Tetra Tech Interview Questions & Reviews

Updated Jul 26, 2014
Updated Jul 26, 2014
22 interviews

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    Anonymous Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    The hiring and interview process is what you'd expect from most generic interviews. You'll have a phone screen, then in-person interview. Interview questions are not surprising. Just talk about your past experiences, weakness, strengths, etc.

    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Senior Project Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I interviewed through an employee referral. The process took 6 months - interviewed at Tetra Tech in July 2010.

    Interview Details

    It took four interviews to get hired for a job that was created. The whole process took, for me, took over over 5-6 months. The vice President was let go 4 months later and I was transferred to another supervisor, a Director who didn't know what to do with me, and offered little support.

    Interview Questions
    • IT really revolves around the premise of being a seller doer. T   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    I counter offered and then they counter offered and I accepted.
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Difficult Interview
  3.  

    Software Developer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Denver, CO
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Denver, CO
    Application Details

    I interviewed through an employee referral. The process took 6 days - interviewed at Tetra Tech in May 2010.

    Interview Details

    Meet with multiple people from groups to single discussions. The interview was in a good discussion of my skill set and what benefit I could provide the company. I felt it was very informative and productive. Was treated well and got to talk to a broad group of their employees.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Resource Efficiency Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee  in  San Diego, CA
    Anonymous Employee in San Diego, CA
    Application Details

    I interviewed online. The process took 4 weeks - interviewed at Tetra Tech in February 2014.

    Interview Details

    I initially posted my resume to the company website. Finally received a phone call from the Energy Department HR Manager a few weeks later. I had an initial phone conversation with the HR Manager. A week later I completed a series of phone interviews over the course of a few days. First the Project Manager for the REM position interviewed me , which included technical questions regarding job related experience. Next interview was with the Energy Department HR Manager. Questions and information was mostly HR related areas i.e. benefits, chain of command, company policy. Final interview was with the Department Director which included a meet/greet conversation and finished with a verbal salary offer. Overall it was a good interview process. No real tough questions, just lengthy conversations to really get to know you, as they primarily do phone interviews.

    Interview Questions
    Reasons for Declining

    Personal reasons

    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  6.  

    Project Administrator Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Canfield, OH
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Canfield, OH
    Application Details

    I interviewed through a staffing agency. The process took 1 week - interviewed at Tetra Tech in May 2013.

    Interview Details

    Worked as a temp employee before being hired directly. I did not have to go through an interview process.

    Negotiation Details
    No negotiation for my position.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  7.  

    Engineer, Senior Associate Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Application Details

    I interviewed online. The process took 4 days - interviewed at Tetra Tech in January 2014.

    Interview Details

    I submitted my application & I was called within two days for a phone interview (~30 min), and then two days later for an in-person interview (~ 2 hrs) which lasted about 30 min.

    Interview Questions
    • The phone interview was pretty basic- hardest questions was 'Describe a major challenge at a previous job you had to overcome & how did you?".

      From the in-person interview:
      1. Describe a time when a project outcome was not 100%. How did you decide when enough was enough? How did you decide when to say the project was finished?
      2. Describe a time in the past when you had a problem with a client. How did you deal with the client and resolve the problem?
      3. If you had to work for someone with a tyrranical management style, how would you handle it?
        Answer Question
    No Offer
    Difficult Interview
  8.  

    Environmental Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I interviewed through an employee referral. The process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at Tetra Tech.

    Interview Details

    Emails, one interview then lunch. Met with managers, direct reports, and HR. Pretty simple and straight forward. Not a lot of negotiating wiggle room. Not a lot of fluff. Offer in mail and/or phone within two weeks, start date was flexible. One on one time with others…..kind of shopped around a little bit.

    Interview Questions
    • I didn't find any questions difficult or unexpected. They are interested in your experience, desires, and goals.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    No wiggle room
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
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    Senior Staff Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Fort Collins, CO
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Fort Collins, CO
    Application Details

    I interviewed through an employee referral. The process took 4 weeks - interviewed at Tetra Tech in November 2010.

    Interview Details

    Called into office for an interview with 4 other engineers and managers.
    Called back a few days later and started job within 3 weeks.

    Interview Questions
    • Questions were non-technical and primarily asked about previous employment and experience   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    no negotiation for this position
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    OSP Supervisor Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Denver, CO
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Denver, CO
    Application Details

    I interviewed through an employee referral. The process took 5 days - interviewed at Tetra Tech.

    Interview Details

    Interviewed by phone, by the project manager doing the hiring very simple and very down to earth great guy easy to get along with

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    I got my asking price on everytning, be able to walk the talk
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Mechanical Engineering Interview

    Anonymous Employee  in  Ann Arbor, MI
    Anonymous Employee in Ann Arbor, MI
    Application Details

    I interviewed online. The process took 1+ week - interviewed at Tetra Tech in November 2013.

    Interview Details

    I applied online for a position at the Ann Arbor, MI office. I was contacted the next day through email by a regional HR Rep and we scheduled an in-person interview for 1.5 weeks later.

    When I got to the office, the guy I was supposed to interview with was not there, so I interviewed with two other staff engineers. The two guys were friendly and there weren't any very difficult questions. It lasted just over an hour and they gave me a walk around the office afterward. This was just before Thanksgiving so they told me they would get back to me the next week. That was the last I ever heard from them.

    Aside from an immediate thank you email, I never followed up because I wasn't terribly interested in the job. However, I see another reviewer here interviewed at the same office and also never heard from them. I agree with that reviewer that this behavior is very discourteous and unprofessional. Seeing that it happened to us both, it seems that this is standard practice for this office. I would consider this a red flag to anyone considering working for or doing business with this branch.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview

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