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Golder Associates Senior Consultant/Rock Mechanics 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 Senior Rock Mechanics Engineer to join our Reno Nevada or our Portland Oregon 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

Required:

  • An undergraduate degree in mining, geotechnical or geological engineering, especially open pit and slope experience in rock and soils

  • Ability to travel to remote mine sites

  • A minimum of 15 years’ work experience with an emphasis on rock mass characterization, slope design, slope reinforcement, monitoring with a working knowledge of blasting and dewatering

  • 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

  • Demonstrated 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

  • Knowledge of, and ability to use 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

Preferred:

  • A post-graduate degree in mining, geotechnical or geological engineering, especially open pit and slope experience in rock and soils

  • Professional Engineer license

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 7,000 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: Senior Consultant/Rock Mechanics Engineer

Location: NV-RENO

Other Locations: US-OR-LAKE OSWEGO

Requisition ID: 20001492

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