Groundwater Leader – Principal Geologist

  • West Yost Associates
  • Davis, CA, United States
  • Oct 05, 2016
Full time Environmental Science/Engineering Water Quality Watershed/Stormwater

Job Description

West Yost Associates (West Yost) is a consulting engineering firm located in California and Oregon and we pride ourselves on providing a high level of client service focused exclusively on water, wastewater, and stormwater projects. Our services include master planning, studies, & design of water, wastewater treatment/conveyance, & drainage systems; water quality & supply evaluation & distribution; water resources planning; water collection & drainage system modeling; and groundwater investigations.

Job Description:

We are looking for a motivated person that can contribute, practice, and provide leadership in the following areas of expertise:
Water Supply Studies
Integrated water supply planning
Development of groundwater management plans,
Conjunctive use studies and design
Regional groundwater studies and groundwater banking programs,
Aquifer Storage and Recovery Projects
Aquifer sustainability analyses
Well siting
Real application of groundwater re-charge design, implementation, and operation
Salinity intrusion studies
This role will provide opportunities to assist in the development and definition of the focus and direction of the firm’s groundwater practice.

The following are key responsibilities for achieving success in this role:
Client outreach and management
Project development and management
Providing insight and experience in your primary area of expertise to promote the development and success of the practice area and success of the Discipline Group
Staff recruiting, mentorship, and development
Performing scientific and/or engineering analyses
Effective communication of scientific and/or engineering analysis results to both West Yost staff and our clients.
Participation in professional organizations that positively contribute to the visibility of West Yost in a way that is consistent with our business priorities
Contributing to the overall positive image of the firm to our staff and to our clients

We believe that the following qualifications are an important foundation for the success in this role:
Current working experience and client relationships in the California Central Valley region solving groundwater issues
25 years or greater experience in solving groundwater issues
BS or MS degree in a groundwater hydrology related discipline or Civil Engineering with a groundwater focus.
Professional Geologist (PG) or Professional Engineer (PE) registration in the State of California
Qualifications that would be a benefit but are not considered critical to the position:
Numerical groundwater modeling experience
Client relationships in other West Yost locations outside of Northern California (Southern California, Oregon)

Preferred office location: Davis, CA
Alternative office location: Pleasanton, CA

Application Deadline: October 31, 2016

No sponsorship is available for this position. West Yost Associates is an Affirmative Action Participant EOE/M/F/D/V
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