Resident Engineer - Microtunneling

Posted Date 2 months ago(10/13/2023 3:55 PM)
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# of Openings
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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 currently seeking a full-time Resident Engineer with experience in infrastructure and microtunneling construction projects. Candidate must have microtunneling experience, a minimum of 5ft diameter using any MicroTunnel Boring Machine (MTBM), in last 10 years. The Resident Engineer will be responsible for managing the daily operations of the construction inspection team and overseeing the construction projects to ensure compliance with contract requirements. This includes ensuring compliance with plans, codes, and standards, tracking project progress, supervising construction activities, and collaborating with project teams, contractors, and other stakeholders. The candidate must be highly experienced, organized, detail-oriented, and possess excellent communication skills in order to ensure safety compliance during the construction of infrastructure.


  • Familiarity with the application of the Geotechnical Baseline Report (BGR) and Risk Registers in micro tunnels and underground construction in general.
  • Design and details of construction aspects of micro tunnels including MTBM capabilities and performance in this kind of ground conditions and navigating through an intermediate shaft.
  • Design and performance of the selected jacking pipes.
  • Design and detailed construction aspects of the types and depths of shafts, deep shaft.
  • Instrumentation and monitoring requirements and actions to be taken in response to monitored conditions for the protection of existing facilities/utilities.
  • Partial demolition and construction over large active sewers with extensive flow maintenance requirements.
  • Experienced in secant piles.



  • Bachelor’s degree from ABET/EAC accredited program in Civil Engineering
  • Professional Engineering (PE) License in NY
  • Experience on NY construction projects
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in the civil engineering/construction industry
  • Ability to read and interpret construction plans and specifications.
  • Excellent Decision-making abilities
  • Strong communication abilities




The pay range for this New York position is $187,200 to $228,800 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 in accordance with NY Senate Bill S1326. 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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