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Job Description


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. Do you love bridges? The NV5 Meridian office has the position for you. We are seeking a Sr. Bridge Engineer with a minimum of ten (10) years of experience with strong technical and project management skills to become an integral part and lead our bridge design team.  Come be a part of a growing Pacific Northwest bridge team with the opportunity to be located in the ever-growing Treasure Valley of SW Idaho.  


  • Lead the Bridge Group for the Idaho Office. This will include mentoring bridge staff, staffing of bridge projects, quality control review, and business development
  • Build the bridge group by recruiting bridge engineers.
  • Essential team member responsible for the planning, administration, and design of small, medium, and potentially large size structural projects as part of a local team and across the Enterprise as part of a larger multi-disciplinary teams in various geographic locations in accordance with state and federal standards.
  • Work in cooperation with bridge staff in other offices to deliver PS&E contract documents on time and within the project budget for local agencies, federal agencies and state DOTs.
  • Responsible for designing structural components, report writing, development of plans, specifications and estimates, quality control and assurance activities.
  • Establish and maintain client relationships; ensure both client satisfaction and objectives are met.
  • Assist with marketing, writing proposals, winning work, maintaining, and developing key client relationships.
  • Participate in client-rich professional organizations and functions.



  • Bachelors of Science in Civil Engineering required. Master’s Degree in Structural Engineering preferred.
  • Idaho Professional Engineer (PE) required or the ability to obtain through reciprocity; PE licenses in other states a plus.
  • Structural Engineer (SE) certification preferred.
  • Minimum of 10 years engineering experience as a bridge engineer performing design and plan preparation tasks including report writing, structural analysis, seismic analysis and design, quantity calculation, construction support services
  • Bridge design experience on Idaho Transportation Department (ITD) projects a plus.
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience managing tasks, projects, and professional staff.
  • Possess a proven history of meeting project deadlines and budgets.
  • Familiarity with engineering software packages such as Midas Civil, LEAP Bridge Enterprise, L-Pile, LEAP Bridge Steel, and MathCAD a plus.
  • Proficiency with MicroStation (ORD a plus) and Civil3D
  • Advanced understanding of seismic design principles and non-linear analysis techniques
  • Strong understanding of structural behavior and mechanics of materials.
  • Independently and accurately completing engineering calculations for reinforced and prestressed concrete and steel structures. Familiarity with timber and masonry design a plus.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office software applications (including MS Project)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Experience developing bridge plans (coordinating markups with CADD technicians), assembling/ writing specifications, and developing quantities and cost estimates.


Because we are committed to team success, you will work with a dynamic group of other engineering disciplines in the delivery of most projects. Our teams are structured to encourage interaction and innovation in delivery of final plans, construction specifications, engineering estimates and related project documentation.NV5 offers a competitive compensation and benefits package including medical, dental, life insurance, PTO, 401(k) and professional development/advancement opportunities.At NV5 we emphasize two-way mentoring.  Senior team members expect proactive communication when questions arise and for you to perform detailed and timely work. Senior staff will provide the necessary design guidance and mentoring to help you exceed your career goals.  You will be given challenging, yet achievable tasks that will keep you energized and provide a great sense of accomplishment.  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.#INDHPApply for this job onlineEmail this job to a friendShare on your newsfeed