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Recieved 3/3/2014

Groundwater Hydrologist, HydroMetrics WRI

HydroMetrics Water Resources Inc. has a full time position open for a hydrogeologist/engineering hydrologist and groundwater modeler in Oakland, CA. We are looking for a candidate with a strong grounding in hydrogeology, excellent analytical skills, and good interpersonal abilities who is interested in groundwater resources management.

The employee will analyze groundwater data; conduct numerical modeling of various hydrologic systems including regional groundwater basins; draft reports on hydrologic conditions and hydrologic impacts; conduct field work including geological characterization and oversight of well installation; and assist with designing water wells among other technical and scientific tasks.  The employee must be able to work independently on these tasks under the direction of senior hydrologists.

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Recieved 2/14/2014

Seismometer Specialist, IRIS PASSCAL Instrument Center

The IRIS PASSCAL Instrument Center at New Mexico Tech is seeking applicants to fill the position of Seismometer Specialist. The position will be filled either at an introductory level or a senior level depending on applicant’s qualifications. Responsibilities include repair and testing of broadband and intermediate seismometers, and maintenance of high-frequency geophones. User support and fieldwork are an essential part of the position.

We are seeking self-motivated individuals able to work in a multitasking environment, and comfortable interacting with the seismological community both to provide support and to help users determine the appropriate equipment to meet their scientific goals. Successful candidates are: willing to travel for up to one month to support seismic experiments in remote, international field locations; able to work well in stressful situations; and are able to work both independently and as part of a team.

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Recieved 2/3/2014

Hydrogeologist, Orange County Water District

OCWD is seeking a hydrogeologist to join its team of groundwater professionals. Under direction, prepares a variety of reports (well construction summaries, tables, maps, graphs, as-built and cross-sectional drawings), analyzes complex data (identify data anomalies, interpret data, create representative graphs, contour data, evaluate aquifer test data), performs field inspections (conduct geologic borehole logging and injection/monitoring well design, oversee construction projects, conduct well performance and aquifer testing, collect water samples, oversee well maintenance, troubleshooting), prepares a variety of plans and specifications related to hydrogeological activities.

One to two years of related work experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Bachelor’s degree in Geology. Master’s degree with emphasis on hydrogeology preferred. Knowledge of geologic and hydrogeologic processes and principles; groundwater chemistry and aquifer properties.

Salary Range: $35.32 - $44.15 per hour

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Recieved 6/28/2013

Professional or Supervising Hydrogeologist

he MWH organization is driving the wet infrastructure sector globally, and we are leading the world in results-oriented management, technical engineering, and construction services to create a better world. The wet infrastructure sector we serve encompasses a variety of water-related projects and programs ranging from water supply, treatment and storage to water resources management and coastal restoration, and from design and construction of hydropower and renewable energy facilities to full environmental services.

We are currently looking to add a Hydrogeologist with experience ranging from that of a Professional level (2+ years of experience) to a Supervising level (8+ years of experience) in our Walnut Creek, California office. This position will focus on environmental remediation activities for diverse federal and commercial projects, and may include water resource projects.

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Received 9/10/2010

Geophysicist, US Environmental Protection Agency. Apply by September 30, 2010.

The National Risk Management Research Laboratory (NRMRL) of the United States Environmental Protection Agency is accepting applications
beginning 09/01/10 through 09/30/10 for a full-time permanent
Geophysicist. The successful candidate must have a demonstrated research
background in areas such as the application of  principles, theories,
and practices of geology (both surface and borehole methodologies) to
environmental and ground-water issues; design and operation of
geophysical tools (hardware and software) for characterizing and
monitoring subsurface environments and ground-water systems; carbon
capture and storage with a focus on  geological sequestration; and the
ability to adapt/modify practices or techniques to solve a variety of
problems and accommodate specialized project requirements.

The position includes Full Federal Employment Benefits and a salary
range of $68,809.00 - $106,369.00 commensurate with qualifications
(salary range is subject to increase in January 2011).

Specific job information and application instructions for the position
are posted on the USAJOBS Internet site at
Vacancy Announcement Number RTP-ORD-DE-2010-0072.  The U.S. EPA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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