Coastal Commission Looking for Engineering Geologist

Job Announcement for an Engineering Geologist with the Coastal Commission

The California Coastal Commission (Commission) is offering an exciting opportunity for an individual knowledgeable in engineering geology and interested in applying science to public policy decisions. The Commission is a small State agency that is charged with protecting coastal resources and managing coastal development in California. The mission of the Commission is to implement the Coastal Act and to provide for the balanced use of the coastal zone and to protect, restore, and enhance coastal and marine resources for the continuing benefit of current and future generations.


Please review the job announcement for details:    For further information about this position, contact Susan Hansch, Chief Deputy Director, at (415) 904-5244 or

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Weiss Associates Looking for Geologist/Hydrogeologist

Staff to Senior Staff Geologist/Hydrogeologist/Scientist- Emeryville

We are seeking a geologist, hydrogeologist, or scientist with 2 to 6 years of work experience to join our team. This position provides project support on diverse environmental projects, including site investigation, hazardous waste remediation, surface water quality, and environmental compliance, and includes field work. The position level – Staff or Senior Staff — depends on the qualifications and experience of the successful candidate.


  • Plan, coordinate, and write reports that document field data, including developing figures and tables, analyzing data, and presenting conclusions.
  • Review field data and notes, perform quality control procedures for field work, and interpret results to ensure regulatory/permit compliance and evaluate progress.
  • Coordinate, schedule, and direct field activities for other technical staff.
  • Analyze and synthesize lithologic, hydrologic and geochemical data; review regulatory requirements and best management practices for environmental compliance; and assist with the design and implementation of environmental remedies for site cleanup and surface water projects
  • Provide project support and other related work, as required.


  • BS in civil or environmental engineering, geology, geophysics, hydrogeology, hydrology, soil science or similar technical field; a Master’s degree is preferred
  • Must be willing and able to wear a respirator, as required, and perform field work in all weather conditions
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office 365 Suite; CAD, and ArcView GIS knowledge is beneficial.
  • The successful candidate must present a DMV record upon hire and their driving record must be acceptable under Weiss Associates’ insurance carrier’s requirements.

This position is based in our Emeryville office and requires travel to Northern California project sites. Some work can also be performed from our Mountain View office.

To apply, submit resume and cover letter to, referencing Job#SSG030918WA in the subject line

.For more information, please see:

Weiss Associates is an Equal Opportunity Employer and will assess applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), age, national origin, disability or genetic information, or veteran or military status.

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April 2018 Meeting: STUDENT NIGHT

Join us for our April 2018 Meeting: Student Night Presentations & Posters!


Natasha Budimirovic, SJSU, “Displacement History of the Pasayten Fault Zone, Northeastern Cascades, Washington and British Columbia”

Colin Phillips, SJSU, “Structure and Lithologies of Deep Levels within the North Cascades Continental Magmatic Arc”

Amr Ewais, UC Berkeley, ”Service life of HDPE liner under simulated landfill conditions”

Posters by:
Poster session open to any participants (RSVP to

on Tuesday, April 10th 6-9PM

Howden/Spice Monkey Restaurant
1628 Webster Street

Tickets are $45 for members$50 for non-members, and $20 for students.

Spaces are limited, REGISTER NOW!
Download a Meeting Announcement!

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March 2018 Meeting: Wine Sampling with Scott Burns

AEG welcomes:

Professor Scott Burns
Professor Emeritus, Portland State University
President, IAEG


“The Dynamic Terroir of the Willamette Valley: The Relationship Between Geology, Soil, Climate and Wine.”
Including a special wine sampling! 

on MONDAY, March 12th 6PM-9PM
(please note the date change)

Meeting at:
Spenger’s Fresh Fish Grotto
1919 Fourth Street
Berkeley, CA

Tickets are $50 for all members (regardless of membership affiliation), $60 for non-members, and $20 for students.

Spaces are limited, REGISTER NOW!
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California Geological Survey looking for Engineering Geologists!

California Dept ConservationThe California Geological Survey is looking for a Senior Engineering Geologist and a Supervisory Engineering Geologist, info and links to the exams are below:

January 30, 2018

The Department of Conservation, Human Resources Office, would like to announce the following examinations:

Senior Engineering Geologist   
Final Filing Date: March 30, 2018
Exam/Job Code: 7CMAC
Exam Type: Open
Location: Sacramento

Supervising Engineering Geologist

Final Filing Date: March 12, 2018
Exam/Job Code: 7CMAB
Exam Type: Open
Location: Sacramento


Please contact Shirley Phan at (916) 322-1015, with any questions.


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California Division of Mine Reclamation looking for Engineering Geologists

Cal DMRThe Division of Mine Reclamation (DMR) has a two Engineering Geologist openings that they are looking to fill.

The Final Filing Date for the opening is Feb 28th, 2018.

For more info and to apply visit:



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February 2018 Meeting: Jahns Lecturer John Wakabayashi

AEG and ASCE-SFGI welcome the 2017/2018 Jahns Lecturer

Professor John Wakabayashi
California State University Fresno


“Attempting to Bridge the Growing Gap Between Academic and Applied Geology:  A Personal Odyssey”

on Tuesday, February 13th 6PM-9PM

Meeting at:
Spenger’s Fresh Fish Grotto
1919 Fourth Street
Berkeley, CA

Tickets are $50 for all members (regardless of membership affiliation), $60 for non-members, and $20 for students.

Spaces are limited, REGISTER NOW!
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UC Berkeley Geotechnical Engineering Research Symposium

The UC Berkeley GeoSystems program invites you to attend their First Annual

Geotechnical Engineering Research Symposium.

Thursday February 1, 2018

Banatao Auditorium – Sutardja Dai Hall
University of California CITRIS and the Banatao Institute
University of California, Berkeley

This event is an opportunity for current PhD students and Research Associates to share their research with the geotechnical/geological engineering industry. The agenda also includes a discussion session where attendees can share current issues in geotechnical engineering and industry research needs. Register now to attend and learn about the exciting research going on in the UC Berkeley GeoSystems department.

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January 2018 Meeting

Register today to attend the San Francisco Chapter January 2018 Meeting!

Holly Nichols, CEG  lead geologist for CA DWR on the Oroville Spillway Recovery Project presenting:

“The Oroville Spillways – Geology and Why it Matters”

on Tuesday, January 9th

Meeting at: 
Spenger’s Fresh Fish Grotto
1919 Fourth Street
Berkeley, CA

6 pm: Registration & Social Hour
7 pm: Dinner (Choice of: Beef / Salmon / Vegetarian Pasta)
7:45 pm: Announcements and Presentation

Cost:  $45 for AEG members and members’ guests, $55 for non-members, $20 for AEG student members

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

Reservations: Spaces are limited! RSVP, please online by noon, Monday, January 8, 2018.

January 2018 Meeting Announcement

Registration tutorial

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Please Join us for our annual PEMA-AEG-GRA Holiday Mixer!

Mix and mingle with NCal PEMA, AEG and GRA Members at this special networking event featuring delicious food, drinks and a premium raffle.

Date & Time: Tuesday, December 5, 2017 from 6-9pm
Location: Scott’s Seafood
Scott’s Seafood, 2 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94607
Cost: $45/person
Walk-ins are fine. 

For Details or to RSVP, please visit


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