Civil Engineer

Location US-NV-Reno
Posted Date 1 month ago(2/14/2018 11:42 AM)
Job ID
Area of Interest
EN - Planning, Design and Project Management
Job Type
Full Time
# of Positions
Education (Minimum)
Bachelor Degree
Experience (Years)

Job Responsibilities

Golder Associates Inc. is currently seeking a Civil Engineer for the Reno office To provide a variety of geotechnical, civil, and mining engineering services to many high profile projects in the prairie provinces and throughout the world. Due to increasing workloads, we currently have an immediate and long-term opening for a civil engineer.


The successful candidate/s will provide engineering support for planning, design and construction expertise civil engineering and large earthworks and environmental projects. As part of a multi-disciplinary team you will apply your civil/geotechnical engineering capabilities to a variety of projects. You will work with Golder’s clients and your other client contacts to bring in new work for Golder civil design group


Responsibilities include:

  • Preparing and adhering to site-specific health and safety plans to mitigate or eliminate risks to you, Golder's clients, employees and the public.
  • Participating on engineering projects from the proposal stage to planning and directing the field program.
  • Involvement with and mentoring within the office and across the country.
  • Field data analysis and interpretation, report writing and client/project coordination. While the primary focus will be on civil mining projects, opportunities will exist to work on large geotechnical engineering projects, as well as with other Golder offices worldwide.
  • Assisting in the development of project specific plans.
  • Participating in the design, preparation of detailed design drawings and technical specification for a wide range of projects.
  • Collecting, preparing and tracking information for various project documents including proposals and progress reports.
  • Adhering to QA/ QC procedures to ensure completion of project documents according to company standards.
  • Design and manage geotechnical investigations programs, of various size.
  • Undertake a wide variety of geotechnical investigations and design that may include ground improvement programs, foundation design and stability assessments.
  • Scheduling laboratory testing, analysing the results, and report writing.
  • Undertake assignments that may involve travel and periods of time away from home office. Including geotechnical field investigation programs, construction monitoring, site reconnaissance, quality assurance and supervising quality control (QA/QC) testing of the work performed by subcontractors.
  • Participate in the civil and geotechnical engineering design of surface facilities to support the mining industry in Nevada.
  • Opportunities will exist to work on engineering projects throughout Golder’s global network of offices.

Job Requirements

The preferred candidate will possess the following skills and attributes:

  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Civil with a M.Sc. Degree in Civil preferred.
  • Self-motivated and well organized.
  • Good oral presentation and report writing skills.
  • A strong “safety first” focus.
  • Strong all-round academic knowledge of civil/geotechnical engineering and construction materials.
  • Preference given to those with previous related field experience.
  • Registration or eligibility for registration for as an Engineer-in-Training.
  • A valid driver’s license is required.

Additional Information

Our staff benefit from:

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


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Established in 1960, Golder is a global, employee-owned organisation driven by our purpose to engineer earth’s development while preserving earth’s integrity. From over 165 offices worldwide, our more than 6,500 employees help our clients find sustainable solutions to the challenges society faces today including extraction of finite resources, energy and water supply and management, waste management, urbanisation, and climate change. We do this by providing a wide range of independent consulting, design and construction services to our clients in our specialist areas of earth, environment and energy.

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, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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