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Environmental Scientist/Geologist - Golden, CO

19400001460 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 Full-time Environmental Scientist or Geologist who will provide environmental support to various environmental characterization, remediation, and compliance projects in the United States. Work includes due diligence; soil, surface water, and groundwater investigations; field sampling; and reporting.


  • Perform Investigations at CERCLA, RCRA, and Petroleum Sites
  • Collect water, soil, and miscellaneous media samples using various sampling techniques
  • Comply with rigid sampling and compliance reporting schedules
  • Perform and document permitting and regulatory compliance at active sites
  • Conduct field work for Phase I, II, and III Environmental Site Assessments
  • Draft technical reports, prepare data summary tables, work with GIS analysts to generate figures, and perform database management tasks
  • Other duties may be assigned including travel for out-of-town projects


  • Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Science, Geology, or related discipline is required
  • 1 to 3 years of experience with hazardous materials, sampling of environmental media (soil, groundwater, air, etc.), environmental consulting, or related activities is required
  • Knowledge of environmental laboratory practices, including quality control requirements
  • Analytical laboratory experience or prior field sampling experience preferred
  • A valid driver’s license in excellent standing
  • Ability to pass background screening requirements including criminal history, motor vehicle check, drug testing, etc.
  • Documentation of 40-Hour Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER) training and current 8-hour HAZWOPER refresher certificate is preferred

Other Desirable Knowledge and Experience:

  • Highly motivated, self-starter that wants to establish a career in environmental consulting
  • English language fluency and excellent verbal/written communication skills
  • Ability to interact professionally with coworkers, clients, subcontractors, and the general public
  • Works well in both a team-oriented environment and independently
  • Able to perform basic mathematical calculations
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Basic computer skills, including proficiency in Microsoft Windows, Word, and Excel.

Compensation:  Salary commensurate with experience.  Salary Range: $48,000 - $62,000 Yr.

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.

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