Terracon Consultants

Terracon is a 100 percent employee-owned consulting engineering firm providing quality services to clients. Since 1965, Terracon has evolved into a successful multi-discipline firm specializing in:

  • Environmental
  • Facilities
  • Geotechnical
  • Materials

Over its history, Terracon has achieved significant expansion through both internal growth and acquisitions. Terracon currently has more than 3,500 employees in 150 offices and 42 states nationwide. Additionally, we partner with our U.S. clients to serve their international needs. The firm’s success is further evidenced by a current ranking of 35 in Engineering News-Record’s 2015 list of the Top 500 Design Firms, as compared to a ranking of 58 a decade ago. Terracon’s growth is due to dedicated employees who are responsive to clients, provide quality services, and take advantage of opportunities in the marketplace.

Terracon provides services on thousands of environmental site assessment & geotechnical evaluation projects each year. Our culture, systems, and structure enable us to excel at both small and large projects. By combining our national resources with specific local area expertise, we consistently overcome obstacles and deliver the results our clients expect.

Terracon serves a diverse portfolio of private and public clients. By being responsive, resourceful, and reliable, we strive to exceed our clients expectations for service, solutions, quality, and speed of delivery. Based on a deep understanding of our clients needs, Terracon’s commitment is centered around these key objectives.

Terracon is an EEO employer. We encourage qualified minority, female, veteran and disabled candidates to apply and be considered for open positions. We do not discriminate against any applicant for employment, or any employee because of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender, disability, age, or military status.

Terracon Consultants Columbia, SC, USA
Mar 21, 2018
Full time
Job Description General Responsibilities: Conduct environmental site investigations, assessments and surveys to sample, measure and analyze air, water, material, and soil.  Identify, evaluate and recommend risk and remediation strategies/designs to ensure compliance with federal, state and local regulations.  Prepare applicable permit applications, risk assessments and technical documents including proposals, reports and regulatory agency correspondence.  Design systems and environmental protection plans.  Projects may include Phase I/II environmental site assessments, ecological and natural resource field surveys, tank closure assessments, asbestos abatement, storm water management, and site planning and permitting. Essential Role and Responsibilities: • Follow safety rules, guidelines and standards for all projects.  Participate in pre-task planning.  Report any safety issues or concerns to management. • Be responsible for maintaining quality standards on all projects. • Entry level scientific professional responsible for gathering data and information to be evaluated by other team members.  • Performs testing and sampling of environmental materials including soil, air, groundwater, building materials, and noise. • Tabulate and prepare data for written reports.  • May assist with report preparation by summarizing data and information within reports. • Operates field monitoring equipment.  • Assists with operation and maintenance of remediation systems.  • Will assist with asbestos surveys, abatement projects and Phase I site assessments.  • Transport material samples or documents to the lab for further testing and analysis.  • Maintains and calibrates field monitoring equipment.  Requirements: • Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Science or related science field.  Or, in lieu of a degree, a minimum of 4 years’ related experience. • Valid driver’s license with acceptable violation history. • Asbestos experience (preferred). • HAZWOPER Training preferred. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Terracon Consultants South Plainfield, NJ
Mar 21, 2018
Internship- Paid
Job Description Overview of Responsibilities: This is a summer position for college students currently studying environmental science who have an interest in pursuing a career in geo-environmental consulting.  Responsibilities may include: observing and assisting staff professionals with sampling of soil, groundwater, air and/or asbestos or lead-based paint; assisting with Phase I environmental assessments; observing and documenting environmental or geotechnical explorations; and assisting with laboratory soil tests.  Duties may also include assisting with miscellaneous office and administrative support tasks. Essential Role and Responsibilities: Follow safety rules and practices and other safety requirements for all projects.  Report any safety issues or concerns to management. Under close supervision of staff professionals, assist with geo-environmental tasks and perform basic testing and observations duties. Provide clear documentation of observations. Communicate clearly and concisely, both verbally and in writing, as required to supervisors, clients, contractors and other outside parties. Maintain assigned equipment. Be responsible for maintaining quality standards on all projects.   Requirements: High school diploma, or equivalent Completion of at least three years toward a Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Science.  Completion of at least two courses in environmental science. Valid driver’s license with acceptable violation history. Preferred: OSHA 40-hour HAZWOPER training Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Terracon Consultants Levittown, PA, USA
Mar 21, 2018
Full time
Job Description General Responsibilities: Conduct environmental site investigations, assessments and surveys to sample, measure and analyze air, water, material, and soil.  Identify, evaluate and recommend risk and remediation strategies/designs to ensure compliance with federal, state and local regulations.  Prepare applicable permit applications, risk assessments and technical documents including proposals, reports and regulatory agency correspondence.  Design systems and environmental protection plans.  Projects may include Phase I/II environmental site assessments, ecological and natural resource field surveys, tank closure assessments, asbestos abatement, storm water management, and site planning and permitting. Essential Role and Responsibilities:   Follow safety rules, guidelines and standards for all projects.  Participate in pre-task planning.  Report any safety issues or concerns to management. Be responsible for maintaining quality standards on all projects. Proficient scientific professional responsible for conducting site testing and making recommendations for systems design on smaller projects of minimal complexity.  May assist more senior scientists/engineers on large, more complex projects. Performs site visits, field observations and field data collection or assignments. Implements technical requirements to complete client projects by directing and supervising field staff to sample, test and collect data and/or document site activities. Responsible for developing written proposals to clients for approval by senior level professionals. Evaluates moderately complex laboratory and field data and assembles in written reports. May serve as team member and participate in meetings and communications with client pertaining to specific projects/tasks. May oversee work performed by lower level scientists/engineers and Technicians.  Requirements:   Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Science or related science field and 1-3 years’ related experience.  Or, in lieu of a degree, a minimum of 5-7 years’ related experience. Master’s degree preferred. Certification in field of expertise required. Valid driver’s license with acceptable violation history. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Terracon Consultants Fort Worth, TX, USA
Mar 21, 2018
Full time
Job Description General Responsibilities: Preparation of environmental documentation to address project compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act, Clean Water Act, Endangered Species Act, National Historic Preservation Act, and applicable State and Local environmental laws.   Essential Role and Responsibilities:   Manage the collection and analysis of social, economic, and environmental data for inclusion in technical reports evaluating project alternatives and assessing impacts of proposed actions. Collecting and analyzing transportation data for corridor routing studies and long term infrastructure planning. Preparation of NEPA documentation including Categorical Exclusions (CEs), Environmental Assessments (EAs), and Environmental Impact Statements (EISs). Project management experience overseeing the preparation of Texas Department of Transportation environmental documentation, preferably in the following districts (Fort Worth, Dallas, Brownwood, Waco, Tyler, Paris, Wichita Falls, and Atlanta). Experience organizing and participating in public meeting and reviewing/incorporating public comments. Develop understanding and be aware of project-related risk.  Be familiar with what could go wrong on a project and how to protect the Company. Lead safety efforts for team and ensure team follows safety rules and guidelines.  Responsible for creating and modeling a safe work environment; demonstrates safety practices.  Promote pre-task planning for all projects. Promote continuous quality monitoring and improvement on projects.  Monitor quality standards and practices. Senior level scientific professional responsible for leading complex projects requiring innovative investigation techniques. Supervise the analysis and formation of recommendations in written reports. Assist in establishing and updating current policies/ procedures for technical projects in field of expertise, to ensure proper interpretation and implementation by subordinate staff. Provide technical direction and training to less experienced professional staff. Participate in the development of marketing strategies and presentations of qualifications to clients on projects. Serves as an Authorized Project Reviewer. Requirements:   Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Science, Planning, Civil Engineering, or related discipline and 8-10 years’ related experience. Pre-certified by TxDOT for Environmental Document Preparation . Certification in field of expertise required Valid driver’s license with acceptable violation history. Preferred:   Master’s degree preferred. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Terracon Consultants Shreveport, LA, USA
Mar 21, 2018
Full time
Job Description General Responsibilities: Terracon is currently seeking a Senior Environmental Scientist or Geologist for our office based in Shreveport, LA. You’ll conduct environmental site investigations, assessments and surveys to sample, measure and analyze air, water, material, and soil.  Identify, evaluate and recommend risk and remediation strategies/designs to ensure compliance with federal, state and local regulations.  Prepare applicable permit applications, risk assessments and technical documents including proposals, reports and regulatory agency correspondence.  Design systems and environmental protection plans.  Projects may include Phase I/II environmental site assessments, ecological and natural resource field surveys, tank closure assessments, asbestos abatement, storm water management, and site planning and permitting.   Essential Role and Responsibilities:     Develop understanding and be aware of project-related risk.  Be familiar with what could go wrong on a project and how to protect the Company. Lead safety efforts for team and ensure team follows safety rules and guidelines.  Responsible for creating and modeling a safe work environment; demonstrates safety practices.  Promote pre-task planning for all projects. Promote continuous quality monitoring and improvement on projects.  Monitor quality standards and practices. Senior level scientific professional responsible for leading complex projects requiring innovative investigation techniques. Supervise the analysis and formation of recommendations in written reports. Assist in establishing and updating current policies/ procedures for technical projects in field of expertise, to ensure proper interpretation and implementation by subordinate staff. Provide technical direction and training to less experience professional staff. Participate in the development of marketing strategies and presentations of qualifications to clients on projects. Serves as an Authorized Project Reviewer.  Requirements:   Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Science/Geology or related science field and 8-11 years’ related experience.  Or, in lieu of a degree, a minimum of 12-15 years related experience. Master’s degree or PhD preferred. Certification in field of expertise required. Valid driver’s license with acceptable violation history. Preferred:   Authorized Project Reviewer status preferred. If Geologist, PG license is preferred. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com