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Tetra Tech Senior Geotechnical Engineer - Billings, MT in Billings, Montana

Senior Geotechnical Engineer - Billings, MT

Billings, Montana, United States


Requisition # 11700000526

Post Date Sep 10, 2021

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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®.

Summary: Tetra Tech invites you to consider a rewarding opportunity within our geotechnical engineering operations as a Senior Geotechnical Engineer working from our office in Billings, Montana.

Our project assignments allow engineers to work and travel within the spectacular Rocky Mountain region and across the United States on diverse client projects and various industries, including commercial development, public and private infrastructure, environmental hazard sites, mining, renewable energy, and oil and gas. Typical geotechnical projects touch the entire spectrum of geotechnical engineering, including; geologic hazard studies and mitigation, soil and rock slope stability analyses, waste containment design, horizontal directional drill (HDD) design, shallow and deep foundation design, bridge and highway corridor design, pavement section design, field instrumentation and monitoring, deep foundation load testing, and construction oversight and materials inspection.

Successful candidate should have strong technical skills plus ability to generate new work from local and regional markets. Experience in the development and successful implementation of capture plans for targeted projects, clients or market segments is required. A strong track record of successful project delivery and client satisfaction is required. Experience with projects in the civil, environmental, hydrology or hydraulics fields is a plus. Experience in transportation, infrastructure, mining and mine reclamation, geohazards, dams and levees, and general construction is a plus. Engage with and support other senior leaders on critical aspects of our business, fostering a spirit of collaboration and teamwork, and setting high expectations for technical and business performance across the company.

Your Role:

  • Provide strategic leadership to facilitate growth of our geotechnical engineering practice and client accounts in Eastern Montana, the Dakotas, and Wyoming.

  • Manage projects and staff through all states of the project life cycle in the delivery of geotechnical field investigation and design services.

  • Direct assistance in growth of the geotechnical operations group regionally and business development of key client accounts.

  • Assist in preparation of capture plans, proposals and cost estimates to develop new business opportunities from local, regional or national markets.

  • Assist in development and implementation of operational and business development plans.

  • Perform geotechnical analysis and prepare final engineering reports, perform geotechnical quality control inspection and documentation on construction projects, professionally interact with clients, and strictly adhere to and promote company health and safety standards and expectations.


  • Bachelor or Master of Science in Civil Engineering with Geotechnical/Materials emphasis, or related Geological Engineering degree.

  • PE license in Montana. HAZWOPER and MSHA certification preferred.

  • Fifteen to twenty years of experience in geotechnical engineering with operations management capabilities.

  • Proficient in MS Word, Excel and other Microsoft software.

  • Experienced in preparation of engineering plans and specifications packages for public and private projects.

  • Able to perform geotechnical design analysis, calculations, and proficient with current geotechnical design software.

  • Familiarity with geotechnical lab testing and construction materials testing expected.

  • Excellent writing and speaking skills, comfortable with client communications.

    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—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

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    Facebook: @TetraTechCareers

    Tetra Techis 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 atwww.tetratech.comto 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: 117 ECA