Resident Engineer

Posted Date 2 months ago(5/17/2024 2:57 PM)
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US-CA-San Diego
Regular Full-Time


Ideal candidates will have previous experience in public capital projects particularly in the water/wastewater pipeline and facility fields, assisting project / construction management professionals to oversee construction contractors and to collaborate with project delivery teams for the successful completion of public infrastructure and facilities. Strong written and verbal communications skills and Knowledge of, and ability to interpret, engineered construction plans and details, technical specifications, contract requirements, engineering drawings, are critical requirements of the position. Competency in cost estimating and scheduling is desirable.


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.


  • Responsibilities will include assisting to observe that the work is completed in general accordance with the drawings and specifications, daily field reporting, tracking contractor's installed quantities, witnessing tests, documenting test results and serving as liaison between engineer and contractor.
  • Review, logging and processing of Requests for Information (RFIs), submittals, change order proposals, Critical Path Method Schedules, general correspondence, payment applications, and other related construction administration activities.
  • Typical projects involve the construction of public infrastructure and facilities using various construction methods.
  • Qualified candidates may work on one or more projects simultaneously.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering and/or Construction Management related coursework / certifications, EIT and/or CMIT preferred. Other related degrees and/or educational achievements may be considered with relevant experience.
  • 10 plus years in the Construction field or Project / Construction Management Services
  • Familiarization with local municipalities
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Word, Excel and Outlook
  • CPM scheduling and cost estimating desirable.

The pay range for this California position is $57.69- $72.12 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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