SAGE Engineers is Looking for a Project to Senior Engineering Geologist

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Project to Senior Engineering Geologist


The Project to Senior Geologist fosters SAGE’s passion for providing exceptional services by managing and performing advanced technical work for a wide variety of engineering geologic and seismic hazard assignments. This role involves working on small projects and/or large, complex projects with multi-disciplinary teams and subconsultants. Responsibilities include interacting with clients; managing project budgets, schedules and deliverables; managing and conducting technical work; and preparing and reviewing deliverables.

Essential Functions

  • Conduct engineering geologic investigations related to critical water and energy infrastructure, as well as governmental, commercial, and essential services buildings and facilities. Identify the primary geologic opportunities and constraints to be considered during project design and construction
  • Characterize seismic hazards on both regional and site-specific scales, develop/update seismic source characterization models, and provide geologic input to probabilistic and deterministic seismic hazard analysis
  • Work closely with engineers to provide input and assessment of regional and site-specific geologic and tectonic conditions pertinent to structural performance
  • Plan, direct, and conduct field investigations that include geologic mapping and logging of soil/rock borings, test pits, trenches, and natural/constructed exposures
  • Identify and utilize new technologies for collection and interpretation of field data
  • Conduct and review engineering geologic analyses related to soil and rock
  • Prepare and review comprehensive technical reports
  • Provide geologic support during construction

Other Functions

  • Perform periodic client coordination and attend client meetings
  • Manage projects, resources, and budgets in database
  • Direct geosciences/engineering personnel to accomplish tasks
  • Assist with managing existing clients, developing new clients, and identifying new business opportunities

Position Type and Work Schedule

Regular, Full-time.

Supervisory Responsibility

This position may supervise geosciences staff.

Required Education and Experience

  • BS degree in geology, geosciences, or earth sciences
  • 5 to 10 years of experience with increasing responsibility in engineering geology and seismic hazards with emphasis on water and energy infrastructure projects
  • Professional Geologist registration in California, or a state that provides comity with California

Preferred Education and Experience

  • MS degree in geology, geosciences, or earth sciences
  • Certified Engineering Geologist registration in California, or a state that provides comity with California
  • Experience with assessing rock stability (in cut slopes and within tunnels), performing computer-based stereonet/kinematic analysis and rockfall simulations, and performing design of rock support/rockfall mitigation
  • Experience with performing probabilistic and deterministic seismic hazard analysis
  • Rope access training or certification (e.g., SPRAT) a plus

Required Skills and Abilities

  • Passion for delivering high quality work
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Highly effective interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a multi-disciplinary team
  • Ability to shift priorities in a dynamic environment
  • Proficient use of standard office software programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.)


  • This position requires up to 30% travel, including overnight and extended field assignments
  • Occasionally may be assigned to field work at a specific site for an extended period of time

Work Environment

This position is based in an office setting, but requires periodic field work that involves exposure to steep, mountainous terrain and inclement weather such as heat, cold, rain, and wind. Field work may involve working from elevated equipment (e.g., scissor lifts, crane-suspended platforms, etc.) and within underground tunnels.

Physical Demands

Frequent standing, walking, and sitting. Occasional lifting up to 25 lbs., kneeling, climbing, stooping, crawling, and reaching.

Sage Engineers Looking for a Principal Engineering Geologist

Sage Engineers

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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:

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 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

Business Development Manager – Northern California wanted!

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER – Development Engineering / Geology

We are looking for the right person to develop business for our company.  Regardless of your professional background or education if you have the personality and drive & dedication to find, meet, and develop relationships with potential development clients, then consider making a change.  We are a specialized development engineering firm with offices in California and Nevada who have worked throughout the West.  We can educate you about our services and projects; we want someone who is results oriented in building client relationships that turn into work.  Position is based in Northern California.  Experience in the A/E/C industry preferred.


• Spend roughly 50% of time outside meeting potential clients and introducing company

• Research and gather information on potential clients and projects

• Seek business opportunities and track leads for firm

• Schedule meetings with new/existing clients to discover project information

• Develop and maintain strong business network

• Participate in client organizations

• Actively involved in professional and community organizations

Skill Set:

• Persistent & personable!

• Excellent organizational skills to track leads and clients; CRM experience a plus

• Thorough understanding of A/E/C industry terminology and procedures

• Professional demeanor to interact with the highest client levels

• Basic business management skills

• Sets a standard of professional competence by example

• Follow-through in a consistent manner

• Highly motivated & goal oriented

• Able to work without close supervision and in a team environment

Education Requirements:

• Bachelor’s degree with 4 to 7 years of experience recommended

• Without a degree, 6 to 10 years of relevant A/E/C experience required


Please submit resumes to: Stephanie Craft, MARKETLINK,