Rock Mechanics Modeler in Phoenix

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

Job Description

Join management and consultancy services provider WSP Global as Rock Mechanics Modeler in Phoenix Arizona. At the WSP you will perform tasks as listed below, Apply WSP Global career in Phoenix.


Position : Rock Mechanics Modeler

Work location : Phoenix, Arizona

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!
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 Project Rock Mechanics Modeler for our Phoenix, AZ office.  Be involved in projects with our Mining Team and be a part of a growing organization that meets our client’s objectives and solves their challenges.  #globalmining
Your Impact

Apply rock mechanics principles to surface and underground mine design problems ranging from basic applications to state of the art design.
Develop techniques and methods to create solutions for rock mechanic issues. 
Perform specialist numerical modeling in support of rock mechanics projects. 
Prepare technical documentation to support analytical and numerical studies. 
Participate in geotechnical field investigations including logging of soil and rock core data, mapping of rock slopes, and sample collection and preparation for laboratory testing. 
Contribute to technical solutions spanning multiple engineering disciplines 

Who You Are
Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in Mining, Civil, or Geotechnical Engineering or related field. 
At least 3 years relevant simulation or modeling experience. 
Experience in numerical analyses for geotechnical and or rock engineering applications. 
Experience in developing models drawing on in-depth theoretical understanding of numerical methods including 3D finite difference, distinct element, and finite element. 
Proficient in use of commercial codes such as FLAC, UDEC, PFC, FLA3D, 3DEC and Map 3D. 
Proficient with general-purpose scripting/programing. 
Experience with Computer aided design (CAD) software. 
Experience in developing complex 3D geometries for numerical modeling purposes. 
Ability to travel, both nationally and internationally. 

Preferred Qualifications:

Master’s degree in Mining, Civil, or Geotechnical Engineering or related field. #LI-BJ1

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: PHOENIX – N 44TH ST
All locations: US-AZ-Phoenix

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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