Project Manager I - Distribution

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Project Manager I - Distribution

San Diego, CA
Full Time
  • Responsibilities


    NV5 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 on Delivering Solutions and Improving Lives.

    A Project Manager contributes to oversight of the design and construction of Power Delivery projects. Works with team to secure, manage, and deliver projects from new and existing clients. Candidates are expected to have a level of leadership experience, demonstrate ability to understand engineering concepts applicable to the job area, and be interested in continuous learning. Experience in public utility design and construction, as well as experience with business management are desired.


    • Manages scope, schedule, and budget of individual projects

    • Works with matrixed team to provide tasks and deliverables on time

    • Provides clear direction of next steps when needed to design team

    • Monitors KPI's, critical path, issues management, etc.

    • Provides project analysis and metrics for individual projects

    • Primary point of contact for internal peers

    • Primary point of contact for client's internal work teams

    • Manages construction, procurement, invoice preparation, and project documentation

    • Continuously build and maintain a network of third-party consultants and vendors

    • Lead project acquisition efforts including identifying opportunities and working collaboratively with Marketing team in preparing bids and interviews for jobs

    • Demonstrate a working knowledge of client and industry standards related to design and construction

    • Create appropriate documentation for change orders

    • Demonstrate abilities to negotiate solutions to client concerns or project overages

  • Qualifications


    • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Construction Management, or relevant field, or equivalent training and experience

    • Master's degree in Engineering or related science, Business, or Organizational Management


    • At least 3 years of work in a relevant field and position

    • PE for Substation specialists

    • Strong skills in MS Office

    • Positive attitude, ability to work collaboratively

    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

    • Experience with scheduling software such as Microsoft Project and Primavera P6

    • Experience in public utility design and construction, natural gas pipelines, water/sewer infrastructure, or electric distribution overhead and underground infrastructure

    • Evaluation is based, in part on the timely, accurate completion of work


    • Working knowledge of client and industry design and construction standards desired


    • Valid CA driver's license

    • PMP Certification

    • EIT or PE License

    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.

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  • About Us

    NV5 is a leading provider of compliance, technology, and engineering consulting solutions for public and private sector clients supporting infrastructure, utility, and building assets and systems. We primarily focus on six business verticals: testing, inspection & consulting, infrastructure support services, utility services, building and program management, environmental health sciences, and geospatial technology services. NV5 operates out of more than 100 offices nationwide and abroad.