Civil or Environmental Engineer at Tetra Tech, Inc. in Germantown, Maryland

Posted in General Business 11 days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Mid-Level Civil or Environmental Engineer with a minimum of 5 years of experience to join our team currently serving both industrial and government clients. Under general supervision, plans, conducts, and supervises tasks such as fieldwork, sampling, design, construction oversight, operations and maintenance (O&M), and report writing on civil and environmental projects. Performs projects in accordance with RCRA, CERCLA, UST, CWA and other appropriate state and federal regulations. Reviews progress and evaluates results. Plans and assigns personnel for given projects or tasks. Interprets and applies organization policy. Recommends changes in procedures. Operates with substantial latitude for unreviewed action or decision. Reviews progress with management. Prepares, develops and assists in the preparation of proposals and qualification statements.

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.

Your essential duties will include:

  • Perform and manage technical tasks such as fieldwork, sampling, design, construction oversight, O&M, and report writing on civil and environmental projects in the public and private sector. Responsibilities could include managing subcontractors and monitoring project cost and schedule performance. Participate in functions involving contact with client representative. Work/coordinate with project team personnel.

  • Perform a range of tasks requiring utilization of advanced scientific, geologic, and engineering analytical techniques, including: (1) interpretation of complex hydrogeologic settings; and (2) development of cost-effective remedial strategies. Assist in and lead efforts in preparing work plans, subcontract specifications, and remedial investigation, feasibility study, and long-term monitoring reports; remedial system designs and remedial action plans; O&M plans, and cost estimates.

  • Supervise and coordinate the work of junior level staff on projects as appropriate. Provide technical direction and guidance to CADD/GIS operators, designers, technicians, and field personnel.

  • Manage multiple projects/several independent, concurrent tasks with ease

  • Adhere to rigorous schedules for completing field tasks and reports

  • Assist in and lead proposal preparation efforts. Participate in technical and sales presentations to clients.

  • This position will have field and non-field related responsibilities. Position requires up to 50 percent field work and/or travel.


    Education and Experience:
    Candidates must have a B.S. degree in Engineering, Advanced Engineering Degree preferred; and a minimum of 5 years of related civil/environmental experience. Candidates with an advanced Degree in lieu of 2 years' experience will be considered. Other OSHA training is desirable. Engineer-in-Training certificate or Professional Engineering license is highly desired. Direct experience in essential duties listed above, including demonstrated ability in technical writing, is strongly preferred. Direct experience in preparing documents such as CERCLA FS, PRAPs and RODs; RDs and RAPs; O&M Plans, and LTM Reports is highly desirable. Direct experience managing projects is also desirable.

    40-Hour OSHA HAZWOPER training and current 8-hour refresher training is required.
    Experience with engineering, scientific, or general environmental projects and data interpretation is required. Experience should include characterization and remediation of hazardous waste sites. Field experience should include subsurface soil and groundwater sampling, remedial system installation, and system O&M. Experience in the implementation of pilot tests, treatability studies, and soil and groundwater remedial systems is desired.

    Candidate must be able and available to travel via land and/or air and possess a valid drivers' license in good standing. Travel required may be up to 50%.

    Other Skills and Requirements:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills required; must be fluent in the English language
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively with clients and colleagues.

  • Ability to perform QA review of written work products prepared by others.

  • Candidates must be comfortable in performing construction oversight and directing and supervising subcontractors.

  • Candidates must possess ability to resolve conflicts and provide solutions in a professional manner.

  • Roles associated with this position include a variety of field assignments and office-based tasks such as field investigations, O&M, subcontractor procurement, engineering design, construction oversight, subcontractor supervision, data evaluation, report writing, and project management.

  • Candidate must be well organized, enthusiastic and energetic.

  • Must be computer literate and be proficient in MS Word, Excel, MS Project and environmental software.

    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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