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Tetra Tech Managing Director - Portland, OR in Boston, Massachusetts

Managing Director - Portland, OR

Boston, Massachusetts, United States


Requisition # 15000000407

Post Date Mar 23, 2022

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Tetra Tech’s High-Performance Buildings Group brings together the expertise of talented engineers, commissioning agents, and energy analysts from around the world. We offer high-end, sustainable building consulting and MEP engineering services for blue-chip clients across every building sector. Our services include MEP design, Net Zero Energy, lighting design, commissioning, vertical transportation, low voltage, information technologies, security, fire engineering, sustainability consulting, and acoustics. We are Better Together—Powered by Innovation.

Glumac, A Tetra Tech Company, is a leader in Sustainable Design. Our mission is to engineer and commission “green buildings that work.”

The built environment is responsible for nearly 40% of annual global CO2 emissions. The task of delivering a sustainable future that is climate-resilient and socially equitable begins at the building scale. At Glumac, our fully integrated MEP, Energy Analysis, Sustainability, Commissioning, Technology, and Lighting teams are working together to meet that goal and deliver a sustainable future.

We look for people who want to join us in stepping boldly toward the challenge of reducing the carbon output of buildings through intelligent, data-driven building design. Our world-class design teams have delivered a growing portfolio of net-zero energy and net-zero water buildings across market sectors and are working to decarbonize the building stock of some of the largest companies and universities in the world. Glumac is a place where you can apply your passion and make a tangible impact on the communities we live in.

The challenge is steep, but the opportunities are endless. Join us!

Your Opportunity

Glumac is seeking a Managing Director for our Portland office.

The Portland Managing Director leads and supports the overall success of the Portland Office and collaborates with other leaders in the company. This position reports to the Regional Director.

Your Impact

This role will entail:

Typical Duties & Capabilities

  • Leadership and Managerial

  • Excellent communication, presentation, coaching, training, facilitation, problem-solving, and conflict-management skills.

  • Ability to influence decision-making throughout the organization.

  • Strategic vision and executive acumen, change management expertise, persuasive communication abilities, and effective relationship building across a variety of diversity dimensions.

  • Demonstrated self-directed initiative outreaching to all office staff. Ability to effectively build relationships and network internally and externally to ensure inclusive and broad participation.

  • Skills and experience in public speaking and presentations, large group facilitation, and public interaction with diverse, varied audience types and sizes.

  • Ability to drive results through indirect management of people and tasks, using influence, credibility, and vision.

  • Ability to identify and understand needs, outcomes, and gaps within the office leadership structure.

  • Business Development & Client Management

  • Effectively develops, builds, and maintains client relationships.

  • Actively researches and engages with current and potential clients to identify and position for future opportunities to our competitive advantage.

  • Is aware of and tracks market trends and strategically positions the office to take advantage of them.

  • Has a proven track record for selling engineering services to AEE clients.

  • Participates in determining the firms overall sales goals locally and regionally.

  • Office Performance

  • Understands business financials and sets and manages financial goals for the office.

  • Evaluates office workload and staffing needs.

  • Understands project management and project financials.

  • Is capable of managing and negotiating legal contracts.

  • Human Resources

  • Actively recruits and retains staff.

  • Is capable of working with staff and human resource departments on office-related needs.

    What You Bring – Qualifications

    Impact, Innovation, and Inclusivity should be core values. The qualifications you bring include:

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering is required.

  • 15+ years of previous experience within the AEC industry with a consulting engineering or A/E firm.

  • Registered Professional Engineer (PE) in Oregon (or capable of obtaining OR registration) preferred.

  • 10+ years proven leadership experience and managerial experience.

  • Additional certifications seen as a plus:

  • LEED accreditation

  • WELL accreditation

  • ILFI Ambassador

  • Masters of Business Administration (MBA)

    About Glumac, A Tetra Tech Company

    Glumac is a globally recognized leader in sustainable building design. With more than 50 years of experience in Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing, Energy Analysis, Sustainability Consulting, and Building Commissioning, we operate at the forefront of sustainability in the built environment and are looking for people to join our ever-growing global team.

    Working within the Tetra Tech family of companies provides Glumac access to knowledge, resources, and experience from a diverse group of engineering experts in a broad range of practices, allowing us to deliver best-in-class service and design to clients worldwide. The technical expertise, cutting-edge thought leadership, and a near-century of combined experience shared throughout Tetra Tech uniquely positions Glumac to meet any client need.

    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 and 21,000 employees. We are Leading with Science® to provide sustainable and resilient solutions for our clients in water, environment, infrastructure, resource management, energy, and international development.

    With 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,, and To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter on the Careers portion of our website at

    We thank all applicants for your 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 but not limited to, women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities.

    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 the 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 atwww.tetratech.comto 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.

    EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability - No calls or agencies.

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