Upcoming Events!

Upcoming Meetings & Events:

November 9th – Mike George of BGC Engineering speaking in Oakland (Tentative)
December 5th – PEMA/GRA/AEG Holiday Mixer at Scott’s Seafood in Oakland
January 17, 2018 – NOA Winter Symposium at Preservation Park in Oakland (registration to open in November)

We’re looking for Speakers for Winter 2017/Spring 2018 and beyond! Email chair@aegsf.org if you’re interested.



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IAEG / AEG 2018 Congress Info


IAEG 2018


October 18, 2017 at 1pm Pacific- Next Monthly Planning Committee call, email sarah@georx.net if you would like to attend.

November 1, 2017 - Registration Opens for the 2018 meeting! Register early, as your Full Registration includes your choice of one of 20 tours on Wednesday of the meeting.  Many tours have limited space available.  Tours include the Geology of Alcatraz, West Napa Fault, Calaveras Damsite, Black Diamond Mines & Keller Canyon Landfill, Syar Lake Herman Quarry, San Francisco Waterfront Geological Walking Tours, and many more!

November 1, 2017 – April 1, 2018- Oral presentation & poster abstract acceptance for IAEG / AEG 2018 Congress in San Francisco.

Event website: aegweb.org/SanFrancisco2018


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Free Technical Workshop: Increasing Remediation Success

Screen Shot 2017-10-17 at 8.01.27 PMISOTEC, along with three others (GEO, XDD, and AST Environmental), will be hosting a FREE technical remediation course in San Francisco and Sacramento in November.

This course has been approved for 5 CA SWRCB contact hours. Additionally, ISOTEC is an approved course provider by the New York State Education Department Office of the Professions as well as approved by The New Jersey State Board of Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors. Our previous courses have been approved by The New Jersey Site Remediation Professional Licensing Board for continuing education credits, the Licensed Site Professional Board of Massachusetts, and the Board of Examiners of Environmental Professionals in the state of Connecticut. We have presented courses at Montclair State University in New Jersey, and our presenters have each presented at a number of conferences and other various educational events throughout their careers. The upcoming courses will offer continuing education credits for LSRPs, LEPs, LSPs, and NY and NJ PE’s.

This is the first time presenting in California. They are presenting the same course on November 14th and again on November 15th in San Francisco and Sacramento, respectively. For more information and to register, visit ISOTEC’s website (http://isotec-inc.com/register) and you can contact Ashley Fein (AFehn@insituoxidation.com) with any questions.

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Welcome New AEG SF Officers

We are pleased to announce the election of the 2017-2019 officers for the Association of Environmental and Engineering Geologists San Francisco Bay Area Chapter (aka AEGSF!):

Chair – Julien Cohen-Waeber

Vice-Chair – Ryan Coe

Treasurer – David Abbott

Secretary – Courtney Johnson

Please give our new officers a warm welcome when you see them next! And if you or someone you know would like to volunteer with AEGSF, we’re always looking for new fresh faces to help plan our meetings and events, connect with local student chapters, participate in legislative advocacy events, and more.

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October Chapter Meeting: FREE Student / Professional Resume Workshop & Mixer

Join us for our FREE Student / Professional Resume workshop and mixer!

October 11, 2017

Established/Experienced Professionals:

Come meet the future of our profession! This is a fantastic opportunity to get a head start on your recruiting efforts and meet current and future job candidates in a constructive and personal environment. We’ll ask you to share some of your professional experience, what upcoming opportunities/positions you will be looking to fill and what a successful candidate’s resume looks like.  You’re an integral part of shaping the future of our young professionals and we really value your participation!

Students and Professionals in Transition:

Get a head start on your job search! The purpose of this meeting is to get you to think about your career direction in engineering and geology and start building the most appropriate and effective resume.  We want to highlight the different paths people take in the field and the variety of jobs available.  Bring your current resume, compare notes with others and get constructive feedback from experienced professionals on what they’re looking for!

Workshop Format (6-9 pm):

-       Ice breaker (to practice your hand shake, and conversing with professionals),

-       Chair’s message,

-       Presentation on the state of practice and job search,

-       Attendee introductions,

-       Brief presentations on career experiences by professionals,

-       Resume review/discussion,

-       Open session talks with professionals.


Pizza, Salad and soft drinks will be provided starting around 6:30 pm.

Date:  Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Location:  Kleinfelder offices – 1330 Broadway, Suite 1200, Oakland CA 94610.

Time:  Social hour and sign-in at 6 pm, Workshop 7 pm, Dinner/Refreshments 7 pm.

Cost: FREE for all AEG members.  Suggested voluntary participation for Professionals $10.

AEG Student Membership is FREE (apply for FREE student membership)

RSVP:  Please register online by noon, Monday, October 9 2017.

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Congratulations San Francisco co-winner of Chapter of the Year Award!


AEG Treasurer Cynthia Palomares with Maddie German (Carolinas Chapter) and Morley Beckman (San Francisco Bay Area Chapter)

Congratulations San Francisco Bay Area Chapter!

You are co-winners (with Carolinas Chapter) of the AEG 2017 Chapter of the Year Award!  The award, which includes $350 in prize money, was accepted on behalf of the Chapter by immediate past-chair and new Regional Director, Morley Beckman.

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Geoscience in your state!

AGIAGI has published a nifty double-sided geoscience informational fact sheet for each of the states.  While intended to inform policymakers about how geoscience impacts their state, this information is also great for students or to convince your parents that geoscience is a worthy career!

Here’s the AGI datasheet for California: CA_GeoscienceInYourState_AGI

Download a copy for other states:  https://www.americangeosciences.org/policy/factsheet/states



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IAEG / AEG 2018 promotional lapel pins!

Get your official 2018 San Francisco promotional lapel pin at our next meeting, or at the Annual Meeting in Colorado Springs!

2018 lapel

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Sage Engineers Looking for a Principal Engineering Geologist

Sage Engineers

To apply: http://sageengineers.com/careers/principal-engineering-geologist/

Principal Engineering Geologist


SAGE is looking for a self-motivated Principal Engineering Geologist interested in shaping the company’s future. With a successful 20-year foundation to build upon, candidates must share our passion for providing exceptional service.

The Principal Engineering Geologist is responsible for achieving business development goals, managing and mentoring technical staff, and providing expert technical input and/or oversight on large, complex projects with multi-disciplinary teams and subconsultants. This is a strategic role reporting directly to the president, and is based in either our Oakland or Roseville, CA office.

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San Mateo County Environmental Health seeking Haz Mat Specialist

San Mateo County Environmental Health is seeking a well-qualified individual for the position of Hazardous Materials Specialist II/III-Groundwater Protection Program.

The current vacancy is in the Groundwater Protection Program (GPP) of the Environmental Health Services Division located in the city of San Mateo. Groundwater Protection Program staff perform regulatory case management for oversight of corrective action at both leaking underground fuel tank (LUFT) cases and other contaminated soil, soil vapor, and groundwater cases within the County. This case management includes review and technical evaluation of work plans and reports for site characterization and cleanup, writing regulatory directives for required work based on review of work plans and reports, observing field activities of required corrective action work, working with responsible parties and consultants in ensuring appropriate and timely action toward completing corrective action, and documentation of all work in the State’s Geotracker database.

The ideal candidate will have a strong background in site remediation, a thorough knowledge of State regulations and guidelines applicable to LUFT and other corrective actions, as well as excellent written and oral communication skills. Professional Geologists or Civil Engineers are preferred. For additional information on our Groundwater Protection Program please visit: www.smchealth.org/gpp

Level II:  $6,616 – $8,270/month
Level III:  $7,022 – $8,774/month

IMPORTANTApplications for this position will only be accepted online. Please go to http://jobs.smcgov.org/ to apply. Online applications must be received by the Human Resources Department before midnight on the final filing date.

Final Date for Filing:  JUNE 14, 2017
Application Screening: JUNE 20, 2017
Combined Civil Service/Department Interviews: JULY 12, 2017

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