Senior Structural Engineer

Posted Date 1 month ago(1/24/2024 7:06 PM)
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# of Openings
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US-MN-Saint Paul
Regular Full-Time


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 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.


We have a great opportunity for a talented Structural Engineer to join the Building Technologies Group in our St. Paul, Minnesota office.

Our Structural Engineer performs assignments designed to develop professional engineering work, knowledge and abilities, and may work independently to evaluate, select, and apply standard engineering techniques, procedures, and criteria, using judgment in making minor adaptations and modifications.

Structural engineering assignments are related to structural building systems on industrial, commercial, and higher education projects. The successful candidate will be enthusiastic and interested in team building, client relationships, and continuous learning while applying a broad range of structural engineering and interpersonal skills.


Additional responsibilities include but may not be limited to the following:

  • Prepare construction documents and edit project specifications
  • Prepare structural design calculations for building structures and equipment supports
  • Prepare computer-based building models and analyses
  • Prepare design drawings and/or provide mark ups to drafting team or other project resources
  • Organize and maintain project files
  • Coordinate with other design professionals
  • Assist in performing structural assessments and evaluations of existing structures
  • Prepare written reports and respond to other engineer’s reports
  • Perform construction administration tasks
  • Travel to work-sites as needed or when required


We believe the following qualifications will lead to great success in this role:

  • Bachelor of Science in Civil/Structural Engineering with emphasis in Structures
  • 3 to10 years of relevant experience in a consulting engineering design environment
  • Ability to demonstrate good understanding of applicable engineering codes
  • Familiarity with design and analysis using various materials, including but not limited to:
  • steel, stainless steel, aluminum
  • concrete and precast concrete
  • masonry
  • timber
  • Proficiency with RISA 3D/RISA Floor/RISA Foundation or similar structural analysis and design software
  • Ability to prioritize work on multiple projects under budget and time constraints
  • Strong desire to learn and take on responsibility
  • Must be legally able to work in the US. Sponsorship is not available with this position


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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