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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.
  • 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.
  • BS or MS in Geology, Environmental Science, or Engineering Discipline (Civil, Environmental).
  • Professional Registration or ability to obtain would be a real plus.
  • 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:

SENIOR ENGINEERING GEOLOGIST Job Description: Ninyo & Moore has an immediate opportunity for a Senior Engineering Geologist in our San Diego office. The successful candidate will perform the following activities: a) Prepare and review geologic maps and cross sections, conduct geologic site reconnaissance and subsurface evaluations, logging of small- and large-diameter borings and test pits for evaluation of subsurface soil and geologic conditions, and performing construction observation services. b) Prepare and review scope of services, cost breakdowns, and proposals for geotechnical design and construction projects. c) Review and assist project managers with the accumulation and compilation of geotechnical data including background information, review of geotechnical geohazard maps and fault maps, review and interpretation of aerial photographs, and boring and test pit logs. d) Prepare and oversee field logistics and subcontract management. e) Prepare and review professional geotechnical reports for private industry and governmental agencies. f) Participate in the supervision, training, and mentoring of staff, senior staff, and project level professionals. g) Review contract documents and prepare and review project invoicing. h) Review and implement technical protocols and procedures in accordance with company operating procedures. i) Travel to job sites and meetings with clients, agencies, and third parties.

Education: B.A. /B.S. (M.S. preferred) in Geology, Engineering Geology, or Geological Engineering.

Required Skills: The successful candidate should have 5+ years of experience, preferably with a geotechnical consulting firm or government agency performing duties described above. Candidate should have a thorough understanding and knowledge of soils classification, engineering geologic description, and field mapping. Candidate should have excellent verbal and written communication skills, a positive attitude, good organizational skills, and a strong work ethic. Must be able to work both independently and as a team member. Must have a current valid driver's license.

Required Certifications: California Professional Geologist (PG), California Certified Engineering Geologist (CEG) preferred.

Status: Full Time Location: San Diego, CA Reference ID: SEG - SD

Associate Geoscientist
  • Assist the Project Manager with project management related activities.
  • Participate in project site management including health and safety oversight (approximately 25 -50% travel/field work, typically 1 to 4 week duration, in a range of weather conditions).
  • Direct field work associated with soil and groundwater investigation including; soil sampling; well installation, development and sampling; soil and groundwater remedial design, monitoring, and optimization.
  • Prepare portions of project proposals and work plans, assisting in finalizing work plans.
  • Review work plans for completeness and conformance to the project scope.
  • Prepare Statements of Work for subcontracts and material and equipment procurements.
  • Perform technical analysis of responses to RFPs for project subcontracts, materials and equipment.
  • Remain current with applicable environmental, safety and quality control requirements.
  • Prepare thorough documentation of site activities, monitor project schedules and subcontractor performance and take action to correct issues when needed.
  • Prepare Project Closure and Remedial Action reports.
  • Assist with preparing project reports, correspondence and cost tracking/status.
  • Perform various other duties as assigned.
  • Minimum Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution with a focus in Geology, Hydrogeology, or a related field. Master's preferred.
  • 5-7 years of applicable experience in logging borehole geology and installing groundwater monitoring wells using hollow stem auger, direct push and sonic drilling techniques.
  • PG or GIT registration.
  • 40-HAZWOPER training certificate.
  • Previous DOD, USACE, or other government contract experience a plus.
  • Proficiency in CAD, GIS, Excel, Access, and aquifer modeling software would be a plus.
Tetra Tech is a leading provider of consulting, engineering, and technical services worldwide. We are a diverse company, including individuals with expertise in science, research, engineering, construction, and information technology. Our strength is in collectively providing integrated services - delivering the best solutions to meet our clients' needs. With more than 14,000 employees worldwide, 350 offices worldwide and $2.5 Billion revenue in 2014, Tetra Tech's capabilities span the entire project cycle. We offer competitive compensation and benefits and are searching for innovative people to join our teams.

Candidates who are interested in joining our dynamic team should submit a resume to Tetra Tech Inc., at Please mention the position that you are applying for in your cover letter and include salary requirements. A pre-employment drug screen is required. Tetra Tech, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and we value workplace diversity. We invite resumes from all interested parties including women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities. Tetra Tech is a VEVRAA federal contractor and we request priority referral of veterans for available positions.

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 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 for more information.
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Job Wanted

ENVIRONMENTAL GEOLOGIST - I am a highly talented, innovative, and resourceful Geologist looking to take my skills to an environmental firm in San Diego County. I obtained my BS in Geology from University of California, San Diego. For the past 3 years I have been working at Scripps Institution of Oceanography as a research Geochemist where I have obtained the knowledge of proper field investigation technique in collecting groundwater and gas samples. I am very interested in geotechnical work, site assessment, and/or remediation work. I also have completed my 40hr HAZWOPER. Detailed resume upon request. Please feel free to contact me with any questions via email or phone. Keith Blackmon, 805-910-6347.
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 Email 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 or call me on 858- 397-8456. Your help and guidance will be highly appreciated.

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