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Company: Tetra Tech
Location: Houston, TX
Career Level: Director
Industries: Manufacturing, Engineering, Aerospace


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®.

Summary: The Principal Geotechnical Engineer will provide support on various geotechnical and engineering design projects in Texas including the Permian Basin Area of Texas and New Mexico.This person can be based in either our Midland or Houston, Texas locations. Primary responsibilities include implementation and development of the existing geotechnical engineering program for our oil and gas clients. This includes but is not limited to development and maintenance of an existing engineering program, oversight and mentorship of multiple staff engineers, oversight and coordination with the construction quality assurance programs and technicians.   

Your Role

  • Primary responsibilities include management, implementation and development of the existing geotechnical engineering program for our oil and gas clients.
  • Maintain positive relationships with current clients and develop relationships with new clients.
  • Supervise all geotechnical engineering design and fieldwork.
  • Conduct and supervise field work and reporting for geotechnical engineering design including field testing and sample/data collection.
  • Lead geotechnical teams in performing work.
  • Geotechnical recommendations and engineering design of structural foundations, retaining walls, embankments; berms; and site development.


  • Must have a minimum of 10 years of related experience be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  
  • B.S. in Civil Geotechnical or Geological Engineering with a geotechnical emphasis from a four-year ABET accredited engineering program required. M.S. in Civil Geotechnical or Geological Engineering is preferred. 
  • Qualified candidates must have passed Principles and Practices of Engineering Exam and be licensed in the State of Texas (New Mexico is a plus) or able to be licensed within six months of employment.
  • Experience in the oil and gas industry is plus. 
  • Knowledge of federal and state environmental regulations (TX/NM) is a plus. 


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—20,000 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 https://www.tetratech.com/careers. Follow us on social media to learn more about our people, culture, and opportunities:


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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 www.tetratech.com 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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