Mid-Level NEPA Specialist - Fairfax, VA (Other CONUS Locations Considered) at Tetra Tech Technical Services, Inc. in Fairfax, Virginia

Posted in General Business 20 days ago.

Type: Full-Time

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 Inc., an industry leader and nationally recognized engineering and consulting firm, is seeking professional, motivated, and intelligent candidates to fill a Mid-Level National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA) Specialist for our Federal Planning Team.


  • Conducting document and data reviews and writing cultural resources sections of NEPA documents including Environmental Assessments (EAs) and Environmental Impact Statements (EISs); conducting NHPA Section 106 and 110 consultations; consulting with Native American Tribes, State Historic Preservation Offiers (SHPOs)/Tribal Historic Preservation Officers (THPOs), agency cultural resources specialists, and the public; supporting the preparation of Section 106 compliance documentation, including agreement documents and avoidance and mitigation plans; and preparing Integrated Cultural Resources Management Plans for DOD installations.

  • Staying well-informed of military programs and opportunities through existing relationships, developing new relationships, and participation in professional organizations.

  • Project management support with strong emphasis on NEPA and NHPA projects.

  • Working cooperatively with other experts in numerous locations across Tetra Tech's broad US geography.

  • Technical report writing.

  • Data review, option evaluation, planning, and recommendation of best results.

  • Other duties may be assigned.


  • In-depth knowledge of NEPA requirements and experience with implementation of NEPA for DOD installations.

  • In-depth knowledge of NHPA and Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA) and experience with implementation of their requirements for DOD installations.

  • Prior experience supporting cultural resources analyses under NEPA and conducting informal and formal consultation under NHPA Section 106.

  • Prior experience working directly with SHPOs and THPOs.

  • Prior experience reviewing, drafting, or implementing Memoranda of Agreement, Programmatic Agreements, avoidance or mitigation plans, and other types of cultural resource documents.

  • Direct experience with Air Force installations and their cultural resources management requirements, programs, and policies.

  • Direct experience with DoD NEPA regulations and projects, preferably Army and Air Force NEPA, is highly desired.

  • Data collection, environmental impact analysis, and report writing.

Bachelor's degree or higher in archaeology, anthropology, environmental science, or other related area and a minimum of 6 years applicable experience. Graduate degree and/or Professional Engineer registration is also preferred, but not required.


The position typically performs work in an office environment. However occasionally travel and onsite work maybe required which could require lifting 25 pounds of documents or equipment, traversing uneven terrain during site visits, or standing long periods of time at public meetings.

This work is principally performed in an office environment. That can be work from a home office or in a Tetra Tech office. However, there are occasional requirements to make site visits to client sites. This requires the ability to perform work in an office environment or outdoors while conducting data gathering site visits, participating in on-site meetings, and attending conferences or other training and business development activities off-site.

Must be fluent in the English language - writing and speaking, etc.; Report writing requirements, etc.

Basic math skills are required for managing budgets and providing environmental analyses for documents applicable to NEPA and NHPA.

Fluency with computer software including knowledge of primary Microsoft Office applications (i.e., Word, Excel, PowerPoint, MS Project, TEAMS and Outlook).

About Tetra Tech:

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-20,000 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:

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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.