Careers

NOVA Geotechnical & Inspection Services, a leading consulting engineering firm based in Las Vegas, Nevada is seeking qualified and experienced staff to join our growing team. By joining NOVA, you become a key individual in the growth of our community by working on schools, roadways, buildings, houses and everything else that makes a city whole.

With a focus on Quality, From the Ground Up, NOVA employees become leaders in their respective fields and their goals for professional growth set the limits for their careers. We build community, have fun doing what we love to do, share passion for creating positive change and grow together as a team.

Accounts Payable

Required qualifications:

  • 1 year accounts payable experience
  • A notary public or ability to obtain notary public
  • Proficiency in English and in MS Office
  • High degree of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Positive and proactive attitude
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Problem analysis and problem solving skills
  • Strong organizational and prioritizing ability

Essential job duties include:

  • Review, verify and enter invoices for payment ensuring proper supporting documentation.
  • Flag and clarify any unusual or questionable invoice items.
  • Track subcontractor information to make sure all items are current.
  • Set-up new accounts with vendors when needed, ensuring all necessary supporting documentation is received (W-9s, COI, contracts etc.).
  • Reconcile credit card receipts and process credit cards for payment.
  • Correspond with vendors and respond to inquiries via mailed letters, email, telephone or face-to-face conversations. Cooperate with other departments and team members to research and resolve invoice discrepancies as needed.
  • Maintain meticulous vendor files and other financial records in both hard copy and electronic forms for the accounting department.
  • Provide accounting support with scanning and filing.
  • Manage office-level vendors, such as photocopy machine repair, vending machine service/stocking, supply ordering, etc. to ensure budget commitments and Company objectives are met.
  • Process orders, with Supervisor’s approval, for equipment, office supplies and other items required to satisfy objectives outlined by Company Leadership.

Construction Materials Department Manager

This position will manage projects, personnel and equipment and department budget and finances for our field construction inspection and testing, laboratory testing and materials engineering and consulting services.  Particular focus on structural special inspections including reinforced concrete, shotcrete, post-tensioned concrete, reinforced structural masonry, structural steel, fireproofing, lateral wood framing, cold formed steel and proprietary anchors.  These services are provided for a wide array of public and private sector clients for construction quality control, quality assurance and building code compliance as well as engineering consulting and investigation services related to materials selection and assessment for new construction and existing structures. Under the supervision of senior management, promotes services to clients, provides management to all projects to ensure that clients receive high quality technical and engineering services, timely and complete reports and full satisfaction. Supervises the utilization of all personnel, facilities and equipment assigned to the department so as to render a profit to the company and enhance its professional reputation.

Required qualifications:

  • MUST BE a Licensed Professional Engineer (P.E.)
  • 5 years minimum experience in CMT Special Inspection
  • 2 years minimum experience leading teams of 10 of more
  • Ability to perform business development; win work!

Essential job duties include:

  • Provides supplemental operating policies and procedures unique to the department to ensure that the testing, engineering and inspection work in the office, laboratory and field are accomplished with high quality and in an orderly and efficient manner.
  • Participates in the activities related to producing quality engineering and technical services to the client and acts as senior engineer on projects where appropriate.
  • Supervises the preparation of complex proposals and quotations to clients to ensure proper scoping of services, availability of manpower and pricing to render a profit.
  • Ensures that all department personnel are properly trained, supervised and equipped with the necessary tools and equipment to ensure their personal safety in the office, laboratory, on construction project sites and in vehicles.
  • Supervises or monitors all projects in progress in the department to ensure that the work is executed on time and in accordance with the client’s requirements and within company policies, procedures and standards.
  • Ensures that all departmental personnel adhere to the requirements of the company Quality Assurance and Quality Control policies and procedures.
  • In accordance with company policies and procedures, evaluates the performance of all employees within the department and assists them in their professional development and growth.
  • Supervises the efficient utilization of all facilities and equipment assigned to the department and makes request for additional equipment and facilities as needed to meet the client’s demands.
  • Directs the short-range business development activities of all department personnel to ensure that adequate fees are available to support the manpower on the payroll.
  • Directly supervises the administrative systems of the department to ensure that reports, proposals, inspections and information required to serve the client are properly prepared and reported. Also ensures that routine company administrative policies are followed by all department personnel such as time sheets, expense reports and purchase order requirements.
  • Coordinates the inter-departmental and inter-office activities of his or her personnel with joint company efforts where necessary.
  • Plans, recruits, selects and provides training for all personnel in the department.

Staff Accountant

Required qualifications:

  • Associate’s or Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting OR
  • Experience in accounting and working towards Accounting Degree
  • Proficiency in English and in MS Office
  • High degree of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Positive and proactive attitude
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Problem analysis and problem solving skills
  • Strong organizational and analytical skills

Essential job duties include:

  • Support the Controller and other supervisors in carrying out the responsibilities of the Accounting Department including accounts payable, accounts receivable and billing activities.
  • Assist with payroll related items.
  • Perform account reconciliation and general ledger duties.
  • Prepare special financial reports as requested by management by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing account information and trends.
  • Assist with the selection and implementation of new accounting.

ICC Inspector/Technician

Required qualifications:

  • MUST HAVE one of the ICC certifications (ICC Masonry, ICC Reinforced Concrete, ICC Soils)
  • 1+ year(s) relevant experience performing special inspections on at least one type of construction material (such as soils, masonry, concrete, structural steel)
  • Valid Nevada driver’s license
  • Registered and insured vehicle
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and excellent client relations skills

Essential job duties include:

  • Perform observations and testing
  • Write detailed reports summarizing test results and observations
  • Inform field representatives of observation and test results
  • Communicate with managers, show commitment as a team player, and organize work and manage time effectively.

Project Engineer/Manager

Essential job duties include:

  • Provide supplemental operating policies and procedures unique to the department to ensure testing, engineering, and inspection work in the office, laboratory, and field are accomplished with high quality and in an orderly and efficient manner.
  • Participate in activities related to producing quality engineering and technical services to the client and act as senior engineer on projects where appropriate.
  • Supervise the preparation of complex proposals and quotations to clients to ensure proper scoping of services, availability of manpower and pricing to rend a profit.
  • Supervise or monitor projects in progress assigned to ensure that the work is executed on time and in accordance with the client’s requirements and within company policies, procedures and standards.
  • Supervise the efficient utilization of all facilities and equipment assigned and make requests for additional equipment and facilities as needed to meet the client’s demands.
  • Ensure that reports, proposals, inspections and information required to serve the client are properly prepared and reported. Also ensures that routine company administrative policies are followed by all department personnel such as time sheets, expense reports and purchase order requirements.
  • Assist with planning, recruiting, selecting and training of personnel assigned to individual’s projects.

Geotechnical Project/Senior Engineer

Required qualifications:

  • MUST BE a Licensed Professional Engineer (P.E.)
  • 2 years minimum experience
  • Ability to perform business development; win work!

The ideal candidate will have at least a Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering and have a Professional Engineering license in Nevada or another state with the ability to obtain Nevada licensure within 6 months.

Essential job duties include:

  • Site reconnaissance, including geologic site reconnaissance and geotechnical exploration layout.
  • Subsurface explorations, including logging of geotechnical borings and test pit excavations.
  • Literature search and review of relevant published documents.
  • Laboratory and Field Testing (soils).
  • Laboratory and Field Audits.
  • Geotechnical calculations/evaluations, including utilizing computer software.
  • Write geotechnical reports and letters, including design evaluations and compliance letters.
  • Observe grading operations for compliance with geotechnical recommendations.
  • Under the supervision of senior management, promote services to clients, provide management to all projects to ensure that clients receive high quality technical and engineering services, and compete reports in a timely manner.
  • Supervise the utilization of all personnel, facilities and equipment assigned to the department so as to render a profit to the company and enhance its professional reputation.
  • The selected candidate will have the ability to interpret geotechnical and geologic data, have excellent writing and communication skills (both verbal and written), and have the ability to work well with others on the team and within the organization.

NOVA is an Equal Opportunity Employer

If you are interested in any of the positions listed above, please email your resume to hiring@novageotech.com