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Hydrogeologist / Environmental Geologist (PG or CHG) _ Ventura, CA

  • Johnson Environmental Services
  • 01/03/23
  • Ventura, CA
  • 93001
  • DOE / Yearly
  • Full-Time
Mid Level Hydrogeologist / Environmental Geologist (CHG or PG Preferred)

Environmental Remediation, Well Design, Installation, Development, Groundwater Sampling, and Data Interpretations

Ventura, California 93001

Position: Mid Level Hydrogeologist / Environmental Geologist

Industry: Environmental Investigation and Remediation Consulting Services

Office Location: Ventura, California 93001

Award winning Environmental Site Investigation and Remediation Consulting firm utilizing innovative and traditional technologies to achieve site resolution and closures; actively seeks Mid Level Hydrogeologist / Environmental Geologist to join our thriving team in Ventura, California. This position has tremendous opportunity for growth in the environmental restoration and remediation industry.

Mid Level Hydrogeologist / Environmental Geologist Qualifications:

- California Registered Professional Geologist required

- Current Certified Hydrogeologist CHG or on-track to obtain CHG is a plus

- Minimum 5+ years of experience in environmental remediation, including well design, installation, development, groundwater sampling, and data interpretations.

- Strong Technical Writing Skills.

- Strong communication skills (written and verbal).

- Able to serve as both a team leader and team player.

- Focused, disciplined individual passionate about producing quality work and contributing to a positive and productive work environment.

Mid Level Hydrogeologist / Environmental Geologist Role and Responsibilities :

Field Data Collection and Oversight:

Prepare for field events including ensuring all necessary subcontracts are in place, all materials and equipment are in hand, and any training or reviews are completed prior to mobilization.

Review and understand all relevant work plans and health & safety plans prior to initiating field work.

Fulfill data quality objectives (DQOs) for all field collected data and samples; responsible for data quality during pre-field preparations, field work execution, sample management, and documentation.

Supervise subcontractor drilling and well installation activities and evaluate subcontractor performance against project quality objectives, state regulatory requirements, and scope.

Supervise junior level staff and field technicians, including oversight and review of field data collection.

Prepare detailed daily field reports for customer and project file.

Interpret soil/rock cores, describe site lithology per USCS and site/regional knowledge.

Ability to sample all environmental media: soil, groundwater, sediment, surface water, air/vapor, and/or waste, per established SOPs and approved sampling and analysis plans.

Complete all required field documentation and maintain project files.

Data Evaluations/Conceptual Site Model (CSM) Development:

Develop sampling plans to support development and refinement of conceptual site models per established project objectives and approved work plans.

Research and develop accurate and relevant descriptions of site geology and hydrogeology, including geologic/hydrogeologic/geochemical/biological/etc. controls on contaminant fate and transport.

Develop groundwater elevation contour maps, calculate gradients (horizontal, vertical), and estimate groundwater flow directions.

Review and evaluate analytical results and field measurements against current CSM and project DQOs.

Evaluate potential contaminant pathways and receptors, fate and transport, including analytical and digital modeling.

Produce data visualization products (work with CADD and/or GIS).

Write routine and special reports including work plans, tech memos, site characterization/remedial investigation reports, periodic monitoring reports.

Project Administration and Support:

Support project managers in tracking schedules, deliverables, and costs.

Prepare progress and cost reports for assigned tasks.

Procurement activities including developing scopes of work, researching subcontractors, pricing, tracking status of bids, and coordinating with buyer/subcontract manager.

Support marketing and proposal efforts as assigned.


Our firms mission is to preserve, restore, and enhance the natural and constructed environment for future generations through successful project delivery for our customers. As a Native American, tribally-owned, SBA-certified 8(a) SDB providing environmental, engineering, science, construction, munitions, and specialized professional services solutions for customers nationwide.

Serving the federal market, our firm collaborates with our customers to achieve long-term environmental stewardship goals with reduced life-cycle program costs.

For federal and commercial customers, our firm provides diversified professional resources for training and education; research and engineering; and IT solutions.

California Office Locations: San Diego, Ventura, Burbank, Santa Barbara, and Walnut Creek, CA


Environmental Site Investigation, Remediation, and Restoration

Project Examples:

Superfund Technical Assessment and Response Team Non-Emergency for US EPA

Abandoned Junk Yard Assessment and Removal Action

Abandoned Sewer Line Survey and Radiological Surveys

Excavation of Contaminated Soils

Monitoring Well Abandonment (National Wildlife Refuge)

Environmental Compliance Support

Project Examples:

Risk Assessment for RI/FS

Biosolids Recycling Facility Vitrification Decommissioning

Dredge Readiness and Operations Plan

Environmental Services and Engineering

Project Examples:

Ecological Risk Assessment (US EPA)

Independent External Peer Review

Removal Assessment for VOC Plume Sites

Time Critical Removal Action for National Wildlife Refuge

Munitions Response Services and Operational Range Clearance

Project Examples:

Explosive Decontamination Services at Air Force Bases

Naval Base Dredging UXO Support

Response and Recovery Activities

Operational Range Clearance and Range Residue Removal for the Navy

Construction Support Services

Project Examples:

Building Renovations and Facilities Improvements at Naval Stations

Hazardous Materials Locker Refurbishment at Various Marine Corps Reserve Centers

Bridge Demolition


Working for our firm will offer opportunities for creative problem solving in a growing, dynamic work environment. To serve our customers ever-changing needs, we seek driven individuals with an ownership attitude to serve customers with applied scientific, engineering, and operational solutions. We need people who excel in a team-oriented atmosphere in which a collaborative and innovative attitude is celebrated. We value both technical and communication skills.

With our firm, you join a national multi-disciplinary environmental, engineering, science and construction firm committed to serving our customers with environmentally sustainable services, delivering modern and traditional solutions customized to cost-effectively meet each customers needs. Working with our firm, youll truly be an active participant in building a sustainable future.

Our firm is a great place to use your skills to solve complex, multi-discipline challenges, expand your capabilities, and create a rewarding career. Whether you are just beginning your career or are anywhere along the spectrum of practice, we encourage you to learn more about us and consider joining our thriving team.

COMPENSATION: Our firm offers a benefit program that fosters a culture of quality and cost-effectiveness and the fundamental interest in the health and general welfare of our employees. We provide our staff with top tier base salary plus performance bonuses and employee benefits such as paid Holidays, Vacation, Sick Days, Tuition Reimbursement, Medical Insurance, Dental Insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts, Company-paid Life/AD&D Insurance, Company-paid Long-term Disability Insurance, 401(k) Retirement Plan with Company Match, Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Voluntary Benefits (Short-term Disability, Optional Life/AD&D Insurance, Critical Illness, Accident), Wellness Program, and Employee Referral Program


For immediate and entirely confidential employment consideration please email detailed resume to . Our Division Lead will contact you promptly for an initial exploratory interview.

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