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Hydrologists manage and protect water resources while ensuring water is supplied to consumers in a cost-effective manner. Key responsibilities mentioned on a Hydrologist example resume are monitoring water flows, handling the situation in case of drought and floods, forecasting environmental changes, auditing water resource systems, and maintaining their knowledge in all hydrology areas. Successful candidates make display of the following job skills: technical expertise, good numeracy skills, project management, flexibility, and an interest in environment preservation. Most eligible resumes include a Bachelor’s Degree in hydrology.

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1

Hydrologist

Governmental entity responsible for managing and monitoring water resources, distributing water supplies

  • Interpreted topographical maps and raster datasets that identified suitable sites for continuous monitoring of major drainage basins over 125,699 sq. mi surface area
  • Implemented hydrologic models and merged Digital Elevation Models (DEM) with raster data using ESRI ArcGIS that determined flood frequency and flow patterns of drainage systems for the entire country
  • Digitized/ georeferenced satellite images and carried out GPS measurements that resulted in quality control/ assurance (QA/QC) of the positional accuracy and integrity of geospatial data
  • Created detailed hydrological maps and raised coverage of mapped regions from 40 to 80%
  • Outlined appropriate techniques that resulted in upgrading the analysis package to modern Hydrological Database and Analysis (HYDATA) using which improved analysis results for 2003-2007 and increased requests for data
  • Coordinated with hydrogeologists and engineers that resulted in dam construction and planning of water-related and environmental projects
  • Designed 5 databases and developed spatial queries for each that achieved proper data archiving and retrieval mechanisms
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
BS
Soil And Water Conservation
MS
Geomatics
2

Hydrologist/mathematician/system Analyst

Primary system analyst for Nebraska District on project involving the existing MIDAS

  • Managed a team of five (5) employees
  • Performed analysis of the ground water levels for the Nebraska District
  • Ensure data migration met business rules as defined in new system
  • Incorporated and enhanced multiple databases and applications into an unified system
  • Provided guidance for database development, primary developer of application for surface water measurements with entire review of field data from the satellite system
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
BS
Mathematics
BA
History
MA
Master of Arts
3

Hydrologist, Arkansas

Maintained 40 forecast and flood only hydrologic points in Central and Western Kansas

  • Provided quarterly presentations to area Emergency Managers as well as several Weather Forecast Offices (WFOs) in the Arkansas-Red Basin River Forecast Center (ABRFC) area of responsibility
  • Presented 'Mini Diversity' training seminars during monthly staff meetings
  • Created the ABRFC Student Career Experiences Program (SCEP) application
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Meteorology
MA
Water Resources And Meteorology
MA
Project Management
4

Hydrologist/geographic Information Systems (gis) Specialist

Worked directly with Local, State, and Federal Agencies to obtain GIS and water resources information for use in watershed modeling and water use studies.

  • As project manager and member of many water resource studies, regularly presented project progress to [company name] cooperators to ensure projects remained focused and goal oriented.
  • Worked as resource for other project hydrologists in obtaining GIS data for analysis, for example: bathymetry, digital elevation data, land use, and census data.
  • Reviewed, wrote, and co-authored several [company name] reports. Generated many of the GIS maps in these reports.
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
BS
Earth Science
MS
Civil Engineering
5

Hydrologist III

Review complex consumptive use permit applications, which included hydrologic systems information, water use and conservation data, aquifer performance test data, and ground water models; utilize common database, spreadsheet and word processing software; interact effectively with District staff and the public.

  • Conducted pre-application meetings and information dissemination to the public, requests for additional information, and other permit-related correspondence; created technical staff reports, captured application information into the District databases.
  • Assisted applicants in the application process usually lowered water consumption demand by 15% or more and to meet compliance requirements of a permit.
  • Evaluated aquifer performance tests, developed and/or evaluated analytical and numerical groundwater flow models, and wellfield operation. Developed an in depth knowledge of the statutes and rules that govern the regulation of consumptive uses of water within SJRWMD.
Candidate Info
20
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
BS
Geology
BS
Geography
6

Hydrologist III for The Hard Rock Mining Bureau

Participated on an interdisciplinary team of professionals on mine site project reviews, facility siting, operational problems, and reclamation plans.

  • Evaluated hydrologic monitoring programs, erosion control structures, stream channel alteration/reconstruction. Responsible for water quality sampling, formulating contingency plans for spills and discharge of toxic chemicals.
  • Modeled extreme hydrologic events and determined impacts on proposed facilities.
  • Wrote reports and conducted public meetings. Interacted with federal agencies with appropriate jurisdiction.
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Zoology
MS
Forest Hydrology
7

Staff Geologist/hydrologist

Focused on preparation of written reports and conducting groundwater modeling, primarily for clients seeking approval for residential developments from state.

  • Analyzed data, writing reports for submission to state government and/or private use.
  • Communicated results through utilization of appropriate figures and graphs, including drawdown maps, groundwater hydrographs, and particle dispersal maps.
  • Simulated and evaluated projected groundwater levels through use of modeling software.
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BA
Geology
MS
Geoscience
Reservoir Geomechanics
8

Hydrologist

  • Interacted with persons of differing backgrounds (e.g., other government agencies, the public, private sector employees) to propose, coordinate, and execute hydrologic projects.
  • Conducted field and laboratory operations in varying conditions for groundwater and surface water studies, e.g., studies involving groundwater/surface-water interaction, alluvial aquifer vulnerability, watershed restoration, regulatory recommendations, etc.
  • Collected, compiled, processed, interpreted and archived hydrologic and climatic data.
  • Produced high-quality scientific publications.
Candidate Info
15
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BS
Geology
MS
Hydrogeology
9

Principal Hydrologist

Department of Water Affairs and Forestry, South Africa

  • Assessed water quality data from laboratories through LIMS
  • Checked data to identify errors
  • Analyzed raw data, providing conclusions and classifying water in terms of quality using government approved guidelines
  • Advised regional offices on treatment options
  • Drafted parts of water quality related reports in consultation with various specialists in the field
  • Coordinated the National Microbiological Monitoring Program used to identify contaminated community surface water areas.
  • Coordinated the National Water Forum launched with a view to share ideas on how to best protect South Africa's water resources
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
10
years
at this job
BS
Health Sciences
10

Supervisory Hydrologist

  • Supervised interdisciplinary group of scientists conducting a broad range of hydrologic studies.
  • Developed cooperatively-funded programs and funding agreements with other Federal, State, and local agencies and utilities.
  • Developed and monitored project budgets, expenditures, and performance. Solicited and monitored work of private contractors.
  • Reviewed and edited project proposals and reports.
  • Developed water resource training courses for both technical and lay audiences.
Candidate Info
35
years in
workforce
14
years
at this job
BSE
Environmental Engineering
MS
Geotechnical Engineering
PhD
Water Resources

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