Structural Engineer

Tetra Tech, Inc. Bellevue , WA 98009

Posted 3 weeks ago

Are you ready to take the next step in your career? Do you want to do meaningful work that improves quality of life? At Tetra Tech, you will work with high-performing teams who are passionate about using their expertise to find clear solutions to complex problems in water, environment, infrastructure, resource management, energy, and international development.

Tetra Tech's Bellevue design center office is currently seeking a Structural Engineer to join our multi-disciplined team which specializes in innovative planning, engineering, and design solutions for dams, flood risk reduction, inland navigation, waterfront, ports, hydropower, and transit structures.

In this position you will work closely with national industry leaders and local experts to support clients with structural design support. You will provide expertise for marine facilities, concrete and steel bridges, flood walls, pump stations, navigation locks, dam structures, and waterfront structures. This position offers multiple growth opportunities, in both technical expertise and project management as part of our team.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Structural design and analysis of civil works structures, bridges and pump stations.

  • Produce calculations using engineering formulas and skills for project design.

  • Research design options and document findings for Project or Senior Engineer.

  • Assist engineers with design and construction.

  • Solve problems using a combination of standards and modified standard procedures or methods developed in prior assignments.

  • Provide information to Project or Senior Engineer for incorporation into specifications.

  • Contact and coordinate with other departments to research appropriate course of action.

  • Consult with suppliers or contractors to interpret specifications or other contract criteria.

  • Other duties as assigned.

What You Bring:

  • A Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil or Structural Engineering (Master's Degree desired).

  • 5+ years of relevant structural engineering experience.

  • Active Professional Engineer (PE) certification (Required).

  • Experience with structural design methods, codes and standards, and tools. Must be familiar with computer design tools including spreadsheets, and FEA/structural analysis software.

  • Demonstrated experience with computer-based design tools (such as SAP2000, CSIBridge, and/or LPILE).

  • Microsoft Office software and CADD/BIM experience / understanding desired.

  • Experience with concrete and steel design.

  • Experience with creating drawings, and preparing specifications.

  • Demonstrated educational and relevant work experience showing strong analytical, written and verbal communication skills.

What We Offer:

  • The chance to work on multi-disciplinary teams, collaborating with scientists, engineers, geologists, and biologists to take projects from design through construction. You'll be able to see projects through from start to finish.

  • A small, entrepreneurial-minded office that's backed by the resources of a large, international company.

  • A passionate team of co-workers who work hard and respect the importance of work-life balance - really!

  • The opportunity to think outside the box to develop innovative solutions to client problems, and the support to implement your ideas.

  • Our office is walking distance to restaurants and shopping.

  • Free parking and easy freeway access.

About Tetra Tech:

Tetra Tech is a leading provider of high-end consulting and engineering services for projects worldwide. We combine the resources of a global, multibillion dollar company with local, client-focused delivery in more than 400 locations around the world. We are Leading with Science to provide sustainable and resilient solutions for our clients.

At Tetra Tech, we provide a collaborative environment that supports individual performance, innovation, and creativity. We are proud to offer competitive compensation and benefits. Learn more by visiting

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.

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