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Structural Engineer Entry - Newark

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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.


Our Newark, DE office is seeking a full-time Structural Engineer with 1-5 years of experience to work on challenging projects of various construction types in a wide range of industry sectors.  Projects will vary in locality from local and regional work to overseas, providing unique engineering experiences.  Project types will include municipal, industrial, commercial, government, forensic, renovation work on historic structures, and civil works (spillways, flood walls, and gate structures) projects for the US Army Corps of Engineers.

The successful candidate will work with other Tetra Tech team members in the delivery of company project initiatives related to structural engineering. The ideal candidate is self-motivated and enjoys working as a team player in an office environment, and seeing the work followed-through during onsite visits.



  • Structural engineering design for a multitude of projects under the guidance of a Senior Engineer. 
  • Delivering quality work on time and within budget.
  • Working with a team of Structural Engineers and Designers for larger projects.
  • Writing structural investigation and design reports.
  • Defining the structural system by modeling in Revit.
  • Designing to local and State Codes, as well as Federal Unified Facilities Criteria (UFC) guidelines.
  • Utilizing advanced structural engineering software tools.
  • Preparing calculation packages.
  • Participating in Construction Administration activities when required by the project.


  • Minimum of a bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering (Masters preferred)
  • Registered or in the process of becoming a licensed P.E (S.E. preferred)

  • One plus years of related experience as a Structural Engineer. We will consider entry level candidates; however experienced candidates are preferred.

  • Knowledgeable in the design of structural steel, reinforced concrete, masonry, aluminum, and wood. 

  • Experience with designing structures located in geographical areas prone to hurricanes and high seismicity is a plus. 

  • Must be willing to learn and use Revit, if not already known, for 3D BIM production.

  • Proficient with structural engineering analysis and design software such as RISA 3D. 

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills are essential. 

  • Well organized and able to work independently on assignments.

  • Capable of working in a fast-paced environment on projects ranging from studies to detailed design. 


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 http://www.tetratech.com/en/benefits.


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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