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Environmental Scientist – Rochester, NY

Tetra Tech Inc.

is a leading provider of consulting, engineering, and technical services worldwide.

Our reputation rests on the technical expertise and dedication of our employees—16,000 people working together across disciplines and time zones to provide smart, sustainable solutions for challenging projects.

We are proud to be home to leading technical experts in water, environment, infrastructure, resource management, energy, and international development.

Tetra Tech combines the resources of a global, multibillion dollar company with local, client-focused delivery in 400 locations around the world.

We offer competitive compensation and benefits and are searching for innovative people to join our teams.
Tetra Tech Inc.

is seeking an Environmental Scientist on a full time basis to help serve the growing environmental and renewable energy practice in Rochester, New York.

The ideal candidate shall be a self-motivated scientist with at least five years of experience including permitting, field investigation and project management.

* Field sampling, permitting support, proposal writing, preparing investigation reports and project/contract management

* Projects are anticipated to include environmental investigation/remediation and solar energy projects

* Working on both renewable energy environmental permitting efforts and traditional environmental site and remediation projects

* The scientist will have the opportunity to work on a wide variety of environmental consulting activities including environmental sampling, site characterization, proposal writing, report preparation, and managing small and medium scale projects

* Travel to job sites will be required and the candidate must be willing to travel for field investigations across the Eastern United States

* Travel is estimated to be 10-40%

* Candidate will require a valid driver’s license, Tetra Tech internal driving clearance, and medical clearance


* Minimum of a Bachelor of Science Degree in Geology, Biology, Environmental Scientist or a closely related field

* Candidates shall have a minimum of five years of experience

* Wetland delineation experience required

* Emphasis on environmental investigation/remediation, environmental due diligence and/or solar energy projects is desirable

* Permitting experience, especially in New York, also desirable

* Must have good writing skills and computer skills (Word, Excel, Project)

* OSHA 40-hour Hazwoper training, GIS and AutoCAD, and renewable energy permitting experience are desirable, but it is not required

* HAZWOPER certification and CADD experience are a plus

If you are interested in joining our dynamic team, for immediate consideration please submit your resume to Tetra Tech, Inc., at  Please mention the position you are applying for in your cover letter and include salary requirements.

A Pre-employment drug screen is required.
Tetra Tech, Inc.

is an Equal Opportunity Employer and we value workplace diversity.

We invite resumes from all interested parties including women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities.

Please visit our website at to see the array of diverse services and exciting projects we are currently working on.
If you are disabled and need assistance with your job application process, please fax the position you are applying for to: (973) 630-8111.

Tetra Tech is an EOE AA/M/F/Vets/Disability employer.  Tetra Tech is a VEVRAA federal contractor and we request priority referral of veterans for available positions.


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