Civil Design Engineer

Posted Date 1 week ago(11/20/2023 3:27 PM)
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US-CA-San Diego
Regular Full-Time


Our Civil Design Engineers are goal-oriented who support our Power Delivery clients. They contribute to teams in the delivery of preparation of site plans and engineering studies for public and private development projects. Typical tasks include horizontal and vertical layout, grading, drainage/stormwater management design, and utility design.


NV5’s Power Delivery Group is ranked 12th in the 2022 ENR Power sector, and we continue to grow. If you would like to join this growth, in our San Diego, CA office, and support power utility projects completing site development & design work for various utilities in multiple states, we would love the chance to explore our Civil Design Engineer opportunity with you.

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 our Civil Design Engineer, you will also:

  • The successful candidate will plan, administer and design small to medium size site civil or transportation projects
  • Perform roadway and/or traffic design tasks as a member of design team for local, arterial, and interstate roadways
  • Manage design staff as lead engineer on project tasks
  • 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


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering or related field.
  • Master’s Degree in Civil Engineering or related field. (Preferred)
  • Professional Engineering (PE) license in the state of California, or ability to obtain reciprocity within 6-months of starting at NV5.
  • AutoCAD Civil 3D 2022 & MicroStation Connect version and Open Roads Civil package proficiency is a must.
  • 5+ years of Civil Design Engineering experience within Power delivery/utilities projects or other related design projects.

Please note that this role can be based full-time remote.


The pay range for this California position is $90,000.00- $120,000.00 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 California Senate Bill 1162. 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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