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Job Description

  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 currently have an immediate opportunity for a Renewable Energy Project Manager/Seller-Doer to support growing our energy business, specifically in the renewable energy and transmission sector in the Western and Midwestern United States, with specific emphasis on growing our siting and permitting business. This position could be located in any of our Western and Midwestern offices including Portland, OR, Bothell, WA, Irvine, CA, Boise, ID, Denver, CO, Minneapolis, MN, Phoenix, AZ, Salt Lake City, UT Green Bay WI, Houston, TX and Chicago, IL but location is flexible for the best qualified  candidate.   The successful candidate will have a strong, technical background in siting, permitting and evaluating environmental impacts of renewable energy projects. Experience with NEPA/Federal and state permitting, solar, onshore wind, offshore wind, power generation and transmission, is a plus. Responsibilities:

  • The Project Manager/Seller-Doer will develop new client accounts; work with existing Tetra Tech account managers and the Energy Program market leads to expand existing client accounts.
  • Prepare proposals and lead Tetra Tech teams through county, state and federal permit processes
  • The Project Manager/Seller-Doer should also have experience with agency coordination, leading technical teams and contractors providing technical deliverable.
  • The Project Manager/Seller-Doer will have the ability and experience to support the permitting of complex projects in a dynamic work environment, have strong critical thinking capabilities, and have a flexible approach to problem solving.
  • Must have demonstrated writing abilities, competency with basic business computer applications (i.e., Microsoft Office), and possess the ability to act independently.
  • This position requires a team-oriented professional with a strong attention to detail, and a proven commitment to quality management and client satisfaction.


  • Possess a Bachelor’s degree but preferably a graduate degree in environmental sciences, urban/regional planning, environmental policy, environmental studies, and/or related field.
  • Minimum of 10+ years of experience, with more experience preferred, with account management, business development, environmental assessments and federal, state, and local regulatory compliance/permitting in the US.  
  • Must have existing client relationships in the renewable energy market and a proven track record of winning new work.
  • Strong working knowledge of NEPA and state siting and permitting processes such as California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), Oregon Energy Facility Siting Council (EFSC), Minnesota Public Utilities Commission (MPUC) and others.
  • Demonstrated excellent interpersonal communication (oral and written), as the position requires frequent and effective interaction with clients, regulatory agencies, other team members and the public.
  • Ability to plan and organize in a fast paced, dynamic client driven working environment  
  • Possess excellent research and analytical skills. 
  • Ability to work independently in an entrepreneurial environment. 
  • Work closely and develop strong working relationships with team members located across the US. 
  • Strong program and project management skills in successfully scoping and managing project teams and deliverables.
  • Preference for experience in preparing and processing various county, state, and federal land use permits as well as preparation of documents to meet the requirements.
  • Experience with agency coordination, leading technical teams and contractors providing technical deliverables.

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 For more information on our company, please visit our website at, follow us on Twitter (@TetraTech or like us on Facebook. To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter on the Careers portion of our website at­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­_________________________________________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. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability - No calls or agencies