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.

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Request for Support for Senate Resolution 92: 50th Anniversary of Geology Licensing

Hello AEG Sacramento,

The Geologist Act was signed on August 1, 1968.  In order to recognize this important 50th anniversary, the Sacramento and Bay Area chapters of AEG along with BPELSG have drafted  a resolution for the senate to designate the week of July 29, 2018 through August 4, 2018 as Professional Geologist and Professional Geophysicist Week.    Read more

Job Posting – Geoscience/Remediation Practice Area Lead – Geologist 10+ years Experience

Enercon

Description

Enercon Services Inc. (ENERCON) has an opening for a Lead Environmental Professional in our Sacramento, CA office with Geoscience and Remediation experience. This is an
excellent opportunity to work in the environmental consulting field in a variety of project types.

Duties to include:

  • Interface with clients and prepare proposals for performance of environmental consulting services.
  • Achieve client objectives by obtaining information, evaluating concerns and needs, and presenting recommendations both orally and in written reports.
  • Direct/coordinate/manage environmental projects, including subcontractor identification, oversight and management.
  • Review data reports and write all or portions of project technical and summary reports.
  • Mentor junior staff.

Required skills:
• Bachelors’ degree in Civil / Environmental Engineering, Geology, Environmental Science or Mathematics required.
• 10+ years of experience in Soil and Groundwater Investigations, Remediation, Compliance and Project Management.
• Preference given to candidates with California PG/PE, experience with soil vapor assessment and overall remediation of impacted properties.
• Strong problem solving skills and scientific evaluation skills.
• Self-starter and ability to develop and maintain client relationships.
• Computer skills including knowledge of MS Office, Word & Excel.
• 40-hour OSHA HAZWOPER training, a plus.
• This position requires a clear Motor Vehicle report/driving history
• Ability to pass a pre-employment and random drug and alcohol screenings, ENERCON and client specific background checks, and annual motor vehicle record (MVR) according to company and client policies
• Required to travel between 15-25% of the time; duration of travel length may vary depending on project and client needs, ranging from a few weeks to several months at a time
ENERCON Services, Inc. is a 34-year old, engineering and technical services consulting company, providing premier services to companies in the energy, utility, and industrial verticals, as
well as to governmental agencies across the US and Internationally. ENERCON is fully owned by our employees, and offers excellent benefits and career opportunities. To learn more about
ENERCON, visit us at enercon.com.
ENERCON does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability,
veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law

Apply Here: https://chj.tbe.taleo.net/chj06/ats/careers/jobSearch.jsp?cws=1&org=ENERCON2

Cal OES Summer Intern Program

JOB ANNOUCEMENT FOR CAL OES SUMMER INTERNSHIP PROGRAM

Ensuring a future for all Californians

The Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES) is dedicated to protecting lives and property, building capabilities, and supporting our communities for a resilient California. We establish partnerships. We monitor threats. We develop disaster plans. We teach people how to prepare for disasters. We build and maintain critical communications infrastructure. We support communities affected by disasters, assist with recovery efforts, and so much more. This is the growing field of emergency management!

Want a front-row seat to the action?

Cal OES’ 10-week summer internship program is designed to provide participants with an in-depth introduction to the world of emergency management, and insights into the State’s civil service hiring and career planning process.

Follow the link for more information and to apply: http://www.caloes.ca.gov/ICESite/Pages/Cal-OES-Summer-Intern-Program.aspx

AEG Jahns Lecturer Meeting Announcement! 3/7/18

Please join us on Wednesday, March 7 at Kupros Craft House for the 2017/2018 Jahns Lecturer presentation! The 2017/2018 lecturer is Dr. John Wakabayashi from California State University Fresno. Dr. Wakabayashi’s talk is titled Insight into geologic mapping of mélanges from structural geologic research: Implications for engineering geologic analysis and illustration of the value of field geologic training.”
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CalGeo Northern California Regional Dinner Meeting Announcement – 2/27/18

Please join our friends at CalGeo for their Northern California Regional Dinner Meeting on February 27,2018 at Blue Prynt Restaurant (815 11th St., Sacramento, CA 95814) from 6-8:30pm. Our very own Holly Nichols from DWR will present a talk titled Oroville Spillway Damage & Repair. AEG members can use the special discount code AEGSAC for $15 off to gain the member ate of $45! Read more