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Job Description


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 in offices throughout the U.S.

NV5 has a need for a full time entry level engineer (geotechnical focus) for its San Diego, CA location. The successful candidate will also be available to commute to NV5’s Irvine, CA location on an as-needed basis (estimated at 4 to 6 work days a month). Position responsibilities include the following


Coordination of field explorations

Field logging of soil and rock samples during field exploration programs

Contributes to studies, evaluations, modeling, assessments, and investigations for specific projects.

Prepares work plans, interprets data and test results, contributes to technical reports and may be responsible for other project components.

Aid project manager in coordinating laboratory testing programs.

Prepares project documentation, including reports and related documents.

Reviews field testing and observation practices and work products.


BS (MS preferred) in Civil or Geotechnical Engineering required;

2 to 4 years of relevant experience;

Proficient with MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and ability to learn commercial software applications;

Working knowledge of common geotechnical software programs such as APILE, LPILE, SHAFT, GEOSTUDIO

Strong verbal and written and communication skills;

Ability to work independently and as part of a team;

Overnight out of town travel and the ability to work outside normal business hours required;

Ability to work outdoors in varying weather conditions;

Routine lifting required: 40 to 50 lbs.

NV5 offers a complete and competitive benefits package:

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.