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.

Qualifications (Must Have):

  • 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.

Qualifications (Nice to Have):

  • 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.

Qualified candidates should submit their resume and cover letter below. For questions regarding your application please email