Staff Environmental Scientist

  • Tetra Tech, Inc.
  • Langhorne, PA, USA
  • Aug 23, 2018
Full time Environmental Planning - NEPA Environmental Science - Engineering Hazardous Waste - RCRA -Toxics Water Quality Wildlife - Endangered Species - Biodiversity

Job Description

Tetra Tech is currently seeking dynamic individuals for positions as Staff Environmental Scientists in our Langhorne, PA office.  The successful candidates will work under the mentorship of experienced senior science and engineering staff and support a range of projects involving environmental investigation, remediation, engineering, natural resource studies, renewable energy development, environmental compliance and permitting, sustainability and other disciplines.  



  • Minimum of 3 years progressive professional experience in the environmental sciences field
  • BS Degree in Environmental Science or geology required, master’s degree is preferred
  • Working knowledge of CERCLA, RCRA, CWA, NEPA, ESA, and other environmental statutes
  • Experience supporting federal (USEPA, DoD, FWS), state (PADEP, NJDEP, NYDEC), and local government clients
  • Experience supporting private/commercial clients (industrial, real estate developers, waste management, renewable energy developers)
  • Knowledge of the ASTM Phase I Environmental Site Assessment protocol and a working knowledge of environmental regulations in the Mid-Atlantic States (primarily Delaware, Pennsylvania, New Jersey and New York)
  • Hands-on field experience including: compliance auditing, environmental investigations, natural resource studies, engineering evaluations, and remediation
  • Working knowledge of relevant existing and emerging practices and technologies (e.g. soil and groundwater remedial technologies; remote sensing; sustainability BMPs; etc.)
  • Demonstrated experience with the development of scoping documents, project plans, cost estimates, and reports
  • Proficiency with MS Office, Excel, AutoCAD design software, GIS, and other relevant software.
  • Self-motivated and interested in working with a team of science and engineering professionals to provide high quality technical service for a wide variety of project types
  • Ability to work independently, including outdoor work year-round on remediation or construction sites
  • OSHA HAZWOPER 40-hour certification is preferred

The selected candidates should enjoy solving problems, working on multi-disciplinary projects from inception to completion, keeping abreast of current technology, and being part of a motivated and highly skilled team. Position will be based in Langhorne, PA office with some periodic travel required

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