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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.


We are seeking a full-time Senior Geotechnical Engineer with 6+ years of experience in the field, to support our Geotechnical Engineer Division in our New York City office in Lower Manhattan. Our Geotechnical Division specializes in providing subsurface investigations, inspections and technical analyses, design and compliance with municipal regulations. This individual will have a key role in a broad range of projects for both our municipal and private sector clients. Responsibilities:

  • Developing scopes of work for use in proposals.
  • Reviewing engineering design analyses related to allowable bearing pressures, settlement analysis, deep foundation, liquefaction and site-specific seismic designs, slope stability, seepage analysis, and support of excavations.
  • Managing junior staff who perform oversight during subsurface explorations;
  • Reviewing engineering analyses performed by junior staff, including analyses for slope stability, settlement and consolidation, deep foundation design, support of excavation design, and soil liquefaction;
  • Preparing engineering reports, including the evaluation of collected field and laboratory results, in accordance with the NYC Building Code and other IBC-based codes;
  • Providing Special Inspection oversight for deep foundation testing and installation, subgrade inspection, controlled filling and in-place density testing, and installation of underpinning and support of excavation (SOE) systems.


  • A Baccalaureate degree in civil engineering (post-graduate education with a concentration in Geotechnical Engineering is a plus)
  • A current NYS Professional Engineering license (or ability to obtain reciprocity within 6 months of hire)
  • Candidates shall have good writing skills and analytical thinking
  • Ability to work in a collaborative setting on projects for public and private clients
  • Shall be required to demonstrate practical and progressive experience
  • OSHA 10-hour, 30-hour, or 40-hour training a plus
  • Experience with AutoCAD is required.
  • Knowledge and experience using geotechnical analysis programs, such as Slide, APile, LPile, All-Pile, WEAP, CivilTech Shoring Suite, Deep EX, PLAXIS, Shake 2000, and other advanced modelling programs a plus.

#LI-JC2 The pay range for this position in New York City is $110,000.00 to $140,000.00 per year; however, base pay offered may be higher or lower depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience of the candidate. This information is provided per the salary transparency provisions of the NYCHRL. Base pay information is based on market location. Applicants should apply via the NV5 careers site.  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.Apply for this job onlineEmail this job to a friendShare on your newsfeed