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


Staff to Senior Staff Geologist/Hydrogeologist/Scientist- Emeryville

We are seeking a geologist, hydrogeologist, or scientist with 2 to 6 years of work experience to join our team to support diverse environmental projects, including site investigations, soil and groundwater remediation, surface and groundwater quality evaluations, and environmental compliance. The position level - Staff or Senior Staff -- depends on the qualifications and experience of the successful candidate.


Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Conduct soil, soil vapor, surface water, groundwater and air sampling.
  • Coordinate, schedule, and direct well installation and remediation activities.
  • Analyze and synthesize lithologic, hydrologic and geochemical data
  • Plan, coordinate, and write reports that document field data.
  • Assist with the design and implementation of environmental remedies for site cleanup and surface water projects.
  • Provide project support, as required.


  • BS in civil or environmental engineering, geology, or similar technical field; a master’s degree is preferred.
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications; AutoCAD and ArcGIS skills are a plus.
  • The successful candidate must present a DMV record upon hire and their driving record must be acceptable to Weiss Associates’ insurance carrier.

Physical Requirements

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • The ability to perform field work in all weather conditions;
  • Lift/move equipment up to 25 pounds;
  • Transverse uneven or steep terrain; and,
  • Must be willing and able to wear a respirator.

This position is based in our Emeryville office and requires travel to Northern California project sites. Some work can also be performed from our Mountain View office.

To apply, submit resume and cover letter to jobs@weiss.com, referencing Job#SSG032218WA in the subject line

.For more information, please see: http://weiss.com/careers/Careers_WhyWorkForWeiss.asp

Weiss Associates is an Equal Opportunity Employer and will assess applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), age, national origin, disability or genetic information, or veteran or military status.


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