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Senior Geotechnical Engineer 

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Senior Geotechnical Engineer


NV5 is looking for a Senior Geotechnical Engineer to manage geotechnical engineering investigations, perform engineering design, and oversee construction testing. We are located in beautiful Nevada City, California, in the foothills between Sacramento and Tahoe. We collaborate with other NV5 geotechnical engineering groups from San Diego to Sacramento to Portland.


The Senior Geotechnical Engineer is an experienced, licensed professional that is responsible for:


Developing the scope of geotechnical investigation and preparing proposals.

Understanding client objectives, code requirements and industry standards.

Supervising the work of engineering staff and field technicians.

Maintaining client relationships.

Managing project technical and financial performance.




Bachelor’s degree in Civil or Geotechnical Engineering, Geology or equivalent

4 or more years experience in geotechnical engineering investigation, design and/or Construction Quality Assurance (CQA)

Insurable driving record

Valid CA Driver's License




Professional engineering license, Civil Engineer (CE)

Geotechnical Engineer (GE) title is a plus


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.