Job ID: 129989436

Job Summary
Employment Type
Full Time
Years Experience
1 - 3 years
Job Description

WEISS ASSOCIATES, a premier San Francisco Bay Area Hydrogeologic, Engineering and Environmental Management firm, is 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 and up to three (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 ground water 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.


Weiss Associates is in its 37th year of offering high quality, client-focused, environmental science, engineering, and management services. We offer a team-oriented work environment with a diverse base of challenging private- and public-sector projects. Our clients include several major technology, biotechnology, and manufacturing companies, as well as law firms, large universities, municipalities, non-profit groups, and state and federal entities. From our offices in Emeryville, Mountain View, and Livermore, Weiss has established a reputation for quality and responsiveness in characterizing and remediating soil and groundwater and in our permitting, water resources, engineering, and regulatory compliance services. 

Weiss Associates offers a competitive compensation package including, but not limited to, bonus incentives, 401(k) and profit sharing; medical, dental, vision, voluntary life insurance, and more!

To apply, submit a cover letter and resume, and reference Job #SQH080117IHE in the subject line.


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