Green Infrastructure Team Leader

Posted Date 1 month ago(6/12/2024 11:46 AM)
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NV5 is a provider of professional and technical engineering, landscape architecture, and consulting solutions to public and private sector clients in the infrastructure, energy, construction, program management and environmental markets. 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 seek passionate, driven individuals to join our team focused on Delivering Solutions and Improving Lives. NV5 has been recognized as a Fortune 100 Fastest Growing Company every year since 2017.


Our green infrastructure and resiliency team is growing! This position offers a terrific opportunity for career growth, and to work within a core group of team leaders who are focused on building the best team of professionals focused on improving our communities through design.


NV5's Philadelphia office includes a diverse and talented team of civil engineers, landscape architects, urban designers, and planners who work in a unique studio environment which fosters frequent collaboration between disciplines. Our employees are passionate about improving the quality of life for communities through planning and design. Our project portfolio includes the new Delaware River Trail on the east side of Philadelphia, many public parks throughout the city and region, green stormwater projects throughout Philadelphia and the mid-Atlantic region, the Camden County LINK trail, Essex-Hudson Greenway, and many other exciting public projects within the region.


Our Philadelphia office is conveniently located in Center City Philadelphia, blocks away from City Hall and all SEPTA and PATCO rail lines.  Our employees are active volunteers in our communities, and we are proud to be selected as a “Bike-Phriendly" business by the Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia.


We are seeking a Civil Engineer with Green Infrastructure expertise to lead and grow our green infrastructure and resiliency focused practice in the region. In addition, the ideal candiate would offer support for other projects involving site planning and design needs for our projects led by our landscape architecture and active transportation engineering teams in our Philadelphia office.


The position will focus mainly on the design of public spaces, including parks, trails, and green stormwater infrastructure. The ideal candidate, however, should also have an interest and willingness to help our office grow with private sector clients who are aligned with our belief that communities should be planned and designed sustainably, holistically, and equitably.


The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to, assisting our Philadelphia office in the following ways:   

  • Management of a compact team of engineering designers with a focus on growing from this core team.
  • Management of design projects focused on green infrasture design for the Philadelphia Water Department and other clients
  • Overseeing planning and conceptual design studies which include high-level analysis, writing of technical reports, and presentations.
  • Overseeing the progression of design from the schematic level to final construction documentation
  • Performing technical reviews of deliverables, including design drawings, calculations, cost estimates, specifications, design reports, and permit application packages
  • Project management duties include budgeting, workload projections, tracking schedules, and invoicing.
  • Collaboration with landscape architects, transportation engineers, and other technical experts in surveying, geotechnical engineering, structural engineering, and environmental sciences.
  • Coordination with internal project team members within the Philadelphia office and possibly across several regional NV5 offices, as well as subconsultants, public agencies, clients, participation in project meetings, and assisting other teams in the office as needed.
  • Business development, including strategy, professional networking, meeting with potential clients, proposal writing. The ideal candidate will help continue growing a team alongside other dynamic leaders passionate about improving our communities through planning and design.


  • P.E. License
  • BS or MS in Civil Engineering
  • At least 10 years with relevant design experience
  • Project management experience
  • Proficient in the necessary software and modeling programs
  • Strong interest in a multi-disciplinary and collaborative approach to design
  • Strong written and verbal communication abilities



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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