Associate Civil/Geotechnical Engineer in Reno

Full-time @WSP Global in Engineering
  • Reno, Nevada View on Map
  • Apply Before : August 18, 2022

Job Description

Join management and consultancy services provider WSP Global as Associate Civil/Geotechnical Engineer in Reno Nevada. At the WSP you will perform tasks as listed below, Apply WSP Global career in Reno.


Position : Associate Civil/Geotechnical Engineer

Work location : Reno, Nevada

Who We Are
At WSP, we are driven by inspiring future-ready pioneers to innovate. We’re looking to grow our teams with people who are ready to collaborate in building communities and expanding our skylines. To do this, we hire candidates of all backgrounds. That’s why here at WSP, inclusion, diversity, equity and belonging are core principles. Anything is within our reach and yours as a WSP employee. Come join us and help shape the future!
Golder is now officially part of WSP, adding approximately 7,000 consultants and service providers across Canada, the United States, Latin America, Asia Pacific, Europe and Africa. Golder’s world class expertise within the Earth and Environmental sector and Mining industry will be added to WSP’s platform, creating new opportunities for employees and clients. Together we become the leading global environmental consulting firm, with approximately 14,000 environmental experts. 
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.
This Opportunity
WSP is currently initiating a search for a Staff Civil/Geotechnical Engineer for our Reno, NV office.  Be involved in projects with our US Mine Waste Team and be a part of a growing organization that meets our client’s objectives and solves their challenges. In this role you will have the opportunity to work as a part of a regional team on challenging mining, heavy civil, and geotechnical projects. #globalmining
Your Impact

Working within our mine waste team on civil and geotechnical engineering projects for the mining industry with opportunities to work on projects in other industries
Performing engineering tasks 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.
Permafrost soils and cold region related engineering analyses, design, and thermal modeling
Surface water management facility design and analysis

Preparing portions of technical reports that document field and laboratory investigations, engineering analyses, and facility designs
Assisting with the preparation of project design packages including technical drawings, specifications, schedules, and cost estimates
Performing domestic and international field assignments, such as geotechnical investigations and construction monitoring
Work with cross-functional teams in executing project work.
Complete training on assigned tasks.
Exercise responsible and ethical decision-making regarding company funds, resources and conduct, and adhere to WSP’s Code of Conduct and related policies and procedures.
Perform additional responsibilities as required by business needs. 

Who You Are
Required Qualifications

A Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering or an equivalent field of study.
1 to 3 years of relevant post education experience.
Successful completion of the Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) exam or the ability to complete the exam within 6 months of start date
Strong analytical skills including the ability to complete engineering calculations and analyses
Ability to work both independently and on teams
Comfortable working in remote settings
Participating in and promoting a safety-first culture
Willingness to travel both domestically and internationally
2 years of relevant work experience preferred (including internship or co-op experience)
Strong interpersonal and communication skills when interacting with others, expressing ideas effectively and professionally to an engineering and non-engineering audience.
Proficiency with technical writing, office automation, software, technology, math principles, predictive models, spreadsheets, and tools.
Capable self-leadership with attention to detail, accuracy, multi-tasking, and prioritization of responsibilities in a dynamic work environment.
Ability to work independently with minimal supervision, as well as part of a team to meet business objectives.
Proven track record of upholding workplace safety and ability to abide by WSP’s health, safety and drug/alcohol and harassment policies.
Ability to work schedules conducive to project-specific requirements that may extend beyond the typical workweek.
Occasional travel may be required depending on project-specific requirements.

Preferred Qualifications:

Master’s degree in Civil, or Geotechnical, Engineering or relevant discipline preferred
Engineer in Training Certification.

Additional Requirements

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions.

Additional Details

Travel Required: 25%
Job Status: Regular
Employee Type: Full
Primary Location: RENO – DOUBLE EAGLE CT
All locations: US-NV-Reno

About WSP
WSP USA is the U.S. operating company of WSP, one of the world’s leading engineering and professional services firms. Dedicated to serving local communities, we are engineers, planners, technical experts, strategic advisors and construction management professionals. WSP USA designs lasting solutions in the buildings, transportation, energy, water and environment markets. With more than 12,000 employees in over 200 offices across the U.S., we partner with our clients to help communities prosper.

WSP provides a comprehensive suite of benefits including medical, dental, vision, disability, life, and retirement savings focused on a providing health and financial stability throughout the employee’s career.

At WSP, we want to give our employees the challenges they seek to grow their careers and knowledge base. Your daily contributions to your team will be essential in meeting client objectives, goals and challenges. Are you ready to get started?

WSP USA (and all of its U.S. companies) is an Equal Opportunity Employer Race/Age/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin/Disability or Protected Veteran Status.

The selected candidate must be authorized to work in the United States.


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