Senior Planner/Project Manager (West Coast Office Location or Remote Work)
Company: Tetra Tech, Inc.
Location: Santa Maria
Posted on: June 4, 2021
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Tetra Tech, Inc., a nationally recognized engineering, and
consulting firm, is seeking motivated, intelligent professionals
interested in filling a Senior Planner/ Project Manager position on
our Asset Management Team. Functioning as a member of that team,
the Senior Planner / Project Manager will provide vital leadership,
mentor more junior members, and apply expertise in municipal and
federal planning. The position will be responsible for planning,
preparing, and developing deliverables in compliance with
Department of Defense (DoD), federal, state, and local statutes,
regulations, and policies.
To perform this job successfully, the individual must be able to
perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The successful
candidate will be responsible for:
Creating proposals, associated scope, and work breakdown
structures to include tasks, deliverables, resources, hours, and
Bringing together client needs and requirements with Tetra Tech
capabilities, looking beyond personal experience and matching
untapped Tetra Tech potential with a wide range of client
Understanding government market conditions, trends, risks, and
budget drivers and applying this knowledge to anticipating the
scope and timing of major contracting opportunities.
Developing and implementing growth strategies to increase client
base for a broad range of integrated asset management and
Providing Earned Value Management (EVM) calculations to ensure
projects are within scope and budget.
Performing agency coordination while leading specialized teams
and contractors in the production of technical deliverables.
Managing multiple complex projects and issues simultaneously
while meeting firm deadlines.
Developing and maintaining strong relationships with DoD clients
to maximize contract and project opportunities.
Staying well informed of military, asset management, and
resiliency programs and opportunities through existing
relationships, developing new relationships, and participating in
Meeting with key clients and potential clients to share Tetra
Tech's capabilities and foster stronger client relationships and
identifying mutually beneficial contracting opportunities.
Working collaboratively with other experts in numerous locations
across Tetra Tech's broad U.S. geography.
Supporting preparation of proposals, cost estimates, and
business development materials.
- Other duties as may be assigned.
The following experience and skills are required for this
Experience in client management, team leadership, and charrette
Well-developed knowledge of municipal and federal contracting,
procurement processes, proposal development, and price
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret technical asset
attribute data, geographic information system (GIS) data, land use
planning, energy materials, financial reports, and legal
Knowledge of principles, methodology, and practices of project
management, research, policy analysis, quantitative data-driven
analysis, and qualitative analysis.
Excellent interpersonal skills in facilitating relationships
with executives, elected/appointed officials, and other
Creative problem-solving skills to gather relevant information
and identify opportunities to solve less well-defined planning
problems, including identification of cost-saving partnerships and
Familiarity with natural and cultural resources, federal land
use, and property and facility management.
Experience with encroachment management, airspace and land
restrictions and including air, water, and cultural resources.
Direct experience with DoD and surrounding municipalities,
partnerships, regulations, and projects.
Knowledge of relevant federal, state, and/or local regulations
and statutes related to DoD land use.
Ability to write proposals in response to DoD requests for
- Relationships with DoD customers, including USACE Districts,
AFCEC, and NAVFAC as well as Army, Air Force, and Marine Corps
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Bachelor's degree or higher and a minimum of 15 years of
applicable experience. Active DoD security clearance of "Secret" or
ability to obtain a security clearance if required.
At least 15 years of experience in land use environmental
planning and project management, including military planning,
municipal planning, and federal land management.
- More than 8 years of project management experience (e.g.,
budgeting, scheduling, developing scope, and quality
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES (if applicable)
While primarily performed in an office environment, travel and
on-site work might be required, however, which could require
lifting 50 pounds of documents or equipment, traversing uneven
terrain during site visits, and standing long periods of time at
public meetings. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable
individuals with disabilities to perform the essential
This work is principally performed in an office environment
either from a home office or in a Tetra Tech office. However, there
are occasional requirements to visit client sites, which requires
the ability to perform work in an office environment or outdoors
while conducting data gathering site visits, participating in
on-site meetings, and attending conferences or other training and
business development activities off-site. Travel to conferences and
client sites is expected to be less than 25% of the time.
Must be fluent in the English and able to communicate
effectively in speaking and writing Must be able to provide
high-quality written products including reports and
Must have basic mathematics skills required for bidding,
managing budgets, and analyzing documents.
Fluency with computer software is desirable, including knowledge
of primary Microsoft Office applications (i.e., Word, Excel,
PowerPoint, MS Project, Teams, and Outlook) and GIS.
About Tetra Tech:
Tetra Tech combines the resources of a global,
multibillion-dollar company with local, client-focused delivery in
more than 400 locations around the world. Our reputation rests on
the technical expertise and dedication of our employees-20,000
associates working together to provide smart, scalable solutions
for challenging projects. We are proud to be home to leading
technical experts in water, environment, infrastructure, resource
management, energy, and international development.
Explore our open positions at https://www.tetratech.com/careers.
Follow us on social media to learn more about our people, culture,
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 www.tetratech.com
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.
We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those
candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.
Please no phone calls or agencies.
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