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Golder Associates Engineering Intern in RENO, Nevada

At Golder, we thrive on challenges.

Across the globe, companies and governments are creating the world of tomorrow. They are building vital infrastructure, developing projects, restoring landscapes and renewing their economies with sustainability in mind. We are a global organization providing consulting, design, and construction services in our specialist areas of earth, environment, and energy through technical excellence, innovative solutions and award-winning client service. Today, our clients represent the world’s major industries and drivers of development: Oil and Gas, Mining, Manufacturing, Power, and Infrastructure.

Since being founded in 1960, our more than 7,000 people operating from 165 offices worldwide deliver deep technical understanding, cross-disciplinary thinking and a passion to help our clients succeed. 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? Do you have a passion for engineering, but are still considering a few disciplines? Maybe you just need a bit more hands-on experience to help you uncover your true calling. On-the-job training with world-renowned engineers and scientists will propel you and set you up for success with real career experience before graduation. If you’re ready to kick-start your civil or geotechnical engineering career with an industry leader, look no further than Golder. Golder embodies a culture that thrives on technical expertise, fosters creative solutions, embraces diversity and celebrates creative and value-added solutions for our clients.

The prospective Engineering Intern will assist with various projects to support our Mine Waste team for a three to eight-month duration (May-August/December) in our Tucson, AZ, Reno, NV, and Elko, NV offices.

Reporting to the Project Engineer y our primary responsibilities will include:

  • Working within our US Mine Waste team on civil and geotechnical engineering projects for the mining industry

  • Performing engineering analyses such as:

  • Site and material characterization

  • Facility design including grading, storage capacity, and construction quantity evaluations

  • Slope stability, seepage, consolidation, liner system, and settlement analyses

  • Surface water management facility design and analysis

  • Preparing portions of technical reports that document field and laboratory investigations, engineering analyses, and facility designs

  • Perform construction observation, field and laboratory testing, and design interpretation to assure that projects are completed in accordance with project design drawings and technical specifications

  • Assisting with the preparation of project design packages including technical drawings, specifications, schedules, and cost estimates

  • Performing laboratory testing and field assignments, such as geotechnical investigations and construction monitoring

The successful candidate will have the following qualifications:

  • Qualified candidates must currently be enrolled in a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree program in engineering with an emphasis in civil, geotechnical, geological or environmental engineering field;

  • Strong analytical skills including the ability to complete engineering calculations and analyses

  • Preferred candidates will have good verbal and written communication skills, with a positive attitude, and the ability to work both independently and in groups;

  • An active focus on health and safety for themselves and others;

  • Prior Co-op or internship experience with a consulting company would also be a plus, but is not required

  • Ability to travel up to 80% for the duration of employment

  • Submittal of a cover letter with your application is appreciated.

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: Engineering Intern

Location: AZ-TUCSON

Other Locations: US-NV-RENO, US-NV-ELKO

Requisition ID: 21000406