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Geotechnical Engineer
Tetra Tech, Inc.
Midland, TX

Tetra Tech is a leading provider of consulting, engineering, and technical services worldwide. Our reputation rests on the technical expertise and dedication of our employees16,000 people working together across disciplines and time zones to provide smart, sustainable solutions for challenging projects. We are proud to be home to leading technical experts in water, environment, infrastructure, resource management, energy, and international development. Tetra Tech combines the resources of a global, multibillion dollar company with local, client-focused delivery in 400 locations around the world. We offer competitive compensation and benefits and are searching for innovative people to join our teams.

Our Midland, TX office is growing and this is an exciting time for us.
We are searching for a Geotechnical Engineer for our Midland, TX location.
The Geotechnical Engineer will provide support on various geotechnical and engineering design projects in the Permian Basin of Texas and New Mexico. Primary responsibilities include to assist with geotechnical field investigations, oversight of geotechnical testing, data review and report preparation as required. Additional responsibilities could also include assistance with construction monitoring and testing, environmental compliance program support, engineering support of waste management and remediation projects, hazardous site assessment support, permitting and regulatory compliance, and due diligence when needed.

Essential duties and responsibilities:

Conduct and supervise field work and reporting for Geotechnical Engineering design including field testing and sample/data collection;
Lead geotechnical teams in performing work;
Geotechnical recommendations and engineering design of structural foundations, retaining walls, embankments; berms; and site development;
Review and analysis of geotechnical analytical laboratory data;
Oversight of geotechnical laboratory operations;
Oversight of geotechnical related construction monitoring and testing;
Employee mentoring and training of less experienced engineers and field technicians
Develop work plans, reports and proposals for various types of geotechnical and structural foundation investigations and assessments;
Technical report preparation;
Research of Regulatory Compliance Initiatives and requirements for compliance and engineering projects;
Other duties may be assigned.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must have a minimum of 5 years of related experience be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. B.S. in Civil, Geotechnical or Geological Engineering with a geotechnical emphasis from a four-year ABET accredited engineering program required. M.S. in Engineering is a plus. Qualified candidates must have passed Principles and Practices of Engineering Exam and be licensed in the State of Texas (New Mexico is a plus) or able to be licensed within six months of employment. Experience in the oil and gas industry is plus. Knowledge of federal and state environmental regulations (TX/NM) is a plus. Candidate must be highly motivated; customers focused and work well in a team environment. Candidate must also have the ability to manage and lead project tasks with a heavy workload. Must possess client interaction and organizational skills as well as knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite; Word, Excel, etc. Experience in environmental consulting including permit development and regulatory compliance or related experience is a plus. Experience with design and modeling software (i.e. Geo-Slope, Seep/Slope modeling or similar, AutoCAD, Civil 3d, etc.) and/or contaminant transport modeling software is a plus. Candidate must be able and available for travel via land and/or air and possess a valid drivers license in good standing.
Applicants should be fluent in the English language and possess excellent verbal and written communication skills, basic computer skills and technical writing skills. Spanish fluency is a plus.

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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