Substation Structural Engineer

Posted Date 3 weeks ago(11/9/2023 2:58 PM)
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Job Locations
US-CA-San Diego | US-PA-Phoenixville
Regular Full-Time


We are seeking a Structural Engineer II (E2) to join our Substation Structural Team within our Power Delivery Group. This role will be based in our San Diego, CA or Phoenixville, PA office. This role will begin as in-office but can progress to remote/hybrid as the employee becomes more integrated with the team.
Our Structural Engineers are expected to work collaboratively within a team environment to meet the needs of our clients. They contribute to the analysis and design of all structural elements within the substation, including steel structures, foundations, and anchorage. They also contribute to the design of transmission line steel lattice towers, steel poles, and foundations. They are expected to be responsive, proactive, and solution oriented.


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.


  • Collaborate with teams of engineers, designers, and drafters to complete project deliverables.
  • Coordinate design work with other engineering disciplines.
  • Meet client expectations for budget and schedule while delivering a quality product.
  • Increase proficiency in relevant design, modeling, and analysis software applications such as RISA, FAD Tools, LPile, Mathcad, PLS software suite, and AutoCAD.
  • Increase knowledge of local codes and industry standards.
  • Assist with budget estimates and write-ups for proposals.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil or Structural Engineering.
  • Master’s degree in Civil or Structural Engineering. (Preferred)
  • EIT Certificate (Preferred).
  • 3+ years of structural design engineering experience within substation, transmission, bridges, or buildings design experience.
  • Experience with at least one of the following: RISA, MathCAD, and/or PLS software suite

The pay range for this California position is $75,000.00- $105,000.00 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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