Tetra Tech Reviews | Glassdoor

Tetra Tech Reviews

Updated July 26, 2017
345 reviews

Filter

Filter

Full-timePart-time

345 Employee Reviews

Sort: PopularRatingDate

Pros
Cons
  • Senior management focuses on increasing contract value, not quality of deliverables (in 10 reviews)

  • lack of cohesive operating units (in 9 reviews)

More Pros and Cons

  1. "Employment"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Tetra Tech full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Large firm capabilities but provide an entrepreneurial approach that allows employees to pursue different projects. It also allows employees that perform, the opportunity to advance.

    Cons

    Coordination across 16,000 can be difficult.

    Advice to Management

    Be aware of new opportunities and skill sets.


  2. "Engineering Intern - Water Resources"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Engineering Intern in Lansing, MI
    Former Employee - Engineering Intern in Lansing, MI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Tetra Tech (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Very friendly office environment. Lucky enough to get a nice supervisor who was extremely flexible with my hours and gave me time off when I needed it even though I was just an intern.

    Cons

    Eerily quiet office but it is to be expected of an engineering firm I suppose.

  3. Helpful (1)

    "Assistant Project Engineer"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Assistant Project Engineer
    Current Employee - Assistant Project Engineer
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Tetra Tech full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Feeling that work done has value

    Cons

    Excessive workload, implied requirement to work late without benefit.


  4. "Tetra Tech Review"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - GIS Analyst in Parsippany, NJ
    Current Employee - GIS Analyst in Parsippany, NJ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Tetra Tech full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Provides all different types of job opportunities, wide array of fields and work available. Large company, lots of resources.

    Cons

    A little on the cheap side when it comes to compensation. Difficult to advance and increase salary initially, may get better with time, but have only been here a few years.


  5. "Great People, Quarterly Mentality"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Tetra Tech full-time

    Pros

    Great people, great projects, lots of opportunity if you have that sales zeal and desire to make the company money.

    Cons

    For focused scientist and engineers that don't have a quarterly mentality, keep your six months emergency savings up to date, you'll probably need it sooner or later.

    Advice to Management

    Rethink the management approach, find a longer view.


  6. "Junior Mechanical Engineer"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Tetra Tech full-time

    Pros

    Great office dynamic, Great supervisors and managers, Fairly relaxed environment.

    Cons

    Low salary, projects can be slow at times.


  7. "Field debris monitor"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Fernandina Beach, FL
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Fernandina Beach, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Tetra Tech full-time

    Pros

    The managers really wk with u and help u learn to do different jobs

    Cons

    Always live up to the things u tell the employees do change at the end

    Advice to Management

    Be loyal to employees that do a good job and have good wk ethic

  8. "Good Work and Good People"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Engineer in Denver, CO
    Current Employee - Engineer in Denver, CO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Tetra Tech full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good working environment and a good work-life balance. Lots of work and different opportunities to work on projects.

    Cons

    Could have more direct communication with the corporate office.


  9. Helpful (1)

    "Has it's good and bad points"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Administrative/Project Assistant III in Austin, TX
    Former Employee - Administrative/Project Assistant III in Austin, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Tetra Tech full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Friendly staff. Good working environment.

    Cons

    Some staff think to highly of themselves. No training for positions.

    Advice to Management

    Learn what your staff is doing to be able to assist when questions come up


  10. "Manager"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Project Manager in Arlington, VA
    Former Employee - Senior Project Manager in Arlington, VA

    I worked at Tetra Tech full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Long term contract with FAA provides stability

    Cons

    Senior management focuses on increasing contract value, not quality of deliverables.

    Advice to Management

    Refocus priority on best quality of output to grow business.


Showing 345 of 365 reviews
Reset Filters