As NOVA continues to expand our presence in southern California, we have several career opportunities in both our San Diego and San Clemente offices. We offer an extensive benefits package including Medical, Dental, Vision, 401(k), Vacation, and Long-Term Disability.

NOVA is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO), and as a state of California Disabled Veteran Business Enterprise and a Department of Veterans Affairs Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business, we recognize the value of a diverse workforce. Hiring is conducted 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.  

Please email resumes to lkatz@usa-nova.com.

PROFESSIONAL ENGINEER – SAN DIEGO

We have an opportunity in our geotechnical department for an engineer seeking a geotechnical-focused career in our San Diego office. The successful candidate will become a key member of the geotechnical practice in San Diego. 

The ideal candidate will possess the following minimum qualifications:

  • BS in Civil Engineering
  • Valid California PE license
  •  5 years of experience that demonstrates
  • increasing responsibility and competency in geotechnical-related work
  • An entrepreneurial desire for a leadership position in a growing geotechnical practice 

Responsibilities will include:

  • Management¬†of multiple projects concurrently.
  • Management and mentoring of technical staff.
  • Planning and directing geotechnical investigations, analyses and reporting.
  • Reviewing plans and specifications.
  • Oversight of construction observation and testing services.
  • Planning and preparation of proposals.
  • Support to business development in proposals, presentations, client interface, etc.
  • Leadership of diverse project teams.

 

PROJECT ENGINEER – SAN CLEMENTE AND SAN DIEGO

We have opportunities in our geotechnical department for an engineer seeking a geotechnical-focused career in our San Diego and Orange County offices. The successful candidate will become a key member of the geotechnical practice.

The ideal candidate will possess the following minimum qualifications:

  • BS in Civil Engineering
  • California EIT certificate
  • At least 2 years of experience that demonstrates increasing responsibility and competency in geotechnical-related work
  • An entrepreneurial desire for a leadership position in a growing geotechnical practice, for which excellent technical writing and communication skills are a must.

Responsibilities will include:

  • ¬†Conduct of geotechnical investigations and analysis, including site reconnaissance, subconsultant coordination and management, field explorations and sampling, data evaluation, laboratory soil characteristic and strength testing, engineering evaluations, and preparation of geotechnical reports.
  • Oversight of construction observation and testing services.
  • Preparation of proposals.
  • Reviewing plans and specifications.
  • Client interface (interviews, presentations, project kick-off meetings).
  • Attend association/industry events to network and promote NOVA. Track record of developing and maintaining client relationships.

SOIL TECHNICIANS

We have immediate openings for soils technicians/inspectors in San Diego County for a variety of projects including schools, high-rise, mixed-use, commercial, and municipal projects.

  • Must possess a valid California Driver’s License, a clean driving record, and $100K vehicle insurance
  • Must have excellent communication skills and the ability to work with project inspectors, IORs, contractors, and other owner’s representatives and team members
  • Basic computer skills in order to prepare and submit daily reporting electronically (Knowledge of MetaField a plus)
  • Knowledge and understanding of construction documents and code requirements and ability to implement recommendation of the geotechnical report

Desired Certifications

  • Current Nuclear Gauge/HAZMAT Certification
  • ICC Soils Special Inspector and/or Caltrans Certification a plus
  • HAZWOPER Certification a plus

SPECIAL INSPECTORS

We have immediate openings for ICC Special Inspectors for Reinforced Concrete, Prestressed Concrete, Welding and Bolting, Structural Masonry, and/or Fireproofing for high-rise, mixed-use, municipal, and commercial construction projects.

  • Must possess one of more of the following valid ICC certifications: Reinforced Concrete, Prestressed Concrete, Structural Welding and Bolting, Structural Masonry, and Spray-Applied Fireproofing
  • Must possess a valid California Driver’s License, a clean driving record, and $100K vehicle insurance
  • Must have excellent communication skills and the ability to work with project inspectors, IORs, contractors, and other owner’s representatives and team members
  • Basic computer skills in order to prepare and submit daily reporting electronically (Knowledge of MetaField a plus)
  • Knowledge and understanding of construction documents and code requirements

DSA MASONRY INSPECTORS

We have immediate openings for DSA Masonry Inspectors for long-term K-12 school construction projects. The requirements include:

  • Must possess valid DSA Masonry Certification
  • ICC Certifications a plus
  • Must possess a valid California Driver’s License, a clean driving record, and $100K vehicle insurance
  • Must have excellent communication skills and the ability to work with project inspectors, contractors, and school district representatives
  • Basic computer skills in order to prepare and submit daily reporting electronically (Knowledge of MetaField a plus)
  • Knowledge and understanding of construction documents, DSA requirements, and code requirements