Staff Quantitative Hydrogeologist

  • Weiss Associates
  • Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, CA, United States
  • Apr 20, 2017
Full time Environmental Science/Engineering Remediation - Brownfields - CERCLA Water Quality

Job Description

We are seeking a staff level Quantitative Hydrogeologist to participate in technically challenging environmental projects for a Superfund site at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory site in Livermore, CA.

Requirements include a Master of Science degree in Geology or Hydrogeology with 0-3 years of experience in hydrogeologic/environmental projects, preferably with some experience on Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA) projects. Strong educational background and training in the fundamental concepts of hydrogeology; good communication and report writing skills; and advanced skills in standard software applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), are required.

The successful candidate will possess most of the following skills and capabilities:

  • Interpretation of subsurface data, including hydrostratigraphic analysis using geologic, borehole geophysical, and hydraulic and pneumatic data; analysis of soil, and water chemistry data; applied operational hydrogeology skills including hydraulic capture zone analysis and time-series analysis of contaminant trends in wells;
  • Understanding of databases and data manipulation skills using spreadsheet/database, subsurface visualization, and GIS software; and,
  • Understanding of contaminant fate and transport processes in groundwater and the vadose zone. Understanding of flow and transport models is a plus.

Aptitude to work on multiple computing platforms (UNIX, PC, MAC), good problem-solving skills, self-motivation and strong desire to work as part of an interdisciplinary team, are also required.

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