Senior Engineer

Senior Engineer

10775 Pioneer Trail #213
(530) 587-5156
About NV5

Purpose of Position:

NV5 Truckee is looking for a Senior Engineer to manage geotechnical engineering investigations, perform engineering design, and manage construction materials testing and special inspections. The person must possess skills in problem solving, critical thinking, and must be steadfast in the execution of assigned duties.

Essential Job Functions/Responsibilities: Duties may include but are not limited to the following:

  • Developing the scope of geotechnical investigation and preparing proposals.
  • Understanding client objectives, code requirements and industry standards.
  • Supervising the work of engineering/geology staff and field technicians.
  • Review project plans and specifications and prepare construction materials testing and inspection proposals.
  • Maintaining client relationships and creating new project opportunities.
  • Direct, review and monitor work performed by the materials testing and inspection technicians.
  • Project management: Manage projects from inception through completion and have primary responsibility for managing client expectations and ensuring that delivery meets expectations. Manage projects to meet client expectations for technical excellence, budget and schedule.
  • Position may require travel to work with other NV5 office locations.

Education, Experience, and Skills:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering or a Master’s Degree in Geotechnical Engineering is preferred.
  • A minimum of 4 years of relevant experience as a Registered PE.
  • Experience in geotechnical engineering investigation, design, and Construction Quality Assurance (CQA).
  • Must have valid driver’s license and an insurable driving record.


  • Registered Civil Engineer (PE) in California.

The pay range for this California position is $90,000.00 – $120,000.00 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 (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 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, 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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