Weiss Associates




“From day one, Weiss has provided an environment for professional growth and development within my position. My supervisors and project managers, who also often fill the role of mentor, have always provided thoughtful consideration to my input and opinions on a project, while challenging me to think in an innovative manner.” 

Kim Ryan
Staff Scientist

Careers at Weiss Associates

Job Opportunities

Project Hydrogeologist

Berkeley, CA

We are seeking a Project Hydrogeologist to lead, manage, and contribute to technically challenging environmental projects in northern California. The position will be based in our Emeryville office and may require travel to project sites throughout northern California.


  • BS degree in hydrogeology, geology, or engineering
  • Minimum 10 years’ experience working on environmental remediation sites, primarily in environmental hydrogeology
  • Knowledge of state and federal environmental regulations
  • Experience in site redevelopment
  • Strong communication, interpersonal, computer, and quantitative skills
  • Ability to lead multidisciplinary teams
  • Experience in supervising and mentoring technical staff
  • California professional registration
  • A California driver’s license and a DMV record acceptable to Weiss’s insurance carrier

Additional experience in water resources and technical issues pertaining to groundwater basin management is a plus.


  • Developing and executing all aspects of project management including, but not limited to, scopes of work within specified schedules and budgets
  • Interacting with clients and regulatory agency staff
  • Participating in business development activities and preparing proposals
  • Preparing, editing, and reviewing projects, work plans, and reports
  • Leading teams engaged in:
    • Field sampling and hydraulic testing
    • Characterizing contaminants in soil and groundwater
    • Defining alluvial and bedrock stratigraphy, geology, and hydrogeology; natural groundwater chemistry and geochemical processes; and, generating and interpreting geologic and hydrogeologic cross-sections
    • Developing groundwater elevation and contaminant plume maps.
  • Developing hydrogeologic conceptual models
  • Developing hydraulic test designs, instrumentation, and analysis
  • Designing and installing wells
  • Conducting numerical and analytical groundwater, and vadose zone flow and transport modeling

To apply, submit a cover letter and resume to jobs@weiss.com and reference Job #PRHY062623 in the subject line.

Salary range: $110,000 to $160,000, commensurate with qualifications and experience

Weiss Associates is committed to equal employment opportunities and will not discriminate against anyone on the basis of mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, creed, ancestry, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, or military or veteran status.


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