Senior Environmental Engineer

Posted Date 1 month ago(10/28/2022 1:07 PM)
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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.


We are seeking a Senior Environmental Engineer/Senior Project Manager to join our team of site assessment and remediation experts. This leadership position is a seller-doer responsible for leading growth, developing client relationships, managing teams, and serving as a senior technical expert. The team works to serve our existing and rapidly growing client base in multiple sectors; including industrial clients (i.e.: aerospace, manufacturing, food service, etc.), healthcare, biotech, schools and universities, development (real estate and construction), and municipal. This position is in our office located in Phoenix, Arizona.


You are qualified for this position if you are a proven technical expert and knowledgeable seller/doer with strong inter-personal communication skills. You have successfully led teams and managed client relationships resulting in growth. Your natural leadership style fosters trust and rapport with clients, regulators and your team. You are high-energy achievement oriented with an entrepreneurial spirit. You are a leader who excels in a collaborative team environment of like-minded experts and are recognized by your peers for the ability to interpret technical and analytical data and present it in a clear concise and understandable reports and graphics for clients (the layperson). You will promote our brand and build business through interaction with prospects and clients, high quality work, publications, and technical presentations.


Key Responsibilities will include:

  • Growing client relationships through consultative technical sales to develop projects and drive business growth
  • Conducting contaminated site assessment/remediation; hydrogeology; and environmental risk management studies and services
  • Directing and performing field studies, data gathering and sampling activities at sites including soil and groundwater sampling, groundwater flow and hydrogeological data evaluation, chemical data and contaminant fate and transport evaluation, well installation, aquifer testing, and groundwater monitoring, groundwater and soil remediation evaluation, environmental due diligence, regulatory compliance services, and permit acquisition.
  • Leading and mentoring technical staff to help them grow their careers as expert
  • Interfacing directly with clients to understand client needs and develop proposals, scope, costs, schedule and budgets.
  • Leading, preparing, directing and reviewing technical reports, proposals and cost estimates
  • Responsible for quality control review of proposals and reports written by others.



  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree from an accredited university in chemical/civil/environmental engineering or related engineering field and at least 15+ years of demonstrated consulting experience.

Required Skills and Experience

  • Operational knowledge of computer databases and office programs (MS Access, MS Excel, MS Word).
  • Strong oral and written communication skills; ability to prepare reports and proposals.
  • Excellent writing and analytical skills a must.
  • Project team management oversight and leadership ability.

Licenses and Certifications

  • A Professional Engineering (PE) Registration in Arizona or a registration in Geology is REQUIRED.
  • OSHA 40-hour HAZWOPER Certification.

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. #INDHP


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