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Mechanical Engineer Baghdad Iraq State Department Secret Clearance Required

20500000450 Requisition #
PRO-Telligent, A Tetra Tech Company, needs a Mechanical Engineer in Baghdad, Iraq for State Department construction project. Requires a US Govt. Secret Security Clearance. 70% uplift from base salary.

The Project

  • Bulk Fuel Tank Project in Baghdad, Iraq which includes:
    • Installation of a fuel storage farm and related distribution system
      • 800,000 gallons of diesel fuel storage, 400,000 gallons of aviation fuel (JP8)
      • Fuel receiving ports and 400,000 gallons of mogas
      • Modification of perimeter wall for new fuel receiving ports
      • Testing and recirculation of aviation fuel
      • Control room
    • Fire protection/suppression system upgrades at eight existing facilities
    • New fire pump house
  • We ask for a minimum commitment of 1 year, but 24 months are available if you want them.
  • Compound housing provided.
  • Uplift includes 70% of base salary. 
  • Benefits include (medical, dental, vision, 30 days paid time off a year, round trip flights home every 4 months)

Position Description

You will:

  • Provide DOS/OBO with full range of critical engineering, construction quality assurance, and technical oversight.
  • Perform technical inspections of mechanical work, monitor construction contractor's quality control program, and review project drawings to ensure compliance.
  • Observe onsite construction and determine if construction elements are being installed, formed, and executed properly.
  • Monitor construction progress with regard to project schedule and submit weekly progress reports with recommendations based on technical review of project documents and field inspections.


  • US Govt. Secret Clearance or higher
  • US Bachelors degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • Current US PE license can substitute for degree
  • 7 years construction experience
  • ABET accredited international degree accepted in lieu of US Bachelor’s or US PE
Next Steps 
  • Apply to the position through this site
  • Complete the pre-screening questions


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Company Information

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—22,000 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 over 470 locations around the world. We offer a competitive full range compensation package including; company subsidized medical, vision, dental and prescription coverage; company paid life insurance and long-term disability; 401 (k); employee stock purchase plan and so much more!

For more information on our company, please visit our website at www.tetratech.com. To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter on the Careers portion of our website at www.tetratech.com/careers.

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.

At Tetra Tech, health and safety play a vital role in our success. Tetra Tech’s employees work together to comply with all applicable health & safety practices and protocols, including health orders and regulations related to COVID-19 that are mandated by local, state and federal authorities.

Tetra Tech is a VEVRAA federal contractor and we request priority referral of veterans for available positions.

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