• Senior Geotechnical Engineer / Project Manager

    Requisition ID
    Work Location
    Department / Discipline
    Engineering - Geotechnical
    Position Type
    Staff / Permanent
  • Overview / Responsibilities

    Wood Environment & Infrastructure Solutions has a career opportunity for a Senior Geotechnical Engineer / Project Manager with our Denver, CO Mining team. This individual will provide geotechnical engineering services and manage projects related to mining and civil/geotechnical projects in the U.S. and internationally.



    This individual may travel to our Elko, NV, Salt Lake City, UT and Reno, NV offices but will work full time in our Denver, CO office.


    Key Responsibilities

    • Will provide civil/geotechnical engineering and project management and be responsible for delivering geotechnical and geologic projects to Wood’s mining clients
    • Plan, supervise and lead civil/geotechnical investigations and design activities
    • Project management including scope, budget, schedule and resource management
    • Managing and coordinating project teams, including ensuring the technical quality of deliverables
    • Perform and review geotechnical engineering analyses
    • Proposal and report writing
    • Will travel to project sites in the US and internationally - Approximately 15% overnight travel

    Skills / Qualifications

    • BS or MS in Civil or Geotechnical Engineering
    • Currently registered or immediately eligible for registration as a PE
    • 10 years + experience in geotechnical engineering, preferably with mining projects
    • Strong academic background and solid understanding of soil mechanics
    • Experience in one or more of the following areas:
      • Tailings Storage Facility and Heap Leach Facility design
      • Foundations
      • Earth dams and levees
    • Demonstrated Project Management skills including scheduling and budgeting and the ability to lead, train and mentor junior staff
    • Demonstrated technical excellence in geotechnical engineering
    • Very good understanding of drilling methods, field investigations, and laboratory testing procedures
    • Excellent communication, leadership, mentoring, writing, interpersonal and presentation skills
    • Superior time management, planning and ability to interact with clients
    • Spanish language skills are not required, but are a plus
    • Ability and willingness to travel to project sites in the US and internationally -Approximately 15% overnight travel
    • Must pass drug test, background check and must have a satisfactory driving record in accordance with the Company's driving (MVR) policy

    Company Overview

    Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 60,000 people, with revenues of over $10 billion.  We provide performance-driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets, including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear, and general industrial sectors.  www.woodplc.com  

    Diversity Statement

    We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.


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