Senior Geotechnical Engineer


About this role

Brunel is currently seeking a Senior Geotechnical Engineer for an open pit mine with our client located in Northern Nevada.


  • Site wide surface geotechnical support of multiple active open pits;
  • Supervision of the geotechnical team – (6-person junior team);
  • Develop and maintain strong working relationships with mine geology, mine operations, dewatering, and mine engineering groups;
  • Ensure adequate geotechnical instrumentation is deployed, read, maintained, and data reported;
  • Performing, training and oversight of highwall data collection, design and slope management;
  • This position is hands-on, not a consulting role.


  • The ideal candidate will possess a strong background in site-based slope design and management, rock mass property assessment, and geotechnical instrumentation;
  • Experience with radars and prism monitoring;
  • Bachelor Degree in Geology or Geological Engineering;
  • Six (6) years’ experience working as an on-site Geotechnical Engineer;
  • Ability to train and mentor team members and demonstrate safety leadership;
  • Willingness and ability to perform field work in an extreme environment;
  • Clear and concise written and verbal communication skills.;
  • Must be eligible to work in the U.S., Unable to provide H1B sponsorship at this time. TN Visa applicants are welcome to apply.


What We Can Offer You:

  • A comprehensive compensation package including bonuses, generous benefits package, 401K retirement plan with employer matching, paid time off and stock purchase plans where applicable and much more;
  • 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.

Join the Brunel Family

Our client is committed to:

  • Creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer;
  • A safe work environment sending every person home safe and healthy every day and leaving a sustainable legacy on our host communities.

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Sending an application is quick and easy. Just make sure you have the required documents ready to go.

  • Certifications (optional)
  • Job references (optional)
  • Motivation Letter (optional)
  • Resume
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Any questions remaining?

Your consultant, Cindy King is happy to clarify anything about this vacancy. When reaching out, use the pub number:

Account manager

Cindy King
Brunel USA - Detroit

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