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Job Description

Position Description:

Nevada Gold Mines is looking for a Geotechnical Engineer to join our Carlin Surface Geotechnical Engineering Team. The Geotechnical Engineer engages with all areas of the Carlin Surface Division essential to mining including design and planning, drilling and blasting, environmental responsibility, and field compliance to design recommendations.


Reporting to the Senior Geotechnical Engineer, the Geotechnical Engineer is responsible for the following:

Deployment and maintenance of slope monitoring tools including prisms, radars, vibrating wire piezometers, TDR, etc and the interpretation of the monitoring data

Reporting and interpretation of geotechnical data and observations

Providing on-call geotechnical engineering support to operations after hours as needed

Assisting with design of excavated slopes and remedial measures as necessary

Other duties as assigned


Bachelor of Science degree in Geological Engineering, Geology, or related field or equivalent experience required

One (1) to five (5) years’ site-based experience in an open pit geotechnical role preferred

Excellent safety record with the ability to demonstrate safety leadership required

Team leadership, problem solving, and excellent verbal and written communication skills required

Ability to work outside in varied weather conditions for extended periods of time required

Demonstrated ability to perform the essential functions of this job required

What We Can Offer You

A comprehensive compensation package including bonuses benefits, and stock purchase plans where applicable

Ability to make a difference and lasting impact

Work in a dynamic, collaborative, progressive, and high-performing team

An Opportunity to transform Traditional Mining into the future of Digital Mining

Opportunities to grow and learn with the industry colleagues are endless

Access to a variety of career opportunities across Nevada Gold Mines locations

Nevada Gold Mines is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

Thank you for your application, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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