Engineer II at NV5 in San Diego, California

Posted in Other 4 days ago.

Job Description:

Engineer II

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US-CA-San Diego
Regular Full-Time


NV5 (NASDAQ: NVEE) is a provider of engineering and consulting services to public and private sector clients, delivering solutions through six business verticals: Testing, Inspection & Consulting; Infrastructure; Utility Services; Environmental Health Sciences; Buildings & Program Management; and Geospatial Technology. 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 onDelivering Solutions and Improving Lives.


    Continue learning the best practices to be a responsive, proactive, solutions-oriented professional, working collaboratively within a team environment
    * Follow and be responsive to budgets and schedules; continue learning to identify departures or issues early to meet client expectations for technical excellence, budget and schedule
    * Use prescribed methods to perform specific and limited portions of broader projects, including the input of data into pre-written programs, running reports or calculations, performing technical analysis, designing portions of a project and preparing drawings of designs
    * Continue learning best practices in coordinating all design work with other team disciplines
    * Increase proficiency in relevant applications, such as Revit, AutoCAD, AutoCAD Civil3D, Revit, AutoCAD Electrical Design Suite; MicroStation with Substation or Plant add-in, ETAP, SKM, MFAD, LPILE, or Cymcap, as well as business operations applications including Microsoft Office
    * Continue learning to design and manage plan production by staff, and assist in production of construction documents, including plans, specifications, calculations, and quantity takeoffs
    * Provide quality assurance checks on drawing packages and calculations prepared by others
    * Interpret and apply client, company, and field standards as needed
    * Increase knowledge of relevant local codes and industry standards
    * Increase knowledge of appropriate electrical, building mechanical, and plumbing systems
    * Exposure to working in teams on many different types of
    * projects that develop service line expertise:
    * Gas Engineering
    * Electrical Engineering
    * Civil Engineering
    * Structural Engineering
    * Civil engineering roles will be responsible for learning design capabilities such as:
    * Site design, horizontal control, mass grading, detailed grading design experience
    * Utilities design and storm drain system design skills
    * Drainage analysis
    * Public improvements design skills, including coordination with grading, drainage, and utilities design, for site specific development or subdivision work
    * Roadway design, public and private
    * Interpretation of field survey data


* Positive attitude, ability to work collaboratively with others
* Valid driver's license
* PE
* Bachelor's degree in relevant field such as Engineering, Civil Engineering,, Structural Engineering or Construction Management
* Good verbal and written communication skills
* Strong problem-solving skills
* 2-5 years' experience in an appropriate utility engineering role, or in consulting engineering or utility design
* Proficient in using Microsoft Office, with ability to use Primavera P6 or Microsoft Project scheduling software

Desired Qualifications:
* PE or SE certification in at least one state, based on specialty area
* Proficiency with appropriate software applications, such as Revit, AutoCAD, AutoCAD Civil 3D, AutoCAD Electrical Design Suite, Plant 3D, MicroStation with Substation or Plant add-in, ETAP, SKM, MFAD, LPILE, or Cymcap, as well some knowledge of PLS-CADD for appropriate electrical roles
* At least 1 year of experience in public utility-related work
* Master's degree in in appropriate field, such as Mechanical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or Business Administration, based on specialty area
* For gas roles, a technical background in materials, machine design, structures, fluids, or thermodynamics is preferred
* Some knowledge of Primavera P6 or Microsoft Project scheduling software
* For electrical roles, 3+ years of experience, including direct design, drawing preparation, technical calculations, and construction support in the electrical field

* Evaluation is, in part, based on the timely and accurate completion of assigned work
* Attends in-house seminars and educational opportunities outside of the offices

Physical Demands:
* This position requires sitting for extensive periods of time
* Must be able to visually interpret complex drawings

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.