Transportation/Highway Engineer - Tetra Tech


February 17, 2023

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Discover your full potential. At Tetra Tech, we are collaborating with industry-leading experts for a sustainable future for our world. We combine consulting and engineering with advanced analytics and technology to solve the world’s most complex challenges. Our innovation hubs across the globe will enable you to share ideas and best practices while growing your professional network. Wherever you are in your career journey, you will benefit from working with world-class engineers, scientists, and technical specialists. Apply today and join the company that is Leading with Science®.

As we continue to grow, Tetra Tech has a tremendous opportunity for a mid-level Transportation/Highway Engineer to work with a top-notch team of highway/traffic engineers and transportation planners.  We focus on advancing complex roadway/highway infrastructure projects and we are a recognized leader in the planning, permitting, and design of transportation projects throughout the Commonwealth. We are proud to be designing major projects within our region such as the I-90/Allston Interchange and the Rutherford Ave/Sullivan Square corridor in Boston.

We encourage development of your professional skills through our technical work on a wide range of private development and high-profile public transportation projects. Our organic career growth mindset sets us apart from our peers, allows our engineers to grow in the direction of their interests and strengths, and has led to the retention of many employees from entry level engineer through senior management and business leadership positions. Join us to learn, grow, and succeed in a friendly, flexible, and collaborative work environment. 

Location: This position is based out of our Marlborough, MA office, located in the Marlborough Technology Park, which is easily accessible from major highways and full of amenities such as a cafeteria, game room and gym. We offer an extremely flexible hybrid work environment with only 1-2 office days weekly and 3-4 work from home. Employees may choose to work additional days at the office if they wish. We encourage working where you feel most productive. 

Your role:

  • Designing roadway/highway projects from inception to completion
  • Designing horizontal geometry, profiles, and grading
  • Designing and analyzing drainage systems and storm water management infrastructure
  • Working on Complete Streets, green infrastructure, design pavements, markings/signs, including highway guide signs
  • Preparing Right of Way plans
  • Preparing Temporary Traffic Control Plans
  • Developing quantity takeoffs, cost estimates and specifications
  • Attending client meetings and preparing presentations

The ideal candidate possesses:

  • 4-8 years of experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering
  • EIT certification, PE preferred
  • MassDOT Design Standards experience a plus
  • Intermediate AutoCAD/Civil 3D design skills
  • Drainage design and stormwater management experience preferred
  • Experience with other computer software applications within the civil engineering field (ideally SignCAD, StormCAD, HydroCAD, AutoTurn, etc.) desirable but not required
  • Ability to work in a team environment with staff from different disciplines and backgrounds Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Requires successful evaluation of a motor vehicle record (MVR) check and maintaining a safe driving record

About Tetra Tech:
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 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.

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