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Job Description


Haley & Aldrich is a 600+ person national engineering and environmental consulting firm with creative, technically strong staff who want to work in a collaborative environment to deliver exceptional value to our clients. We look for professionals with a passion for solving even the most complex client problems. This problem-solving ability and opportunity to be a change agent is a vital part of our culture, no matter what level or role a staff member holds.

The Energy, Industry, and Mining business unit at Haley & Aldrich is growing and we are currently seeking a Senior Technical Specialist (Senior Hydrogeologist) to manage, support, and deliver diverse water resource, industrial, commercial, power generation and mining projects across the United States. Projects typically involve baseline hydrologic and water resource studies, groundwater studies, water supply, permitting, operational support, and contaminant investigations. Strong technical skills in hydrogeology, modeling, research, client engagement, and written and verbal communication are essential. Proven skills in constructive client engagement, resulting in successful project outcomes. This is an excellent opportunity for a senior-level professional looking to advance their career to the next level with a national professional services and consulting leader. This is a full-time position and will be based out of our Costa Mesa or San Diego, CA offices. Additional consideration will be given to qualified candidates in the San Francisco Bay Area of CA or either of our AZ offices.


The successful candidate will:

Oversee routine data collection, synthesis, and analysis using industry standard procedures

Document project-related activities

Conduct management oversight of staff engaged in drilling and data collection activities

Oversee, conduct and analyze aquifer tests including predictive surface and groundwater modeling, and other hydrologic analyses

Assist in identifying technical issues and problem-solving approaches for hydrogeological site characterization

Review regulations as appropriate and manage permitting with state and federal agencies and applicable technical programs

Oversee preparation of reports including data visualization such as potentiometric surface maps, geologic and hydrogeological cross-sections, hydrologic model simulations, and maps

Experience with a variety of quantitative groundwater modeling software uses and applications

Prepare cost proposals and qualification statements

Possess advanced skills in quality control, planning, cost estimating and scheduling


The successful candidate will meet the following requirements:

B.S. degree in Geology, Hydrogeology, Engineering Geology, or related disciplines. Master’s degree strongly desired

10+ years of work experience in the hydrogeology discipline. Project management experience is a plus

Strong familiarity with CA and/or AZ environmental and water resources regulations

CA and/or AZ professional license (CHG, PG, or RG) required

Must possess unwavering commitment to company and client Health & Safety protocols

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Must comply with the Guiding Principles and Code of Behavior articulated in our Company Charter

Computer Skills – Strong computer literacy skills including proficiency in industry standard software

OSHA 40-hr. HAZWOPER and MSHA new miner training required

About Haley & Aldrich

Haley & Aldrich is a nation-wide community, richly connected by networks of extraordinary people who seek to make the world a better place. We believe in creating potential through our people. If you are looking for an exciting opportunity where you can collaborate, fully engage, learn and put your expertise to work to handle important challenges, we want to talk with you! We offer excellent career growth, a highly competitive total compensation plan and a solid benefits package that includes; health, dental, vision; Short-Term/Long-Term Disability; 401K with match; generous vacation plan and paid time off; tuition reimbursement; long-term care and more. Interested candidates should apply online at

Haley & Aldrich is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender, race, age, disability, veteran or any other legally protected status.