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 Field Scientist with 3 to 5 years of experience for their Bloomington, MN office. The selected candidate will provide support on a variety of environmental projects, including Phase I and Phase II environmental site assessments, environmental monitoring during construction projects, remedial project support, and on-call response support. Primary responsibilities will include collection of soil, water, soil vapor, and material samples; collection of air monitoring and sampling data; field audits and inspections; contractor oversight; equipment maintenance/readiness; organizing and reviewing data; and preparing reports. Interaction with the MPCA and liability assurance programs anticipated. This position will also involve providing on-call readiness and response to support projects in the Midwest. This position may be responsible for documenting and oversight of emergency response activities, equipment maintenance, and site health and safety.
Must have 3-5 years of environmental consulting or related experience. Knowledge of federal/state regulations and due diligence is required. Experience with site characterization and investigations, field sampling, and sampling/monitoring equipment is desirable. Must have demonstrated ability to successfully support complex and time sensitive projects. This position requires you to be able to drive with no restrictions and pass a motor vehicle records check. The ideal candidate is highly motivated, customer focused, and works well in a team environment. Must have the ability to travel and be on-call as needed (approximately 20%). Excellent client interaction and organizational skills, as well as proficiency with MS Office applications, including Word and Excel. Experience with sampling equipment required. Must possess strong analytical, organizational and communication skills (both written and verbal). Proficiency with CAD and GIS/GPS preferred.
B.A/B.S. in environmental science, chemistry, geology, or related degree required. 40-hour OSHA and annual refresher required. ICS and related training and demonstrated first responder (environmental emergency response) experience preferred. Asbestos and lead sampling certification preferred but not required.
Candidate must be able to walk around project sites and must be physically able to carry up to 25 pounds of equipment such as maps, GPS unit, field screening equipment and cameras during field work. Candidate must have the ability to wear a respirator. Field activities take place in a variety of weather conditions, and can occur in remote locations and include areas of uneven terrain. Some field work requiring overnight travel may be required. Travel requirements may include day-long projects that do not require overnight stays to multi-day field projects that do require overnight stays. Work locations may include urban and rural areas, and be occur in any season and in any weather.
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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