Mining Technology Engineer

Company Name: Cashman Equipment
Title: Mining Technology Engineer
Location: Round Mountain, NV

Description: Responsible for the management and support of: MineStar accounts at designated mine sites. Office software technical support at designated mine sites. Upgrade project management when required at designated mine sites. Field release budget and utilization at designated mine sites.

Provide training, report enhancements and consultant services to users at designated mine sites to improve mobile fleet utilization, productivity, efficiency and/or value from Technology Enabled Systems including: Production efficiency consulting. Delay Utilization consulting.
Analyze and interpret VIMS, fault code and MineStar data and provide production and efficiency improvement reports and recommendations to designated mine sites. Continue reading ‘Mining Technology Engineer’ »

Project Coordinator / Engineer (Mining)

Company Name: Ledcor
Title: Project Coordinator / Engineer (Mining)
Location: Reno, Nevada
Description: We are seeking a Project Coordinator / Engineer to join our Ledcor team in Reno, Nevada. The Project Coordinator, under the direction and guidance of the team, provides technical and / or management support and assists operations staff to ensure projects are completed on time and within budget.

Ledcor Mining services reach across the lifespan of a mine, from facility construction, to full-scale contract mining of gold, minerals, or metals, all the way to mine reclamation. Our service offerings are vast—as are the projects we work on.

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NASA Develop Internship

Company Name: NASA

Title: NASA Develop Internship
Location: Various
Description: “Internship opportunities with the NASA DEVELOP Program for current students, recent college graduates, and career transitioning professionals including veterans of the Armed Forces.

This is a great opportunity for individuals who are interested in practical applications of remote sensing and GIS, specifically in the field of Earth Science. Our projects focus on addressing local and international community concerns while utilizing NASA’s Earth observations. Participants work in teams to complete rapid research projects in 10 weeks with guidance from NASA and partner science advisors. These projects demonstrate to partner organizations how NASA remote sensing imagery can be used in water resource management, disaster response, ecological forecasting, and other applications. Continue reading ‘NASA Develop Internship’ »

Geology Technician

Company Name: Whitman College
Title: Geology Technician
Location: Walla Walla, WA

The Geology Department at Whitman College seeks a Geology Technician (12-month position) to provide skilled and specialized support to the academic program. Reporting to the Department Chair, the Geology Technician will have responsibility for maintaining the Department’s field, computing, and analytical equipment, vehicle and physical facilities. The Geology Technician will contribute to and support teaching-related field, lab, and classroom activities, train students in the use of analytical equipment and instrumentation, and participate in field trips. Principal accountabilities include:

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Aggregate Management Trainee- San Diego at Lehigh Hanson

Company Name: Lehigh Hanson
Title: Management Trainee
Location: San Diego

Description: The successful candidate will spend three to six months in a structured developmental program, receiving an introduction to all aspects of the aggregate business. Working with a management sponsor, the candidate will then be assigned technical, leadership or commercial assignments within the business while being groomed for a position in operational leadership or sales.

Minimum Qualifications:
• An Associate, Bachelors or Advanced degree in engineering, construction management, or another applicable program.
• Strong interpersonal, leadership and teamwork skills
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Willingness maintain a safe workplace and to perform hands on duties as part of an overall development program
• Computer literacy
• Ability to anticipate and adapt to changing situations
• Willingness to travel and / or relocate for future assignments

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Mine Engineer for GRC Nevada Inc

Company Name: GRC Nevada Inc

Title: Mine Engineer
Location: Luning, NV
Description: Seeking a mining engineer-

• Experienced in the areas of budget management and cost control.
• Knowledge and the ability to supervise planning, ore control, surveying, and understand other disciplines at the mine.
• Advanced short and long-range mine planning skills.
• Responsible for leading the design and implementation of mine related projects.
• Proficient in AutoCAD, Mine planning software and Microsoft Office suite.
• Experienced in reclamation, geology, and project work.
• Has a thorough understanding of open pit mine design and planning, scheduling and geotechnical concepts
• Verify the accuracy of survey data including measurements and calculations conducted at survey sites.

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Geotechnical Engineer

Company Name: Barrick Nevada

Title: Geotechnical Engineer
Location: Elko, NV

-Review and optimize blast performance for wall control
-Assist with geotechnical monitoring as needed and maintain monitoring database
-Assist with geotechnical reports and documentation as well as high wall designs and geotechnical investigations as needed
-The candidate will also assist with geotechnical mapping and core logging and assist with ground control safety trainings
-Other duties as assigned

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Company Name: Nevada Division of Environmental Protection

Location: Genoa, NV
Description: “Environmental Scientists perform program research, planning and development, permitting, compliance monitoring, inspections/enforcement, and technical support services in relation to air, water, waste, federal facilities, corrective action, mining, biology, and other environmental programs.
Incumbents possess a degree of knowledge and proficiency sufficient to perform advanced-level work and may provide work direction and training to others. This Environmental Scientist 3 (ES3) position is being recruited for the Nevada Division of Environmental Protection (NDEP), Bureau of Corrective Actions Abandoned Mine Lands (AML) Branch. The ES3 will serve as technical support and project management support for AML Site investigations and assessments. The successful candidate will demonstrate general and specific knowledge, skills and abilities reflective of an environmental scientist professional, such as field sampling equipment and technologies. This position also requires strong organizational skills. The ES3 is expected to work in a team environment with other AML staff, other agencies, the regulated community, private property owners and stakeholders. The ES3 must also be able to work independently once sufficiently trained.

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Laboratory Chemist

Company Name: American Assay Laboratories

Location: Sparks, NV
Description: American Assay Laboratories is one of the largest geochemical testing laboratories in the United States and has been operating in Sparks, NV for 30 years. We are a very high through-put facility, processing several thousands of samples per day. Most of our analyses are for the gold mines of northern Nevada and we receive samples from all over the world for various other analyses.

This is not a research based position, however it offers knowledge and experience of working in a commercial – industrial laboratory. Knowledge of safe laboratory practices is essential. Summers are our busiest time of the year, so we are open to working with students that may be returning to classes in the fall.

Minimum Qualifications: Chemistry courses and lab experience (can be from classes). We will do all necessary training in house as most of our procedures are in-house. Training would include handling hazardous materials (primarily acids and cyanide), various rock/soil/ore digestion methods including fire assay and cyanide leach for Au, and instrument analysis using ICP-OES and ICP-MS.

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QA/QC Technician for Barrick Gold

Company Name: Barrick Gold

Location: Winnemuca, NV
Description:  The QA/QC Technician will work for Barrick Gold Corporation to ensure that the Quality Assurance and Quality Control testing conducted at Turquoise Ridge Joint Venture (TRJV) is done to the highest standard ensuring compliance with current ground control practices and that data is compiled to support continuous improvement opportunities.

Key Responsibilities:  The QA/QC Technician will complete the tasks required by the QA/QC Coordinator and Senior Support Engineer. At times the QA/QC Technician may need to assist junior engineers on temporary assignment to conduct QA/QC testing to support the geotechnical and ventilation programs at TRJV. Additional duties could include but will not be limited to heading inspections, QA/QC data collection due to unplanned events, coordinating with Batch Plants to obtain samples, clerical duties inside the engineering group, and assisting contractors while they are on site.

Minimum Qualifications: • Interest in the mining field. •Strong knowledge in mathematics, science, and/or computers.

Preferred Qualifications: • Bachelor’s degree in natural science or engineering. Continue reading ‘QA/QC Technician for Barrick Gold’ »