Operations Manager - Water Resources Consulting at Tetra Tech, Inc.

Posted in General Business 12 days ago.

Type: Full-Time
Location: Denver, Colorado





Job Description:

Water is the world's most precious resource. Competing demand for water, under the influence of climate change, has created many challenges for communities and the natural environment. Tetra Tech, ranked #1 in Water by ENR for 20 consecutive years, provides our clients with sustainable and resilient solutions for their complex problems. If you are passionate about improving the quality of life and the environment, believe in LEADING WITH SCIENCE, and value innovative thinking within a multi-disciplinary team environment, we are interested in hearing more about you.

We are seeking an Operations Manager to lead and grow our enthusiastic team of engineers in Denver, Colorado. Our Denver group is a national leader in providing innovative solutions to flood risk management, water supply development, and other water resource related challenges and opportunities. Among several high-profile projects, we are leading a large municipal water supply reservoir project in the Rocky Mountains, and provide innovative solutions to Colorado Parks and Wildlife, City of Boulder, Colorado Springs Utilities and numerous state, federal, and international government clients. The Operations Manager is part of the management team and will have the opportunity to coordinate with other Tetra Tech offices across the U.S. and overseas.

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®.

Your Role:


  • Act as client manager for select clients in the water resources industry
  • Act as program/project manager and/or provide senior level technical roles for select projects and programs in planning, analysis, engineering, and/or design associated with flood risk management, water supply development, dam and reservoir engineering and other related surface water resources management projects
  • Supervise and direct staff to ensure optimal productivity, positive motivation, training, and employee recognition
  • Support financial, project management, backlog, and utilization reporting requirements for the Denver group
  • Promote a safety conscious work environment
  • Support business development efforts with a focus on clients in Colorado and the Rocky Mountain region

Qualifications: The successful candidate will have a proven track record of client engagement and project capture planning, backed by a strong reputation with public agencies for success driven water resource consulting services.


  • Bachelor's degree in engineering with a minimum of 15 years relevant experience in the water resources industry and a CO PE required
  • 10+ years of experience in staff management, financial management, and business development
  • Regional client management experience and relationships with municipalities, counties, and state and federal agencies
  • Dam planning and engineering design experience a plus

What We Can Offer You:


  • Welcoming community of office and group staff
  • Opportunity to empower employees and foster values of respect, inclusion, and belonging
  • Excellence and Achievement awards for our highest performers
  • Culture focused on providing industry-leading experience and high value to our clients
  • Flexibility that allows our employees to balance quality work and their personal lives
  • Competitive benefits package and learning and development opportunities

The salary range for this position is approximately $140,000 to $180,000 depending on education, qualifications, experience, and work location.

Tetra Tech offers comprehensive benefit options that allow employees to design a plan based on individual needs and assists in planning for long-term financial security. Available benefits include health insurance, term life, disability, accidental death & dismemberment, time off with pay (TOWP), 401(k), and an Employee Stock Purchase Plan. Reimbursement for relocation will also be considered.

About Tetra Tech:

Tetra Tech combines the resources of a global, multibillion-dollar company with local, client-focused delivery in more than 470 locations around the world. Our reputation rests on the technical expertise and dedication of our employees27,000 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:

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 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.

Additional Information


  • Organization: 100 DIV





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