Registered Engineer (Geotechnical\Construction Quality Assurance)

Posted Date 1 month ago(2/1/2024 11:16 AM)
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NV5 (NASDAQ: NVEE) provides engineering and consulting services to public and private sectors, delivering solutions through five business verticals: Construction Quality Assurance, Infrastructure, Energy, Program Management, and Environmental. 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 seeking a highly skilled and experienced Geotechnical Registered Engineer to join our team. The successful candidate will be responsible for overseeing and managing geotechnical engineering and construction quality assurance (CQA) projects, ensuring the successful completion of all aspects of the projects from conception to completion. The Geotechnical\CQA Registered Engineer will collaborate with project teams, contractors, and clients to deliver high-quality and cost-effective solutions.  Key duties for this position involve:


  • Manage and oversee geotechnical engineering and CQA projects from initiation to completion.
  • Review project plans, schedules, and budgets, and ensure adherence to timelines and financial constraints.
  • Conduct regular site visits to monitor progress, address issues, and ensure compliance with specifications.
  • Perform geotechnical analysis and assessments to determine soil and rock properties.
  • Provide recommendations for foundation design, slope stability, and earth retention systems.
  • Conduct feasibility studies and prepare geotechnical reports.
  • Collaborate with multidisciplinary teams, including civil engineers, architects, and environmental specialists.
  • Communicate effectively with clients, contractors, and regulatory agencies to address project requirements and concerns.
  • Implement and oversee quality control measures to ensure the highest standards in geotechnical engineering practices.
  • Review and approve design documents, calculations, and reports.
  • Identify potential risks and challenges associated with geotechnical aspects of projects.
  • Develop and implement risk mitigation strategies.


  • Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering, Geotechnical Engineering, or a related field. Master's degree preferred.
  • Professional Engineer (PE) license is required.
  • 4+ years of experience in geotechnical engineering, with a focus on project management.
  • Proficient in geotechncal analysis software and other relevant engineering tools.
  • Strong knowledge of industry standards, codes, and regulations.



Work environment and physical demands of this position

The characteristics described below are representative of those encountered while performing the essential functions of this position. When properly requested and when feasible (without undue hardship to the organization), reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions.

  • This position will be subject to outside environmental conditions, including weather conditions such as wet and /or humid environments, extreme cold and/or heat, dusty and noisy work environments. 
  • Work will include be in the field site visits involving long-term standing and frequent walking as well as include common hazards at construction and project sites.
  • Must be able to carry, lift and push/pull up to 20 pounds frequently and up to 50 pounds occasionally.
  • Must be able to walk over rough and uneven terrain and be able to stand up to 8 hours a day on occasion.
  • Must have the ability to see, smell, hear, talk, climb, balance, stoop, kneel and twist, crouch, crawl, reach, grasp, sit, stand, and walk.

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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