficial purposes such as underground structural fill.


    Your duties will include but will not be limited to the following: 

    • Visiting client facilities at mine sites throughout the world;
    • Reviewing laboratory test work and applying the data to equipment selection;
    • Performing conceptual, feasibility and detailed mechanical design work, including equipment and piping specifications, and plant layouts;
    • Performing material balances and process control descriptions;
    • Preparing, writing and reviewing proposals and project reports;
    • Interacting with clients and being responsible for project deliverables and client satisfaction;
    • Coordinating with other disciplines and other Golder Associates groups;
    • Participating in Golder’s Health & Safety program; and,
    • Assisting with other project work as required.

    Job Requirements

    The preferred candidate will possess the following skills and qualifications:

    • Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering;
    • Current status as (or future eligibility for) Professional Engineer;
    • Knowledge of standard software (Word, Excel, Access, MS Project, etc.);
    • Knowledge of 3D design software (AutoCAD, Inventor, Solidworks, etc.) would be an asset;
    • Experience with mining operations would be an asset;
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
    • Ability to work in a collegial environment;
    • Be well versed in risk assessment and general Health & Safety requirements;
    • Be available for local and international business travel and extended working hours when required; and,
    • Be a team player with strong people skills.

    In addition, to be successful at Golder Associates, you will be able to demonstrate the following Success Attributes: an ownership attitude; initiative; enthusiasm; a desire to continually learn and grow; detail oriented and quality focused; good judgement; a good work ethic; adaptability; and good communication skills.

    Additional Information

    Regularly ranked as one of the best companies to work for.


    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 180 offices worldwide, our over 8000 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.


    For more information, visit golder.com.


    No phone calls please.  We thank all the individuals who expressed interest.
    Only those individuals who are selected for interviews will be contacted.

    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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