Junior Structural Engineer

Posted Date 1 month ago(10/21/2023 8:02 PM)
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Architecture and Engineering
Regular Full-Time


NV5 (NASDAQ: NVEE) is a provider of professional and technical engineering and consulting solutions to public and private sector clients in the infrastructure, energy, construction, program management and environmental markets. NV5 is an ENR Top 500 firm; we offer a full range of professional services in offices throughout the U.S.


NV5 has a need for a Junior Structural Engineer to join our Structural Department in our Parsippany, NJ office. We seek motivated candidates with 2+ years of structural design experience, with an emphasis on bridges and retaining walls. Engineers at this level leverage their experience to design portions of projects with increasing complexity, as assigned. Junior Engineer works under the direction of a Senior Engineer in developing construction-ready documents and plans for bidding, permitting, construction, and cost-estimating activities. The designer performs activities for structural design by following client, NV5, and industry standards, specifically working within AutoCAD, Civil 3D, MicroStation, OpenBridge and/or other applicable design applications for multiple clients including New Jersey Department of Transportation, (NJDOT), New Jersey Turnpike Authority (NJTA), Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (PANYNJ). This position will support multiple projects within the Parsippany and nearby offices and may require occasional travel.


Work under the supervision and mentoring of Supervising and Project Manager level engineering staff on project tasks such as;

  • Collaborate with multidiscipline design engineers and technician. Work under the direction of lead designers and design supervisors.
  • Display an ability to use computer-aided drafting tools such as AutoCAD, Civil 3D, MicroStation, and OpenBridge, as well as technical handbooks, tables, and analytic tools to create relevant drawings and 3D models.
  • Collaborate with other staff members to resolve problems to improve delivery of prompt, accurate construction documents and other deliverables.
  • Prepare increasingly complex deliverables in a professional and organized manner, including completing drawings accurately and in conformance with the applicable standards and regulations.
  • Manage and maintain design records and files.
  • Complete as-built drawings.
  • Specify portions of the engineering system from catalogs or other resources.
  • Participation in professional organizations and technical societies.


  • Bachelor’s Degree or Technical Equivalent Degree in Structural Engineering or relevant field.
  • At least 2 years of relevant CADD software. Direct design and drafting work strongly preferred.
  • Knowledge of relevant standards for design and construction preferably in the New Jersey market.
  • Working knowledge of structural design practices desired

NV5 offers a competitive compensation and benefits package including medical, dental, life insurance, PTO, 401(k) and professional development/advancement opportunities. NV5’s Parsippany, New Jersey office operates on a four-day workweek (38 hours/week).



The pay range for this position is $75,000.00 - $80,000.00 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.


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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