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Senior and Principal Geotechnical Engineer

Job Description

Seeking an exceptional Senior and Principal-level consulting geotechnical engineers within our Mining Geotechnical Group in our Reno office. Candidates should have a minimum of 15 to 20 years of relevant geotechnical consulting and design experience in open pit and underground mines.

Responsibilities:

  • Open pit stability assessment and design including structural analysis, kinematic assessments, rock mass characterization, slope stability analysis and development of design criteria.
  • Strong knowledge of underground mining methods and interaction between open pit slope stability and underground mine workings.
  • Geotechnical inspection and design audits of operating open pit mines including waste dumps.
  • Site selection, analysis and design for waste rock dumps.
  • Third party review of geotechnical design studies by other practitioners.
  • Assessment and remedial design for complex modes of slope instability including assessment of slope monitoring data, evaluation of monitoring thresholds, slope failure prediction, development of safe working procedures (SOPs), and trigger action response plans/procedures (TARPs).
  • Detailed understanding of standard to advanced 2D and 3D analytical methods including limit equilibrium, finite element and distinct element stability analysis codes, and rockfall/runout analysis.

Qualifications:

  • Degree in geological/geotechnical engineering from a recognized university and minimum of 15 to 20 years of related work experience.
  • A post graduate degree would be considered a strong asset.
  • Eligibility for registration as a P.E. or P.G. in the USA.
  • Open pit stability assessment and design including structural analysis, kinematic assessments, rock mass characterization, slope stability analysis and development of design criteria.
  • Strong knowledge of underground mining methods and interaction between open pit slope stability and underground mine workings. Third party review of geotechnical design studies by other practitioners.Strong background in project management and business development, with an ability to independently source clients.
  • Strong technical, leadership and problem solving skills.
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication, and report writing skills.
  • Ability and willingness to mentor and train junior and intermediate engineers.
  • Business development skills including presentation of workshops and marketing.
  • Willingness to travel internationally and to remote locations

Please apply with an updated resume and 5 references.



About Aerotek:

We know that a company's success starts with its employees. We also know that an individual's success starts with the right career opportunity. As a Best of Staffing® Client and Talent leader, Aerotek's people-focused approach yields competitive advantage for our clients and rewarding careers for our contract employees. Since 1983, Aerotek has grown to become a leader in recruiting and staffing services. With more than 250 non-franchised offices, Aerotek's 8,000 internal employees serve more than 300,000 contract employees and 18,000 clients every year. Aerotek is an Allegis Group company, the global leader in talent solutions. Learn more at Aerotek.com.



The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

If you would like to request a reasonable accommodation, such as the modification or adjustment of the job application process or interviewing process due to a disability, please call 888-237-6835 or email [email protected] .com for other accommodation options. However, if you have questions about this position, please contact the Recruiter located at the bottom of the job posting. The Recruiter is the sole point of contact for questions about this position.

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Job Snapshot

Location US-NV-Reno
Employment Type Full-Time
Pay Type Year
Pay Rate $80,000.00 - $130,000.00 /Year
Store Type Engineering & Aerospace
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Aerotek

We know that a company’s success starts with its employees. We also know that an individual’s success starts with the right career opportunity. As a Best of Staffing® Client and Talent leader, Aerotek’s people-focused approach yields competitive advantage for our clients and rewarding careers for our contract employees. Since 1983, Aerotek has become a leader in recruiting and staffing services by building quality relationships that allow us to place quality people in quality jobs. With more than 230 non-franchised offices, Aerotek’s 6,000 internal employees serve more than 300,000 contract employees and 17,000 clients every year. To learn more, visit Aerotek.com. Learn More

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Katherine Watters
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Aerotek
Company:
US-NV-Reno
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Year
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$80,000.00 - $130,000.00 /Year
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Engineering & Aerospace
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Job Description

Seeking an exceptional Senior and Principal-level consulting geotechnical engineers within our Mining Geotechnical Group in our Reno office. Candidates should have a minimum of 15 to 20 years of relevant geotechnical consulting and design experience in open pit and underground mines.

Responsibilities:

  • Open pit stability assessment and design including structural analysis, kinematic assessments, rock mass characterization, slope stability analysis and development of design criteria.
  • Strong knowledge of underground mining methods and interaction between open pit slope stability and underground mine workings.
  • Geotechnical inspection and design audits of operating open pit mines including waste dumps.
  • Site selection, analysis and design for waste rock dumps.
  • Third party review of geotechnical design studies by other practitioners.
  • Assessment and remedial design for complex modes of slope instability including assessment of slope monitoring data, evaluation of monitoring thresholds, slope failure prediction, development of safe working procedures (SOPs), and trigger action response plans/procedures (TARPs).
  • Detailed understanding of standard to advanced 2D and 3D analytical methods including limit equilibrium, finite element and distinct element stability analysis codes, and rockfall/runout analysis.

Qualifications:

  • Degree in geological/geotechnical engineering from a recognized university and minimum of 15 to 20 years of related work experience.
  • A post graduate degree would be considered a strong asset.
  • Eligibility for registration as a P.E. or P.G. in the USA.
  • Open pit stability assessment and design including structural analysis, kinematic assessments, rock mass characterization, slope stability analysis and development of design criteria.
  • Strong knowledge of underground mining methods and interaction between open pit slope stability and underground mine workings. Third party review of geotechnical design studies by other practitioners.Strong background in project management and business development, with an ability to independently source clients.
  • Strong technical, leadership and problem solving skills.
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication, and report writing skills.
  • Ability and willingness to mentor and train junior and intermediate engineers.
  • Business development skills including presentation of workshops and marketing.
  • Willingness to travel internationally and to remote locations

Please apply with an updated resume and 5 references.



About Aerotek:

We know that a company's success starts with its employees. We also know that an individual's success starts with the right career opportunity. As a Best of Staffing® Client and Talent leader, Aerotek's people-focused approach yields competitive advantage for our clients and rewarding careers for our contract employees. Since 1983, Aerotek has grown to become a leader in recruiting and staffing services. With more than 250 non-franchised offices, Aerotek's 8,000 internal employees serve more than 300,000 contract employees and 18,000 clients every year. Aerotek is an Allegis Group company, the global leader in talent solutions. Learn more at Aerotek.com.



The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

If you would like to request a reasonable accommodation, such as the modification or adjustment of the job application process or interviewing process due to a disability, please call 888-237-6835 or email [email protected] .com for other accommodation options. However, if you have questions about this position, please contact the Recruiter located at the bottom of the job posting. The Recruiter is the sole point of contact for questions about this position.

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