Staff Geologist

Youngdahl Consulting Group, Inc., located in El Dorado Hills, California, is seeking qualified personnel for the position of Staff Geologist. Youngdahl is a full-service geotechnical consulting firm providing services for earthwork construction, materials testing and geotechnical engineering and design.

The required qualifications include:

  • B.A. or B.S. in Geology/Earth Science

  • G.I.T. with ability to obtain professional PG licensure

  • Strong interpersonal, organizational and written/verbal English communication skills

  • Willingness to perform subsurface investigations and field work on construction projects as required

  • Ability to effectively work independently and in a team environment

  • HAZWOPER 40-Hour certified or ability to obtain certification

  • Experience in construction related activities and materials used in construction a plus

  • Support of geotechnical engineering services

  • Ability to learn detailed Federal, State, and local regulations/codes

  • Ability to walk long distances for extended periods (i.e., geologic mapping)

  • Good field rock identification skills

  • Prepare proposals, scopes of work and budgets for new projects

Our family-owned business, which is nestled in the beautiful foothills of El Dorado County, has over 35 years’ experience in the industry.  As a company, we take pride in our low employee turnover and our community involvement in this family-oriented suburb of Sacramento.


We offer competitive wages and salaries and great potential for career growth. Our excellent benefits include health, dental, long term/short term disability, life insurance, 401(k) plan, PTO and paid company holidays. We offer competitive salaries and great potential for career growth.

Compensation: Depends on Experience (DOE)

Our benefits package includes: excellent employee and dependent health and dental coverage, long term/short term disability, life insurance, PTO and 401(k) plan.

  • Candidates must be able to pass a background check and pre-employment drug screening and lifting requirements

  • Must have a valid California Driver’s License and a clean driving record

  • Education:  Bachelor’s Degree in Geology/Earth Science

  • Experience is a plus

Please email your resume to with the subject line: Staff Geologist.