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Project Geologist

Geotechnical – San Francisco, California
Department Geotechnical
Employment Type Full time
Minimum Experience Mid-level

AGS, Inc., an established engineering firm based in San Francisco, is seeking a full-time Project Staff Geologist or Senior Staff Geologist in our San Francisco, California office. Under supervision of senior staff, candidates will work on a variety of geotechnical and engineering projects.

Responsibilities & Duties:

Providing technical support for both office- and field-based projects. Office tasks may include preparing permit applications for field investigations (such as drilling permits, etc.), literature search and review; compilation of existing data and information; analyses of aerial photographs; and preparation of geologic maps and cross sections. Field tasks may include geologic mapping; logging borings and test pits or trenches; constructing monitoring wells, construction observation of shallow and/or deep foundation ; or performing other data collections or monitoring tasks. Performing data management and analysis, and assisting in preparation of proposals, work plans, reports and technical presentations.

Minimum Qualifications: 

  • An undergraduate degree in Geology or Earth Science.  
  • Two to five years’ experience working in the field of geology; background in consulting and construction a plus.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Experience working in a team setting with geologists, engineers and scientists.
  • A valid U.S. Driver’s license.

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Excellent field observation and data collection/documentation skills.
  • Excellent computer skills with MS Office (Word and Excel), PowerPoint, Adobe, gINT, CADD and other computer applications.
  • An advanced degree a plus.

AGS provides a broad range of multidisciplinary engineering services for interesting projects primarily in California. Clients include both public and private. Federal clients include US Army, US Navy, US Air Force, and US Coast Guard. Regional clients include BART, MUNI, SFPUC, City of Oakland, City and County of San Francisco, SFO and OAK Airports, Port of Oakland, Port of San Francisco, Caltrans and many more.

We offer attractive compensation and benefits for fulltime employees (i.e., health, dental, life, retirement, 401K matching). Our offices are close to transit. Visit our website at for more information about us. Thank you.

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    San Francisco, California
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