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 20,000 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 over 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 US EPA Certified Lead Based Paint Inspectors throughout the United States to provide support in the New York City five-borough area to augment its staff and support its activities in performing Lead-Based Paint (LBP) inspections. The selected candidate will perform lead inspections in private apartments/homes throughout the New York City area.
Work locations will be in the NYC area and will require travel to the area. Tetra Tech will provide travel, per diem, and housing accommodations when on travel. Full relocation will not be necessary. The selected candidates will:
Conduct LBP inspections by use of an X-ray florescence (XRF) instrument or by collecting paint chips for laboratory analysis with a focus on precision and efficiency
Prepare inspection drawings showing sampled locations
Assist in reports, including preparation of detailed logs and data summary tables
Communicate with supervisor and inform him/her of any issues
Candidates must have the following credentials and experience:
Valid U.S. EPA Lead Inspector or Risk Assessor certification (Required).
Completed an approved U.S. EPA Lead Inspector or Risk Assessor training course (Required).
At least one year of credentialed experience performing Lead-Based Paint Inspections (Required) since completing the U.S. EPA Lead Inspector or Risk Assessor training course.
Must be experienced in operating an XRF instrument (preferably Viken Detection Pb200i Handheld XRF Lead Paint Analyzer) for use in LBP inspections,
Must be experienced with procedures for collecting lead paint chip samples.
Must be highly motivated, customer focused, and work well in a team environment. Should have the ability to manage a heavy workload and travel within New York City and Long Island.
Must be skilled at client interaction, organized, and proficient with mobile applications (apps), and should be focused on safety. Excellent communication (both written and verbal) and organizational skills are required. Demonstrated effective task management, multi-tasking ability, attention to detail, and learnability.
Must possess a valid US EPA Lead Inspector or Risk Assessor Certificate. Must be able to climb stairs, kneel, and/ or crouch at times.
Some lifting/carrying of field sampling and other equipment is required. Travel is required each day, likely originating/ending in Manhattan. Familiarity with NYC public transportation is desirable.
Must have the ability to driver a motor vehicle and pass a motor vehicle records check. Must have the willingness/ability to use hand-held tablets for field inspections. There will be some evening and weekend work as well.
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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