AEG Sacramento

Welcome to the blog and newsletter for the Association of Engineering and Environmental Geologists, Sacramento section.

Visit this site to learn more about the association’s recent news including relevant local projects, fundraising events, legislative activities, and publications. Visit the official website at aegsacto.org to RSVP to our monthly meetings or register as a member.

We hope you enjoy this new site, and let us know what you think using the comments section!

Reminder for the AEG San Francisco Rock Mechanics Short Course!

What: Rock Mechanics Short Course – ” Introduction to Block Theory and Discontinuous Deformation Analysis (DDA)

When: June 7, 2019

Presenter: Professor Yossef H. Hatzor, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel

Details:8 am – 4 pm on Friday, June 7, 2019 (see announcement HERE)

Location:Davis Hall, UC Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, 94720

Cost:  $150 Professionals, $25 Students (lunch and refreshments included)

Registration:Please Register ONLINE by 12 pm, Thursday June 6, 2019.

Board for Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors, and Geologists Board Meeting!

This meeting (which is open to the public!) will be held to discuss potential legislation impacting applicants for the Geologist in Training (GIT) and Professional Geologist (PG) exams.

The discussion will include the following:

  • Professions and vocations: inactive license fees and accrued and unpaid renewal fees.
  • Professions and vocations: regulatory fees.
  • Board for Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors, and Geologists.
  • Open meetings.
  • Land surveyors.
  • Professional land surveyors and engineers

Where: Cal Poly Pomona, Bronco Student Center 3801 W. Temple Avenue, Pomona, CA 91768

When: Thursday, June 13, 2019 beginning at 9:00 a.m. and continuing on Friday, June 14, 2019 beginning at 9:00 a.m., if necessary

AEG San Francisco Rock Mechanics Short Course!

What: Rock Mechanics Short Course – ” Introduction to Block Theory and Discontinuous Deformation Analysis (DDA)

When: June 7, 2019

Presenter: Professor Yossef H. Hatzor, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel

Details: 8 am – 4 pm on Friday, June 7, 2019 (see announcement HERE)

Location: Davis Hall, UC Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, 94720

Cost:  $150 Professionals, $25 Students (lunch and refreshments included)

Registration: Please Register ONLINE by 12 pm, Thursday June 6, 2019.

Upcoming Job Opportunity with CGS!

The California Geological Survey, Sacramento Office, is recruiting for a Engineering Geologist. This position is responsible for performing Timber Harvest Plan (THP) reviews as well as other forest and watershed related geologic, slope stability, and erosion reviews, geologic assessments, geologic and geomorphic mapping, and fluvial geomorphic analysis. Additionally, the candidate must be able to work cooperatively with other government specialists and private individuals to achieve mutual resolution of common concerns; as well as be able to prepare concise, well-organized, and easily understood geologic reports and maps within a very short time frame (usually less than ten days). Apply at the link below!

Position: Engineering Geologist
Location:California Geological Survey, Sacramento Office
Final Filing Date: June 6, 2019

Job Description and Application: https://jobs.ca.gov/CalHrPublic/Jobs/JobPosting.aspx?JobControlId=158232

For questions – contact Cheryl Hayhurst 916-327-2903, Cheryl.Hayhurst@conservation.ca.gov

Sacramento AEG May Meeting!

Please join us for our May 2019 Meeting!

The dinner meeting will be held on Tuesday May 21st at Aviators Restaurant (6151 Freeport Blvd Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95822 (Map)) at 5:30PM. Plenty of parking is available at the restaurant.

Our speaker will be Mr. Adam Malsam from Maccaferri. Mr. Malsam will give a presentation titled “Falls, Flows, and Slides: Maccaferri’s Unique solutions to Geohazard Mitigation.”

Please see the event page for the meeting abstract and additional information:

Event Page & Registration

RSVP’s appreciated by the close of business on Monday, May 20. You can RSVP at using the link above or by emailing Chase White at chase.white@conservation.ca.gov.

CalGeo Short Course on Slope/W Software

On May 22nd, CalGeo will be hosting a half day short course in Southern California (at the Embassy Suites in Glendale/Los Angeles) on Slope/W Software. A Northern California session will be offered on May 23rd at the Hyatt House in Pleasanton by the BART station.

Chris Kelln, from Geoslope International, will give a hands-on demonstration of the software.

This course will cover the new 2019 version, and will be great for beginners, new staff, as well as those already familiar with the program.

Each attendee will be provided with a 30-day license for the program so they can load the software and work through it during the course.

Details:

Wednesday May 22nd in Glendale or May 23rd in Pleasanton

7:00am – Hot breakfast & registration

7:30am – Course

12pm – conclusion (will most likely include lunch for attendees!)

Cost: $150 CalGeo Members, $225 Non-members. Parking will be covered by CalGeo.

Geoslope often runs 2 and 3-day software courses that cost over $1,000.This is a short and sweet course just on Slope/W and for a fraction of the cost!

Register Here (SoCal)>>

Register Here (NorCal)>>