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Senior Geotechnical Engineer

Senior Geotechnical Engineer

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Holdrege & Kull, an NV5 Company, is looking for an experienced geotechnical engineer to join us in beautiful Nevada City, California. We are looking for a senior-level geotechnical engineer and project manager who enjoys the varied challenges of working in a growing small office. We are located in a vibrant and engaged community that is experiencing significant and sustained growth.


The Senior Geotechnical Engineer position will include responsible charge for the successful execution of projects and preparation of high quality deliverables. The Senior Engineer will manage projects from inception to completion, including solicitation of opportunities, preparation of technical and cost proposals, contracting and contract administration, oversight of field and technical project staff, and preparation of deliverables on schedule and within budget.


  • In a supervisory capacity, plans, develops, coordinates, and directs large and small projects with complex features.
  • As staff specialist, serves as a staff advisor and technical consultant.
  • Supervises, coordinates, and reviews the work of other professionals and other technical or administrative personnel who assist in specific assignments.
  • Develops and reviews of proposals and reports.
  • Attracts and develops clients, and maintains a close relationship with clients throughout and beyond the project term.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil/Geotechnical Engineering.
  • Minimum four years of experience as a registered, responsible charge project-level engineer (PE or GE).
  • Excellent technical writing, communication skills and engineering knowledge.
  • Ability to design and prepare construction plans and specifications.
  • Knowledge of current regulatory requirements and industry standards.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and appropriate application of testing methodologies and related equipment.
  • Must have valid driver’s license and an insurable driving record.
  • Ability to lift, carry, push and/or pull objects and materials up to 50 pounds.
  • Able to perform general office administrative activities: copying, filing, and frequent use of telephone and keyboard to communicate.


Holdrege & Kull, an NV5 Company, offers a complete and competitive benefits package.

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.