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Geologist/Hydrogeologist – Boise, ID

19400001386 Requisition #

Discover your full potential. At Tetra Tech, we are working together for the future of our world. We combine engineering and science with advanced analytics and technology to solve the world’s most complex challenges.  Our innovation hubs across the globe will enable you to share ideas and best practices while growing your professional network. Wherever you are in your career journey, you will benefit from working with world-class engineers, scientists, and technologists.


Apply today and join the company that is Leading with Science®.


Tetra Tech’s commitment to hiring the best talent in the industry and helping them thrive professionally is stronger than ever. We are seeking a Geologist/Hydrogeologist for our Boise, Idaho office who will become an integral member of our team.   Our Boise office offers environmental consulting services to the regulatory, commercial, industrial, mining and energy sectors.  We desire to grow our permitting, remediation, and environmental compliance offerings and continue to advance into the transportation and government services sectors.  Our core disciplines are geology/hydrogeology, environmental permitting, and natural resources.


The qualified candidate should have experience with and be responsible for conducting environmental or permitting related projects for commercial, industrial and governmental clients. This experience should include working with both proponents/applicants and agency staff. 


The candidate would likely supervise and support staff that work on tasks that include soil, surface water, groundwater, or air sampling, drilling or backhoe test pit soil monitoring and soil classification, monitoring well installation, developing groundwater flow maps, use of GPS instruments, and installation and monitoring of remediation systems. 



  • This position requires an individual that can proficiently interpret reporting and permitting requirements and prepare guidance related to environmental rules, laws, standards and guidelines including but not limited to CWA, RCRA, and CERCLA, and may be required to support analysis under the National Environmental Policy Act. 
  • Duties would include managing an appropriately sized staff to support existing and new projects, writing environmental reports and plans and interfacing with staff, supervisors and clients at all levels. 
  • The successful candidate would also be responsible for marketing and business development; preparation of small- and large-scale proposals; managing scope, schedule and budget on contracted projects; incorporating of quality control measures; and following corporate health and safety protocols.    


  • Bachelor’s degree in Geology, Hydrogeology, Engineering, Environmental Science, Natural Resources or equivalent. 
  • Master’s degree or higher in one of these disciplines is a plus.
  • 10+ year’s work experience in environmental consulting or related field with an ability to demonstrate roles of increasing task or management responsibilities.
  • PE or PG registration or the ability to acquire a relevant professional registration is a plus.
  • OSHA/MSHA certifications are a plus.
  • An understanding and experience in winning work in the southern Idaho market as well as regionally, which includes the Intermountain West.
  • A thorough knowledge of environmental requirements/regulations associated with soil and groundwater remediation. 
  • The ability to interpret and understand federal, state and local environmental regulations.
  • Excellent writing, editing, proofing, organizational, analytical, public speaking, and interpersonal skills.
  • The ability to work independently or with a team to complete work products, to meet specific desired objectives and deadlines, and to prioritize and handle multiple tasks, and projects concurrently.
  • The ability to successfully manage small or large groups of professional staff.
  • A highly cooperative personality and the ability to collaborate with various types/levels of individuals and professions within industrial and governmental settings.
  • Experience in working in the mining, commercial energy, transportation, linear features or the oil and gas industry is also preferred.
  • Modeling and or simulations related to geology and/or hydrogeology is a plus.
  • Occasional travel may be required.

At Tetra Tech, health and safety play a vital role in our success.  Tetra Tech’s employees work together to comply with all applicable health & safety practices and protocols, including health orders and regulations related to COVID-19 that are mandated by local, state and federal authorities.  Please note, it is an essential duty in this position to support federal contracts.  As such, you will need to comply with Executive Order 14042.


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—21,000 associates working together to provide smart, scalable solutions for challenging projects. We are proud to be home to leading technical experts in water, environment, infrastructure, resource management, energy, and international development.

Explore our open positions at https://www.tetratech.com/careers   Follow us on social media to learn more about our people, culture, and opportunities:


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Tetra Tech is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Diversity, inclusion, and equity 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, disabilities, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information and any other characteristics protected by the law. 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.


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


We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.


Please no phone calls or agencies.


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