Project Engineer - Civil

Posted Date 3 weeks ago(11/6/2020 11:35 AM)
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WHPacific, an NV5 company, has a need for a Project Engineer.

NV5 is a provider of engineering and consulting services to public and private sector clients, delivering solutions through six business verticals: Testing, Inspection & Consulting; Infrastructure; Utility Services; Environmental Health Sciences; Buildings & Program Management; and Geospatial Technology. With offices nationwide and abroad, NV5 helps clients plan, design, build, test, certify, and operate projects that improve the communities where we live and work.


As engineers, architects, construction/program managers, environmental professionals and beyond, we play a significant role in shaping our communities through the services we provide. We are looking for passionate, driven individuals to join our team focused on Delivering Solutions and Improving Lives.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  


  • The successful candidate will plan, administer and design small to medium size land development projects to include a mix of Residential, Commercial and Industrial.
  • Perform a variety of Civil Engineering projects with emphasis on site development projects, including design of site grading, utilities, storm drainage facilities, roadways, trails, and other related items.
  • Manage design staff as lead engineer on project tasks.
  • May require visits with clients and project job sites.
  • Aid in proposal preparation, detailing scope of services and overall budgets.
  • Establish and maintain client relationships; ensure client satisfaction; ensure client objectives are met.
  • Responsible for marketing, writing proposals, winning work, maintaining and developing key client relationships.
  • Participate in client-rich professional organizations and functions.
  • Train and mentor young professionals.
  • Excellent communications skills.


  • BSCE required
  • ID PE required – or must possess current PE with ability to obtain ID PE within 6 months; licenses in other states a plus.
  • Minimum of 4 years’ experience required with a background in residential land development, including a combination of roadway, earthworks, water, sewer, storm water, and technical report writing; multi-disciplined civil experience is a plus, (i.e. mixture of transportation, residential, commercial and industrial development, and hydrology).
  • A minimum of 1-year experience managing tasks, small projects and professional staff required.
  • Experience with AutoCAD, Civil 3D (2016 or newer preferred), and MS software applications.
  • 3D modeling experience a plus.
  • Must possess a proven history of meeting project deadlines and budgets.
  • Demonstrated skills developing relationships with clients is a plus.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with clients, staff and management.
  • Adaptability and ability to respond quickly and accurately under pressure.
  • Candidate must possess a valid Idaho State Driver’s License; must be able to meet company insurability requirements. 

The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Prolonged sitting or standing for long periods of time
  • Dealing effectively and reasonably with stress in the workplace without lost time or undue strain.
  • Frequently required to sit and talk or listen.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus
  • Walk on uneven surfaces, bend, squat, climb stairs, and sit for extended periods of time
  • Work at a computer terminal for extended periods of time, answer telephones
  • Lift and carry 20 pounds frequently, as needed.
  • Frequent walking.
  • Frequent bending, stooping, reaching, pushing and pulling.
  • Frequent rapid mental/hand/eye coordination and manual dexterity.
  • Usual office environment.  

NV5 offers a competitive compensation and benefits package including medical, dental, life insurance, PTO, 401(k) and professional development/advancement opportunities.


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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