Golder Associates Senior Consultant - Geotechnical Engineer 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 has a new opportunity for a Geotechnical Engineer to join our Reno, Nevada office. The successful candidate will execute and provide senior oversight of geotechnical pit slope projects in rock and soils for mining projects locally, nationally, and internationally.
Your primary responsibilities will include:
Provide leadership in all aspects of project work and business development
Provide consultation on open pit mining projects for North America and international clients
Design, implement and oversee engineering studies in open pit related projects
Provide advice to mining operations
Conduct due diligence reviews and independent report work
Offer innovative and specialized solutions to internal and external clients
Mentor and coach technical staff
Stay abreast of new research and developments within the industry
Work collaboratively with other senior members of the Golder Mining team to implement the business growth strategy, develop, and maintain relationships with a broad client base
In conjunction with the Divisional Leader, and support from the Marketing team, identify, coordinate, and undertake marketing and promotional activities for the specialist area region
Establish linkages with other business units to support and enhance service delivery
Display safety leadership
An undergraduate degree in geotechnical, mining, geological engineering or a related field of study
10 years’ work experience with an emphasis on rock mass characterization, slope design, slope reinforcement, monitoring with a working knowledge of blasting and dewatering
Ability to travel to remote mine sites
Experience leading large complex projects for open pit and slopes that includes data collection, data processing, numerical modeling, design and monitoring
Experience as a consulting engineer
Experience in authoring technical papers and presenting at technical and trade conferences
The ability to establish and maintain solid client relationships
Highly effective leadership capabilities and strong interpersonal skills
Experience with numerical modeling software including RocScience (DIPS, SLIDE, RS2) and Itasca products (FLAC 2D/3D, UDEC)
Registration or eligibility for registration as Professional Engineer in the United States
Experience mentoring junior and intermediate level employees
A post-graduate degree in geotechnical, mining, geological engineering or a related field of study
Professional Engineer license
* Submittal of a cover letter with your application is appreciated
- Successful applicant must be able to provide proof of vaccination against COVID-19 prior to their start date or prior to December 8, 2021, whichever is later, or be granted an exemption based on a disability or sincerely-held religious belief. If you cannot receive the vaccine because of a disability or a sincerely-held religious belief, you may submit an accommodation request (https://wspushr.formstack.com/forms/reasonable_accommodation_log) to the Golder, A Member of WSP, Equal Employment Opportunity Office. Learn more about the COVID-19 vaccination here - https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/vaccines/index.html .
Your benefits at Golder will include:
Competitive benefits and remuneration packages
Opportunity to deepen your expertise in a dynamic work environment;
Innovative and collaborative multidisciplinary projects; and,
On the job training, mentoring, and coaching.
Renowned for technical excellence, Golder, a member of WSP, is a leading global specialized engineering and consulting organization with over 60 years of successful service to its clients. By joining forces with WSP in 2021, Golder is now part of a 14,000-person strong earth and environment practice, providing engineering, remediation, regulatory & compliance, design, and environmental services on projects that span all seven continents. Our 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 & 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 age, color, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, sex, genetic information, marital status, national origin, race, religion, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, individuals with disabilities or other characteristics protected by law. Golder is a background screening, drug-free workplace.
Title: Senior Consultant - Geotechnical Engineer
Requisition ID: 21002306