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Engineering Geologist

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Education: Equivalent to graduation from college with major work in geology, engineering geology, or a closely related field. (Geological experience may be substituted for the required education on a year-for-year basis.) (Registration as a Senior in a recognized institution will admit applicants to the examination, but they must produce evidence of graduation or its equivalent before they can be considered eligible for appointment.)

KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES
Knowledge of: Stratigraphic, structural, historical, and economic geology as related to civil engineering projects; geological processes and survey techniques, equipment, and procedures; fundamental principles of mineralogy, petrography, soil mechanics, and hydrology; photogeology, geological mapping and drafting, and the application of geology to engineering problems; geological literature; subsurface exploration and sampling procedures.

Ability to: Make, record, and evaluate observations on geological engineering problems; make accurate tests, observations, and measurements; analyze situations accurately and take effective action; dictate correspondence and prepare and analyze technical reports.