Environmental Scientist or Engineer – Junior Level – Tetra Tech Inc.

Company Name: Tetra Tech Inc.
Company Website: http://www.tetratech.com/
Title: Environmental Scientist or Engineer – Junior Level
Location: San Diego, CA

Description: Tetra Tech Inc. is currently seeking several full-time Environmental Scientists and Engineers to provide support on Wildfire Remediation Work.

The selected candidate’s responsibilities will involve providing technical support in the areas of soil sampling, air monitoring, site assessments, and other in-field and office work including data management. Staff of the team are also responsible for the planning and oversight of operations and site health and safety.

Work will include multi-media sampling, field audits and inspections, organizing and reviewing data, preparing reports, collection of air monitoring data, contractor oversight, and related services. Work locations will either be in northern California or southern California and will require travel in the field with some home office work available. Tetra Tech will provide travel, per diem, and housing accommodations when on travel. Full relocation will not be necessary.

Minimum Qualifications: The ideal candidate will have 1-5 years of experience in environmental consulting, sampling, remediation. Current 40-hour HAZWOPER is 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, and travel. Excellent communication, client interaction, and organizational skills, as well as proficiency with MS Office applications are 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 in all seasons while performing field work outside.

This position requires you to drive on a regular basis and will require passing a motor vehicle record (MVR) background check and maintaining a safe driving record.

B.A/B.S. in environmental science or related degree required. 40-hour OSHA, ICS or related training a plus.
Asbestos certification preferred but not required. ”

Desired Majors: Geography, Geology, Geological Engineering, Hydrogeology, Metallurgical Engineering, Mining Engineering

Position Type: Full time

Additional Information: 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

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.

Tetra Tech is a VEVRAA federal contractor and we request priority referral of veterans for available positions.

Application Process: To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter on the Careers portion of our website at http://www.tetratech.com/careers

Application Deadline: Ongoing