• Senior Structural Engineer

    Job Locations US-CA-Sacramento
    Posted Date 1 month ago(12/18/2018 7:40 PM)
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  • Overview

    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.


    We currently have opening for a Senior Structural Engineer with some general civil experience in public works and land development projects in Sacramento, CA.


    • Demonstrate proficiency with structural analysis and behavior
    • Accurately complete engineering calculations
    • Have a general understanding of project budgets and schedules
    • Work efficiently to meet deadlines and complete projects within a given amount of time
    • Strong computer and written and verbal communication skills;
    • Strong problem solving skills
    • Independently prepares calculations, designs, and engineering reports for civil projects
    • Manages preparation of PS&E of civil projects
    • Manages planning and pre-engineering transportation projects
    • Performs constructability reviews of designs
    • Conduct calculation checks and peer review of deliverables
    • Provides training and support to junior engineering staff
    • Performs as project manager in project delivery including task management and planning, scheduling, coordination of detailed phases of the engineering work
    • Directly interacts with clients including making technical presentations, participation in project meetings, and preparation of response letters to client requests for information
    • Participate in marketing efforts with existing and new clients including preparation of proposals, client visitation, and participation in presentations
    • Design different types of bridges (cast-in-place reinforced concrete and post-tensioned concrete slabs and box girders, precast slabs and I-Girders)
    • Design different types of retaining walls and screen walls, foundation slabs and underground structures, as well as other specialty steel structures for conduit supports, etc…
      Mentor and teach younger staff
      Manage some projects
      Prepare scopes of work with estimated hours to complete the project
      Perform on-site inspections
      Meet with clients
      Assist with proposals and interviews


    • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering with emphasis in structures
    • Current California PE, SE is a plus.
    • Minimum 8-10 years of relevant engineering experience in general civil with a focus on transportation discipline area, ensuring technical competence and compliance with all current codes and criteria.
    • Project management experience working on complex projects with multi-discipline staff.
    • Ability to work effectively in teams under budget and schedule constraints
    • Must have strong written and verbal communication skills.
    • Proficiency in AutoCAD/Civil 3D preferred
      Successful candidate must have a minimum of 5 years’ experience performing the above duties with increased responsibilities. Direct Caltrans Bridge experience, or experience working on projects requiring Caltrans oversight is a plus.
    • Must have strong design and computer skills, enjoy self-directed learning, have an enthusiastic and energetic attitude towards solving engineering problems, and take pride in their role in producing high quality deliverables for clients.


    NV5 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.



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