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Program Manager - Commercial/Municipal, Atlanta GA, JW

Program Management
11200000205 Requisition #

Tetra Tech is a leading provider of consulting, engineering, and technical services worldwide. We are a diverse company, including individuals with expertise in science, research, engineering, construction, and information technology. Our strength is in collectively providing integrated services—delivering the best solutions to meet our clients' needs. With more than 20,000 employees, over 400 offices worldwide, Tetra Tech strives to improve the quality of life through innovative, sustainable solutions that help our clients reach their goals for water, environment, energy, infrastructure, and resource management projects. Our commitment to safety is ingrained in our culture and at the forefront of every project. We combine the resources of a global, multibillion dollar company with local, client-focused delivery. 


As part of the Tetra Tech family of companies, we are home to some of the best minds in the country, including nationally renowned subject matter experts. Whether we are contemplating the restoration of our environment or helping to revitalize our urban centers, we are thinking of clear sustainable solutions to resource management and infrastructure challenges. In fact, it’s much more than what can be done today; it’s what we’ll be able to do tomorrow. We offer competitive compensation and benefits and are searching for innovative people to join our team. We are an equal opportunity employer.


What we’re looking for…

Tetra Tech is currently seeking a Program Manager – Commercial/Municipal for our Eastern U.S. operations.


The qualified Program Manager  will lead the strategy, development, capture, and execution of environmental projects targeting the commercial and municipal market sectors.  If you possess a proven track record of managing client relationships, winning substantial work and growing client account revenues, developing specific work programs for clients, providing leadership for project management and execution of the work, and supporting the development of existing and new client growth strategies, then this could be your next career move!


We are currently seeking a Program Manager with extensive experience in environmental services, such as evaluation and management of potential environmental liabilities; site investigation, risk assessment, remediation, and construction management; compliance and permitting; RCRA, CERCLA, CWA and NEPA support; property redevelopment; and communication and negotiation with federal, state and local regulatory agencies.


If you like to work on projects from the ground up - scoping projects, preparing proposals and cost estimates while managing program, project, and group profitably – you should apply for this position.  We are looking for candidates with experience in preparing business plans for significant client growth and overseeing the successful implementation of such plans is required. If you are a networking star with presentation experience we want you to help us grow! 


  • Manages and has a proven record of building and diversifying business with commercial customers, while managing the delivery of quality products, growth, and financial results;
  • Has an established client base and strong industrial and municipal connections;
  • Has extensive experience managing staff and business operations at some level; and has strong leadership, interpersonal, and communication skills.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Think Big.  Develop and implement growth strategies to increase profitability for a broad range of integrated services including planning, site investigation, risk assessment, remediation, construction, and construction management services for commercial market sector clients.
  • Prioritize.  Lead the identification and prioritization of pursuits and secure projects in the Atlanta and Southeast United States.
  • Innovate.  Develop strategic joint venture partnerships for major commercial projects and leverage client relationships to identify prospective partnerships.
  • Use Your Insight.  Assess market conditions and trends, and apply this knowledge to anticipate the scope and timing of major market movements and prospective pursuits.  Closely monitor industry activities within the commercial market sector and contribute information and knowledge to the company's leadership team to anticipate and respond to industry trends.
  • Take the Reigns. Accept personal accountability for achieving growth targets within the commercial sector and take corrective action when necessary to achieve these goals.
  • Execute.  Assemble and lead teams to prepare cost proposals and to effectively and efficiently complete projects on time and within budget and regulatory guidelines.
  • Keep an Eye on the Pulse of Our Unit.  Maintain a high level of direct participation in preparing proposals, managing individual projects, and performing technical work as necessary to maintain an acceptable balance of sales and utilization (utilization target will be dependent on sales volume).

Requirements & Preferred Experience:

  • 15+ years of experience in environmental consulting services with at least ten years of experience in program/project management, business development, and strategic planning focused on the commercial market sector.

Education Requirements:

  • BS degree in engineering, science or a related technical field is required. Advanced degree is a plus.
  • Professional registration, i.e. Professional Engineer (PE), Professional Geologist (PG) is preferred. PMP Certification a plus.


  • Candidate will be located in Atlanta, GA while supporting the business unit headquartered in Pittsburgh, PA 

 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.

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

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