Tetra Tech, Inc. Bothell , WA 98021
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 employees16,000 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., is currently seeking a part-time/Marine Technician/Oceanographer for the Bothell, WA location to support our marine services business. Marine Services Division specializes in high resolution hydrographic and geophysical surveys for inland, nearshore and offshore underwater investigations, including detailed dam and underwater infrastructure assessments, site surveys, engineering, archaeological and benthic habitat investigations, and remediation efforts. Survey equipment used include single beam, multibeam and phase bathymetry hydrographic survey systems, sidescan sonar, marine magnetic and electromagnetic sensors, sub-bottom profilers, seismic reflection/refraction systems. Oceanographic and biological assessment equipment included bottom and mooring-mounted ADCPs, MetOcean buoy systems, underwater digital video, sediment grab samplers and corers.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Perform and assist with hydrographic and oceanographic and topographic survey planning, as well as data collection, interpretation and reporting
Setup and operation of GPS navigation systems, including base stations
Work closely with other oceanographers, geophysicists, geoscientists and hydrographers on filed programs
EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATION:
A Bachelor's or associate degree or certificate Hydrographic Survey, Oceanography, Marine Environmental Science or related field is desired. Equivalent experience and proven experience can substitute for degrees or certification
The ideal candidate will have more than 10 years of related experience with some or all the following:
Oceanographic Equipment, SonTek and TRDI ADCPS, Trawl Resistant Bottom Mounts, SUBs moorings, and deep-water moorings
ADCP transect measurements and streamflow determination
CTD profiling and water sample collection
Deployment of wave and tide measurement systems
Underwater Acoustic Monitoring of construction and marine operations
FAA licensed Part 107 Remote Pilot using UAVs to collect aerial imagery for site assessments
Experience with Pix4D UAS Aerial Photogrammetry software
Conducting Single-beam and/or multibeam hydrographic surveys with HYPACK
OTHER DESIRABLE KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE:
Desired Training and Certifications
OSHA Hazardous Waste Operations & Emergency Response (HAZWOPER) certification (annual currency)
STCW Safety training for at sea emergencies. (Fire, First-Aid, survival at seal)
First-Aid (First Responder)
UAS Remote Pilot (Part 107)
Demonstrated competence in Microsoft Office and experience with hydrographic and geophysical survey and charting software packages, including HyPack/HySweep, QINSy, CARIS, POSPac, Fledermaus, ESRI ArcGIS and AutoCAD. Programming skills a plus
Must have strong analytical and communication skills and be able to work both independently and on as part of a team
Experience towing boats and trailers and working on small boats and large vessels required
Willingness to travel for domestic and foreign work, 25% of the year, assignments is required
Willingness and ability to work offshore for weeks at a time is required
Some physical requirements apply (lifting 50 lbs.)
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and we do not discriminate based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex, disability, sexual orientation, or age.
If you are interested in joining our dynamic team, for immediate consideration please submit your resume to Tetra Tech, Inc., at www.tetratech.com. 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 www.tetratech.com 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.