Golder Associates Project Engineer - Mine Waste 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 Project Engineer to join our Elko and support our Mine Waste Management team. 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 primary responsibilities will include:

  • Task-level leadership for complex facility design projects within the mining industry.

  • Hands-on design work including engineering analysis 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, investigations, engineering assessments, and client meetings.

  • Engineering site support including Resident Engineer and QA/QC testing and inspection.

  • Support development of a strong client base through successful completion of project work.


  • A minimum of a Bachelor's degree in Civil, Mechanical, or closely related engineering discipline.

  • 3 years minimum of relevant work experience.

  • Licensed 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 strong focus on workplace safety and demonstrated safety leadership.

  • Srong 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.


Experience with mine development, operations, and closure is preferred.

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.

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Title: Project Engineer - Mine Waste

Location: NV-ELKO

Requisition ID: 18001645