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Environmental Field Technician - East Bay

Environmental Services
19700000160 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.




Tetra Tech Solid Waste West (SWW) is seeking an Environmental Field Technician.
Are you looking for a dynamic and meaningful career in the environmental field? Tetra Tech is expanding our team and looking for hardworking and capable individuals. Our technicians receive hands on practical experience and have a direct impact on our environmental projects.
Tetra Tech specializes in a wide variety of consulting, testing, monitoring, and maintenance in the solid waste field. Our project sites offer a unique working environment that allows our technicians to gain experience both on an operational and a regulatory level. Your role will include:




• Ensuring all regulatory objectives and due dates are being met. Including the proper collection and documentation of environmental data.
• The Operation & Maintenance of Gas Collection & Control System’s (GCCS) on our projects. Including performing Routine & Non-Routine maintenance on GCCS components to ensure or restore proper operation and compliance.
• Monitoring and analyzing landfill gas (LFG) and liquids.
• Monitoring and maintaining the liquids extraction systems within the GCCS.
• Critical thinking and problem solving of complex GCCS issues.




• Respond to GCCS call-out devices.
• Walk long distances, up and down steeply sloped landfills and outdoor terrain.
• Work in extreme (hot and cold) weather conditions safely.
• Lift a minimum of 50 pounds on a non-consistent basis.
• Pass a company paid, baseline health physical and drug screening, as required.
• Ability to obtain, and keep in good standing, a valid driver’s license and ability to drive to job sites.
• Complete the USEPA HAZWOPR, 40-hour, environmental health and safety class, and annual 8-hour refresher classes.
• Ability to troubleshoot mechanical and electrical systems failures.
• Ability to develop a good working knowledge of flame-ionization detectors, photo-ionization detectors, explosive gas detectors, water level detectors PH/temperature/conductivity meters and other typical environmental monitoring equipment.
• Light equipment operation, HDPE pipe fusion experience a plus.
• Ability to learn general gas, soil, and air sampling techniques including applicable environmental and health & safety regulations and regulatory requirements
• Ability to be familiar with operation and maintenance techniques for landfill gas and landfill fluids collection systems as well landfill gas data, data processing techniques and databases
• Ability to create professional business documents (letters, reports, memoranda, etc.)
• Minimum High School Diploma and 1 year of general working experience
• Preferred A.S or B.S Degree in environmental, or other natural science (geology, biology, ecology etc.)
• Proficient in the use of a PC, specifically Microsoft Office suite of products (Word, Excel, and Outlook)





About Tetra Tech:


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.


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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