Civil - Hydraulic Engineer (Mid-Level)

Tetra Tech - Tucson, AZ (30+ days ago)3.7

Civil - Hydraulic Engineer (Mid-Level) - 10000000509


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.

Tetra Tech is currently seeking an Engineer with a Civil and/or Hydraulic background with approximately 5 to 10 years or more of experience for our Phoenix or Tucson, Arizona office. We are seeking a highly skilled engineer with an emphasis on modeling skills to complete a wide variety of challenging and complex hydrologic, hydraulic, and sediment transport analysis and design projects. Potential projects include floodplain mapping; restoration of floodplain connectivity); design, certification and inspection of levees; dam safety (probable maximum flood analysis, dam break analysis, inundation mapping and preparation of emergency action plans); river and floodplain restoration; watershed management; and preparation of Plans Specifications and Estimates for water resources projects.

Primary clients include local municipalities, local power utilities, mines, county flood control districts, Tribes, state agencies in Arizona, California and New Mexico, and federal agencies including U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Natural Resources Conservation Service, US Forest Service, and Bureau of Reclamation.

Perform hydraulic modeling and hydraulic design of facilities including levees, channels, in-stream and floodplain restoration features such as wetlands, levee setbacks, culverts/bridges, bioengineered bank protection measures, grade controls, and spillways
Perform hydrologic analyses to support water resources projects
Perform floodplain, inundation, and hydraulic analyses to support water resources projects
Perform sediment transport and scour analyses to support water resources projects
Work with a multidisciplinary team including geomorphologists, biologists, economists and planners; as well as other hydraulic and water resources engineers
Prepare construction plans, specifications, design reports, quantity take-offs and cost- estimating documents
Attend and facilitate client and technical meetings; perform oral presentations
Supervise and delegate work to junior engineers and support staff as necessary to manage specific hydraulic engineering tasks within larger complex projects
Contribute to business development and marketing, including proposal preparation and interviews


BS in Civil Engineering plus 5 or more years of experience in civil and hydraulics and hydrology. A Master’s Degree with specialization in hydraulics is preferred but not required
Professional Engineer license required (AZ license required w/in 6 months of hire)
Experience with 1-D steady and unsteady modeling such as HEC-RAS, HEC-GeoRAS, and similar
Experience with hydrologic modeling such as HEC-HMS, HEC-GeoHMS, and SWMM as well as statistical analysis of flow record
Experience with 2-D modeling (RAS-2D, FLO-2D, ADH, SRH-2D and similar)
Experience with Sediment Transport modeling (HEC-RAS, HEC-6T, SIAM and similar) a plus
Experience and knowledge of FEMA requirements (including C/LOMR processing) a plus
Experience with GIS
Experience with AutoCAD and Civil 3D, MicroStation and Inroads
Solid technical writing and communication skills.

Tetra Tech only accepts resumes through its online process. Please apply 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.
No agencies or calls please.
EOE AA/M/F/Vets/Disability

Job: Civil

Primary Location: United States-AZ-US-Tucson

Other Locations: United States-AZ-US-Phoenix

Organization: 100 DIV

Schedule: Full-time

Job Posting: May 2, 2018, 5:06:13 PM

Job Closing Date: Ongoing