Sr. Research Environmental Engineer/Scientist

Tetra Tech, Inc. Cincinnati , OH 45201

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 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.

Tetra Tech, Inc. is seeking a Senior Research Environmental Engineer/Scientist to work in their Cincinnati, OH office. The successful candidate will be responsible for overseeing, managing, and providing technical support under contracts with the U.S.

EPA related to research and development of sustainable environmental investigation and cleanup technologies, homeland security detection and decontamination technologies, and related issues. Responsibilities include managing a team of scientists and engineers and providing technical direction in carrying out research and development, including technology testing and evaluation projects, technology demonstrations, and related support activities, such as constructing, testing, and setting up data acquisition systems and instrumentation. Projects will include both laboratory-and field-based testing scenarios and require significant coordination with the U.S.

EPA, technology vendors, and other possible stakeholders. The successful candidate also may be responsible for performing overall contractual and technical management, including managing customer relationships, managing staff and other resources, schedules and budgets, financial reporting, and ensuring the technical quality of all technical support and deliverables.

A PhD in engineering or sciences is required. Must have a minimum of 7 years of experience leading, managing, or carrying out research and development projects for EPA or other government research agencies that address environmental and/or human health issues.

Direct experience managing or supporting EPA ORD research projects is highly desirable. Must have experience working with federal clients and managing federal contracts and/or projects under such contracts. The successful candidate will have demonstrated experience designing and developing research projects involving technology testing and evaluation and familiarity working in a research laboratory setting.

Must be highly motivated, customer focused, and work well in a team environment. Must have initiative and the ability to manage projects with minimal supervision and oversight.

Must also have the ability to manage a heavy workload. Excellent communication, organizational, and management skills required. Computer modeling and database management skills are desirable.

PhD degree required. Registration or certification as an engineer or scientist is highly desirable. OSHA HAZWOPER certification is preferred.

The position requires limited to moderate physical activity. Position may require modest lifting (up to 50 pounds) when providing on-site support in a laboratory or during field-based projects. Routine local travel to EPA offices and laboratories is anticipated, with occasional long-distance travel anticipated for meetings and/or site visits located throughout the U.S. Outdoor activity in all weather conditions also is possible.

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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