Tetra Tech Civil Project Engineer-Hydraulic Modeling – Denver, CO in Denver, Colorado

Title: Civil Project Engineer-Hydraulic Modeling – Denver, CO

Location: United States-CO-US-Denver

Job Number: 20000000756

Tetra Tech is a leading provider of consulting, engineering, and technical services worldwide. Our reputation rests on the technical expertise and dedication of our employees—16,000 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.


The successful candidate for this position will be responsible for providing technical support, staff supervision and business development for a variety of infrastructure related civil and hydraulic engineering projects.

The position offers world-case technical challenges, opportunities to mentor junior staff and the chance to engage in and manage projects across the country and the world.


  • Responsibility for execution of projects from conceptual planning phases through construction, including basis of design reports, plans, specifications, cost estimates, bid packages, construction submittals, project closeout and regulatory compliance.

  • Technical oversight of design staff for development and infrastructure related projects for hydraulic equipment, water distribution, sanitary sewer collection, stormwater, roadway, street, bikeway, erosion control, grading, storm drainage, dams and reservoirs,

  • 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

  • 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

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

  • Market potential clients, assist in the preparation of proposals, and attend interviews for project pursuits

  • Management and mentoring of technical staff

  • Perform other related duties as assigned



  • BS in Civil Engineering or related field

  • Minimum 8 years of experience in civil engineering

  • Professional Engineer (PE) in Civil Engineering, registered in Colorado – required

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

  • Strong interpersonal, managerial and financial skills to assist and lead multi-disciplined teams with the goal of successful, timely and profitable projects.

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

  • Background will ideally include project work and process knowledge of hydrology and hydraulics, grading and drainage, streets, bridges and other structures. Pump- and system-curve analysis and dam experience a plus

  • Familiarity with relevant codes and industry standards especially regulations and permit related to the Colorado SEO, CDPHE and CDOT a plus

  • Proficiency in AutoCAD Civil 3D, hydrology and hydraulics programs, Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Project) programs.

For more information on our company, please visit our website at http://www.tetratech.com/ . To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter on the Careers portion of our website at www.tetratech.com/careers .

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.

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability - No calls or agencies

Job: Civil