Field Technician

Company Name: Piteau Associates


Title: Field Technician
Location: Reno, NV
Description: Piteau Associates is soliciting interest from prospective interns and independent contractors for hydrogeological field investigation work opportunities during the summer and fall of 2018. Field work scopes will include drilling oversight and borehole logging, well and piezometer construction, instrumentation and aquifer testing, spring inventory activities and water quality sampling. Interested parties are encouraged to contact Brian Giroux ( for more information. Continue reading ‘Field Technician’ »

Water Commissioner (Water Use Specialist)

Company Name: Nevada Division of Water Resources


Title: Water Commissioner (Water Use Specialist)
Location: Carson City, NV

The Nevada Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, Division of Water Resources is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Water Commissioner (Water Use Specialist). This is a non-classified, full-time position within the Division of Water Resources (Division) located in Carson City, Nevada.

This non-classified position serves at the will of the State Engineer. The position is eligible for the State of Nevada Public Employees Benefit Program (PEBP). Continue reading ‘Water Commissioner (Water Use Specialist)’ »

Field Technician 1

Company Name: Zonge International


Title: Field Technician 1
Location: TBD
Description: The job description for all field positions includes, by its nature, outdoor field work involving strenuous
physical activity, often during inclement weather. A 70 plus hour work week is typical and daily work
schedules vary depending upon season, weather, job locations and contract requirements. Due to the
small size of field crews, there is substantial overlap and sharing of responsibilities on any given project.
The following describes the general required capabilities of the position; delegation of actual tasks
during individual projects is the responsibility of the crew chief.  Continue reading ‘Field Technician 1’ »

Summer Intern 2018

Company Name: Carson City Public Works


Title: Summer Internship Program 2018
Location: Carson City, NV
Description: Carson City Public Works is made up of several divisions that work together as a team to improve and maintain all facilities for the City of Carson. Carson City Public Works takes pride in its ability to work with the public by providing our community with quality customer service, and to engineer solutions as problems arise as well as provide for present and future growth. The Public Works Department provides public services by maintaining and improving all public utilities such as water/wastewater, storm drain systems, and street systems, as well as managing capital projects for Carson City. Carson City Public Works has two available internship positions for the summer of 2018. The internship program will be a rotational program in which engineering interns will be involved with different engineering aspects from a number of disciplines in the civil/environmental engineering fields. Continue reading ‘Summer Intern 2018’ »

Project Coordinator (Mining) – Summer Student

Company Name: Ledcor Group


Title:  Project Coordinator (Mining) – Summer Student
Location:  Reno, NV

We are seeking Project Coordinator summer students to join our Ledcor team in Reno, Nevada
this summer. 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. We are recruiting across the following teams.
Ledcor Mining services reach across the lifespan of a mine, from facility construction, to fullscale
contract mining of coal, minerals, or metals, all the way to mine reclamation. Our service
offerings are vast—as are the projects we work on.  Continue reading ‘Project Coordinator (Mining) – Summer Student’ »

SME Scholarship Opportunity

The Northern Nevada Section of the Society of Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration (NNSME) is
now accepting applications for the 2018-2019 Scholarship Program. These scholarships are cash
awards, available to undergraduate and graduate students in the University of Nevada Mackay
School of Mines degree programs of study. Past awards have varied from $500 to $1,500 per
recipient. The deadline for submittal of applications is Monday, June 11, 2018. Applications
time/date stamped or postmarked by that date will be accepted. Late applications will not be
considered. Successful applicants will be notified of awards in August. Please note that you must
attend the September 11, 2018 Northern Nevada SME meeting to be awarded your scholarship. Continue reading ‘SME Scholarship Opportunity’ »

GIS Specialist

Company Name: Geopros


Title:  GIS Specialist
Location:  Reno, NV
Description: Geopros’ client is seeking a GIS Specialist to be responsible for producing thematic maps and figures for the Company deliverables and providing GIS assistance to the technical staff. The GIS Specialist’s primary role is to produce maps to supplement various environmental permitting and assessment documents created by the Company’s technical staff. They will manage spatial data, manipulate GIS layers, and produce cartographic maps. They will also update, maintain, upload, transfer, and analyze data from the Company’s Global Positioning Systems (GPS) (Garmin and Trimble) units. The GIS Specialist will occasionally participate in business development opportunities and marketing as needed. Continue reading ‘GIS Specialist’ »

Public Service Intern 1 – NDOT – Information Technology

Company Name: Nevada Department of Transportation (NDOT)


Title: Public Service Intern 1 – NDOT – Information Technology
Location: Carson City, NV

Public Service Interns receive training and complete a variety of assignments in staff activities directly relating to their major course of study while enrolled in an educational institution.
Incumbents perform in a trainee capacity and acquire the knowledge, skills and abilities required in this occupation.
This position is located in Carson City within the Information Technology Division.

Continue reading ‘Public Service Intern 1 – NDOT – Information Technology’ »

Environmental Representative, S&ER – Phoenix

Company Name: Newmont Mining Corporation


Title:  Environmental Representative, S&ER – Phoenix
Location:  Battle Mountain, NV

Join a strong, experienced team where you can contribute to Newmont’s social responsibility by ensuring
compliance with environmental permits and plans. This position requires strong interpersonal skills required to
build positive working relationships with internal and external stakeholders. If you are looking for a job where
you can make a difference within the company and to the community, this is the job for you. Continue reading ‘Environmental Representative, S&ER – Phoenix’ »

NAAMLP Scholarship Opportunities


The following scholarship opportunity was sent to us from the National Association of Abandoned Mine Land Programs. It is geared toward students who wish to pursue a career in mine land reclamation. You can find the official flyer attached to the bottom of this post. Good luck!


The National Association of Abandoned Mine Land Programs (NAAMLP) is non-profit, professional organization that promotes the reclamation and restoration of lands affected by past mining throughout the nation.  Our website is where you can find more about our organization.

The NAAMLP offers 4 scholarships of $2500 each.  Three scholarships are available to undergraduates students and one is available to a graduate student.  The details and eligibility are further described in the attached scholarship application.

Please distribute the application to individuals or departments that may have an interest in these scholarship opportunities.

Mike Garner

Chairman, NAAMLP Scholarship Committee

2018 Scholarship Flyer