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Tetra Tech, Inc. Entry Level Geotechnical Engineer - Hele in Helena, Montana

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.


Tetra Tech invites you to consider a rewarding opportunity within our geotechnical engineering group as an entry-Level Geotechnical Engineer working from either our Helena, Montana or Denver-area office locations.

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 in 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 communication and technical skills plus the ability to generate new work. Experience with managing projects in the geotechnical/civil fields is a plus. Experience in the following project types is also desired: infrastructure, mining and mine reclamation, geohazards, dams and levees, tunneling and trenchless design, and general construction. Engage with, support, and manage other staff engineers, fostering a spirit of collaboration and teamwork, and setting high expectations as a team. This position is located in an area that allows unlimited opportunities to experience the outdoors, both on and off the job.

Any candidates interested in this opportunity should apply by the April 12, 2024 deadline.

Your Role:
Provide coordination and oversight for geotechnical drilling projects.
Perform geotechnical field reconnaissance.
Conduct geotechnical analyses such as slope stability, settlement, foundation design, road section design.
Geotechnical report preparation.
Prepare proposals and cost estimates for new work.
Perform geotechnical oversight on construction projects.
Professionally interact with clients in meetings, phone calls, and emails, strictly adhere to company health and safety standards and expectations.
Opportunity for advancement includes progressive project management and other technical training, and supervision/mentoring of less experienced team members.

Bachelor or Master of Science in Civil Engineering with Geotechnical/Materials emphasis, or related Geological Engineering degree.
Zero to three years of experience in geotechnical-related engineering.
Proficient in MS Word, Excel and other Microsoft software.
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.
HAZWOPER and MSHA certification preferred.
Ability to lift, carry, push, and pull equipment weighing over 50lbs.
Ability to travel and perform field work (approx. 50%...

Equal Opportunity Employer - minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity