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Environmental Scientists, Engineers, & Biologists - RED

Company: Tetra Tech, Inc.
Location: Redding
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Tetra Tech Inc. is currently seeking several Junior to Mid-Level, Environmental Scientists, Engineers and Biologists to support Wildfire Remediation Work in Northern California.

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.

Selected candidates will be responsible for overseeing and supporting the field work conducted by biologists and archaeologists in addressing the environmental requirements of the structural debris removal and hazard tree plan requirements, inclusive of meeting the Forest Practice Rules environmental protection measures.

Qualified individuals will provide technical support in site assessments, and other in-field and office work including data management. The team is also responsible for the planning and oversight of operations and site health and safety.

This position is in the field 100% of the time. Tetra Tech will provide travel, per diem, and housing accommodations when on travel, unless staff are local to the site. Full relocation will not be necessary.

All work is done in teams of 2, reporting through incident command system.

Work will consist of working 6 days a week (including weekends). Extensive travel is required and varies based on project requirements; may include weekend travel and work.

This is a part-time, temporary position.

Job Requirements:

The ideal candidate will have / be:

  • 1-5 years of experience in environmental consulting, sampling, remediation.
  • Experience in GIS, data base management, working with big data, and SQL Server Data Base Management is a plus.
  • Must be highly motivated, customer focused, and work well in a team environment.
  • Ability to manage a heavy workload and travel.
  • Excellent communication, client interaction, and organizational skills
  • Proficiency with MS Office applications are required.


  • You will drive on a regular basis, must have a valid driver's license.
  • Requires passing a motor vehicle record (MVR) background check and maintaining a safe driving record.
  • Heavy lifting of field sampling and other equipment will be required.
  • Candidate must also meet physical demands of hazardous waste site work.
  • Must be able to work out in the field in all weather conditions, in all seasons. This position is out in the field 100% of the time.
  • Must be able to travel and work weekends.


  • B.S. in environmental science or related degree required.
  • Current 40-hour HAZWOPER is required
  • 40-hour OSHA, ICS or related training a plus.

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, 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 Follow us on social media to learn more about our people, culture, and opportunities:

LinkedIn: @TetraTechCareers

Twitter: @TetraTechJobs

Facebook: @TetraTechCareers

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 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.

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

Please no phone calls or agencies.

Additional Information

  • Organization: 103 EMI

Keywords: Tetra Tech, Inc., Redding , Environmental Scientists, Engineers, & Biologists - RED, Other , Redding, California

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