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Geologist / Hydrogeologist, Kailua, HI 22-28-HI01

INTERA Incorporated is seeking a mid-level Geologist / Hydrogeologist to join our Kailua, Hawaii, office. We’re looking for a team player who is interested in a fulfilling consulting career with environmental and water resources projects. This is a great opportunity for you to work in diverse geologic, geographic, and business environments. Additionally, you’ll be able to work in the field as well as in the office where you can be offered growth in responsibility with significant opportunities for professional development. Our position in Hawaii is best suited for someone with an enthusiasm for learning and problem solving who would like a diversity of projects.

Our company’s purpose is Innovation and stewardship for a sustainable tomorrow. Help us make a difference today!



You will be working with a technical team of geologists, hydrologists, geochemists, engineers, and GIS analysts. Our primary focus is to develop science-based, sustainable, and economic solutions to their water resources/environmental challenges. As part of the team, you will be expected to:

  • Lead and participate in field efforts and quantitative studies
  • Develop and implement technical work plans
  • Collect, manage, and analyze data
  • Provide subject matter expertise to PMs on a variety of projects
  • Author reports, develop presentations, and interact with clients
  • Grow our service offerings and client base


Required Education and Skills

  • Bachelor’s in geology, hydrogeology, or a related field
  • 5 to 10 years of experience in geology and hydrogeology
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • The ability to work independently as well as in teams
  • The ability to travel to project sites or meetings, including drilling and related field activities that may last one to several weeks at a time
  • Skilled at analyzing/manipulating data, and project and task management
  • Previous experience with Phase I ESAs, environmental drilling techniques, and environmental sample collection
  • Previous experience with Hawaii-specific hydrologic, geologic, and groundwater quality datasets
  • Previous experience with Hawaii-specific groundwater and well regulations in addition to Hawaii permitting requirements
  • Previous experience with drilling oversight, logging, and soil/groundwater sampling
  • OSHA 40-hour HAZWOPER training


Preferred Education and Skills

  • Master’s degree in geology, hydrogeology, or a related field
  • Professional registration as a California geologist or hydrogeologist
  • Previous experience with conducting aquifer testing campaigns
  • Previous experience with Geologic modeling software
  • Previous experience with well siting, design, and rehabilitation
  • Prior work experience with an environmental or engineering firm


About INTERA & Our Benefits

Founded in 1974, INTERA has grown into an international geosciences and engineering consulting firm that helps clients make informed business decisions, mitigate risk, and drive optimal outcomes in a multitude of industries. Building and sustaining a strong company culture is at the heart of INTERA’s practice of good stewardship. We strive to foster an environment where people love the work that they do and the place that they work because we believe that our employees are our most valuable asset. As an employee-owned company, we are committed to investing in our people’s needs for security, health, and well-being with:

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance that includes a free health plan option for employee-only coverage
  • Paid parental leave – up to 12 weeks for birthing and non-birthing parents
  • Group term life and accidental death and dismemberment insurance, short-term and long-term coverage – paid 100% by the company
  • Paid holiday, vacation, and sick time
  • Opportunities for stock ownership
  • Performance-based bonuses and award programs for technical paper publication and employee referrals
  • Career coaching instead of performance evaluations
  • Tuition reimbursement, financial assistance for professional licensure and registration, and one paid membership to a professional society
  • Pet insurance, and more

These are some of the reasons why many of our employees have spent 10 to 25 years at INTERA. We love what we do, and it shows. 

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INTERA Incorporated is an Equal Opportunity Employer for Minorities/Females/Veterans/People with Disabilities

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