Senior Hydrogeologist

Woodland, CA

Luhdorff and Scalmanini, Consulting Engineers (LSCE) is a mid-sized groundwater consulting firm with offices in Woodland, Oakland, Chico and Fresno California. LSCE provides engineering, hydrogeologic, and related groundwater services to municipalities, water districts, and other public and private entities throughout California. We seek a motivated and versatile Senior Hydrogeologist to join our team of water resources and engineering professionals. The Senior Hydrogeologist will support a diverse group of water resources scientists and engineers working in a high-paced setting on projects throughout California. The Senior Hydrogeologist will manage multiple projects while also providing technical analysis, interpretation and client interaction.

RESPONSIBILITIES (including but not limited to):

  • Working with various types of hydrologic, engineering and hydrogeologic data
  • Peer review and oversee transient, basin-scale numerical flow and solute transport models development and utilization
  • Project management including direction of junior staff, providing technical review and oversight and mentoring
  • Report and proposal preparation including scopes of work, project budgeting, tracking, and schedules
  • Client interaction and presentations
  • Oversee data collection, processing, analysis, and interpretation including:
    • Familiarity with on-line sources of hydrologic, hydrogeologic, and geologic data and documents
    • Familiarity with field groundwater level and quality data collection methods
    • Geologic and hydrogeologic cross-section development utilizing geologic and geophysical data
    • Geospatial and geostatistical analysis
    • Interpretation of subsurface aquifer conditions on a site and regional scale
    • Development of water budgets
    • Hydrographs and other graphic presentation of hydrogeologic data
    • Familiarity with design and construction of monitoring and production wells


  • Graduate degree in Geology, Geosciences, Hydrogeology, Engineering or related field
  • Minimum 10 years of professional work experience in groundwater resources
  • Strong technical knowledge and background in groundwater resources in California
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office
  • Familiarity with MODFLOW, MT3DMS and numerical and analytical related software
  • Careful attention to detail, accuracy, and consistency
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to effectively communicate and collaborate with others
  • Ability to manage staff, competing priorities, and project deadlines


  • Conversant with current and developing groundwater modeling and data analysis technologies
  • Familiar with California geology and hydrogeology
  • Familiar with recent California groundwater sustainability legislation and regulations

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire. LSCE is an equal opportunity employer.


LSCE offers a competitive salary and benefits package. Salary will be dependent upon qualifications and experience; LSCE benefits include health, dental, and retirement plans.


Submit cover letter, resume, and application to Sheona Singh, Business Admin/HR Generalist. Applications will be accepted until position is filled.


LSCE is a recognized leader in groundwater resources investigation, planning, development, use, protection, and management. LSCE’s multi-disciplinary staff of engineers, geologists, hydrologists, and hydrogeologists apply scientific methods and develop forward-thinking engineering solutions to today’s complex water resources problems. The firm was founded in 1980 and currently has offices located in Woodland, Oakland, Chico and Fresno California. LSCE has more than 35 experienced professionals with expertise in all aspects of groundwater ranging from groundwater resource evaluation, development, and management, hydrogeologic modeling, well and pump station design and construction, and other groundwater-related services. Additional information about LSCE can be found online at


Sheona Singh
Business Admin/HR Generalist

Luhdorff and Scalmanini, Consulting Engineers
500 First Street, Woodland, CA 95695