Graduate Civil/Geotechnical Engineer in Elko

Full-time @WSP Global in Engineering
  • Elko, Nevada View on Map
  • Apply Before : December 8, 2022

Job Description

Join management and consultancy services provider WSP Global as Graduate Civil/Geotechnical Engineer, Apply WSP jobs Elko Nevada. At the WSP you will perform tasks as listed below,

 

Position : Graduate Civil/Geotechnical Engineer

Work location : Elko, Nevada

Job Type: Full-time

Job id : 8312

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 experiences, skillsets, backgrounds and walks of life. We actively foster a work environment and culture where inclusion and diversity is part of our fundamental structure. This is delivered behaviorally, through our policies, trainings, local partnerships with professional diverse organizations, internal networks and most importantly with the support and sponsorship of our leaders who help drive our commitment to an inclusive, diverse, welcoming and equitable work environment. Anything is within our reach and yours as a WSP employee. Come join us and help shape the future!
Our Business
We are a global leader in environmental consulting – made stronger with the recent acquisition of Golder – with world-class expertise in environmental, social and governance (ESG), climate resiliency & sustainability (CRS), and earth sciences. Combined we have over 14,000 multidisciplinary professionals worldwide collaborating daily to protect and conserve natural landscapes, create firm foundations for communities to stand on, and champion sustainable development to combat climate change. 

As part of the team, you will have access to an unparalleled network of resources and endless opportunities to collaborate on exciting projects with diverse teammates from across the globe.
This Opportunity
WSP is currently initiating a search for a Full-Time Graduate Geotechnical Engineer for our Reno, NV office.  The following locations will also be considered: Elko, NV. Be involved in projects with our US Mine Waste Team where you’ll have the opportunity to work as a part of a regional team on challenging mining, heavy civil, and geotechnical projects to be a part of a growing organization that meets our client’s objectives and solves their challenges. #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
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, engineering calculations, schedules, and cost estimates
Performing domestic and international field assignments, such as geotechnical investigations and construction monitoring
Generate complete, accurate, and concise documentation using electronic systems, drawings, and field/work site notebook/logs.
Comply with safety guidelines and site-specific procedures which include but are not limited to, location data, statistical documentation, engineering studies and surveys, and construction.
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

Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering, or closely related discipline.
0 to 1 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
Excellent research skills with analytical mindset.
Competent interpersonal and communication skills when interacting with others, expressing ideas effectively and professionally to an engineering and non-engineering audience.
Proficient self-leadership with attention to detail, multi-tasking, and prioritization of responsibilities in a dynamic work environment.
Ability to work independently under general supervision, as well as part of a team to meet business objectives.
Basic proficiency with technical writing, office automation, software, spreadsheets, technology, and tools.
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:

Engineer in Training Certification.
Master’s degree in Civil or Geotechnical engineering, or relevant field of study
Prior internship related to the degree of study and the specific engineering discipline.
A member of and/or actively participate in local professional practice organizations.

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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: New Graduate
Employee Type: Full
Primary Location: RENO – DOUBLE EAGLE CT
All locations: US-NV-Elko, 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. www.wsp.com
WSP provides a flexible, agile and hybrid workplace model while meeting client needs. Employees are also afforded a comprehensive suite of benefits including medical, dental, vision, disability, life, and retirement savings focused on 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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