Project Engineer/Project Manager – Utility Engineering

Posted Date 2 months ago(5/22/2024 4:34 PM)
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US-NY-New York
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.


We are seeking Engineers who will work on New York City utility infrastructure design projects at our office in Lower Manhattan. NV5’s New York City Office operates on a four-day work week.


The Utility Engineer will apply their knowledge of civil engineering to manage clients such as Con Edison and Verizon in evaluating subsurface interferences with their facilities on capital infrastructure projects in the NYC area. Responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

  • Managing scope, schedule, and budget for utility infrastructure projects
  • Building strong client relationships and being the main point of contact to a variety of utility clients
  • Attending in-person, field and on-line meetings with clients to provide administrative support and engineering guidance to resolve utility interferences.
  • Leading a team to perform record research, including utility plates, NYCTA Subway records, etc.
  • Reviewing and assisting with development of catch basin and watermain designs and alignments to avoid utility interferences.
  • Studies, overseeing the development of technical drawings, preparation of estimates of quantities and writing specifications.
  • Coordinating field work for data gathering, test pit inspection, surveys and construction observations
  • Overseeing the preparation of support drawings, conduit plans, overlay of private utility facilities on NYC Construction Plans
  • Working effectively with project teams, clients, and all other stakeholders
  • Responsible for quality control of tasks
  • Assisting with proposals and business development


A Baccalaureate degree in civil engineering from an accredited college.

  • Minimum of 4 years’ experience infrastructure engineering design in NYC
  • Experience working for clients such as private utility companies or NYC Agencies
  • Knowledge of CAD (AutoCAD especially)
  • Knowledge of Civil3D, (a plus)
  • Knowledge of Microstation, (a plus)
  • Detailed oriented, excellent writing skills



  • EIT required
  • PE preferred or the ability to obtain with 1 year




For us, helping you grow your career at NV5 is good business. Just as our clients require solutions tailored to meet their individual needs, so does our staff. NV5's benefits plan is designed to provide you the choice and flexibility to fit your individual needs.

NV5 offers a competitive compensation and benefits package including medical, dental, life insurance, PTO, 401(k) and professional development/advancement opportunities.


Compensation: $84,000.00 - $120,000.00 


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 in accordance with NY Senate Bill S1326. 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, creed, citizenship status, ancestry, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, 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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