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Hydro-Geologist

Department:Engineering
Updated:1/31/12
Reviewed:1/1/12
Approved STPUD:RHS
Approved MGMT GRP:PS

Job Summary

Under the general direction of the Principal Engineer, performs duties of project manager for large and small, multi-disciplinary public works projects with specialty in groundwater resources and water treatment. Develops and manages technical reports and studies, and provides technical assistance to District staff. Works with staff and other agencies in evaluating groundwater and surface water issues.

Job Physical Requirements Analysis

Job Specific Body Movements Occasionally
1/3 of time or less
Frequently
1/3 – 2/3 of time
Continuously
More than 2/3 of time
Sitting 60% of day 
Standing20% of day  
Walking20% of day  
Driving10% of day  
Hearing  100% of day
Speaking 50% of day 
Lifting 1-20 lbs X 
Lifting 20-50 lbs X 
Lifting 50+ lbsX  
Working/reaching above shoulderX  
Working w/arms extended @ shoulder levelX  
Working with body bent over at waistX  
Working in kneeling positionX  
CrawlingX  
Climbing stairsX  
Climbing ladderN/A  
Major Hand X 
Pulling X 
Pushing X 
Fine Manipulation X 
Typing/Keyboard X 
Writing X 
Simple Grasping X 
FilingX  
Power GripX  
ToolsX  
EquipmentX  
Hand TwistingX  
FoldingX  

Height from Floor of Objects to Be Reached or Worked On:

Object Height

Equipment Used

General office equipment, including personal computer. Vehicle, radio, instruments and sampling and monitoring equipment specific to the hydro-geological profession.

Working Conditions

During the winter, main environment is that of an indoor office with some exposure to unpleasant wastewater treatment odors. During the summer, some time may be spent inspecting projects, usually outside in noisy, dusty areas, including confined spages. May be required to work in inclement weather. Must be able to work varied hours and work more than 40 hours per week on a frequent basis with minimal equivalent time off granted.