Senior Hydrologist
Oakland, CA  / Pasadena, CA  / Bellevue, WA 
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Job Description

Exponent is a leading engineering and scientific consulting firm. Our multidisciplinary team of scientists, engineers, physicians, and regulatory consultants brings together more than 90 different disciplines to solve complicated problems facing corporations, insurers, government entities, associations and individuals. Our approximately 1000 staff members work in 26 offices across the United States and abroad. Exponent has over 800 consultants, including more than 500 that have earned a doctorate in their chosen field of specialization.

Exponent's is currently seeking a Hydrologist for a Managing Engineer/Scientist level position for our Pasadena, CA, Oakland, CA, or Bellevue, WA office. The ideal candidate will have experience with hydraulic and hydrologic analysis, including a range of analysis techniques and modeling tools. Experience with water quality evaluations and water quality modeling is desired. Experience in litigation support and expert witness testimony is a plus.

This position requires expertise in one of more of the following areas: Hydraulic Analysis, Hydrologic Evaluations, Climate Change Hydrology, Aquatic Chemistry and Water Quality Assessment.

Qualifications for this position include:

  • M.S. or Ph.D. in Civil or Environmental Engineering, Earth Sciences, Limnology, Water Resources, Oceanography, or similar discipline
  • Prior experience in environmental consulting or part-time consulting from an academic position is a plus
  • A strong reputation among clients for integrity, responsiveness, and technical expertise
  • Experience as an expert witness is a plus
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience in managing projects and multidisciplinary teams
  • Experience with common modeling tools is desired (HEC-RAS, HEC-HMS, SWMM, surface water-groundwater modeling tools, computational fluid dynamics models such as Delft-3D, etc.)
  • Experience with handling and managing large datasets and data visualization is desired

We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Employment Opportunity, Veterans and Disabled Employer.

Exponent is a proud equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other protected status.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Part Time
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