Geotechnical Engineer

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Job Title: Geotechnical Engineer
Location: Soda Springs, ID, West United States, USA
Company: Bayer
Industry Sector: Agribusiness
Industry Type: Chemical, Pesticide and Fertilizer
Job Type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive
Job Description:


At Bayer we’re visionaries, driven to solve the world’s toughest challenges and striving for a world where ,Health for all, Hunger for none’ is no longer a dream, but a real possibility. We’re doing it with energy, curiosity and sheer dedication, always learning from unique perspectives of those around us, expanding our thinking, growing our capabilities and redefining ‘impossible’. There are so many reasons to join us. If you’re hungry to build a varied and meaningful career in a community of brilliant and diverse minds to make a real difference, there’s only one choice.


Geotechnical Engineer 




The primary responsibilities of this role, Geotechnical Engineer Pit Geologist, are to: 


  • Develop, update, and maintain accurate geologic maps of the active mining areas;
  • Be the owner of the geomechanically drilling and mapping program to gather structural properties and material strengths of the ore reserve and surrounding geologic materials;
  • Lead mine pit slope analysis and design work for current and future mining operations using above mentioned structural data to ensure acceptable factor of safety while mining;
  • Work closely with engineering staff members to insure use of proper slope designs in development of safe and efficient pit designs;
  • Use Trimble survey gear, Leica Total Stations, Maptek Lidar to collect and interpret slope stability data;
  • Own and develop the slope stability monitoring program in mine operations including the quartzite quarry, this includes after hours support directly related to slope stability safety concerns;
  • Maintain and update the ore body model to reflect new structural geology and chemistry as new data becomes available;
  • Develop, publish, and maintain annual ore chemistry estimates;
  • Own and maintain master computerized geologic database and be key in developing and updating the site orebody model;
  • Oversee and manage slope stability engineering consultants to achieve safe, practical and cost effective mine plan modifications and designs;
  • Manage and track geotechnical drilling budgets;
  • Plan and direct exploration drilling as well as in pit slope stability drilling programs.




Your success will be driven by your demonstration of our LIFE values. More specifically related to this position, Bayer seeks an incumbent who possesses the following:


Required Qualifications:


  • Bachelor’s degree in Geology, Geologic Engineering, Geotechnical Engineering, Mine Engineering with at least seven years of mining ore geologic experience or a Master’s degree in related field with at least four years of experience;
  • Slope Stability monitoring;
  • Experience with geologic sampling techniques and procedures;
  • Working knowledge and familiarity with computer-based slope analysis, surveying, and drafting software (Arc GIS, Maptek Sentry, Maptek Points, Rockslide, Dips, Auto Cad, Leica Geomos Analyzer, and Geomos Monitor);
  • Knowledge of phosphate mining ore sedimentary geology;
  • Surveying experience.




Bayer offers a wide variety of competitive compensation and benefits programs. If you meet the requirements of this unique opportunity, and want to impact our mission Science for a better life, we encourage you to apply now. Be part of something bigger. Be you. Be Bayer. 
To all recruitment agencies: Bayer does not accept unsolicited third party resumes.
Bayer is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disabled/Veterans
Bayer is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodations in its application process for individuals with disabilities and encourages applicants with disabilities to request any needed accommodation(s) using the contact information below. 

IMPORTANT NOTE for POTENTIAL US CANDIDATES: Bayer active employees are required to disclose their vaccination status and if fully vaccinated, provide proof of vaccination status before participating in approved activities for fully vaccinated employees. Bayer defines fully vaccinated in alignment with CDC which is two weeks after completing the two-dose vaccine regimen or two weeks after completing the one-dose regimen. Additionally, if candidates are invited on site as visitors for in person interviews, they must provide proof of being vaccinated and comply with all safety protocols.  
Location: Soda Springs     
Division: Crop Science    
Reference Code: 530484     
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Job Post Date: 11/23/21
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