Geological/Geotechnical Engineer

Location: Salt Lake City, UT

Department: Mining, Resources, Oil & Gas

Type: Contracted

Min. Experience: Entry Level

Geotechnical/Geological Engineer

TPD Workforce & HR Solutions in SLC is currently interviewing for a Geotechnical/Geological Engineer for one of the most highly respected companies in Utah.

The purpose of this Geotechnical Engineer will serve to minimize production delays due to geotechnical events while protecting the mine work force through monitoring of the Underground.You will want to be a part of this project for many reasons. 

Great company to establish "who you are", show your skills and expertise.
This experience will really enhance your resume in future job endeavors.
Long Term Contracted position anticipated duration is 1-3 years.


Excellent pay.

Some of the Accountabilities are:

  • Face mapping and grade sampling
  • Shot Crete testing, (installed thickness, Slump tests, collection and testing of RDP, Beams and end Beams, early strength penetration testing and pull out testing).
  • Updating and geological and geotechnical datasets.
  • Interact with other mine groups; study team, geology, hydrogeology, mine planning, mine operations, water service, etc.
  • Perform special projects. Other tasks by the superintendent Technical services or delegate.

The ideal candidate will have the following competencies/experience:

  • 40 hr. underground MSHA training a must.
  • Knowledge of the mine geological, geotechnical and hydrological environments. 2-3 years experience.
  • Problem solving and resolution abilities for; development delay due to geotechnical event. Collection and analysis of geotechnical information, and more.
  • Leadership abilities, with a commitment to safety, having excellent interpersonal skills
  • Technical, experience in Underground mine environment. Experience in geotechnical logging techniques and sampling methods.
  • BS degree in mining, geological, or civil engineering (geotechnical) or related field.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.

In this position you will work a 7-day's on, 7-day's off. Shifts while working will be day, swing and grave.

Interested candidates, (preferably local in SLC and surrounding areas), are encouraged to apply on line today. 

TPD Workforce & HR Solutions offers Staffing and HR Consulting. Please feel free to contact Julie at 801.285.7643 for more information regarding this posting, and a full job description.

TPD is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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