Sacramento, CA Associate Scientist Working on flex/part-time basis. Managed paleontological monitoring plan as Principle Paleontologist/Paleontological Monitor for Caltrans project in Sacramento and Santa Cruz, California. Conducted Workers Environmental Awareness Program trainings (WEAP). Monitored earth-moving activities for paleontological resources to comply with Caltrans regulations on construction sites. Responsible for field salvaging and identification of fossils. Interpreted stratigraphy, age, depositional environment, described lithological samples and identified them for various detailed specific laboratory studies. Collaborated with and inform management of Non-Compliance and other incidents, critical issues and status of ongoing projects.