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LA County

An Engineering Geology Assistant (non-registered) and the Engineering Geologist (CEG required) positions remain open at Los Angeles County Department of Public Works ( Both positions will remain open until the needs of the Department are met.

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Geocon 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.

Requirements: Bachelorís 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 driverís license.

For consideration, please e-mail resume to Rupert Adams at

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California Geological Survey

The Los Angeles office of the California Geological Survey is looking to hire engineering geologists to work in the Seismic Hazards program. The Bay Area, and Sacramento CGS offices will be hiring additional engineering geologists as well.

Announcements for all positions can be found at this link:

Salary: $4,760.00 - $8,961.00
Posted: 12/03/2015
Final filing date December 17, 2015

Job Description:
This recruitment may be used to fill multiple vacancies occurring in this location for this classification within the next 60 days.

This position is subject to the Departmentís Conflict of Interest Code.

This position requires a medical examination

The Department of Conservation, California Geological Survey is seeking to fill an Engineering Geologist position in their Seismic Hazard Unit.

Please see link for more information:

In order to apply for a position as an Engineering Geologist, you must take the Engineering Geologist exam. Please access the online exam using this link:

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Ensafe Inc.

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Engineering Geologists Position in CA DWR - Dam Safety

The California Division of Safety of Dams (DSOD) anticipates hiring two full-time Engineering Geologists in early 2015. The positions are within the DSOD's Geology Branch, which independently characterizes geologic conditions for safety-related engineering analyses, and reviews plans and specifications for new dams and seismic stabilizations. The positions are based in Sacramento, California with some statewide travel to dams and dam sites required. Travel is typically a single day or overnight trips and occurs several times a month. The salary range for an Engineering Geologist is $ 4,608 to $8,675 per month, plus retirement contribution and benefit package. The possession of a valid certificate of registration as a geologist or geophysicist issued by the California Board of Geologists and Geophysicists is required to start at the highest journey level salary.

A Bachelor's degree in geology, engineering geology or closely related field is required. The candidate should have significant technical experience in dams or similar engineering structures. Due to the specialized nature of the work, we are seeking candidates with significant experience in subsurface exploration, characterization of the geologic conditions and ground motion estimation for engineering analysis along with knowledge of dam design and construction practices in response to geologic conditions. Possession of a Professional Geologist license and a Certified Engineering Geologists license is highly desirable.

If you or any one you know is interested in this challenging opportunity for engineering geologists please take the online exam at to gain list eligibility and monitor our job opportunity bulletin for vacant positions at

posted: 2015-01-09

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