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Environmental Scientist

Reading Station, Pennsylvania, US
Closing date
Sep 19, 2023

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Academic / Research
Informatics / GIS
Project Management
Salary Type
Employment Type
Full time
Job Title

Environmental Scientist

Job Type



Amarillo, TX 79101 US (Primary)



Minimum Education Required

Bachelor's Degree

Career Level

Entry Level

Job Description

Entry-Level Scientist - Amarillo, TX

Trihydro, one of the top environmental and engineering consulting firms in the country, has an opening for an entry-level scientist. The successful candidate will join our Government Services Business Unit and assist in delivering long-term value to our federal, regional, state, local, and tribal clients. We pride ourselves on maintaining a company culture of safety, honesty, hard work, and trust as we tackle some of the most complex environmental and engineering project challenges.

About the Role
In your role, you will provide field support for soil and groundwater sampling and remediation, prepare technical reports, support project management and construction management, perform data management and interpretation, and prepare environmental permits and plans. This position is also responsible for administering health and safety programs at active industrial sites and communicating with project management and clients concerning site activity. The role involves up to 30% travel and involves working at government, commercial, and industrial sites.
The preferred candidate will be based near Amarillo, TX.
Role Requirements:

  • A bachelor's degree in geologic engineering, environmental engineering, chemical engineering, or similar (master's degree preferred)
  • 0-3 years of relevant work experience
  • Willingness to obtain PE or similar professional certification
  • Competitive academic GPA (and relevant thesis topic if master's degree obtained)
  • Mechanical aptitude, self-motivation, and a strong work ethic
  • Fluency in Microsoft Excel (familiarity with other Microsoft Office programs preferred)
  • GIS or CADD training is a plus
  • Exceptional communication skills, including technical writing
  • Demonstrated commitment to safe operations
  • Dependable, with an understanding of the importance of completing project deliverables on schedule
  • A clean driving record and willingness to travel to client sites and other Trihydro offices
  • Ability to work equally well independently and within a team environment
  • Strong interpersonal skills
This Job is For You If You:
  • Desire career advancement opportunities and are interested in playing an integral role in a growing team and company
  • Want to be part of a supportive team that values a work-life balance
  • Value working with others to achieve goals that make a difference to our clients and our communities
  • Assume ownership of your work and take pride in producing high-quality deliverables
Why Choose Trihydro?
  • We're a reputable, growing company that offers you the opportunity to gain hands-on engineering and environmental consulting experience through a variety of projects
  • We're a mid-sized firm with a small company feel. Our teams are close-knit and you will be supported by a network of teammates as you learn your role
  • Your work here makes a real difference, and the results are often tangible. Our mission centers on improving our communities and the environment one project at a time
At Trihydro, our approach to work is honest and hard-working. You'll find a company culture that is dedicated to excellence, nurtures collaboration and growth, and still finds plenty of time for fun-often outdoors. Some of the benefits of joining our team include:

  • Comprehensive health insurance (medical, dental, vision, and prescription)
  • Industry-leading 401(k) retirement plan, including a discretionary 6% match by Trihydro
  • Generous paid time off including vacation, flex, sick, paid family leave, and holiday pay
  • Wellness program, including reimbursement for a gym membership or related expenses
  • Staff mentoring and opportunities for professional/career advancement
  • Best-in-class safety culture built to protect our employees-the mothers, fathers, sons, and daughters who deserve to go home safely each night
Trihydro is humbled to have received an honorable mention in Outside Magazine's "Best Places to Work" list. Our 500+ professionals work on meaningful environmental and engineering projects that make a difference for clients and communities. Trihydro's offices extend from Alaska to Florida, and our team members live and work within minutes of outdoor recreation. As a team of geologists, surveyors, engineers, ecologists, and scientists, our culture is rooted in a love for the outdoors.

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