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Hydrologist - We are looking for an energetic, career-minded hydrologist with 7-12 years of experience to join our client as the head of their hydrology department.

Candidates will have training and an advanced degree in civil engineering, surface water hydrology, hydraulic modeling, or geomorphology. Candidates should also have consulting or project-oriented experience; training relevant to fluvial analysis and management; and excellent technical, computational, writing, and verbal communication skills. Additional requirements include excellent personal motivation, well organized, self-directed, responsible, and an ability to work effectively as a member of an interdisciplinary team on multi-faceted projects. Experience in these areas is preferred, but not required. Experience in California strongly desired.

Desired Qualifications:
  • Expertise in storm water management, restoration of aquatic habitats, and improvement of water quality
  • Background in AutoCAD, GIS, and hydraulic models
  • Expertise in modeling of watershed processes and environmental hydrodynamics including pre- and post-construction runoff calculations
  • Experience with channel and bank protection, sediment transport, riparian processes, floodplain management, and channelized wetlands
  • Experience with water quality BMPs, TMDLs, and the California environmental planning and regulatory environment
  • Knowledge of ecology of California native plants
  • Excellent communication, graphic, and organizational skills
Work may include assisting senior manager with the following:
  • Analyzing geomorphic, hydrologic, and hydraulic processes of streams and wetlands
  • Assisting with preparation of bank stabilization, wetlands, and stream restoration plans
  • Developing proposals and project budgets directed toward stream channel restoration, stormwater management, and modeling of aquatic habitats and resources
  • Managing projects and supervise project staff
  • Leading and participating in meetings with clients or stakeholder groups
contact: Paolo Lintag

Geologist - NOREAS is seeking a staff geologist with approximately 3-5 years of experience in environmental consulting (with at least 50% in field work) to join our team based in either our Irvine or San Diego, California office. NOREAS performs interesting and challenging environmental investigation and remediation projects throughout California and the southwest. Availability for extensive overnight travel within California, Nevada and Arizona is required.

A BS or MS degree in geology, geotechnical or related field is required. California PG or Geologist-in-Training (GIT) preferred but not required. Must have 40-hour OSHA HAZWOPER training. Qualified candidates should have experience performing environmental investigations and/or remediation under US Government/Military contracts. Should be proficient with MS Office. Familiarity with GIS, GINT, MS Access is a plus.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Collection of environmental samples in accordance with sampling plans
  • Oversight of drilling and well installation, including logging using USCS
  • Oversight of soil excavation and groundwater injection projects
  • Monitoring of remediation systems
  • Preparation of work plans, basic reports, boring logs, data tables and graphs
  • Assists in preparation of scopes of work and cost estimates
  • Ability to work independently to responsibly manage field work schedule and costs
  • Work cooperatively with project team to achieve project goals
NOREAS is a growing environmental consulting firm with significant expertise in providing environmental solutions to a wide range of clients, including military, industrial and commercial corporations, developers, law firms, lending institutions, and other private and public sector organizations. http://noreasinc.com/career/

Environmental Engineer/Scientist
IO Environmental and Infrastructure is currently hiring for a Junior Engineer/Geologist in our San Diego location. Candidates must have a bachelor’s degree in geology, engineering, environmental science or related field. We have several full time positions for individuals possessing 0 to 5 years of experience working on environmental remediation and consulting projects.

The successful candidate will have experience in performing multimedia field sampling, soil borings and well installation, remediation system O&M, remedial excavation oversight, data logging, environmental document preparation and review, project tracking, and project task management. Candidates will benefit from having 40-hour HAZWOPER training and familiarity with applicable regulations including CERCLA, RCRA, RWQCB, and DTSC. Candidates must demonstrate an ability to work independently and to develop successful business relationships with colleagues and clients and ability to identify new project opportunities. Must be flexible, willing to travel, and be available to work in the field. Candidates that possess excellent technical writing skills are preferred. Candidates must be able to provide written work examples upon request, and be highly proficient with MS Office applications.

IO Environmental & Infrastructure, Inc. (IOEI) is a service-disabled veteran-owned small business established in 2006. We highly encourage veterans and diversity candidates to apply. Please send resumes with an e-mail cover letter discussing how your qualifications meet the requirements of this position to: resumes@iosdv.com

Environmental Engineer/Geologist Senior Project (PROGRAM) Manager
This is a full time position for a professional engineer and/or geologist with 10-15 years of experience including Federal and Commercial environmental remediation and consulting to include, project estimating, client relations, staff management, environmental document preparation and review, project tracking, budgeting, and cost forecasting, and project task management.

Must have a PG in Geology or a PE in relevant Engineering field (Civil, Environmental, Chemical, Geotechnical, etc.).

Must possess excellent management, communication and technical writing skills. Must provide written work examples upon request, and be highly proficient with MS Office applications. AutoCAD and GIS software capabilities are also desired.

Must possess understanding of contracts, insurance, bonding, and other procedural administrative projects documents.

Must have 40-hour HAZWOPER training and at least 10 years of relevant experience with federal government projects (Navy and USACE preferred). Must be familiar with applicable regulations including CERCLA, RCRA, RWQCB, and DTSC with experience writing reports subjected to regulatory review.

Work experience must demonstrate an ability to work independently and to develop successful business relationships with colleagues and clients and ability to identify new project opportunities.

Must be flexible, willing to travel, familiar with cost estimating, proposal preparation, and able to manage multiple assignments concurrently.

Please send resumes with an e-mail cover letter discussing how your qualifications meet the requirements of this position to resumes@iosdv.com

IO Environmental & Infrastructure, Inc. (IOEI) is a service-disabled veteran-owned small business established in 2006. We highly encourage veterans and diversity candidates to apply.


Environmental Engineer/Environmental Scientist - RCRA/CERCLA KMEA is a multi-discipline environmental services firm expanding its contracts with the Federal Government. We seek a full time Environmental Engineer or Environmental Scientist for the San Diego area with 2 to 5 years of environmental field experience working for the U.S. Navy and/or other Department of Defense customers.

Candidates must have RCRA and CERCLA experience with the U.S. Navy and a desire & ability to work across a broad range of environmental disciplines that include groundwater, soil, and soil vapor sampling/data collection/data reduction; writing Work Plans/Sampling and Analysis Plans, APPs and HASPs, RI/FS documents, Proposed Plans and RODs.
Responsibilities include:
  • Performs soil sampling, soil vapor sampling, monitoring well installation, and groundwater sampling.
  • Gathers data; prepares charts, maps, field diagrams, and schematics.
  • Prepares field reports, internal correspondence and sections of formal reports with supervision and review of project managers.
  • Contacts vendors, develops scopes of work, gets bids, and forwards information to subcontract administrator.
  • Follows company safety standards and site safety standards.
  • Performs engineering and scientific calculations; may perform water and soil modeling work using various programs, preliminary analysis, and permitting work.
Qualifications:
  • Experienced with computer word processing, spreadsheet and database programs.
  • Experienced with sample collection, data reduction and permitting processes.
  • Good oral and written communication skills.
  • MS Office (Word, Excel, and Outlook), PowerPoint; GIS, AutoCAD, other software experience is a plus.
  • Must be an organized, motivated and detail-oriented team player.
Education:
  • BS or MS in Geology, Environmental Science, or Engineering Discipline (Civil, Environmental).
  • Professional Registration or ability to obtain would be a real plus.
Experience:
  • Must have RCRA/CERCLA/UST experience with the U.S. Navy; experience in MRP work is also desirable.
  • Experience in storm water and other compliance work for the Navy is also desirable.
  • Skilled in basic or standard field procedures and techniques.
  • Experienced in writing technical studies and reports, collecting field data, and writing internal correspondence.
  • 2-5 Years working in field compliance and permitting or related environmental.
  • Must pass drug test, MVR check and background check.
  • Must be a U.S. resident or have permanent citizenship.
To apply, please follow this link: https://www.appone.com/MainInfoReq.asp?R_ID=1052005

Staff to Project Level Geologist
Southern California Soil and Testing, Inc. (SCST) has been providing professional engineering and construction support services since 1959. Our understanding of the region and experience with local conditions and agencies has resulted in the successful completion of thousands of projects for 55 years. With offices in Los Angeles, Inland Empire, Central Valley and San Diego, SCST provides the opportunity to work on a wide range of projects.

Currently, we are seeking an experienced geologist for our San Diego location. The ideal candidate will have 3 to 7 years of geotechnical experience. Soils technician is experience required; Southern California experience preferred but not mandatory. Job duties require experience with logging and sampling exploratory borings and test pits, in-grading problem solving, report writing, and proposal preparation. Must be proficient in MS Word and Excel; CAD preferred but not mandatory. SCST offers room for professional growth and management training.

SCST offers competitive compensation and a full benefit package that includes medical / dental / life insurance, 9 paid holidays, vacation time and sick leave, and a company 401(k) Plan. For immediate consideration please Email a resume and references.

Position: Project Environmental Engineer/Project Geologist
Location: San Diego, California (no relocation allowance available)
Duration: Full Time
Salary: Dependent upon qualifications
TriEco, LLC is seeking a Project Environmental Engineer or Project Geologist to support its Naval Facilities Engineering Command Southwest (NAVFAC SW) and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) contract work within California and other western U.S. locations. The qualified candidate will be based in our San Diego office and report directly to the TriEco Program and Operations Managers.

The Project Environmental Engineer or Project Geologist shall be responsible for estimating, planning, and executing environmental consulting work for CERCLA, RCRA, MMRP, UST, and Compliance programs. Scope includes Site Inspections, Remedial Investigations, Feasibility Studies, Proposed Plans, and Records of Decision. The job position will require management of multiple task orders. Typical duties include managing staff resources, budget, schedule, procurement/subcontractor oversight, tracking and reporting progress, and technical report writing. It is anticipated that the job position may also require up to 40% field time supervising and performing field work on an as-needed basis.
Minimum Requirements:
  • Bachelor's or higher degree in Civil Engineering or Geosciences
  • If an Environmental Engineer, Professional Engineer (PE) license in the state of California, or capable of becoming California licensed PE within one year of hire date.
  • If a Geologist, Professional Geologist (PG) license in the state of California, or capable of becoming a California licensed PG within one year of hire date.
  • Three or more years of direct experience performing work on NAVFAC SW environmental contracts.
  • Current OSHA 40-hour Hazardous Waste Operations (HAZWOPER) training certification.
Skills and Experience: The ideal candidate shall have the following skills and experience:
  • 5 years or more years experience managing and executing environmental projects.
  • Experience with USACE environmental contracts work is highly desired.
  • Skilled in environmental field work, including soil and groundwater sampling, well installation, soil gas sampling, etc.
  • Familiar with human health and ecological risk assessments.
  • Familiar with FS preparation and innovative remediation technologies.
  • Excellent technical writing, editing, and communications skills.
  • Proficient in MS Word, Excel, Powerpoint, and Project scheduling.
If interested, please send a copy of your current resume and cover letter, if desired, to sarnzen@trieco.net. TriEco, LLC is a U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) certified firm specializing in environmental consulting services to meet customer needs and federal, state and local requirements. We provide innovative, comprehensive architect/engineer and remediation services and products for both private sector and government sections throughout the U.S. TriEco is currently engaged in a joint venture partner ships with Tetra Tech, Inc. supporting Department of Defense contracts and customers. Visit us at www.trieco.net for more information.
Drilling & Completions Personnel, Petroleum Engineers, Facilities Engineers, Earth Scientists - Chevron is hiring in Bakersfield

Job Wanted

SENIOR GEOLOGIST - Bilingual English and Spanish speaker with 12 years of experience in geological, geotechnical, and hydrogeological investigations for civil projects such as highways, railway lines, dumping sites, dams and residential buildings. A postgraduate specifically trained in environmental management and groundwater hydrology. Skilled in site management, drilling campaigns, and supervision of geotechnical laboratory and site tests.

Detailed work experience, education, and recommendations at http://www.linkedin.com/in/sergiopostigo/. Email sergiopostigo@yahoo.com or call Sergio Postigo at 619-450-3642
This is Farida Baxamusa, MS - Earth Science from Scripps Institution Of Oceanography (SIO), University of California, San Diego (UCSD). I am originally from India, and have another Master's in Earth Sciences from St. Xavier's College, University of Mumbai, India. I have also been granted the Dr. Ratan Nadirshaw Sukeshwala and Dr. Dayanand Dattatraya Yellur scholarship for securing highest rank in Earth Science at MS Part I and Part II. After completing my MS in India, I secured an internship at Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC), Mumbai, India. Later I worked as an Earth Science lecturer at St. Xavier's College, University of Mumbai, India where I held classes, directed discussions among large groups ranging from 35 to 80 students on mineralogy, petrology, geochemistry, crystallography, economic geology, oceanography, and plate tectonics and led lab courses involving mapping, stratigraphy, and paleontology. In September of 2013, I was accepted at SIO, UCSD for a master's program. Dr. Lisa Tauxe was my advisor and I worked as a research assistant under her in the field of paleomagnetism. I worked in the paleomagnetism laboratory where I skillfully selected quenched rock materials from lava flow samples to obtain accurate estimates of the Earth's magnetic field intensities. I developed python scripts to analyze individual samples to obtain their paleointensity values. I also worked as a teaching assistant for a year where I assisted teaching undergraduates introductory geology and Earth processes, collaborated with other teaching assistants and professors to aid in conducting an introductory course about hydrologic processes on Earth and held office hours, tutored students, proctored and graded exams. Around the time of completion of my degree I presented my year's research to the faculty members of the Geoscience Research Division (GRD) and qualified for my MS in Earth Science and graduated in September of 2014. I am currently doing 3 part time jobs, one as a Staff Research Associate at SIO, the other as a Staff scientist at the Bodhi Group where I perform phase I site assessments, and the third as a geology education website volunteer at California Coastal Commission Public Education Department, CA. I am now actively looking for a job in environmental consultancy firms or educational institutions. I believe that I have a varied background and education and the perseverance and grit in achieving excellence in everything I do. If you have any advice, jobs, internships please feel free to contact me at fbaxamus@ucsd.edu or call me on 858- 397-8456. Your help and guidance will be highly appreciated.

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