Project Geologist

Tetra Tech, Inc. Orlando , FL 32801

Posted 2 weeks ago

Are you ready to take the next step in your career? Do you want to do meaningful work that improves quality of life? At Tetra Tech, you will work with high-performing teams who are passionate about using their expertise to find solutions to complex problems in water, environment, infrastructure, resource management, energy, and international development.

Tetra Tech has an outstanding opportunity for a technically sound Geologist with experience and knowledge in the development of complex site stratigraphy and the development of site conceptual models supporting site characterization and cleanup of contaminated sites. Tetra Tech has extensive backlog and need for motivated individuals looking for a career opportunity to assist In the development and growth of a geologic practice in Florida and Georgia in support of multiple federal and clients with a focus on DoD, USAF, USACE, and NASA as well as multiple commercial clients.

The successful candidate must be capable of task management and project-level geologic technical support to environmental investigation, and remediation projects and proposals, primarily in the areas related to geology, more specifically shallow horizon sequence stratigraphy of sedimentary and unconsolidated deposits. The successful candidate must be capable of managing complex tasks and field programs with in-depth evaluation of geologic, hydrogeologic, and chemistry data to reach sound technical conclusions and present/document findings in project reports using text, figures, graphs, etc.

Essential duties and responsibilities include the following:

  • Provide geologic interpretation input to complex assessment projects.

  • Help plan and oversee geologic investigations and remediation projects.

  • Provide direction to environmental field testing, sampling, and investigation field crews.

  • Provide task management and prepare work plans and reports.

  • Perform modeling of geologic and chemical data to create visual representations of predicted fate and transport.

  • Support the development of proposals and other business development initiatives

  • Provide guidance to and mentor junior staff in technical areas (including but not limited to the fields of general geology, hydrogeology, and groundwater characterization/remediation) to build overall technical capabilities of Tetra Tech staff.

  • Task/project-level supervision and mentoring of junior staff. Project and proposal management.


Bachelors of science degree (BS) in a geosciences field required, Master's degree (MS/MA) and/or geology-related academic experience preferred; 5+ years directly related professional experience and/or training in environmental geosciences-related work (advanced degree may serve as 1 year of experience), including a strong background in environmental site characterization (with an emphasis on site characterization) and remediation. Strong sedimentary geology experience including the development of detailed site stratigraphy models is preferred.

Basic computer skills required, advanced skills desirable, including working knowledge of lithology/groundwater/contaminant transport modeling. Professional license (e.g., PG) is highly desired.

The position will require some field work, including participation in occasional short term (1 day to 2 week) site visits or field projects to conduct stratigraphic evaluation and oversee environmental sampling. Must be physically able to function in adverse weather conditions, such as high heat, extreme cold, and precipitation and in unimproved site conditions.

Other Skills and Requirements:

Knowledge/experience in computer-based, geosciences-related, graphics software, data evaluation software, electronic field data collection, and/or groundwater flow/contaminant transport modeling is desirable.

Excellent communication skills including strong technical, writing, and verbal communication skills. Ability to write detailed reports, business correspondence, and procedures suitable for client submittal.

Ability to effectively present information, communicate, and respond to questions from groups of coworkers, clients, customers, and the general public. Must be fluent in the English language - reading, writing, and speaking.

Ability to work well in a team environment, demonstrate strong communication and people skills, and deal with a variety of concrete and abstract variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to provide, interpret, and follow a variety of guidance/instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

About Tetra Tech:

Tetra Tech is a leading provider of high-end consulting and engineering services for projects worldwide. We combine the resources of a global, multibillion dollar company with local, client-focused delivery in more than 400 locations around the world. We are Leading with Science to provide sustainable and resilient solutions for our clients.

At Tetra Tech, we provide a collaborative environment that supports individual performance, innovation, and creativity. We are proud to offer competitive compensation and benefits. Learn more by visiting

For more information on our company, please visit our website at To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter on the Careers portion of our website at

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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