Environmental Field Technician/Midland, TX/CG

Tetra Tech
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  • Post Date: Dec 01, 2018
  • Start Date: 12/1/2018
  • Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description

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—17,000 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.

We are seeking an experienced Environmental Field Technician 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 required. Responsibilities include field sampling and field supervision of remediation projects. Recent graduates in the various science fields of geology, environmental science, or engineering a plus but not required. Candidate must be highly motivated; customer focused and work well in a team environment. Candidate must also have the ability to manage a heavy workload, travel and be on-call as needed. Excellent written and verbal communication, client interaction and organizational skills, as well as proficiency with MS Office applications required.

Essential duties and responsibilities include:
• Conduct supervised field work for Phase I, II and III Environmental Site Assessments.
• Assist in sampling of various soil collection activities, using various sampling methods including bucket-type hand auger.
• Assist in Sampling and collection of water samples using various methods including bailers, pumps and low flow sampling techniques.
• Soil excavation supervision of environmental construction crews for remediation of crude oil and salt water spills.


This is not an entry level position and experience in oil and gas construction activity specifically for environmental soil assessment and remediation will be required perform this job successfully. T

Education and Experience: No degree is required however, a B.S. in Engineering, Geoscience or Environmental Science degree desirable. 40-hour OSHA training with Hazmat preferred or training will be provided. Experience in environmental consulting or related experience preferred. Knowledge of federal and state environmental regulations (TX/NM) preferred. Experience with site remediation, field sampling techniques, and contractor oversight required. Experience or a general knowledge with ArcGIS or Google Earth software a plus.

Other Skills and Requirements: Some heavy lifting required, including equipment lifting, ability to set and remove a down hole pump, bail water from monitor wells, utilize a hand-held bucket type auger for sample collection.    Work will be split between the Midland, TX office and field. Field work will primarily be in West Texas and southeastern New Mexico area, but some overnight travel may be required. Field work will be primarily outdoors, exposed to varying weather conditions, possibly wearing FRC clothing. 

Applicants should be fluent in the English language and possess excellent verbal and written communication skills.  Applicant should possess basic math skills.  Applicants should also possess basic computer skills, excellent leadership skills, and the ability to work in a team environment, as well as independently. Computer Skills must include Microsoft Windows Word and Excel.

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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