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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.

Archaeological and Paleontological Technicians
Dudek, an award winning multi-disciplinary environmental consulting firm with over 30 years of excellence in the state of California, has temporary part-time positions available for local qualified Archaeological and Paleontological Technicians in the southern California region. The potential for additional work for qualified individuals is available. A strong educational background is required; monitoring experience and qualifications is preferred. Salary is commensurate with education and experience. Please send a current resume with at least three references to:

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.

Apex has the following positions available in San Diego: Project Engineer/Geologist and Staff Geologist.
Further information from Rosemarie Harvey, PHR Manager, Operations Recruiting, Apex Companies, LLC, 15850 Crabbs Branch Way, Suite 200, Rockville, MD 20855   phone: 301-408-6667 x360

Entry-Level Geologist: Geosyntec is seeking an entry-level geologist to join our environmental consulting team in San Diego, CA. We are seeking a talented individual who is interested in supporting a variety of environmental tasks, including contaminated site assessment and remediation, environmental due diligence, and environmental compliance and permitting. Our client base includes a diverse mix of industrial, institutional and governmental clients. Job ID 31038.

CSU, San Bernardino, temporary teaching position: The California State University - San Bernardino Department of Geological Sciences is seeking a temporary teaching replacement for Dr. Erik Melchiorre during his 2015-16 sabbatical. Specifically, the Department needs someone to teach the required classes for the environmental geology option. The courses are GEOL 375 Groundwater Hydrology, which is taught in the Fall, it is a lecture course with a total of 4 hours of lecture a week, dates and times when it can be offered are negotiable. The other course is GEOL 376-Field Methods in Hydrology which is offered in the winter quarter, this has 2 hours of lecture and 6 hours of lab per week, again days and times when it can be offered are negotiable. If you are interested, direct any questions to Dr. Alan L. Smith, Chair, Department of Geological Sciences at (909) 537-5409,

de maximis, inc., a nationwide firm specializing in project coordination, currently has opportunities for contract employees to provide services in Ecuador. We currently have an opportunity to provide these services and it is our understanding that there are several positions available. We understand that the initial assignment is 1 year. At least one position will require full time presence in Ecuador and the other positions could be done on a rotational basis. Strong spanish skills are essential as well as 3 to 10 years of professional experience. Work assignments and logistics will be handled from domestic de maximis offices.

Project Staff and Project Managers- Candidates would have a B.S. Degree in Environmental Science with either an Engineering or Geology degree as a plus. Candidate should have 3 to 10 years relevant experience in the environmental consulting industry. Candidates needs to have demonstrated site investigation knowledge, work plan and report preparation, task management, cost estimating and scheduling experience. The candidates should be detail oriented and have excellent verbal and written communication skills. Professional Geologist or Engineer or ability to obtain within two years, and Masters degree is a plus. Positions will be based in Ecuador (initially), and will require travel and field work.

de maximis, inc. offers competitive salaries and benefits, and a challenging work atmosphere. To learn more visit our website at:

No phone calls. Qualified candidates should send resumes, along with a cover letter summarizing experience and salary requirements to:

de maximis, inc.
Attention: Jack Keener
1322 Scott St, Suite 104
San Diego, CA 92106

Steve Myers
de maximis, inc.
Albany, New York
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Geological Engineer: I am an outgoing and enthusiastic geologic engineer with several years experience working on geological field projects, writing technical reports, and completing rigorous data analysis on large and complex data sets. Through my experience I have developed the ability to think critically, learn quickly, and communicate exceptionally both at the technical and non-technical level. I am an MS graduate with a degree in geological engineering from South Dakota School of Mines and Technology. I have 3 years of experience doing geotechnical investigations, geochemical assessments, and groundwater modeling at compromised sites and underground environments. Detailed work experience, education and more at . Email Tessa Van Beek at for more information.
Qualifications Summary and Objective: I have 14 years experience directing surface water quality monitoring programs with a proven record of excelling in monitoring plan implementation, quality control, public notification and continuous improvement in operational effectiveness and efficiency. I have built and maintained relationships with key staff in academia, industry, and all levels of government in San Diego and California. I have a widely applicable skill set which includes: analytical thinking, communication and writing skills, data analysis and management, inter and intra- agency project coordination, and staff supervision and training. My objective is to obtain a career position with an industry leader where I can contribute my skills to build the success of my employer as well grow professionally.
Detailed work experience, education and more at Email or 619-964-1776.
Clay Clifton
ENGINEERING GEOLOGIST- MS in Geology, 13 years of the industry experience (CA, NY/NJ, overseas), California P.G., proficient in methods of subsurface exploration and geotechnical hazard evaluations, geophysical surveys, construction quality control, geotechnical engineering analyses, special interest in earthquake-hazard and seismic design related applications, strong problem solving and organizational skills, enjoy being challenged. I worked in San Diego in 1998-2004 and would love to move back. Detailed resume available upon request. Anna Fyodorova, .
ENTRY-LEVEL ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENTIST - I am a recent UCSB graduate with a double major in Environmental Studies (BS) and Geology (BS, Earth Systems emphasis) who is looking to begin a career in environmental consulting. I have prior lab experience in both professional and academic settings. I am looking to establish myself with a passionate and hard working environmental firm in the San Diego region. For further information about my credentials and work experience please contact Georgi Chertkov at or call me at 505-412-3107.
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