• Associate Engineer

    Location US-NV-Hawthorne
    Job ID
    # Positions
    Experience (Years)
    Operations - All Open Positions
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    The position of Associate Engineer with SOC LLC, A Day and Zimmermann Company, is located at the Hawthorne Army Depot, near the modest, west central Nevada, “High-desert, mountain-side”, community of Hawthorne. Interested applicants are invited to search on-line sites for additional information regarding the renowned Hawthorne Army Depot. (Note: SOC Nevada LLC typically does not deploy personnel overseas.)

    Diversity, Inclusion, & Equal Opportunity Employer

    We are committed to maintaining an inclusive workforce, where employees are hired, retained, compensated and promoted based on their contributions to our Company.  Our collective strength is rooted in over 110 years of diverse employees and businesses, commitment to success, and delivery on promises made.


    Federal and State Equal Employment Opportunity laws prohibit employment discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation and gender identity, age, national origin, citizenship status, veteran status and disability status.  Day & Zimmermann is committed to providing an equal opportunity work environment in full compliance with these laws.


    If you are an individual with a disability and you require an accommodation in the application process for any job you see posted on this or another website, please email us at reasonableaccomodation@dayzim.com


    Hawthorne Army Depot, known as “The Largest ammunition storage facility in the world,” is centrally located near the modest community of Hawthorne, Nevada, at the base of 11,000 ft. Mt. Grant and at the south end of large and historical Walker Lake on Highway 95. We are located within a comfortable 1 to 2 hour drive of numerous communities and cities, located in Northern Nevada and Northern California, including South Lake Tahoe, Reno/Sparks, Carson City, Fernley and Sparks, all of which offer abundant opportunities and access to high quality shopping, recreation, health care, education and entertainment.

    HWAD, is also located near the East Gate to Yosemite National Park, Mammoth Lakes, Heavenly and Mt. Rose ski resorts, and a comfortable 4 -5 hour drive North West of Las Vegas , NV. For our outdoor enthusiasts, there are abundant opportunities nearby for hiking, biking, fishing, camping, ATV/UTV and other sports.  

    Interested applicants with questions are encouraged to contact the SOC Human Resources office at 775-945-7582, Monday through-Thursday, 6:30 AM to 5:00 PM (PST).



    Collects data, makes measurements, designs and prepares drawings, specifications, and cost estimates in support of all assigned engineering activities at the Hawthorne Army Depot. Responsible for organizing, analyzing, and planning assigned mechanical, civil, electrical, and or structural engineering projects..


    Perform various designated engineering support activities for plant systems, facilities, equipment, and utilities. Coordinates assignments with other departments as needed or assigned.


    Perform designated field investigations. Collects data, analyzes data, makes measurements utilizing electronic test instruments and measuring devices (transit, surveyor’s level, electrical circuit monitoring instruments) in support of all fields of engineering.


    Prepares assigned plans and specifications, material lists and cost estimates for projects, under the general direction of the Division Manager and or Engineer.


    Prepares and submits approved subcontract specifications and design projects. Assists in the administration, planning and scheduling of facilities maintenance, construction, and modification contracts. Act as Contracting Officer’s Representative (COR) during assigned sub contract construction projects.


    Prepares assigned project drawings using computer aided design systems. Uses work processing, spreadsheet and data base computer programs. Performs other duties as assigned, including occasional duties of a higher level of difficulty.


    Uphold company values (Safety, Diversity, Integrity and Success). Perform other duties of the same or lower level of difficulty as assigned. May be assigned occasional duties of a higher level of difficulty than those listed above. Maintain high ethical standards, overall values of the business, and the Code of Ethics and Standards of Business Conduct to include cooperating during Company investigations; Responsible for reporting actual and potential safety and environmental concerns.


    Education:  High School diploma or equivalent required. Minimum two (2) years of vocational or college training in Engineering Technology or equivalent in construction practices, required. Equivalent combination of education and closely related work experience may be considered. AA degree or more advanced education, preferred.


    Experience:  Minimum of three (3) years of directly and closely related ET experience working in Engineering Technology and/ construction trades. Must have a working knowledge of construction codes.


    Certifications:  Must be able to obtain and maintain all certifications as required by SOC's Master Training Plan.


    Licenses/Registrations: Must be able to obtain and maintain a valid State of Nevada drivers license. Class A commerical drivers license desired. Must be able to obtain and maintain the appropriate level of government security clearance as well as a clearance through the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms.


    Other:  Must be able to work in a constant state of alertness in a safe manner. Perform safety sensitive duties.

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