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Job Shadow in Civil/Mechanical/Geotechnical Engineering in Green Valley, AZ

This job shadow opportunity is available on March 6th or 7th, 2018, from 6:45am - 3:30pm, and is located at the Sierrita Mine in Green Valley, Arizona.  Experience a day in the life of a Geotechnical Engineer at our Sierrita Mine in Green Valley, AZ – just 40 minutes south of Tucson. Throughout the day you will get to explore all aspects of the mine operation – including the pit, crusher, concentrator, hydromet, and tailings. The mentor is a geotechnical engineer whose primary focus is tailings management. As a result, you will get the opportunity to attend safety and project meetings, and accompany the tailings engineer on field visits to inspect tailings operations and ongoing projects at the tailings dam.
Agenda:
6:45 a.m.: Meet at the front gate to view a hazard recognition video and complete safety training
7:30 a.m.: Morning call
8:00 a.m.: Tour (Mine, Crusher, Concentrator, and Hydromet)
11:00 a.m.: Lunch Break
12:00 p.m.: Shadow the tailings engineer and mentor (Tailings dam inspection, meetings, operator interactions, project field visits)
3:00 p.m.: Closeout
3:30 p.m.: End of visit

Guidelines: You will be required to watch a hazard recognition video. It is important to be at the front gate by 6:45 a.m. to adhere to the agenda.
Dress Code: Long sleeved shirt, jeans, and closed toed shoes (preferably steel-toed boots)

This is a great opportunity for students interested in Civil, Mechanical, Geological, or Environmental Engineering.

This is part of the UA Job Shadow Program (JSP). The JSP is a one-of-a-kind opportunity to gain first-hand exposure to a career field and be mentored by actual professionals. Unless otherwise noted, the experience is one day long and will take place sometime during Spring Break, March 5-9. This is not an employment opportunity and future employment with the organization is not associated with this program. You may apply to no more than 5 JSP opportunities, and if accepted, you must attend a JSP orientation before receiving the contact information for your host. For more information, please visit http://career.arizona.edu/job-shadow-program