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Tetra Tech, Inc. | Midland, Texas
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Environmental Scientist/Biologist - Entry-Level

Tetra Tech, Inc.

Midland, TX

Tetra Tech 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 is seeking an Entry-Level Environmental Biologist to provide support on various environmental projects in the Permian Basin of Texas and New Mexico. Experience in the oil and gas environmental industry is preferred, but not required. As a Biological Scientist, you will be responsible for carrying out the duties and responsibilities of an entry-level scientist/biologist. Candidate must be highly motivated, customer focused, safety oriented, and work well in a professional and team-oriented environment. Candidate must also have the ability to manage a heavy workload, travel frequently, and be on-call as needed. Excellent written and verbal communication, client interaction and organizational skills, ability to manage multiple tasks/clients, as well as proficiency with MS Office and Google Earth applications required.

Essential duties and responsibilities include:

* Wetland delineation;
* Field surveys, water quality assessments, species specific and general surveys, mitigation monitoring;
* Report writing, permit applications, plant community mapping, database management;
* Sediment control assessments and monitoring; and
* Other duties as assigned

A BS degree in biology, wildlife or natural resources with one to three years of experience is required. A strong background in environmental impact assessment, permitting, ecological field studies, and planning is preferred. Specialized expertise may be in environmental, terrestrial, wetland, or wildlife sciences. Must have demonstrated ability in field data collection and analysis, and technical writing. Experience in environmental consulting or related experience preferred. Knowledge of federal and state environmental regulations (TX and NM) preferred. Previous experience with project management, marketing, proposal preparation and client and regulatory interaction is helpful.

Strong oral and written communication/interpersonal skills are a must. Applicants should be fluent in the English language and possess basic computer skills.

For more information on our company, please visit our website at www.tetratech.com. To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter on the Careers portion of our website at www.tetratech.com/careers.

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

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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