Civil Engineer - Development Services

Posted Date 1 month ago(8/23/2022 2:04 PM)
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Do you love Development Services, and more specifically those services that involve being a part of smart growth associated with Residential, Multi-Family, Commercial, Industrial and Education site development and improvements? The NV5 Meridian office has the position for you.

We are seeking a Civil PE to become an integral part of our Development Services design team.  Come be a part of a growing Pacific Northwest NV5 team with the opportunity to be located in the fabulous Treasure Valley of SW Idaho.

Candidate should have an educational background in general civil engineering design. Candidate will work on a variety of development related projects across Idaho and the Pacific NW. Anticipated projects include site development design and CADD drafting to support new residential subdivisions, multi-family, commercial and industrial development sites, and educational facilities.



  • 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.


  • Must be proficient with Autodesk Civil3D (MicroStation a bonus).
  • Experience with GIS and ESRI software a plus.
  • 3D modeling experience a plus.
  • A working knowledge of Microsoft products such as Word and Excel.
  • Knowledge of construction plans including plan and profile development, grading and drainage.
  • Knowledge of principals of design and construction for utilities, infrastructure, and roads.
  • Ability to independently perform assignments with generalized instruction from professional staff.
  • Demonstrated interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated effective written and oral communication skills.
  • Demonstrates “best practices” techniques and a willingness to learn.
  • Attendance, punctuality and reliability required.



  • 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 3 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.
  • Ability to effectively communicate with peers, co-workers, clients, customer, and the public.
  • Candidate must possess a valid Driver’s License; must be able to meet company insurability requirements. 

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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