Geotechnical Engineer

Reno, NV
United States

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Job Description

  Geotemps, Inc. is seeking a Senior Civil – Geotechnical Engineer (PM) with 7 to 10 years of experience in civil, geotechnical, or water resources, to assist an international engineering firm focused on the mining and minerals industry. Ideal candidates will have experience providing construction observations and/or testing for mining-related civil construction projects.
Civil design experience, including the use of AutoCAD Civil 3D to design earthen structures such as dams, heap leach pads, and diversion channels, is a plus. Experience completing grading plans as well as hydrologic and hydraulic design is preferred. Mining experience required, preferably with experience working in Nevada on tailings/heap leach projects.

Other responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Develop field investigation and laboratory testing programs, evaluate laboratory data to determine inputs for design.
Perform engineering analyses such as slope stability, deformation, seepage analyses, bearing capacity, etc. up to and including engineering designs.
Create and manage styles, templates, training methods and other aspects of the drafting department.
Conduct extensive grading tasks for pond, pipeline, and drainage design.
Prepare complete sets of complex civil engineering land development drawings which include multiple views, detail drawings, and assembly drawings.
Design land development drawings including complex design features which require considerable drafting skill to visualize and portray.
Complete assignments which regularly require the use of mathematical formulas to draw land contours or to compute dimensions, quantities of materials, etc.
Work from sketches, models, and verbal information supplied by an engineer, architect, or designer to determine the most appropriate views, detail drawings, and supplementary information needed to complete assignments.
Job Requirements
Desired skills and qualifications include but are not limited to:

Bachelor’s degree in Civil or Geotechnical Engineering
Minimum of two (2) to four (4) years’ industry related land development CAD drafting experience or equivalent education training or experience.
Minimum of two (2) years’ experience using AutoCAD, Land Desktop, or Civil 3D software.
Expertise in creating and editing Annotative Civil Styles (surface, point, alignment, label, etc.), Annotative and Non-Annotative AutoCAD Styles (text, leader, dimension, etc.), Civil Templates, Sheet Set Templates, Drawing Templates, View Frames, and Plot Styles.
Proficiency in grading and surface management (creating and modifications of grading objects, feature lines, TIN clean-up, analysis and volumetric operations).
Proficiency in creating and editing Alignments, Profiles, Sections.
Proficiency in creating Corridors (Assemblies and Sub-assemblies using Tool Palettes as well as creating them from scratch, basic Intersections).
Proficiency in use of Sheet Set Manager and displaying final presentation graphics (basic rendering skills).
Efficient External Reference and Data Shortcut management.
Basic GIS and Mapping knowledge (coordinate systems, topology, implementing GIS data).
Experience with Microsoft Office Suite and Adobe Acrobat.
Valid driver’s license

Disclaimer: Although Geotemps, Inc. has attempted to accurately and thoroughly describe this position, Geotemps, Inc. reserves the right to change the same, including to change, add to or subtract from the duties outlined, within the sole discretion of Geotemps, Inc., at any time, with or without advanced notice.

Employment at Geotemps, Inc. is at-will and may be terminated at the will of either Geotemps, Inc. or the employee, at any time, with or without cause or notice. The at-will nature of the employment relationship also gives Geotemps, Inc. the right to make changes to its benefits, policies, and procedures, as well as employee compensation, generally without employee consent or notice, unless otherwise required by law. The at-will employment status of each employee cannot be altered by any verbal agreement or alleged verbal agreement. It can only be changed by a legally binding, written contract covering employment status.
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