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Tetra Tech Salem Full-Time
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Looking for a Geologist to provide mid-level technical support on environmental characterization and remediation projects throughout New England. The successful individual will support project managers by scoping, planning and executing complex environmental investigation and remediation programs under CERCLA, RCRA, TSCA and other regulatory programs for Federal, State, and private client groups.

The position will be responsible for a variety of program and project related tasks for both government and private clients. These projects will include multimedia sampling, interpretation of data and designing integrated active and institutional remediation programs. Excellent personal organizational skills are critical to the success of this position.


 Interpret project needs based on regulatory structure and requirements, develop project parameters for environmental investigation and remediation project execution, set milestone schedules, and track progress.

Plan and implement sampling programs with appropriate sampling tools and protocols to meet QA/QC requirements for multi-media environmental sampling, including surface and subsurface soil, overburden and bedrock groundwater, sediment, surface water, ambient air, indoor air, and soil vapors.

 Conduct hydraulic conductivity testing on environmental test wells, assimilate data, and conduct basic groundwater modeling to predict groundwater flow paths and velocities.

 Develop sampling and analysis plans and quality assurance project plans under the UFP and other regulatory structures;

 Coordinate and implement complex field sampling programs, manage and oversee multiple field staff and subcontractors, as dictated by the project objectives and project plans;

Oversee and evaluate subcontractors working on site during field operations to ensure work is carried out in accordance with contract specifications;

Tabulate and assimilate field data collected into coherent products for project team review and presentation;

 Prepare environmental reports for regulatory review, including data interpretation, tabulation and mapping of analytical results, evaluating and establishing patterns and trends exhibited by such data and determining compliance with regulatory requirements.

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.
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.

 Candidates will need:

• A bachelor’s degree (BA or BS) in Geology, Earth Science, or Geochemistry.
• A minimum of five years of professional experience in scientific, regulatory, environmental consulting, contracting or related industry. A master’s degree from an accredited university can substitute one year of professional experience.
• A minimum of two years of experience working with investigation or remediation of hazardous materials release sites under CERCLA, RCRA, TSCA, or other environmental response programs.
• Experience with multimedia sampling, including groundwater, soil, and sediment, air, and/or soil gas.
• A fundamental understanding of location data, GIS and land survey techniques.

The ability to read, interpret, and understand a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

 A driver’s license current and valid for a state in the United States

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.

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

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability - No calls or agencies

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Tetra Tech is a leading provider of consulting, engineering, and technical services worldwide. We are a diverse company, including individuals with expertise in science, research, engineering, construction, and information technology. Our strength is in collectively providing integrated services—delivering the best solutions to meet our clients’ needs.

In a complex world with competing demands for limited resources, Tetra Tech offers clear solutions made possible with sound science, understanding, innovation, and industry-leading approaches.

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