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Geotechnical Engineer

Geotechnical Engineer

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NV5 (NASDAQ: NVEE) is a provider of professional and technical engineering and consulting solutions to public and private sector clients in the infrastructure, energy, construction, program management and environmental markets. NV5 is an ENR Top 500 firm; we offer a full range of professional services in offices throughout the U.S.


NV5 is currently seeking a Geotechnical Engineer to support our Albuquerque, NM office. 


  • Prior experience in a geotechnical engineering and construction materials testing firm preferred.
  • Able to perform sieve analyses, Atterberg Limits and consolidation tests as needed.
  • Proficient in classifying soils per the Unified Soil Classification System.
  • Responsible for staking boring locations, scheduling field investigations, logging borings and sampling subsurface materials recovered from borings.
  • Develop field investigation and laboratory testing programs, evaluate engineering properties, perform engineering analyses, and prepare geotechnical investigation reports
  • Applicant should be goal oriented towards seeking professional engineer licensure.
  • Able to travel within the State of New Mexico.


  • BS – Civil Engineering
  • 10-plus years of geotechnical engineering experience with an emphasis on shallow and deep foundations, ground improvement, slope stability and pavement design.
  • Applicant should have effective interpersonal communication and writing skills and be comfortable with business development.
  • Responsibilities may include periodic field services, such as, logging and sampling of subsurface materials and performing percolation tests.
  • The ideal applicant should be capable of developing and mentoring younger geotechnical engineers.



  • Position calls for a professional engineer licensed in the State of New Mexico or able to obtain license within six (6) months.

Compensation: Commensurate with ability and experience 


For us, helping you grow your career at NV5 is good business. Just as our clients require solutions tailored to meet their individual needs, so does our staff. NV5's benefits plan is designed to provide you the choice and flexibility to fit your individual needs.




NV5 offers a complete and competitive benefit package:

Medical Coverage

Dental Coverage

Vision Coverage

401(k) Program Financial Consulting through Morgan Stanley Smith Barney

Paid Time Off (PTO)

Holiday Pay

Employee Assistance Program (EAP)



NV5 provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. NV5 complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.