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Civil Engineer Mid Level

Company: Tetra Tech
Location: Virginia Beach
Posted on: March 9, 2023

Job Description:

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 -.


Mid-Level Civil Engineer to join our Engineering team in Norfolk, VA. This position will be part of a dynamic team of engineers and scientists engaged in a wide range of projects providing planning, design and engineering services in a wide range of land development, water resources, and utility disciplines.

At Tetra Tech, health and safety play a vital role in our success. Tetra Tech's employees work together to comply with all applicable health & safety practices and protocols, including health orders and regulations related to COVID-19 that are mandated by local, state and federal authorities.


The Civil Engineer will play a key role in planning and design projects throughout the Mid-Atlantic Region. The individual will participate in land development, stormwater, and utility infrastructure project design developments, ensuring key deadlines are met, and that project team members and design disciplines work together collaboratively and effectively. Major duties/responsibilities of the position include:

  • Support municipal and federal projects, water quality modeling, stormwater master planning, and Virginia Department of Environmental Quality permitting.
  • Assist with the preparation of feasibility studies, design plans, specifications, cost estimates, technical documents and contracts.
  • Assist with calculation packages required for drainage and stormwater management systems and utility systems, including demands, pump rates, total dynamic head and cycle times.
  • Participate in the professional community and build the Tetra Tech brand.
  • Other duties may be assigned. Duties for the Civil Engineer position require the skills necessary to support the Civil design requirements related to the DoD, municipal, industrial and commercial sector. Position will require performing site specific evaluations, assessments, engineering studies, design proposals, and project execution services for a wide range of projects varying in size and scope.


    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
    • Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering or a related engineering discipline.
    • Minimum of 5-8 years of progressive experience in land development, water resources, and/or utility design projects.
    • Modeling and design of stormwater management for municipalities and other entities in Virginia is preferred.
    • Ability to navigate the Virginia DEQ approval process for both ESC and Stormwater
    • Ability to design using AutoCAD Civil 3D to produce grading plans, alignments, profiles, cut-fill volumes, surfaces, pipe networks, etc.
    • Registered PE (Civil) in the state of Virginia (or the ability to obtain within 3 months) is required
    • Recent experience with the design of sustainable green infrastructure, including subsurface storage and infiltration, bioretention basins, bioswales, green streets, and constructed wetlands.
    • Assist the Project Manager in multi-disciplined projects in the preparation of construction drawings, details, specifications, calculations, and engineers estimate of probable construction costs.
    • Strong work ethic and problem-solving skills.
    • Effective time management skills with the ability to meet tight deadlines.
    • A valid driver's license
    • Due to contractual requirements, must be a US Citizen

      The Civil Engineer will be responsible for mentoring junior staff as appropriate.


      The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Physical demands of this position are limited to office work and some field work. Field work may include walking over uneven or rough terrain, some lifting, and safely managing exposure to a range of temperatures and possible wet weather. Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) will be provided to safely work in the field.


      The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. This candidate will sit in the Norfolk, Virginia office. Norfolk is a vital, growing office, destined to be a hub of engineering and environmental services for Tetra Tech. This position is ideal for a motivated individual to grow as the office grows. Some travel and field work may be required.


      Effective oral and written communication essential to this position. Must be fluent in the English language; both in speaking and writing. Report and proposal writing for a range of projects is required.

      Public speaking is encouraged, and facilitation skills are a plus.


      Candidate must have the ability to work well in a professional and team-oriented environment, as well as independently. Candidate should possess strong organizational skills, excellent leadership skills, and be client focused. Must possess basic computer skills; the computer skills must include proficiency in Microsoft Windows, Word and Excel. Must be proficient with AutoCAD Civil 3D software, as well as Hydrologic, Hydraulic and Water Quality Modeling programs.

      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

      Twitter: @TetraTechJobs

      Facebook: @TetraTechCareers

      Tetra Tech is 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 at to 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.

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