Jennifer Genetti

Assistant Geologist

Ms. Jennifer Genetti has soil sampling experiences in the Klamath Mountain Range where she tested for a relationship between rock uplift rate and the abundance and size distribution of rock fragments in soils. Jennifer has lab assistant experience, working with other master’s students in their rotating drum experiments performed to simulate debris flows and investigate particle abrasion. She carries experience in field investigations, lab procedures, data processing and analysis, ArcGIS, numerical modeling, scientific writing, and figure and map production.

Team Member Spotlight

  • Hometown? Years in Profession?

“Los Gatos, CA, 4 years”

  • Before working at LACO, what was the most unusual or interesting job you had?

“Barista in Costa Rica, Intern at the U.S. Geological Survey”

  • How has LACO helped you in your career development?

“I have been exposed to both geotechnical and geoenvironmental work”

  • What are 3 words to describe LACO?

“Hardworking, Honest, Cares for Community”

  • What has been your favorite type of project to work on?

“Groundwater Sustainability Work or Road Inventory Work (they are both pretty fun & interesting)”

  • What have you gained from working at LACO?

“Experience communicating with clients, experience collecting data and samples in the field, improvement in writing reports and processing data, GIS experience in mapping, trainings and certifications, future goals to keep growing

  • What are your hopes for the industry?

“To develop my skills to be comfortable managing projects for clients”

  • What is the best advice you can give to a new hire?

“To work as a team and not be afraid to reach out and ask questions when stuck on a project”

  • What is one thing- either industry related or not – you learned in the last month?

“Different components of what is needed for road inventory implementation”

  • How do you define success?

“Happiness and profitability”

  • What was the last book you read?

“A Walk in the Woods by Bill Bryson”

  • What is your favorite holiday & why?

“Christmas, Family”

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