Sr. Level Engineer / Geoscientist or Jr. Level Project Manager

Posted June 19 2017

 hydroGEOPHYSICS, Inc. (HGI) is an innovative, solutions oriented geophysical consulting and service provider to the environmental, engineering, ground water, mining, oil & gas, and natural resource exploration industries. HGI provides subsurface imaging, using geophysical methods, to detect and map targets of interest and we specialize in the application of 3D geophysical methods for time lapse subsurface characterization and monitoring.

We are looking to expand our Tucson, Arizona, Richland, Washington and-or Irvine California offices by hiring an enthusiastic full-time employee for one or more of the following positions:  1) a Senior Level Engineer, Scientist, Geologist, or Geophysicist, 2) a Junior Level Project Manager (position and level dependent on prior experience). This position requires a minimum of 7+ years of relevant geophysical consulting experience.  Proficiency with geophysical equipment, data collection methods, data analysis techniques/software, technical report preparation with emphasis on interpretation are required.

Office Location:  Tucson, AZ or Richland, WA or Irvine CA

Education: minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Geophysics, Geology, Hydrology, Environmental and Earth Related Engineering or science discipline from an accredited university.  Degree must include advanced courses in math and physics – transcripts will be required. A master’s degree in Geophysics, Geology, Hydrology, Environmental and Earth Related Engineering is strongly encouraged.

Experience:  Minimum of 7 years relevant geophysical consulting experience with fieldwork, data collection and analysis; experience with laboratory or scientific instrumentation and industry standard data analysis and visualization software.  Prior experience within a consulting company environment is strongly recommended. Prior leadership experience running field survey crews, and directing junior staff will be part of daily duties.  Candidate should have strong technical writing skills and be able to generate technical reports with interpretation of geophysical data.

Language:  English verbal and written required, bilingual English/Spanish is a significant advantage.


  • Travel: Enjoy travel, remote destinations, working outdoors with complex scientific equipment. Travel is required and will extend nationally within the US and some amount of international travel.
  • License: Current and active driver’s license (experience driving a vehicle / trailer combination strongly preferred)
  • Citizen: United States Citizen with a current passport or ability to secure a passport if needed
  • Computers: Strong background in computers and computer software
  • Organized: Organized and enjoy working independently or with a team
  • Problem Solving: Enjoy problem solving, making in-field repairs and can adapt to changing conditions
  • Electronics: Inclined to working with electronics and building new tools to streamline projects
  • Reporting: Excellent MS Excel and Word abilities and strong report/proposal writing capability
  • Field Surveys: Ability to complete and direct field surveys
  • Geophysical Instrumentation: Experience with some of the following instrumentation: electrical resistivity, electromagnetics, GPR, magnetics, refraction seismics, MASW, reflection seismics, borehole geologic sampling/oversight, geologic / structural mapping, geochemical sampling, etc.
  • Geophysical Methods/Analyis: Must be able to demonstrate proficiency with theory and analysis of some of the following geophysical techniques: electrical resistivity, electromagnetics, GPR, magnetics, refraction seismics, MASW, reflection seismics,
  • Visualization Software: Familiar with industry standard visualization software such as: Surfer, Voxler, AutoCAD, Rockworks, Geosoft, Tecplot, EVS, etc.
  • Analysis Software: Familiar with industry standard data analysis software such as: EarthImager 2D or 3D, Res2DInv or Res3DInv, MatLab, RADAN, Seisimager, Ekko-project, Geosoft Oasis Montaj, Interpex Suite, MagMapper, etc.

Travel:  Position requires 35 to 50% travel. Field projects range from two days to two months and requires extensive travel inside and outside the U.S.

Compensation:  Salary dependent on experience and will include our strong benefits package inclusive of full Medical, Dental and Vision, 401(k), vacation and holiday time.  HGI is an equal opportunity employer. Computer and physical fitness proficiency exam may be required.  Former military personnel encouraged to apply.

Contact: Send resume to and complete an application at

hydroGEOPHYSICS, Inc. is an industry leader in geophysical technology and services.  HGI attracts and develops great talent within the industry generating exciting opportunities and creating high quality professionals.  Are you ready to achieve and be recognized?  It’s all here for you.  Explore the possibilities and career opportunities of a lifetime at HGI and learn why a career at HGI could be the best work of your life.

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HGI is always on the lookout for energetic, motivated and diverse personnel.  If you have experience that fits our project work then please send a resume to:

Robyn Faris