Geocon is looking for a CEG in Orange County, Southern California

GeoconGeocon has an immediate opportunity for a highly motivated geologist to work on a wide variety of engineering geology projects based out of our office in Irvine, Orange County. The ideal candidate will have experience performing a wide variety of geotechnical investigations for public and private sector clients, supervising rough grading operations for large-scale land development projects, and be proficient in utilizing field data to characterize and solve complex engineering geologic problems. Flexibility to travel, ability to work simultaneously on multiple projects, willingness to learn new skills, and a commitment to workplace health and safety while maintaining a positive attitude is desired.

Responsibilities:

  • Prepare project proposals and budgets and coordinate staff scheduling
  • Plan, coordinate, and conduct geotechnical investigations
  • Collate, analyze, and present project geologic data, including the preparation of trench and boring logs, geologic maps and cross-sections, fault trench logs, and interpretation of historical stereographic aerial photographs
  • Perform construction documentation during grading projects, including field mapping of cut slopes and other excavations
  • Identify/evaluate geologic conditions impacting project design, construction and/or long-term performance of engineered structures
  • Coordinate the collection of field samples and assignment of laboratory testing • Prepare project geotechnical reports
  • Review project plans, specifications, and related documents
  • Attend meetings with clients, contractors, and project staff as-needed

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Geology or Engineering Geology (graduate level education preferred)
  • Professional California Registration as a Certified Engineering Geologist required
  • A minimum of 5-plus years of relevant work experience
  • Knowledge of complex structural geology, ability to recognize geologic hazards, and experience in evaluating the impacts of slope instability and landsliding on land development.
  • Experience in a variety of subsurface investigation techniques, including downhole logging of large diameter borings
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work both independently and as the member of a professional team to accomplish project goals
  • Valid California driver’s license

Geocon is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to retaining talented staff; therefore, we offer competitive market wages and extensive benefits to our full-time employees. We have established a variety of employee benefit programs designed to assist our employees and their dependents in meeting financial requirements that can result from illness and disability as well as assist in planning for their retirement. Our benefits package includes medical insurance, vacation and sick leave, bereavement leave, family leave, medical and pregnancy leave, life insurance, short-term and long-term disability insurance, and a profit sharing program. We practice same-week reimbursements for mileage and expenses as well as flexible work hours to accommodate employees’ needs. Most of our employees have been with the company for over five years, and the majority for over ten to twenty years. Come work for a company that truly values its employees and offers an energetic work environment, great benefits, pleasant office dynamics, no corporate red tape, flexible work hours, and the opportunity to advance in your career!  Benefits and salary based on experience

For consideration, please e-mail resume to Rupert Adams at adams@geoconinc.com

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