- Microsoft Excel
- Communication skills
- Microsoft Office
Are you ready to take the next step in your career? Do you want to do meaningful work that improves quality of life? At Tetra Tech, you will work with high-performing teams who are passionate about using their expertise to find solutions to complex problems in water, environment, infrastructure, resource management, energy, and international development. Tetra Tech is a leading provider of high-end consulting and engineering services for projects worldwide. We combine the resources of a global, multibillion dollar company with local, client-focused delivery in more than 400 locations around the world. We are Leading with Science® to provide sustainable and resilient solutions for our clients.
Tetra Tech is seeking an Environmental Scientist/Geologist/Engineer (Junior-Level) for their Chantilly, VA office. The selected candidate will provide project support for environmental projects, related to federal, state, municipal, and commercial clients. The selected candidate will be responsible for completion of task level work, including: field investigations (including soil, water, and air sampling; drilling and subcontractor supervision, and coordination with analytical laboratories), construction and/or remedial action oversight, health and safety air monitoring, and preparation of technical reports. The candidate will work collaboratively with and under the supervision of a senior scientist or project manager. The candidate will be expected to follow company safety standards, participate in safety training, and prepare as well as implement site-specific health and safety plans. The candidate will be responsible for reviewing, understanding, and implementing site-specific work plans and scopes of work. The candidate will prepare various technical deliverables including reports, letters, proposals, tables, and figures. The candidate must live in the Washington DC metropolitan area at the time of application, and must be able to participate in an in-office interview. In addition, the candidate should provide a technical writing sample during the application process.
1-3 years of professional environmental consulting experience is required. Project experience to include: carrying out Phase I ESAs (ASTM-compliant), Phase II Site Investigations, UST compliance monitoring, UST closures, and vapor intrusion assessments. Previous field experience required, including sampling activities and environmental drilling operations, ability to work independently on field projects.
Experience preparing technical reports, memos, response to comments tables, and diagrams is required. Must be a competent technical writer.
Attention to detail is required. The successful candidate must be able to observe, evaluate, and document site field conditions and communicate changes in field conditions to senior staff.
Ability to analyze chemistry and environmental data is required.
Ability to interface with clients, subcontractors, working groups, and internal customers required.
Working knowledge of the conceptual site model process is preferred. Experience including CERCLA RI/FS and PA/SI is preferred.
Experience with federal, state, municipal, and private sector projects is preferred.
Enthusiasm, resourcefulness, and a positive attitude is a plus.
The successful candidate is able to communicate effectively and make evaluated decisions for the betterment of the client and the company.
The successful candidate will work as a problem solver, will have an interest and ability to work in a collaborative manner, and will have the flexibility to adapt to changing situations.
GIS experience is a plus.
Experience with Microsoft Office applications with extensive experience in Excel are preferred.
Knowledge in database creation and management preferred.
Ability to work during core and extended hours as required.
Recent college graduates must demonstrate course work applicable to these job requirements with a G.P.A. of 3.0 or higher and provide transcripts and writing samples
Strong verbal and written communication skills are required.
Must be able to manage time well and work on tasks as part of a larger project team.
Must have a strong health and safety ethic.
Candidate should be self-motivated and able to take directions and work independently.
A strong drive to succeed and five-star work ethic is preferred. The successful candidate will have the ability to maintain a relatively consistent level of positivity, day to day.
Must be able to drive a motor vehicle and pass a motor vehicle records check.
Candidate must be able to walk large project sites and must be physically able to carry up to 35 pounds of equipment (such as sampling tools, GPS unit, field screening equipment and cameras) during field work. Field activities take place in a variety of weather conditions, and can occur in remote locations and include areas of uneven terrain or occur during harsh weather. Field sampling and monitoring may include various media (soil, groundwater, surface water, sediment, soil gas, and air). Candidate must be able to sit at a desk / computer in an office environment for office-based tasks. The work environment will consist of a mix of office and field work, with some field work requiring overnight stays.
At Tetra Tech, we provide a collaborative environment that supports individual performance, innovation, and creativity. We are proud to offer competitive compensation and benefits. Learn more by visiting http://www.tetratech.com/en/benefits. For more information on our company, please visit our website at www.tetratech.com. To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter on the Careers portion of our website at www.tetratech.com/careers.
We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Tetra Tech is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We invite resumes from all interested parties including women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities.
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