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Environmental Remediation Field Technician – Irvine, CA

19400001135 Requisition #

Are you ready to take the next step in your career? Do you want to do meaningful work that improves the quality of life and the environment? At Tetra Tech, you will work with high-performing teams who are passionate about using their expertise to find solutions to complex problems in renewable energy, water, remediation, infrastructure and international development. 


We are currently seeking a Field Technician for our Irvine, CA, office site.

  • Has a high degree of health and safety awareness

  • Works within defined scopes, schedules and budgets while producing quality work

  • Maintains knowledge of procedures and protocols in accordance with program standards

  • Helps to identify field related issues and makes recommendations to correct the issue

  • Neatly documents all field activities and notes

  • Performs standard remedial system Operation & Maintenance (O&M) activities, including sampling

  • Perform environmental site inspections and sampling including Phase I and II ESA’s

  • Perform soil, groundwater, and soil vapor sampling activities according to EPA and adhere to OSHA requirements and engineering standards

  • Handles labor and construction duties based on the project requirements

  • Coordinates and oversee drilling, subsurface excavations, earth moving construction and construction-related activities, tank removals and equipment & piping installations, etc.

  • Interacts with clients in the field (as needed) to discuss project site related information

  • Work closely with supervisory chain on effective, routine communication of field activities

  • Adheres to Tetra Tech Health & Safety standards in all field-related activities

  • Will provide his/her own vehicle and tools, when required

  • Bachelor's degree in environmental engineering, geology, or a closely related field

  • Possess strong work ethic and problem-solving skills
  • 5+ years of experience in a similar capacity
  • Experience in field construction oversight / management
  • Self-motivated, reliable, and have good interpersonal communication skills

  • Ability to work long hours in the field under sometimes adverse conditions

  • A valid driver's license and clean driving record is required for this position

  • Must be able to pass pre-employment drug screening and have no criminal record

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, follow us on Twitter (@TetraTech or like us on Facebook. 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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