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Senior Civil Engineers

NCE | Engineering & Environmental Service
Reno, Nevada (US)
$110,000 to $125,000 annually
Closing date
Feb 1, 2024

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Planning & Development, Transportation Engineering
Position Type
Engineer, Senior Engineer
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Senior Civil Engineer

NCE is looking for energetic and motivated Senior Civil Engineers to join the talented and diverse infrastructure group in Northern Nevada. We get the satisfaction of improving our communities, designing safer and more reliable roadways, improving multi-modal access for bicycles and pedestrians, improving access for people with disabilities, incorporating green infrastructure, improving water quality, and utilizing sustainable materials. Our work includes infrastructure projects throughout the region such as complete streets, pathways, park and recreation areas, creeks and ecological restoration, utilities, stormwater and drainage, water quality, green infrastructure, and many more.

With NCE, Senior Civil Engineers are encouraged and supported to innovate, investigate, discover, and learn. NCE fosters a collaborative work environment and encourages sharing of knowledge, experiences, and new and creative ideas. Through this role, you can continue to grow your skillsets and advance your career.

The responsibilities of the Senior Civil Engineer will include managing and coordinating projects of varying size and complexity. More specifically:

  • Managing projects to meet or exceed client requirements and expectations.
  • Identifying and pursuing new business opportunities.
  • Developing written project scopes and proposals and participating in project interviews.
  • Managing the allocation of resources to complete assigned projects.
  • Developing and maintaining ongoing positive relationships with clients through proactive communication and timely responsiveness to our clients’ needs and wants.
  • Independently evaluating, selecting, and applying standard techniques, procedures, and criteria to carry out technical tasks, field tasks, studies, and analysis with ongoing review, coaching, and interaction with their team.
  • Preparing and generating plans, specifications, engineer’s estimates (PS&E).
  • Reviewing field reports prepared by staff specialists.
  • Providing guidance to office and field personnel.
  • Organizing field work and assigning tasks to staff specialists.
  • Assembling, reviewing, and evaluating complex data. Integrating data evaluations prepared by staff specialists.
  • Providing technical guidance and mentoring to project team members.
  • Reviewing engineering work completed by others.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering.
  • 15 years of progressive civil engineering experience.
  • Nevada Professional Engineer (P.E.) license or ability to obtain reciprocity within the first 6 months of employment.
  • Experience using AutoCAD and Civil 3D.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 18-20 years of progressive civil engineering experience.
  • Civil engineering and project management experience with transportation and utility projects.
  • Experience with marketing, proposal writing, and job development.
  • Experience with regulatory agencies, including federally/state funded projects and associated documentation.

Salary Range is $110,000 to $125,000 annually.

Compensation and Benefits

NCE offers competitive salaries, flexible work environments, bonus programs, relocation assistance and a robust benefits package including company-paid holidays, personal time off (PTO), compensatory time accrual, participation in NCE’s 401(k) plan, comprehensive firm paid health benefits (medical, vision, and dental), life insurance, and short- and long-term disability. NCE pays professional membership fees to support personal professional development.

About the Firm

NCE is a multi-disciplinary engineering and environmental services firm that collaboratively works with our clients to ensure successful outcomes. Founded in 1990, NCE has successfully delivered our consulting services for more than 30 years. NCE is committed to providing innovative and value driven services that give our clients confidence in the work we perform. NCE is nationally recognized, but locally focused with our engineers, scientist and planners addressing the infrastructure, regulatory, and resources challenges facing our communities today and in the future. NCE has 125+ professionals across 7 offices in California, Nevada, and Arizona, therefore our Team has an excellent understanding and awareness of the priorities and challenges facing our communities. Working with both public and private sector clients, NCE provides innovative thinking and delivers accurate technical solutions through the following service lines:

  • Infrastructure Engineering
  • Water Resources
  • Asset Management
  • Pavement & Materials Engineering
  • Environmental
  • Landscape Architecture

To learn more about the firm, our team and NCE’s service line please visit

Qualified candidates should apply now! 

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