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Entry to Mid-Level Geotechnical Engineer

American Society of Civil Engineers
Reno, NV

Wood Environment & Infrastructure Solutions is currently seeking an Entry to Mid-Level Geotechnical Engineer. The successful candidate will provide civil and geotechnical engineering support to Wood’s project managers responsible for delivering mining engineering projects to our clients.


Are you looking for an opportunity to work with an established consulting firm that values its employee’s enthusiasm and technical contributions? We encourage you to apply for this opportunity. We provide the atmosphere to allow individuals to grow their career.

Depending on candidate’s preference, this position may be located in our Reno or Elko, NV offices.


Key Responsibilities


The ideal candidate will have a solid educational background in engineering fundamentals with an emphasis on geotechnical engineering, as well as excellent interpersonal skills, excellent written and verbal communication skills and will be a proactive problem solver. This position offers the opportunity to work with, learn from, and be mentored by senior engineering staff while executing the following roles/responsibilities:

  • Perform geotechnical field investigations and construction oversight at mining sites
  • Provide technical drafting and design engineering support for mining infrastructure including tailings storage facilities, dams, heap leach pads, ponds and impoundments, waste dumps, piping, roads, drainage and other mine infrastructure
  • Perform design engineering computations, including quantity calculations, foundation design, slope stability, settlement, etc. under the guidance of a senior engineer
  • Design or redesign complex layouts and drawings from general written or verbal specifications from the project team
  • Prepare civil / geotechnical design reports under the guidance of a senior engineer.
  • Will travel to project sites in Nevada and the western US


Skills / Qualifications
  • BS required, MS preferred in Civil, Geotechnical or Geological Engineering or related engineering degree
  • 2 to 7+ years of relevant engineering experience
  • EIT or PE required, depending upon candidate’s experience
  • Proficient with Microsoft Word and Excel, AutoCAD Civil 3D experience is a plus
  • QA field experience for earthworks and geosynthetic installation desired
  • Experience writing record of construction reports is a plus
  • Ability to follow instructions, organize and prioritize work to meet scheduled deadlines
  • Superior time management, planning and ability to interact with clients
  • Work well in a team environment
  • Ability and willingness to travel to project sites in western US - Approximately 15-30% overnight travel
  • Physical requirements may require lifting up to 40 pounds and traversing over rugged terrain
  • Must pass drug test, background check, and must have a satisfactory driving record in accordance with the Company's driving (MVR) policy

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 55,000 people, with revenues of around $10 billion.  We provide performance driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear and general industrial sectors. We strive to be the best technical services company to work with, work for and invest in. www.woodplc.com


Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

Internal Number: 21462


  • Construction / Skilled Trades
  • Engineering

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American Society of Civil Engineers
Reno, NV

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