Ashley & Vance Engineering, Inc. is seeking a highly talented, motivated individual to join our team as a Principal Civil Engineer to manage and grow our Civil Engineering branch in Reno. We are a team-based, growing consulting engineering firm that employs over 80 people in seven branch offices throughout the western United States. Our people are creative, energetic, and forward-thinking. Our offices collaborate and interact, sharing efforts and experience, while operating as integral part of each local community. We passionately believe that our people are our brand, and are looking for an experienced, self-motivated individual who has a passion for engineering, mentorship, team building and client relationships who can contribute to our culture and expand the civil engineering services for our Reno office location.

This is a unique, ground-floor opportunity to manage and expand our civil engineering services throughout the Reno/Tahoe area. We are a well-established firm with deep local connections and support from team members in our other offices. For our Principal Engineers, no role is too humble or too grand; they are intimately involved in everything: pursuing new opportunities, building and maintaining client relationships, managing and mentoring team members, overseeing project teams, and handling day-to-day operations at the office. We are proud of our commitment to each individual team member’s development and our strong mentorship culture. We are looking for someone with creativity, excellent interpersonal skills, and a proven ability to lead.

Our ideal candidate has a 10+ years experience, a Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering, and has obtained their PE certification. Candidates should also have experience with grading and drainage designs, water and sewer systems, hydrology reports, stormwater management (SWM) and knowledge of SWM requirements in local municipalities. Experience with AutoCAD Civil 3D, and hydrology software is preferred.

We are pleased to offer the following benefits to the right person:

  • Competitive salary
  • Flexible work schedule
  • Annual reviews to evaluate mastery of skills and responsibilities
  • 100% medical coverage on select HSA plans
  • 100% Vision and Dental on select plans
  • 401(k) plan match up to 4% of annual salary
  • Annual Travel Program to other office locations
  • Performance bonus

You will love working with us! Please send your cover letter and résumé via email to with the subject line of ‘Principal Civil Engineer - Reno’ to indicate application for this position. We are accepting applications until the position is filled.