Environmental Scientist

Tetra Tech

Fairfax, VA, US

Are you looking for a chance to build your career with a company who is Leading with Science®? Are you interested in working with a talented team who drive innovation and celebrate the global community? We are seeking a highly motivated Entry-Level Environmental Scientist to join our Fairfax, VA office.
We are in search of an enthusiastic team member to join our family of engineers and scientists who will provide support for projects related to stormwater and stream monitoring/sampling, field visual assessments, data analysis, geographical information systems, watershed management and planning, stormwater BMP siting, BMP inspection and IDDE.
Your responsibilities will include:
  • Field data collection (water quality, flow)
  • Managing databases and analyzing data
  • Performing GIS analyses and producing maps
  • Preparing documents and reports
You’ll Bring These Qualifications:
  • Minimum B.S. in Environmental Science or related field and 1-3 years’ experience
  • Ability to respond successfully to multiple demands and manage time effectively
  • Excellent database, spreadsheet, GIS, word processing, and research skills
  • Ability and willingness to perform fieldwork — collect samples and perform equipment maintenance in various weather conditions during and outside normal business hours (including weekends)
  • Excellent organizational and analytical skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills to include excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Commitment to lifelong learning and career growth
What We Can Offer You:
  • Excellence and Achievement awards for our highest performers
  • Flexibility that allows employees to balance quality work and personal lives
  • Competitive compensation and benefits package
  • Learning and development opportunities
  • On-site gym
  • Free on-site and garage parking
  • Convenient dining options in walking and driving distance