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Golder Associates Construction Technician - Quality Assurance in ELKO, Nevada

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?

Golder has a new opportunity for a Construction Technician - Quality Assurance to join our Mine Waste Remediation team on a full-time basis based in Elko Nevada.

This is an entry level Construction Quality Assurance Technician position responsible for work on earthworks and geomembrane liner for projects related to the mining and solid waste industry.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Performing field activities either individually or as part of a team that may include the collection of field data, completing field tests, observation of construction activities, implementing health and safety procedures, and oversight of related subcontractor services and other field related activities;

  • Assisting with field oversight and documentation programs to ensure projects are completed in accordance with the project design drawings, technical specifications, quality assurance testing plans, and project specific health and safety plans;

  • Assisting with field sampling and testing soils, geosynthetic products, and other construction materials;

  • Assisting with field interpretation of project design drawings and technical specifications and communicating finding with the project engineers;

  • Assisting with the review and documenting project record documents, contractor requests for payments, requests for additional information, change orders, and certificates of completion;

  • Assisting with the development and distribution of field notes, meeting minutes, project action item lists, internal tracking of projects activities, and general project coordination activities in support of project managers;

  • Documenting construction activity with a daily report

The successful candidate will have a background in:

  • Field and/or construction experience.

  • Understanding of civil and geotechnical engineering design, and a background in earthwork construction, including the ability to read and understand technical civil design drawings and technical memos.

  • Travel, including travel for extended assignments.

  • Daily report writing and construction documentation.

  • The ability to communicate constructively with contractors, owners, and Senior Golder personnel is essential

Beneficial Attributes:

  • NICET, ACI, GRI Certifications, MSHA, OSHA 40 hr. 1920.120 Hazwoper training are a plus.

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.

Title: Construction Technician - Quality Assurance

Location: NV-ELKO

Other Locations: US-NV-RENO

Requisition ID: 19002628