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Field Data Collector

Company: Tetra Tech, Inc.
Location: Barstow
Posted on: June 23, 2022

Job Description:

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 looking to hire on-call field data collectors to assist on multiple waste characterization (sorting) projects in Los Angeles and San Bernardino Counties.

Your Role:

* Collecting waste samples at a solid waste facility or at the point of generation
* Driving a vehicle to collect samples
* Sorting through waste and categorizing the material into specific categories
* Conducting visual assessments of waste samples
* Weighing each sorted sample and recording the sample data and photos into a laptop/tablet
* Setting up, tearing down, and cleaning up sorting area, including tables, scales, canopies, and other sorting equipment


* Ability to walk for multiple hours and work outdoors in variable weather conditions
* Ability to work independently and with a team
* Ability to exercise flexibility, good judgment, and discretion
* Ability to lift heavy items
* Ability to operate a tablet
* Valid driver's license
* Outgoing and positive communicator
* Fluency in English, bilingualism (English/Spanish) is a plus; other languages spoken is also desirable
* Experience specific to waste reduction and recycling is a plus
* Ability and willingness to perform visual inspections and characterization of trash
* Experience with solid waste planning including: waste characterization, landfill diversion planning, and food waste prevention programs is a plus
* Urban Planning, Sustainability, Environmental Science, or related degree from a 4-year university is a plus

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 as well as project requirements.

About Tetra Tech:

Tetra Tech combines the resources of a global, multibillion-dollar company with local, client-focused delivery in more than 450 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 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 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.

Additional Information

* Organization: 178 TTS

Keywords: Tetra Tech, Inc., San Bernardino , Field Data Collector, Other , Barstow, California

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