Environmental Scientist or Engineer (Jr. Level)
Tetra Tech
Madison Heights, MI

About $57,000 - $71,000 a year

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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, Inc. is seeking an environmental scientist or engineer for their Madison Heights, MI (Detroit area) to provide support on a variety of environmental projects, including emergency response with significant field work (including travel) and on-call support. Only candidates that live within commuting distance of the office will be considered.

This position will involve providing technical support in the areas of emergency response, removal assessment, and removal action. The response team maintains on-call readiness to handle emergency responses and provide remedial and restoration guidance/solutions to clients in the Midwestern United States. Work will include multi-media sampling, field audits and inspections, organizing and reviewing data, preparing reports, file reviews, collection of air monitoring data, training and exercise support, contractor oversight, and related services. Responsibilities may also include training presentations; preparation of statement of qualifications and proposals, and other consulting activities. Work for other government and private sector clients in these areas is also possible.

Qualified candidates evaluated will have about 2 - 5 years of environmental consulting or related experience. Strong emergency response and remediation management skills and the ability to respond quickly within a mandatory response time required. Knowledge of federal and state regulations also required. Experience with remedial design, feasibility studies, hazardous waste, site investigations, site remediation, field sampling, air quality, ecological restoration, water resources desirable. Previous experience working on EPA projects a plus.

Must be highly motivated, customer focused, and work well in a team environment. Must also have the ability to manage a heavy workload, travel, and be on-call as needed. Excellent communication, client interaction, and organizational skills, as well as proficiency with MS Office applications are required. Expertise in training curriculum development and implementation is also desired. Must be able to drive a motor vehicle and pass a motor vehicle records check.

B.A/B.S. in environmental science or related degree required. 40-hour OSHA required. ICS and related training and demonstrated first responder (environmental emergency response) experience. Asbestos certification preferred but not required. Heavy lifting of field sampling and other equipment will be required. Candidate must also meet physical demands of hazardous waste site work. Travel is required and varies based on project requirements; may include weekend travel and work. Candidate may be exposed to various weather conditions while performing field work outside.