Hydrologist Resume Samples

A Hydrologist is a scientist who undertakes the crucial job of researching the distribution, circulation, and physical properties of the earth’s underground and surface waters. A well-drafted Hydrologist Resume mentions the following duties and responsibilities – planning and collecting surface water or groundwater and monitoring the data to support programs and projects, working with local, state, and federal agencies on water resource issue, conducting watershed and stormwater studies, processing meteorological, snow, and hydrologic data, preparing various maps, and figures, installing and maintaining water property and water quality instrumentation; and preparing written reports.

Apart from technical skills, the following traits are needed – critical thinking skills, verbal and written communication skills, writing skills, analytical skills, interpersonal skills, the ability to work independently and meet deadlines, computer skills, and physical stamina. To become a hydrologist, one needs to have a bachelor’s degree in hydrology or geoscience and a valid license.

Hydrologist Resume example

Hydrologist Resume

Summary : Motivated, personable Hydrologist profession with multiple college certifications in welding .Chad has the ability to quickly learn the job at hand and under pressure.

Skills : Managing Skills, Installation Skills.

Description :

    1. Developed LOADEST and multiple regression models for suspended sediment, total phosphorus, nitrate+nitrite as nitrogen, and total nitrogen at two sites in the Snake River and one site in the Boise River and summarized results in a report.
    2. Analyzed and reported findings regarding phytoplankton taxonomic data in context with continuous chlorophyll-a (chl-a) data and discrete chl-a in phytoplankton data.
    3. Made and installed seepage meters and collected seepage data to inform water-budget analysis in Indian Creek Reservoir.
    4. Developed a bathymetric model using GIS.
    5. Developed stage-capacity and stage-area tables for Indian Creek Reservoir using the bathymetric model.
    6. Collected, analyzed, and presented project data that continues to be cited by other researchers.
    7. Conceived site design, installed hydrologic, soil, and vegetation monitoring devices, developed novel method for measuring flow in small streams, published results in numerous peer-reviewed science journals, and gave talks at many professional conferences.
      Years of Experience
      Experience
      10+ Years
      Experience Level
      Level
      Senior
      Education
      Education
      MS


      Hydrologist Resume

      Summary : Using computer software to prepare geologic, hydrologic maps, illustrations, graphs, and groundwater-related articles and publications, and also Reviewing and evaluating water permit use and change applications.

      Skills : Managing Skills, Serving Skills.

      Description :

        1. Served as staff hydrologist resource specialist.
        2. Oversaw the Soil,Water,Air program for the field office.
        3. Collected soil, water, and maintain EPA castnet air monitoring site for the office.
        4. Maintained riparian and stream databases and inventories for the field office.
        5. Worked as a resource specialist on interdisciplinary teams and NEPA ID teams for environmental assessments and environmental impact assessments for various projects on public lands.
        6. Made and interpreted results for management decisions and actions.
        7. Served as EPA and Army Corp of Engineers contact for riparian/wetland projects on public lands.
      Years of Experience
      Experience
      10+ Years
      Experience Level
      Level
      Senior
      Education
      Education
      MS


      Hydrologist Resume

      Summary : Hydrologist who is specialized in applying the fundamental principles of budget and procurement, construction management, coastal and ocean engineering, environmental engineering, geotechnical engineering, hydrologic and hydraulic engineering, and structural engineering to the design and construction of complex private and public infrastructure.

      Skills : Managing Skills, Infrastructure.

      Description :

        1. Collected of water quality samples and data.
        2. Emphasized for this position is to address groundwater hydrology issues and the impacts to the resource from various activities on and off public lands.
        3. Worked closely with the Aquatics Program Lead and interdisciplinary teams to carry out substantial efforts to manage drought, groundwater, and water rights.
        4. Provided training and technical expertise to field staff.
        5. Reviewed planning documents for their adequacy in analysis of hydrologic resources, particularly groundwater pollution and withdrawals.
        6. Collaborated with the State of California Water Resources Control Board, California Department of Water Resources, California Department of Toxic Substance Control, California Department of Fish and Wildlife, and State of Nevada agencies.
        7. Coordinated with other State Office Program Leads, District and Field Office staff, BLM Headquarters Office, other federal, state, tribal, and county government agencies, university researchers, citizen scientists, and concerned citizens.
                Years of Experience
                Experience
                10+ Years
                Experience Level
                Level
                Senior
                Education
                Education
                BA

                Hydrologist Resume

                Headline : Seeking a Hydrologist position with an outstanding career opportunity that will offer a rewarding work environment along with a winning team that will fully utilize management skills.

                Skills : Safety And Security Management, Safety And Security Investigations, Certified ISO 9001 Lead Auditor, Technical Writing, Hydrology And Flood Investigations, Instructor And Consultant, MS Office Suite Experience, Published Author, Maritime Operations Oversight, Program And Policy Development.

                Description :

                  1. Planned, performed, coordinated and directed comprehensive hydrologic studies of hydrologic systems in accordance with and applicable authorizations, policy, and regulatory requirements.
                  2. Worked with State, local and/or tribal land managers to ensure water resources management practices are consistent with Clean Water Act, Safe Drinking Water Act, Federal Land Management Policy Act, and the National Environmental Policy Act.
                  3. Worked with a team or independently to implement landscape-level projects to restore watersheds, improve water quality, protect federal water rights, and protect Wild and Scenic Rivers.
                  4. Provided technical advice and information on water resource problems of mutual concern.
                  5. Collected, interpreted, analyzes and evaluates hydrologic data. Assignments involve planning, executing, and reporting on hydrologic studies that require adapted approaches to meet problems.
                  6. Worked on complex water issues whose solutions require a proven understanding of hydrology and one or more related disciplines such as hydraulics, geology , geochemistry, and the complexities of ground or surface water flow.
                  7. Served as a project member for complete hydrologic investigations by planning, conducting, and reporting on interpretive on limited independent studies or contributing to large, expansive studies.
                                          Years of Experience
                                          Experience
                                          5-7 Years
                                          Experience Level
                                          Level
                                          Executive
                                          Education
                                          Education
                                          MS

                                          Hydrologist Resume

                                          Objective : Assisting in developing and maintaining effective relations with Yuba Water employees, representatives of other governmental and private agencies, and property holders concerning water supply and use.

                                          Skills : Microsoft Office Suite, Arcgis.

                                          Description :

                                            1. Analyzed natural gas development proposals for impacts related to soil stability, stormwater runoff and erosion, water quality, air quality, noise, and wetlands and riparian zones.
                                            2. Wrote and revised portions of NEPA and other documents that required operators to mitigate impacts of such development.
                                            3. Provided technical guidance for a new resource management plan for this office, and revised its conditions of approval for natural gas projects.
                                            4. Performed water and fish sampling, installed and removed streamflow gauges, and requested and assessed data in geotechnical reports.
                                            5. Collaborated with experts and other personnel in the U.S.
                                            6. Collected hydro-meteorological data within the boundaries of the Snow Survey Data Collection Office jurisdiction.
                                            7. Maintained current and accessible automated snow course, streamflow, precipitation, and reservoir data files for the areas of jurisdiction.
                                          Years of Experience
                                          Experience
                                          2-5 Years
                                          Experience Level
                                          Level
                                          Executive
                                          Education
                                          Education
                                          Ph.D. In Physical Geography

                                          Hydrologist Resume

                                          Summary : As a Hydrologist, responsible for Preparing written reports, correspondence, memoranda, graphic charts, records, and flow diagrams, and provide this information to other Yuba Water users, the media, and public and private organizations; analyzing data and prepare a variety of periodic and special reports.

                                          Skills : Analyzing Skills, Data Analyst.

                                          Description :

                                            1. Served as Project Chief for Tampa Water Science Center's conversion of stream gages to North American Vertical Datum.
                                            2. Performed measurements of surface water discharge using both traditional and hydro-acoustic methods.
                                            3. Developed discharge ratings using stage-discharge, index velocity, and regression analysis methods.
                                            4. Performed installation and maintenance of instrumentation for surface water and ground water data collection, including water quality and precipitation data.
                                            5. Analyzed data and prepared data for publication in the Florida Water Science Center Annual Data Report.
                                            6. Developed spreadsheets, organizing data for calculations and analysis of discharge at multi-gate control structures.
                                            7. Headed GPS and transit level surveys and used data to improve and adjust stream gage datum information as needed.
                                          Years of Experience
                                          Experience
                                          10+ Years
                                          Experience Level
                                          Level
                                          Senior
                                          Education
                                          Education
                                          MS

                                          Hydrologist Resume

                                          Headline : Hardworking, organized, Hydrologist professional with a proven background delivering sensible business technology solutions on time and under budget while working as a team member or team leader.

                                          Skills : Surface Water Hydrology, ArcGIS, Groundwater Modeling, Geophysical Well Logging.

                                          Description :

                                            1. Characterized and modeled fractured bedrock aquifers throughout West Virginia.
                                            2. Identified lithology, preferential flow paths, transmissivity, fracture distributions, bedding planes, joints, and faults in WellCAD to determine overall hydro-geology of aquifers.
                                            3. Independently operated Century Geophysics System VI drawworks 700M geophysical borehole logging equipment.
                                            4. Mapped boreholes and aquifers with ESRI ArcGIS to investigate spatial variability of hydrogeologic conditions.
                                            5. Conducted site assessments to sample and identify contaminant sources in both surface and groundwater.
                                            6. Identified landslide vulnerable soils along pipelines through ESRI ArcGIS and USDA Soil Surveys Investigate affects mine subsidence has on hydro-geology through borehole geophysical methods.
                                            7. Coordinated mine pool investigations requiring identification, geology mapping, and water-quality testing of mine pools for potential use as municipal and industrial water supplies.
                                          Years of Experience
                                          Experience
                                          5-7 Years
                                          Experience Level
                                          Level
                                          Executive
                                          Education
                                          Education
                                          MA

                                          Hydrologist Resume

                                          Headline : Investigating and installing, or directing the installation of hydrologic and meteorological instruments, telemetry equipment, and shelters; determining suitable locations to install equipment and conduct special studies.

                                          Skills : Customer Service, Hydrologist.

                                          Description :

                                            1. Maintained working relationships with local partners such as the Division of Water Resources, Office of Emergency Management, Department of Water Conservation and federal, state, and local officials, and water users.
                                            2. Made streamflow and canal irrigation flow measurements in rivers, creeks, and canals using current meters, acoustic doppler current profilers (ADCPs), and acoustic velocity meters (AVMs).
                                            3. Calibrated streamflow gages, release valves, and other hydrographic and hydrologic equipment.
                                            4. Programed dataloggers to communicate and store data from pressure sensors, bubblers, temperature sensors, and acoustic flowmeters.
                                            5. Customized and program computer software to store, analyze, and report hydrographic and hydrologic data.
                                            6. Assisted in hydrologic studies lead by more senior scientific or engineering staff.
                                            7. Entered hydrographic and hydrologic records into computer format; develop graphics and spreadsheets to display this data.
                                                                    Years of Experience
                                                                    Experience
                                                                    5-7 Years
                                                                    Experience Level
                                                                    Level
                                                                    Executive
                                                                    Education
                                                                    Education
                                                                    GED

                                                                    Hydrologist Resume

                                                                    Summary : Instrumental in developing and delivering the first time ever precision agriculture commercial product for Monsanto. Published scientific papers, project reports, and groundbreaking work that has been covered by reputed media outlets like Time, Discovery news, etc. Consultant to software startups during incubation stage.

                                                                    Skills : ArcMap, ENVI, AutoCAD, Hydrologic Modeling, APEX, MODFLOW, FORTRAN, MATLAB, VB EXCEL, HEC-RAS.

                                                                    Description :

                                                                      1. Reviewed computed stream flow data used to help manage water use in the United States.
                                                                      2. Responsible for operating and maintaining surface water stream gages.
                                                                      3. Included the design and construction of new gages, collection of stage and discharge data, and computing stream flow in real time for public use.
                                                                      4. Crew chief on surveys of flood events to indirectly measure discharge using the Slope-Area method of flow measurement.
                                                                      5. Creator of Flood Flow Frequency curves using historic peak data at selected sites to design stream gage infrastructure to survive specific flood recurrence intervals.
                                                                      6. Inspector of cableway structures used to sample and measure water when flows are unsafe to wade.
                                                                      7. Experienced in the planning, design, and construction of new structures.
                                                                    Years of Experience
                                                                    Experience
                                                                    7-10 Years
                                                                    Experience Level
                                                                    Level
                                                                    Management
                                                                    Education
                                                                    Education
                                                                    GED

                                                                    Hydrologist Resume

                                                                    Headline : Requiring extensive modification and adaptation of standard procedures, methods, and techniques , or development of totally new methods and techniques to address problems for which guidelines or precedents are not substantially applicable.

                                                                    Skills : Surveying Skills, Analysing Skills.

                                                                    Description :

                                                                      1. Supervised hydroacoustics analysis of Colorado River discharge below Hoover Dam using SONTEK ADCP and ADP equipment from fixed gaging station and boat platforms; multi-year project was critical for Hoover Dam seepage assessment and rating curve analysis of pin-stocks.
                                                                      2. Researched was critical to Yucca Mountain Site Characterization study; published results reported to US Congress by US House of Representatives.
                                                                      3. Successfully managed boat safety and maintenance, atmospheric sensor field installations, data loggers and sensors, GPS and TOTAL Station land surveying, and meteorological data and surface-water/ground-water data collection/analysis.
                                                                      4. Researched cited in official USGS publications.
                                                                      5. Membered of water quality team for NASQWAN 2 and NAWQA sampling projects: supervised and processed samples of storm flow/flash floods and technical editor/analyst for Lake Mead sediment coring report studying pharmaceuticals and other synthetic pollutants.
                                                                      6. Assisted in generating and the development of snow survey products such as surface water supply indexes, soil moisture products, snowpack and precipitation products, streamflow models and others for use by they water user community.
                                                                      7. Assisted the snow survey staff in data collection, verification, processing and archival of data to include snow, precipitation, stream flow, reservoir, soil moisture, wind, solar, humidity, etc.
                                                                              Years of Experience
                                                                              Experience
                                                                              5-7 Years
                                                                              Experience Level
                                                                              Level
                                                                              Executive
                                                                              Education
                                                                              Education
                                                                              MS