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Sr. Civil Water/Wastewater Engineer/PM - Houston at Tetra Tech, Inc. in Houston, Texas

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

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.


Our Water Group has a position for a Project Engineer/Project Manager in our Houston office. The successful candidate for this position will be responsible for providing technical, management, and staff support for a variety of infrastructure related projects primarily involving the design of water/wastewater treatment facilities, pump stations, and wastewater collection systems. The preferred candidate should be skilled in managing multiple priorities, organizing time and projects, tracking budgets and meeting deadlines.


  • Assist with the execution of projects from conceptual planning phases through final plans, specifications, and estimate bid packages.

  • Provide technical design support for infrastructure related projects for water distribution, water and wastewater treatment and sanitary sewer collection systems.

  • Maintain existing client relationships and help develop new client and project opportunities.

  • Ensure technical accuracy, standard engineering practices and inclusion of appropriate documentation on various reports and design projects.

  • Evaluate alternatives, resolve technical issues and interface with other disciplines.

  • Provide construction support services such as bid evaluations, plan clarifications, review shop drawings, review monthly progress reports and evaluate change order requests.

  • Perform engineering interpretation of specifications and drawings, recommending and documenting design modifications, and coordinating with the design team.

  • Make independent assessment of engineering problems and recommend solutions to engineering discipline leads, resolve questions, plan, coordinate, and execute work in a safe, timely, cost effective and compliant manner.

  • Achieve financial targets in relation to backlog, utilization, and invoicing.

  • Manage and mentor technical staff.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering, Water Resource Engineering or Environmental Engineering.

  • 6-12 years of experience.

  • Professional Engineer (PE) in Civil Engineering, registered in Texas or ability to obtain licensure in Texas.

  • Background will ideally include project work and process knowledge of sitework, hydraulics, pipeline, water/wastewater treatment.

  • Competency in technical project execution and in writing and pricing scopes of work for proposals.

  • Strong communication, report writing, organization, analytical and interpersonal skills.

  • Familiarity with relevant codes and industry standards.

About Tetra Tech:

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.

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.

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