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Senior Hydrogeologist

Company: Montgomery & Associates
Location: Oakland
Posted on: June 9, 2024

Job Description:

Job DescriptionSenior Hydrogeologist Monterey or Oakland, CaliforniaMontgomery & Associates (M&A) is seeking a full-time senior hydrogeologist to join our California Team and support our project work based primarily out of our Monterey office. The position includes senior-level responsibilities and requires the ability to manage and provide technical oversight to multiple tasks and/or projects simultaneously. The person in this position will interact with M&A team leaders, project staff, project managers, administrative personnel, clients, and regulators. Our company of highly respected water resources professionals, headquartered in Tucson, AZ, has been in business since 1984 and is growing, with recent expansions in the western U.S. and South America. In California, our team comprises 18 professionals located in 4 offices: Oakland, Sacramento, Monterey, San Luis Obispo, and Pasadena. This role offers an exciting opportunity to work with an enthusiastic team of water resource scientists and engineers throughout California and interact with our expert team of modelers and senior professionals in Tucson.This position will support our Salinas Valley Basin Sustainable Groundwater Management Act (SGMA) program implementation. This work is led by a Program Manager in our Monterey office and supported by professionals from our other California and Arizona offices.Work duties will include:Managing and technically contributing to tasks and projects that focus on quantitative hydrogeology and groundwater resources management, including:

  • Supporting projects planning and implementation of SGMA
  • Designing and interpreting results of predictive modeling runs and supporting model updates
  • Developing hydrogeologic conceptual models and water budgets
  • Designing monitoring networks and interacting with field teams to implement monitoring programs
  • Meeting with regulatory agencies and water agencies
  • Data evaluations and preparation of technical reports
  • Senior review of technical reports
  • Support Program Manager and Task Managers with evaluating level of effort and scope of work related to new technical efforts
  • Directing, training, and mentoring junior staff
  • Interacting with and managing relationships with clients and other project stakeholders, including regulatory agencies
  • Preparing technical proposals and work plans for future workQualifications:
    • Bachelor's degree in hydrology, geology, or engineering; graduate degree preferred
    • Clear understanding of how to apply hydrogeologic principles to characterize and assess groundwater systems
    • Understanding of California water laws and regulations preferred
    • Ten or more years of experience in environmental and water resources consulting
    • Professional registration (P.G. or P.E.) preferred
    • Professional experience working with groundwater models preferred
    • Experience working on SGMA projects for local Groundwater Sustainability Agencies preferred
    • Task or project management experience
    • Demonstrated technical writing skills and ability to present technical information in group/meeting settings
    • Proficiency with standard analytical approaches and tools
    • Interest in engaging in professional organizations, including presenting at conferences
    • Current and valid California driver's license
    • Ability to legally work and reside in the United StatesYour benefits at Montgomery & Associates will include:
      • Competitive benefits and salary in an expanding team-oriented company
      • Dynamic work environment with safety and technical training provided by the company
      • Interesting and collaborative multidisciplinary projects
      • On the job mentoring by senior professionals
      • Medical, dental, and vision insurance
      • Flexible Spending Account; HRA
      • Long- and short-term disability
      • Life/AD&D insurance
      • Vacation, holiday, personal, and sick leave
      • Employer matching 401k retirement planMonthly Base Pay Range: $9,000 - $11,250Estimated Annualized Compensation Including Bonuses: $122,000 - $151,000Compensation for qualified extra hours could further increase the estimate above.An Equal Opportunity EmployerM&A values diversity and inclusivity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, sexual orientation, religious creed, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, veteran status, or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.


Keywords: Montgomery & Associates, Oakland , Senior Hydrogeologist, Other , Oakland, California

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