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Company: Tetra Tech

Location: Oakland, CA

Date Posted: August 30, 2014

Source: CareerRookie.com

Tetra Tech is a leading provider of consulting, engineering, and technical services worldwide. We are a diverse company, including individuals with expertise in science, research, engineering, construction, and information technology. Our strength is in collectively providing integrated services delivering the best solutions to meet our clients' needs. With more than 14,000 employees, 350 offices worldwide and $2.6 billion revenue in 2013, we provide services to protect and improve the quality of life through responsible resource management, sound infrastructure, and rapid communications ability. As part of the Tetra Tech family of companies, we are home to some of the best minds in the country, including nationally renowned subject matter experts. Whether we are contemplating the restoration of our environment or helping to revitalize our urban centers, we are thinking of clear sustainable solutions to resource management and infrastructure challenges. In fact, it's much more than what can be ...
Tetra Tech is a leading provider of consulting, engineering, and technical services worldwide. We are a diverse company, including individuals with expertise in science, research, engineering, construction, and information technology. Our strength is in collectively providing integrated services delivering the best solutions to meet our clients' needs. With more than 14,000 employees, 350 offices worldwide and $2.6 billion revenue in 2013, we provide services to protect and improve the quality of life through responsible resource management, sound infrastructure, and rapid communications ability. As part of the Tetra Tech family of companies, we are home to some of the best minds in the country, including nationally renowned subject matter experts. Whether we are contemplating the restoration of our environment or helping to revitalize our urban centers, we are thinking of clear sustainable solutions to resource management and infrastructure challenges. In fact, it's much more than what can be done today; it's what we'll be able to do tomorrow. We offer competitive compensation and benefits and are searching for innovative people to join our teams. We are an equal opportunity employer.


Tetra Tech Inc. is currently seeking a Civil / Environmental Engineer or Geologist to work in our Oakland, CA or Rancho Cordova, CA office.


The selected candidate will:
  • Support and manage hazardous waste site investigation and remediation activities and other construction projects.
  • Be responsible for negotiating with regulatory agencies to achieve cost-effective site closures for clients.








    Qualifications:

    The ideal candidate is required to have 8 years of experience in the environmental remediation industry with demonstrated experience conducting site investigations, preparing characterization reports and feasibility studies, remedial action work plans, remedial designs, and implementing site remediation to achieve site closure.   Experience within California and with the California regulations is preferred.

    Candidates should have experience in remedial investigations and remedial design, practical field experience implementing site characterization and remediation technologies.  Strong interpersonal, communication and project management skills are required. Demonstrated management of project schedules, budgets and resources is a must. The candidate should have experience working on field projects under federal and state regulatory programs.  Strong business development skills, under the seller-doer model, are essential.  The ability to contribute to and lead proposals and presentations is expected.

    Communication Skills - Must demonstrate technical writing/editing ability of technical reports, professional and team-oriented work environment, good interpersonal communication and oral presentation skills, and exceptional attention to details, planning and organizing, and quality required.

    Computer Skills - Must be computer literate and have a strong working knowledge of MS Office programs and ability to use engineering analytical and statistical programs.

    Language Skills – Ability to read and interpret documents such as government regulations, safety plans, and procedure manuals.  Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.  Ability to speak effectively before groups of customer or employees of organization.

    Mathematical Skills – Knowledge of advanced mathematics used for technical analyses and calculations.
    Reasoning Ability – Analytical approach to problem solving.  Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

    Qualified geology candidates must be a licensed Professional Geologist in California. Qualified engineer candidates must have an Engineer-in-Training certificate or a licensed Professional Engineer in California.

    This position requires selected candidate to drive on a regular basis.  You must pass a Motor Vehicle background check.

    The work environment will include field work and travel.   Fieldwork requires regular and recurring work in variable outdoor environments, packing and carrying heavy equipment, and excavations use of hand tools. A physical capacity for working outdoors, often in isolated areas, is required. Work is performed where terrain may be steep, uneven, rocky, and covered with vegetation. Climate ranges from extremely dry to extremely wet and from hot to cold. Rain, snow, wind, or dust may be encountered. The work may require the use of protective clothing.

    To apply, please submit your resume & cover letter online at www.tetratech.com/career.


    For more information on our company, please visit our website at www.tetratech.com . 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.

    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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