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Chemist – Part-time - Parsippany, NJ

19400001297 Requisition #

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. 


We are currently seeking a Chemist part-time, 24-hr per week position with potential to become permanent for our Parsippany, NJ office. The successful candidate should be self-motivated providing chemistry-related technical support for a wide range of projects including field investigations and remediation programs. This is not a laboratory position but a role that will work to strengthen our consulting practice.



  • Plan preparation (specifically sampling plans, quality assurance/quality control plans), including assisting with submittal requirements.
  • Collection and management of samples from a variety of media (soil, groundwater, surface water etc.).
  • Coordination with laboratory and data validation subcontractors.
  • Management of analytical laboratory data, including tabulation of results and submission to regulatory agencies.
  • Data review, including development of data quality indicators (DQIs) and eQAPPs, use of electronic data validation programs, and assessment of usability.
  • Working efficiently on project teams.
  • Tracking/meeting contractual and regulatory deadlines.
  • Must be able to obtain medical clearance for field work at hazardous waste sites including lifting up to 40 lbs. and working for extended periods of time in the field, under hot or cold, humid, and wet conditions.
  • Must have a valid driver license and be able to pass the company DMV check to be a Tetra Tech-qualified driver of corporate/rental vehicles.
  • Ability to pass background check (as required for project work).
  • Willingness for occasional overnight travel.


  • BS in chemistry or another environmental science-related field.
  • 0 to 2 years of experience.
  • Knowledge and use of Microsoft Office suite; knowledge and use of other database systems plus.
  • Ability to work on multiple projects of various size and scope.
  • Ability to work independently and as a member of a project team.
  • Good communication and field documentation skills.


About Tetra Tech:

Tetra Tech combines the resources of a global, multibillion-dollar company with local, client-focused delivery in more than 400 locations around the world. Our reputation rests on the technical expertise and dedication of our employees— 20,000 associates working together to provide smart, sustainable solutions for challenging projects. We are proud to be home to leading technical experts in water, environment, infrastructure, resource management, energy, and international developmentExplore our open positions at https://www.tetratech.com/en/careers. LinkedIn: @TetraTechCareers Twitter: @TetraTechJobs Facebook: @TetraTechCareers


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.


Tetra Tech is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Diversity and inclusion are among Tetra Tech’s core values. Throughout our history, the company has prioritized equitable inclusion of all people.  All qualified candidates will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, military or veteran status, gender, age, abilities, sexual orientation, and gender identity.   We invite resumes from all interested parties.  Please visit our website at www.tetratech.com to see the array of diverse services and exciting projects we are currently working on.


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


Equal Opportunity Employer: Disability/Veteran


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