Environmental Geologist, Associate Level

Company Name: Environmental Investigation Services

Title: Environmental Geologist, Associate Level
Location: California

Job Post Website: 

Description: EIS is a growing company located in California’s Silicon Valley, and offers competitive compensation and benefits packages. The majority of our projects are in Bay Area, South Bay, and Central Coast. Willing to work in both office an field environments. 40 hour Hazwoper training. Honest, reliable, resourceful and motivated individual.

Desired Majors: Geology, Geological Engineering

Minimum Qualifications: B.S. or M.Sc. in Geological, Environmental Science, Engineering or related science with a background in environmental investigations and assessments (Phase I’s, Phase II’s, soil groundwater sampling experience and remedial actions); 1 to 3 years experience; good written and oral communication skills; computer skills including Microsoft word, excel, and basic drafting.

Position Type: Full-time Employment
Hours per week: 40+

Salary & Benefits: Competitive compensation and benefits packages.

Application Process: Send resume and cover letter to Environmental Investigation Services, Inc. (EIS) at tyler@eis1.net to apply.

Transportation Driver

Company Name: Remick Associates

Title: Transportation Driver
Location: Incline Village, NV

Description: Seeking a full time Transportation Shuttle Driver responsible for transporting employees and Sub Contractors to/from job sites in Incline Village, NV. Must be a reliable and organized individual with a clean driving record, exceptional communication skills with an upbeat, professional attitude. This position is Tuesday – Saturday with occasional labor duties during down time. Living locally in the North Lake Tahoe area is a huge plus.

• Conduct weekly vehicle inspections and report any faults or damage to Management
• Communicate best shuttle routes for deliveries and pickups, maintain awareness of heavy traffic flow in town
• Upkeep maintenance and cleanliness of vehicles
• Ability to work independently and self-manage projects with sound judgment

Desired Majors: Geography, Geology, Geophysics, Hydrogeology, Geological Engineering, Metallurgical Engineering, Mining Engineering

Minimum Qualifications: 

• Valid Driver’s License and a clean driving record
• Safe driving practices and methods
• Adaptable to last minute changes
• Comfortable driving in heavy winter weather conditions
• Knowledge of proper vehicle winter standards, application of chains, follow road conditions
• Detail oriented with an ability to multi-task and work under pressure
• Strong written and verbal communication skills
• Able to work Tuesday – Saturday
• Knowledge of the Incline Village area is helpful but not necessary

Position Type: Full Time Employment
Hours per week: 40+

Application Process: Please submit your resume to logan@remickassociates.com and thank you for your interest.

Geoscience Data Analyst

Company Name: Klondex Mines

Title: Geoscience Data Analyst
Location: Nevada

Description: 

The GeoScience Data Analyst will be responsible for the auditing, quality control, quality assurance, reporting and decision-making support for exploration, due diligence studies, project and operations geologic databases. They will be engaged in providing critical thinking on conducting geologic data QA/QC audits for new and existing data to ensure data quality and data accuracy.

Desired Majors: Geology, Geophysics, Geological Engineering, Mining Engineering

Minimum Qualifications: A Bachelor Degree in Information Systems or related field with at least 2 years’ experience or exposure to databases and mining-related computer software experience is required.

Position Type: Full-time Employment
Hours per week: 40+

Salary & Benefits: Klondex Mines Ltd. is an EEO employer with a competitive compensation and benefit package.

Application Process: Qualified candidates are encouraged to submit a resume to careers@klondexmines.com or to the Klondex office at 3300 Traders Way, Suite C, in Winnemucca to be considered. Please visit www.klondexmines.com/company/careers for other career opportunities.

Hydrogeologist

Company Name: Farr West Engineering (Farr West)

Title: Hydrogeologist
Location: Nevada and California

Job Post Website: N/A

Description: 

We are looking for an entry level Geologist or Hydrogeologist. Candidates with a desire to develop their career in groundwater investigations and groundwater development including well design with client and professional responsibilities are encouraged to apply. The ability to travel to diverse project sites including rural locations in Nevada and California is required. Applicants must be comfortable working around drill and pump rigs with extended work schedules.
Responsibilities will include the following:
• Project preparation and reporting
• Assist in executing field groundwater studies in support of groundwater supply and well rehabilitation/investigation projects
• Prepare a variety of plans and specifications related to hydrogeological field activities
• Perform field inspections (conducts geologic borehole logging and assists in final well design)
• Oversee construction projects
o Monitoring of wells, productions wells, and aquifer storage and recovery wells
o Conduct well performance and aquifer testing
o Collect water samples, oversee well rehabilitation and troubleshooting
o Analyze complex data (identify data anomalies, interpret data, create representative graphs, contour data, and evaluate aquifer test data) •
• Prepare a variety of reports (work plans, well construction summaries, tables, maps, graphs, as-built and cross-sectional drawings)

Desired Majors: Geography, Hydrogeology, Geological Engineering

Minimum Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s degree in hydrogeology, geological sciences or civil engineering
• Candidates must possess knowledge of geologic and hydrogeologic processes and principles

Position Type: Full-time Employment
Hours per week: 40

Salary & Benefits: Farr West provides a friendly work environment and offers competitive compensation which will be determined based on ability and experience. Benefits include health insurance, a retirement plan, holidays and paid personal time off.

Application Process: Please submit your resume to resumes@farrwestengineering.com. For more information about our firm, please visit www.farrwestengineering.com.

Application deadline: 3/31/2017

Conservation Assistant

Company Name: Truckee River Watershed Council

Title: Conservation Assistant
Location: Reno, NV

Job Post Website: https://www.truckeeriverwc.org/images/documents/RFL_ConservationAssistant_job_2017_FINAL.pdf

Description: 

 

The mission of Truckee River Watershed Council is to bring the
community Together for the Truckee. We protect, enhance and restore the Truckee River watershed.
River-Friendly Landscaping helps homeowners improve water quality and protect the surrounding
environment by voluntarily implementing soil erosion control measures and water conservation
practices in their yards. The program focuses on older and established neighborhoods in the Truckee
River watershed in the Town of Truckee, portions of Placer County and portions of Nevada County.
Erosion Control Site Evaluations: The Conservation Assistant (CA) is the primary contact with residential
property owners from coordination of site evaluations through implementation of recommended
erosion control treatment measures. The CA verifies location and contact information, and makes
appointments to visit the site. The CA performs the on-site meeting with the property owner to
determine possible erosion control measures needed. This involves assessing impervious surfaces
(including the roof, driveway, and deck areas) and photographing the property and affected areas.
Lawn Conversion Previews: The CA will complete a review with homeowner to verify criteria for the
lawn conversion program and document site conditions prior to conversion. The CA will confirm
existence of lawn, square footage to be removed, and verify lawn is alive prior to removal. The CA will
also cover other program requirements and answer homeowner’s questions.
Treatment Workbooks: The CA will develop the Treatments Workbook which will include:
• Treatment Solutions Checklist
• Solutions for identified drainage issues where erosion may occur
• Detailed site plan of property w/ identified treatments
• Tip Sheets
The CA will present this report to for review for his/her recommendations and approval. The CA will then
provide this report to the homeowner and answer any questions regarding recommendations in the
Treatment Workbook.
Facilitate Rebates to Property Owner: Rebates are available for erosion control and lawn conversion.
Working with the property owner, the CA will collect receipts, complete the rebate checklist and
facilitate recepiet to the property owner of the rebate.
Public Outreach: Attend public outreach events such as Earth Day, Truckee Thursdays, and
neighborhood block parties to recruit homeowners for participation in the program. Includes extensive
public communication with property owners and other stakeholder groups.
TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Requires prolonged sitting, frequent standing, and bending, walking,
stooping and occasional lifting up to 50 pounds. Requires normal range of hearing and manual dexterity
sufficient to operate keyboard, telephone, photocopier, calculator, camera, GPS unit and other
equipment as needed. Requires ability to at times work under stressful conditions and to work irregular
hours and ability to deal with difficult individuals.

Desired Majors: Geography, Geology, Hydrogeology

Minimum Qualifications:

1. Excellent communication skills, including writing, proofreading, and speaking.
2. High level of computer literacy, including MS Office, SmartDraw, Google mapping.
3. Experience in maintaining content and databases.
4. Experience in coordinating, producing, and mailing reports.
5. Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships.
6. Ability to manage multiple projects, adjust to shifting priorities, and meet deadlines.
7. Ability to work independently and as a member of a team.
8. Ability to produce high quality work with accuracy and attention to detail.

Preferred Qualifications:

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: Bachelor’s degree (B.A. / B.S.) from four-year college or university in related
field such as soil science, resource management, environmental sciences, etc.; or five years
demonstrated experience in related environmental field work. Experience with residential stormwater
and associated Best Management Practices (BMPs) is preferred.

Position Type: Part-time Employment
Hours per week: 25-30 hours per week

Salary & Benefits:  Salary is $20/hour. Holiday Pay. Paid sick leave.

Application Process: 

: Please send an application to eswain@truckeeriverwc.org
An application includes:
• Cover Letter
• Resume
• Three professional references
Only complete electronic applications will be accepted. Applications accepted until Wednesday, March
15, 2017, 5:00pm. Interviews will take place during the week of March 20 – March 24, 2017.

Application Deadline: 3/15/2017

Project Assistant, Lovelock Mines

Company Name: EP Minerals

Title: Project Assistant, Lovelock Mines
Location: Lovelock NV

Job Post Website: N/A

Description: 

“EP Minerals seeks a mining intern to assist and lead a major study on reducing moisture from our Diatomaceous Earth mines near Lovelock, Nevada. The work will take place outdoors at the mine site.
Project Scope:
– Reduce moisture by at least two percent for ore going to stockpile for 2017 ore season compared to 2016 ore season.
– Test drying methods utilizing natural drying (solar and wind).
– Reduce oversize for better drying.
– Conduct research starting with ore season start (approximately May 1, 2017).
– Utilize Lovelock Mines for research.
– Apply best ideas to 2017 stockpiles from the start of ore season.
– Refine stockpile construction methods during 2017 based on learnings.
– Recognize that lowest production cost of finished products is the goal, not lowest mining costs.

Project work: Will include planning, design of sampling procedures, ore sampling for moistures, running moisture tests, operating farm tractor with plow or disk attachments, analyzing moisture results, developing mathematical prediction equations for rate of drying versus climatic conditions, managing project. Other duties will include lab testing samples to determine moisture content, analyzing data, developing mathematical predictive drying curves, testing of stockpile sealers, and more.
Job could also include mine truck driver, equipment operator.

 

Desired Majors: Geology, Geophysics, Hydrogeology, Geological Engineering, Metallurgical Engineering, Mining Engineering

Minimum Qualifications:

Studying for BS/MS degree in Mining Engineering, Geology, Hydrogeology, Geological Engineering, or Mineral Processing.  Prefer someone who is completing their Sophomore or Junior year or working on MS. Must have good computer skills, knowledge of sampling, quality focused, attention to detail.  Experience with Microsoft Excel, Word and computers required.  Valid driver license required.

Preferred Qualifications:  Prior Mining or construction experience is a plus.  Prior mine equipment operating experience a plus.  Knowledge of drying, moisture reduction, a plus.  Previous Miners training a plus.

Position Type: Paid Internship
Hours per week: 40-50

Salary & Benefits: Wage paid of $21.00 per hour.
Benefits: health insurance and 401K

Application Process: 

Apply to:
peter.mckenzie@epminerals.com and bill.hudak@epminerals.com

Hydrogeologist

Company Name: Farr West Engineering (Farr West)

Title: Hydrogeologist
Location: Nevada

Job Post Website: For more information about our firm, please visit www.farrwestengineering.com.

Description: 

Farr West Engineering (Farr West) is a growing, prominent civil engineering firm with offices in Reno and Elko, Nevada that specialize in water and wastewater utility engineering and water resources.  Our clients are primarily municipal utilities in northern Nevada and around Lake Tahoe.  Farr West provides a friendly work environment and offers competitive compensation which will be determined based on ability and experience.  We are looking for an entry level Geologist or Hydrogeologist. Candidates with a desire to develop their career in groundwater investigations and groundwater development including well design with client and professional responsibilities are encouraged to apply. The ability to travel to diverse project sites including rural locations in Nevada and California is required. Applicants must be comfortable working around drill and pump rigs with extended work schedules.

Responsibilities will include the following:
• Project preparation and reporting
• Assist in executing field groundwater studies in support of groundwater supply and well rehabilitation/investigation projects
• Prepare a variety of plans and specifications related to hydrogeological field activities
• Perform field inspections (conducts geologic borehole logging and assists in final well design)
• Oversee construction projects
• Monitoring of wells, productions wells, and aquifer storage and recovery wells
• Conduct well performance and aquifer testing
• Collect water samples, oversee well rehabilitation and troubleshooting
•Analyze complex data (identify data anomalies, interpret data, create representative graphs, contour data, and evaluate aquifer test data)
• Prepare a variety of reports (work plans, well construction summaries, tables, maps, graphs, as-built and cross-sectional drawings)

Desired Majors: Geology, Hydrogeology, Geological Engineering

Minimum Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s degree in hydrogeology, geological sciences or civil engineering
• Candidates must possess knowledge of geologic and hydrogeologic processes and principles

Position Type: Full-time Employment
Hours per week: 40+

Salary & Benefits: Farr West provides a friendly work environment and offers competitive compensation which will be determined based on ability and experience. Benefits include health insurance, a retirement plan, holidays and paid personal time off.

Application Process: Please submit your resume to resumes@farrwestengineering.com

 

Career Mentor

Company Name: The Nevada Career Studio

Title: Career Mentor
Location: University of Nevada, Reno

Job Post Website: https://www.unrsearch.com/postings/23619

Description: 

The Nevada Career Studio at the University of Nevada, Reno seeks to fill 5-8 positions on our Career Mentor Team. Positions are available for undergraduate and graduate students in good academic standing from all majors. Professionalism is a must. Applicants should have some experience working one-on-one with peers and presenting in front of groups. Career Mentors must possess excellent communication skills as well as an ability to connect with diverse individuals. Hailing from different colleges and academic majors, Career Mentors all share a deep commitment to helping others reach their full potential. Individuals with skills in graphic design and/or public relations are encouraged to apply.
Career Mentor Responsibilities
∙ Provide friendly and attentive customer service, greeting and assisting clients during walk-in hours
∙ Perform resume coaching and review of cover letters and job applications
∙ Mentor clients to improve their job search, professional communication, and interviewing skills
∙ Advise clients at every stage in their career exploration journey
∙ Assist clients in navigating the Nevada Career Studio’s online resources
∙ Develop a working knowledge of career and graduate-school resources on campus and online
∙ Plan and implement various projects and initiatives, including large-scale events such as career fairs
∙ Plan and present workshops as needed
∙ Participate in intensive initial and ongoing training to develop skills
Required Time Commitment
Career Mentors commit to work for the entire 2017-18 academic year, not including summer. The weekly time commitment is approximately 10+ hours per week, Monday through Friday, primarily between the hours of 10am and 8pm (2pm on Fridays). 10+ hours per week is an average, not a guarantee – individual work schedules may vary slightly depending on availability. In addition to this commitment during the school year, Career Mentors are required to attend the following training sessions:
∙ MANDATORY, PAID TRAINING on campus the evening of Friday April 28th, 2017
∙ MANDATORY, PAID FULL-WEEK TRAINING on campus August 21 – August 25, 2017

Desired Majors: Geography, Geology, Geophysics, Hydrogeology, Geological Engineering, Metallurgical Engineering, Mining Engineering

Minimum Qualifications: Applicants must be in good academic standing with a 2.75 minimum GPA
∙ Applicants must be at least sophomores, with at least one semester at the University of Nevada, Reno and must stay enrolled in 15+ credits per semester as undergraduates during Fall 2017 and Spring 2018

Position Type: Part-time Employment
Hours per week: Less than 25

Salary & Benefits: Career Mentor positions pay $10.00/ hour.

Application Process: Interested students should find out more about the position and apply online at https://www.unrsearch.com/postings/23619. The completed application is due 3/17/17. Interviews and selection will take place in April.

Application Deadline: 3/17/2017

TRANSPORTATION PLANNER/ANALYST 2

Company Name: Nevada Department of Transportation

Title: TRANSPORTATION PLANNER/ANALYST 2
Location: Nevada

Job Post Website: https://nvapps.state.nv.us/NEATS/Recruiting/ViewAnnouncement.aep?recruitmentId=30667 

Description: 

Transportation Planner/Analysts participate in transportation system analysis, a continuing comprehensive and cooperative planning process, research programs or projects, safety programs and/or related functional areas as mandated by, and within the guidelines of, federal, State and local authorities; monitor, develop and implement State and federal funding and programming/planning requirements and ensure compliance with federal funding requirements.
Incumbents possess a degree of knowledge and proficiency sufficient to perform work independently with little or no additional training.
This position is located in the Traffic Safety Engineering Section, Carson City. Incumbent will conduct and participate in the analysis of projects utilizing the Highway Safety Manual; conduct research and planning elements related to traffic safety projects such as Safety Management Plans (SMPs), systemic traffic safety improvements, and high crash locations; and perform Geographical Information System (GIS) statistical analysis for the Highway Safety Improvement Program. NOTE: THIS RECRUITMENT WILL BE USED TO UNDERFILL A TRANSPORTATION PLANNER ANALYST 3. INCUMBENT MAY MOVE TO THE NEXT LEVEL UPON MEETING THE MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS, SATISFACTORY PERFORMANCE, AND WITH ENDORSEMENT OF THE APPOINTING AUTHORITY. Women and under-represented groups are encouraged to apply. Nevada Department of Transportation is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action in recruitment of its employees and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion or belief, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy, genetic information (GINA), or gender identity and expression.

Minimum Qualifications:  
Education and Experience (Minimum Qualifications)
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in engineering, business administration, planning, math, geography, economics, statistics or a related field and two years of professional experience in two or more of the following: conducting and participating in specific transportation analysis, planning or research programs; developing studies, reports, and master plans; collecting and analyzing data; forecasting trends and developments; and developing alternatives to achieve goals and identify available financing; OR one year of experience as a Transportation Planner/Analyst I in Nevada State service; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Desired Majors: Geology, Geological Engineering, Metallurgical Engineering, Mining Engineering

Position Type: Full-time Employment
Hours per week: 40+

Salary & Benefits: APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY – $49,047.12 to $72,954.72

Application Process: https://nvapps.state.nv.us/NEATS/Recruiting/BeginPrescreening.aep?recruitmentId=30667

Application Deadline: 3/3/2017

Engineering Technician 4

Company Name: Nevada Department of Transportation

Title: Engineering Technician 4
Location: Las Vegas, Nevada

Job Post Website: https://nvapps.state.nv.us/NEATS/Recruiting/ViewAnnouncement.aep?recruitmentId=30810

Description: 

Engineering Technician positions perform a broad range of duties involving technical engineering work in support of professional engineers. Duties include but are not limited to drafting, engineering calculations, surveying, materials/soils testing, construction inspection, roadway design, right-of-way engineering, planning, permitting and inspection, water rights appropriation and land acquisition in support of civil or related professional engineering work. Duties require the application of technical engineering skills, methods, and practices in compiling technical data, drafting, computers, computer aided software, operating specialized equipment, and preparing engineering related documents.
Under general direction, incumbents function independently at the advanced journey level performing technical work requiring knowledge of engineering theories, principles, concepts and practices in a specialized area..
This position is located within District I, Las Vegas. Incumbent is responsible for ensuring that contractors quantities of work are documented, necessary testing, surveying and inspections are completed, and that all construction crew activities are completed using proper methods and standards. Responsibilities include survey functions, assisting construction crews, drafting plans and specifications, field inspections of projects, cost estimations, and project coordination at the discretion of the District Engineer. The incumbent will also be responsible for reviewing and providing comments on change order requests, project closeout documents, meeting minutes, and working with city and county project teams to complete project documentation. This position requires the incumbent to work alternative shifts and outside of traditional business hours and outside in a wide range of temperatures and climates. This position may also have temporary assignments away from the normal duty station of Las Vegas. Women and under-represented groups are encouraged to apply. Nevada Department of Transportation is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action in recruitment of its employees and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion or belief, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy, genetic information (GINA), or gender identity and expression.

Minimum Qualifications:  


Education and Experience (Minimum Qualifications)

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in civil, mechanical, chemical or metallurgical engineering, mathematics or closely related field and one year of progressively responsible technical engineering work experience involving the coordination of technical engineering work projects, having technical responsibility over a specialized engineering function or program area, serving as leadworker to technical engineering staff, independently determining work priorities, implementing and/or developing work procedures, techniques, standards and controls; OR Associate’s degree from an accredited college, university or technical school with major course work in engineering, engineering technology, math or related field and three years of progressively responsible experience as described above; OR graduation from high school or equivalent education and five years of progressively responsible experience as described above; OR two years as an Engineering Technician III in Nevada State service; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Special Requirements

A valid driver’s license is required at the time of appointment and as a condition of continuing employment.
Pursuant to NRS 284.4066, this position has been identified as affecting public safety. Persons offered employment in this position must submit to a pre-employment screening for controlled substances. In addition, federal law required random testing for controlled substances during employment.

Desired Majors: Metallurgical Engineering

Position Type: Full-time Employment
Hours per week: 40+

Salary & Benefits: APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY – $43,179.84 to $63,830.16

Application Process: https://nvapps.state.nv.us/NEATS/Recruiting/BeginPrescreening.aep?recruitmentId=30589

Application Deadline: 3/3/2017