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Company: Tetra Tech
Location: Pittsfield, MA
Career Level: Entry Level
Industries: Manufacturing, Engineering, Aerospace


Discover your full potential. At Tetra Tech, we are collaborating with industry-leading experts for a sustainable future for our world. We combine consulting and engineering with advanced analytics and technology to solve the world's most complex challenges. Our innovation hubs across the globe will enable you to share ideas and best practices while growing your professional network. Wherever you are in your career journey, you will benefit from working with world-class engineers, scientists, and technical specialists.


Apply today and join the company that is Leading with Science®.


Tetra Tech is seeking a technician to work as part of a team on environmental related tasks, including Wastewater Treatment System Operation and Environmental Sampling, in Pittsfield, MA. Primary activities at the facility include the operation, maintenance and monitoring of groundwater and stormwater collection and treatment systems and managing required environmental sampling and reporting programs.  The successful candidate will provide the following services: 


Wastewater Treatment Operation and Environmental Sampling

  • Support operations, maintenance, and monitoring of the water treatment facility including routine maintenance and replacement of pumps, motors, valves, and environmental media (training to be provided).

  • Performance of inspections and maintenance/repair and cleaning of control systems, instrumentation, flow meters, piping, equipment calibrations (e.g., pH calibration of process probes), valves, clarifiers, air stripper carbon, tanks, temperature measurements, equipment oil replacement equipment greasing.

  • General facility housekeeping/maintenance (e.g., floor cleaning, floor and trip hazard painting, supply organization etc.).

  • Preparation and painting of surfaces showing signs of corrosion on tanks and equipment.

  • Implement all work in accordance with established standard operating procedures.

  • Accurately documenting all activities on established forms and databases.

  • Maintain an excellent relationship with customer personnel and their contractors.

  • Handling and management of waste materials (drums, pails, boxes) including proper documentation.

  • Environmental sampling, including surface water and wastewater discharge sampling.  Packing, shipping and documentation of all sampling events in accordance with sampling plans.

  • Coordination and management of analytical laboratories, receipt, and management of data in existing databases, QA/QC of data and periodic electronic reporting to regulatory agencies.




  • High school education, preferably college degree in the sciences
  • Possess a Massachusetts driver's license preferably a class A or class B (but not necessary)
  • General knowledge of computer software such as Microsoft Word and Excel
  • The ability to work responsibly alone, if needed
  • Good general knowledge of pumping systems and pump maintenance
  • General knowledge of working around electrical equipment up to 3 phase 480V.
  • Good mechanical skills
  • The ability to work outside in the cold and hot weather
  • The ability to work well with others
  • The ability to interpret operating instructions and SOPs
  • The ability to work in confined spaces (training to be provided as needed)
  • The ability to pass the Hazmat OSHA health standards for working on a hazardous waste site


About Tetra Tech:


At Tetra Tech, health and safety play a vital role in our success. Tetra Tech's employees work together to comply with all applicable health & safety practices and protocols, including health orders and regulations related to COVID-19 that are mandated by local, state and federal authorities.

Tetra Tech offers the following optional benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, Prescription, Accidental Death & Dismemberment, Long & Short-Term Disability, Health & Dependent Care Flexible Spending. Financial Benefits: Group Term Life, Optional Group Term Life Insurance, Business Travel Accident Insurance, Health Savings Account, 401K, Employee Stock Purchase Plan, Time Off with Pay, Employee Assistance Program, Adoption Assistance, Leaves of Absence. 

Tetra Tech combines the resources of a global, multibillion-dollar company with local, client-focused delivery in more than 400 locations around the world. Our reputation rests on the technical expertise and dedication of our employees—21,000 associates working together to provide smart, scalable solutions for challenging projects. We are proud to be home to leading technical experts in water, environment, infrastructure, resource management, energy, and international development.

Explore our open positions at https://www.tetratech.com/careers. Follow us on social media to learn more about our people, culture, and opportunities:

LinkedIn: @TetraTechCareers

Twitter: @TetraTechJobs

Facebook: @TetraTechCareers

Tetra Tech is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Diversity, inclusion, and equity are among Tetra Tech's core values. Throughout our history, the company has prioritized equitable inclusion of all people. All qualified candidates will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, military or veteran status, gender, age, disabilities, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information and any other characteristics protected by the law. We invite resumes from all interested parties. Please visit our website at www.tetratech.com to see the array of diverse services and exciting projects we are currently working on.

Tetra Tech is a VEVRAA federal contractor and we request priority referral of veterans for available positions.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

Please no phone calls or agencies.

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