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Construction Surveillance Technicians (CST)

20500000321 Requisition #


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 solutions to complex problems in water, environment, infrastructure, resource management, energy, and international development.


WE WON! PRO-telligent, a Tetra Tech Company was recently awarded a 5 year contract for the Construction Surveillance Technicians (CST).  We are actively seeking experienced CST's to support the U.S. Department of State’s development, implementation, and execution of Construction Security Monitoring Programs at select overseas diplomatic facilities. All personnel will be subject to a Suitability Review prior to deployment. Positions are located overseas.


CST duties and responsibilities include, but not limited to:


Monitor un-cleared workers during designated phases of construction; x-raying and inspecting material, equipment, and furnishings designated for use within Controlled Access Area (CAA) of the construction site; and assisting in the random selection of materials required for construction and installation in the CAA and areas contiguous to the CAA.  CSTs will be required to maintain detailed daily logs during their tour of duty, to be submitted to the Contractor’s Team Leader and the Site Security Manager.



  • U.S. Citizen
  • Must be at least twenty-one (21) years of age
  • Have and maintain a Top-Secret U.S. Government Security Clearance

  • In good physical health and meet medical requirements for the position

  • Have at least five (5) years’ experience in at least one of the following areas of expertise:

    • Construction security surveillance
    • Technical Surveillance Countermeasures
    • Industrial or government security involving counterintelligence

    • Construction quality assurance
    • Hands-on supervisory construction experience
  • May be required to take and successfully pass a blue-print reading pre-test to verify minimum skills in reading drawing/blueprints.
  • Capable of learning principles of all construction disciplines, to include Civil, Architectural, and Mechanical, Electrical, and Electronic Engineering
  • Capable of reading and analyzing designs/blueprints and recognizing architect’s intended use.
  • Capable of analyzing designs and structural complexities, which are intended to mask an ulterior purpose not wanted by the architect.
  • Have knowledge of Technical Surveillance Countermeasures, construction principles and devices used by hostile and friendly intelligence services for the purpose of clandestine surveillance
  • Ability to become thoroughly knowledgeable of Department of State security procedures and the level of security required in various parts of each facility under construction/renovation.
  • Able to effectively communicate in English, as well as be able to write detailed reports, analyses of problems, findings, and security situations which require staff actions.
  • Capable of independent decision-making, possess a high degree of individual initiative, and function with minimal supervision.
Applicants are expected to provide a resume that clearly supports each of the requirements for this position.



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—21,000 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

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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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