Project Manager– Remote Sensing and Geospatial Services

Posted Date 2 months ago(12/8/2022 11:20 AM)
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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.


NV5 delivers geospatial intelligence and analytics to help utilities deliver safe and reliable electric service ( The Project Manager (PM) is responsible for the oversight and successful completion of multiple concurrent projects, ensuring consistency with company strategy, commitments, and goals.  The PM will provide solutions to utility and energy clients while working with diverse and potentially remote project teams. The PM oversees all phases of remote sensing projects, and is responsible for project performance through effective management of project constraints, including scope, timeline, and budget.  The PM will report status updates to the PMO and stakeholders on a weekly basis, and conducts a retrospective at the close of the project to demonstrate potential process improvements and clearly outline constraint metrics.  The PM will also collaborate with other PMs at NV5 to maximize efficiencies and skillset utilization.


  • Project Management - Conduct or oversee all required tasks for the following project phases, working with all NV5 departments:
  • Initiation: Collect initial client requirements, identify assumptions, assess project feasibility, develop objectives, and project charter, engage  stakeholders
  • Planning: Create project portfolio, estimate costs and schedule, assist in business development and proposal process, develop PM plan, prepare procurement documents, hold kick off meeting
  • Executing: Create project documents, conduct procurement, supervise project work, implement changes, perform quality assurance and audits, manage, and evaluate project and team performance, conduct status meetings, maintain communication with stakeholders
  • Monitoring and Controlling: Track project financial performance (estimate-at-complete; cost variance analysis), perform quality control, maintain project information in pertinent database, verify scope, work closely with accounting, perform risk assessments and audits
  • Closing: Ensure final delivery of product to the client, seek feedback on the product and process, conduct project retrospective, communicate findings to Executive Team, update the lessons learned and process improvement database


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration, science, or engineering program
  • 2+ years’ experience as a PM
  • Experience in remote sensing, geospatial projects, or comparable technical projects

Preferred Qualifications

  • Project management degree/credential, or active pursuit of a PMP certification
  • Professional experience in the electric utility or energy sector.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • We are looking for individuals with the ability to be successful working independently, as well as in a team setting.
  • The ideal candidate is self-motivated with excellent decision making and problem solving abilities and strong attention to detail.  
  • Additionally, the ideal candidate must possess: Exceptional communication skills, ability to focus on the big picture, ability to prioritize changing needs

The pay range for this position is $85,000.00- $95,000.00 per year; based on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience of the candidate. NV5 Geospatial may provide restricted stock units, sign-on bonuses, stay bonuses, or relocation allowances as part of the compensation package. Medical, dental, and vision insurance are also offered to full-time employees, along with Flexible Spending Accounts and Health Savings Accounts, with employee and employer contributions. 3 weeks of Paid Time Off a year for full-time employees along with 9 paid holidays a year. More information regarding benefits can be found via hyperlink here. This information is provided per the salary transparency provisions of the Washington Equal Pay and Opportunities Act. Base pay information is based on market location. Applicants should apply via the NV5 careers site.


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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