Golder Associates Civil or Geotechnical Engineer - Reno in RENO, 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 is currently seeking a Civil or Geotechnical Engineer for the Reno office to provide a variety of geotechnical, civil, and mining engineering services to many high-profile projects in the central Nevada and throughout the world. Due to increasing workloads, we currently have an immediate full-time opportunity open at our Reno, Nevada office.

Responsibilities include:

The successful candidate/s will provide engineering support for planning, design and construction expertise on civil engineering and large earthworks and environmental projects. As part of a multi-disciplinary team you will apply your civil and/or 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’s civil design group

  • 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 an variety large 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.

  • 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.

  • 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, analyzing the results, and report writing.

  • 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.


  • A minimum of a bachelor’s degree in civil or geotechnical engineering

  • 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.

  • Registration or eligibility for registration for as an Engineer-in-Training.


  • Preference given to those with previous related field experience.

  • A M.Sc. Degree in Civil or Geotechnical 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: Civil or Geotechnical Engineer - Reno

Location: NV-RENO

Requisition ID: 18001515