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We are hiring an experienced Senior Tailings Geotechnical Engineer for our Denver office.
The successful job applicant will be part of a dynamic geotechnical engineering team and will direct and review the integration of technical activities and products related to geotechnical work, including planning and participating in geotechnical site investigation/laboratory testing programs and results interpretation, geotechnical analysis, detail design, technical support during construction, reporting, and communications. Projects will primarily be tailing dams but may include water dams, heap leach pads, mine waste rock dumps, heavily-loaded structural foundations, and other earthworks, mining, and renewable energy facilities.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Include the following; other duties may be assigned:
Minimum of a Master's degree (M.Sc.) in civil engineering with a specialization in geotechnical engineering; 12-15 years of experience in design and construction of tailings facilities, and registered as a Professional Engineer (P.E.).
Proficiency in MS Office and slope stability programs (e.g., GeoStudio and/or RocScience) required. Familiarity with gINT, FLAC or PLAXIS and other latest geotechnical design software strongly preferred. Knowledge of Civil 3D is an asset.
Work will be in both office and field environment with travel to various outdoor sites determined by project needs. Adherence to safety standards including those of the firm, MSHA, OSHA is mandatory.
Knight Piésold is an affirmative action employer and race, color, gender, ethnicity, religion, disability and veteran status are not taken into account in any employment decision.