Marine Sediment Scientist / Seller - Doer

Tetra Tech

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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. has an immediate opening for a Marine Sediment Scientist/Seller-Doer to join their established sediment team in the Pacific Northwest. This position will be based in either our Portland, OR or Bothell, WA offices providing a full range of remedial investigation/feasibility studies (RI/FS) or contaminated sediment remediation services. The qualified candidate will have an MS/BS in Environmental Science, Geology, Engineering or a related field and have a minimum of 15 years professional experience working as an Science or Engineer on hazardous waste and contaminated sediment services projects. 


  • MS/BS in Environmental Science, Geology, Engineering
  • Minimum of 15 years professional experience with upland and contaminated sediment remediation projects
  • In-depth knowledge of in-water work permits (Section 10 Rivers and Harbors Act and Clean Water Act Sections 404 and 401 water quality certification)
  • Expertise with RI/FS and Remedial Design/Remedial Action (RD/RA) under the Comprehensive Response, Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA)
  • Excellent client development and management skills
  • Team Leadership and ability to manage a multi-disciplined teams with members located at various geographic locations
  • Ability to provide direction and management for investigation, design and construction activities
  • Experience participating in negotiations with regulatory agencies and in public meetings in support of the client
  • Strong writing skills with work plans, reports, various resources agency reports, proposals and marketing documents
  • Strong desire and aptitude for client management and  business development
  • Exceptional organizational and time management skills with the ability to simultaneously handle multiple tasks
  • Extremely responsible, equally suited to working independently or in a team environment
  • Willingness to travel to locations in the U.S. (approximately 25% travel)
  • Working knowledge of Experience with ArcGIS
  • Knowledge and experience working with engineering staff in the development of design reports, design drawings and technical specifications
  • Ideal candidate will have 40-hour HAZWOPER training
If you are interested in joining our dynamic team, for immediate consideration 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.



Primary Location

United States-OR-US-Portland

Other Locations

United States-WA-US-Bothell


194 CES



Job Posting

Nov 16, 2017, 9:11:33 PM

Job Closing Date

Ongoing OR - Portland

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