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Senior Civil Engineer

Senior Civil 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.



Senior Engineer for Civil Engineering projects in Colorado with Water, Storm, Sanitary, and Transportation or land development background preferred.



  • Working independently on projects in all phases from client contact to completion
  • Prepare project specifications and design drawings
  • Analyze existing and proposed infrastructure
  • Understand grading, drainage and erosion control, water and sanitary sewer distribution systems, storm sewer design and roadway design
  • Prepare opinions of probable cost
  • Solve problems on projects with minimal supervision, provide quality control, resolve technical issues
  • Coordinating internally with design and CAD technicians to ensure timely and accurate document and drawing preparation
  • Prepare proposals for project scope and fee
  • Client relationship management
  • Participate in Business Development (new business from existing clients)
  • Manage sub-consultants



  • Responsive, proactive, solutions-oriented professional, working collaboratively within a team environment
  • Follow and be responsive to project budgets and schedules; ability to identify departures from the project’s defined scope of work.
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD Civil 3D; Microsoft Office; and other standard industry software products
    Strong problem solving skills
  • Demonstrated design capabilities:
    • Site design, horizontal control, mass grading, detailed grading design experience
    • Domestic Water Systems modelling and design
    • Utilities design and storm drain system design skills
    • Drainage analysis
    • Hydraulics and Hydrology experience
    • Public improvements design skills, including coordination with grading, drainage, and utilities design, for site specific development or subdivision work
    • Roadway design, public and private
    • Interpretation of field survey data
  • Coordinate all design work with other team disciplines
  • Assist in proposal preparation via scope and fee development
  • Good written and verbal communication skills;
  • Ability to design, manage plan production by staff, and assist in production of construction documents, including plans, specifications, and quantity takeoffs.
  • Ability to work independently and productively under the supervision of and responsive to Group Director


  • BS in Civil Engineering
  • 8+ years of experience



  • PE Licensure in the State of Colorado


NV5 offers a complete and competitive benefit 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.