Civil/Mining/Environmental Engineer/Junior-Level/Pittsburgh, PA/HT
at Tetra Tech

Date Posted: 7/21/2019

Job Description

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.

We are seeking a Junior-Level Civil/Mining/Environmental Engineer for our Pittsburgh, PA location.  The successful candidate will possess and apply junior-level knowledge of civil/mining/environmental engineering to assist with the completion of challenging assignments. Assist with civil, mining, oil and gas, and environmental projects in accordance with appropriate state and federal regulations. Tasks will involve design of mine reclamation plans, site development (including erosion and sediment control and post-construction stormwater control plans), engineering studies and designs related to mining, oil and gas, and environmental projects throughout PA, OH, and WV. Knowledge of geology, rock mechanics or geotechnical engineering is a plus.

Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

•Assist with preparation of plans, designs and reports such as: mine reclamation plans, erosion and sediment control design, post-construction stormwater management, mining and oil and gas permitting.
•Preparation of engineering design analysis reports.
•Assist with environmental field data collection and site investigations
•Some overnight travel to locations within the continental United States may be required


Job Requirements

To perform this job successfully, an individual must have a minimum of 3 years’ experience and be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Bachelors (B.S.) or Master’s Degree (M.S.) in Civil, Mining or Environmental Engineering or a related area. Engineer-in-Training certificate is required or Professional Engineer license is desired. Experience with planning, design, and soil erosion and sediment controls including use of related computer programs such as TR-55, HEC-RAS, and other similar programs is required. Good knowledge of CAD or Carlson software preferred.

Working knowledge of word processing and spreadsheet software required; knowledge of computer-based engineering design software desirable. Must be able to work effectively with other technical professionals.

Ability to write detailed reports, business correspondence, and procedures suitable for client submittal.  Ability to effectively present information, communicate, and respond to questions from groups of coworkers, clients, customers, and the general public. Effective communication skills, both orally and in written form.

Engineer-in-Training certificate is required or Professional Engineer license is desired. MSHA 40-hour training and current 8-hour refresher training is also preferred.

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

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About Us

As a leading provider of consulting, engineering, and technical services worldwide, Tetra Tech seeks clear sustainable solutions that improve the quality of life. In a complex world with competing demands for limited resources, we offer clear solutions made possible by our sound science, understanding, innovation, and industry-leading approaches. To achieve and sustain our goals, we need your talent and energy!

As a member of our team, you will be encouraged to think outside the box and explore new technologies, ideas, and business trends that contribute to your personal and professional development as well as company success.

A career with Tetra Tech means a diverse, collaborative work environment, opportunities to involve yourself in self-directed project efforts, work/life balance, and a wide range of benefits. With offices and project opportunities in locations around the world, you can find an opportunity that matches your career goals and geographic preference.

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