Structural Engineer

Posted Date 3 weeks ago(1/14/2023 7:00 AM)
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US-NY-New York
Regular Full-Time


NV5 (NASDAQ: NVEE) 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 is seeking an energetic and proactive full-time Structural Engineer for our New York, NY office. This individual will provide engineering design assistance for projects that typically include bridge (steel plate girder, prestress concrete, segmental and cable), box culvert, walls, and bulkheads.  The ideal candidate will have some experience with Civil3D and/or MicroStation. The most frequent and essential work activities include:


  • Apply structural engineering and detailing techniques in the development of bridge designs
  • Work on projects that typically include the bridge (steel plate girder, prestress concrete, segmental and cable), box culvert, walls, and bulkheads
  • Select standard bridge engineering/design procedures and develop structural details using specialized software
  • Participate in bridge inspection, perform structural load calculations and assist with geometric layout and quantity development
  • Responsible for designing structural components, report writing, development of plans, specifications and estimates, quality control and assurance activities.
  • Quickly learn and apply technical mathematical concepts and engineering design skills, helping others learn them as well.
  • Perform other duties as needed   

Additionally the following experience are not required but would be considered a plus:

  • Building Design
  • Experience with Revit



  • Bachelor's degree
  • EIT
  • 2-5 Years Experience
  • Strong Understanding with engineering software packages such as  STAAD, MathCAD
  • Familiarity with any of these additional software packages considered a plus  OpenBridge Designer, ProjectWise, LRFD Simon, LEAP Bridge Concrete, Revit
  • Strong understanding and hands-on use of computers for structural layout and design
  • Strong proficiency with AutoCAD and/or Microstation
  • Good communication skills and willingness to work in a team environment
  • Independently and accurately completing engineering calculations for reinforced and prestressed concrete and steel structures.
  • Familiarity with timber and masonry design a plus.
  • Familiarity with building design a plus
  • Experience developing bridge plans (coordinating markups with CADD technicians), assembling/ writing specifications, and developing quantities and cost estimate

The pay range for this position in New York City is $65,000.00- $75,000.00 per year; however, base pay offered may be higher or lower depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience of the candidate. Restricted stock units may be provided as part of the compensation package, in addition to a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits, dependent on the position offered. This information is provided per the salary transparency provisions of the NYCHRL. Base pay information is based on market location. Applicants should apply via the NV5 careers site.



Work Environment and Physical Demands

The characteristics described below are representative of those encountered while performing the essential functions of this position. When properly requested and when feasible (without undue hardship to the organization), reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions.

  • Work will primarily be in the office setting with limited opportunities to be exposed to adverse environmental conditions.
  • Work will be primarily working with fingers by picking, pinching, typing and grasping often with repetitive motion.
  • Must have visual acuity for viewing a computer screen, the ability to talk, hear and sit for extended periods of time.
  • Must be able to carry, lift and push/pull up to 20 pounds frequently and up to 50 pounds occasionally.
  • Weekend and overtime work and/or overnight work and travel may be required.
  • Additional physical duties may be required as necessary.


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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