• Special Inspector/Field Technician

    Job Locations US-CA-San Diego
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(1/28/2019 5:03 PM)
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  • Overview

    NV5 (NASDAQ: NVEE) is a provider of professional and technical engineering and consulting solutions to public and private sector clients in the infrastructure, energy, construction, program management and environmental markets. NV5 is an ENR Top 500 firm; we offer a full range of professional services in offices throughout the U.S.


    NV5 San Diego Material Testing and Special Inspections Group is looking for talented Soil Technicians, ACI Concrete Technicians and ICC or AWS Special Inspector to join our rapidly expanding Group. The qualified candidates will provide construction special inspection and testing services for public and private clients including School districts, universities, utilities, Cities and Counties.


    • The qualified Technician candidates will perform compaction testing of soil and base material, asphalt concrete testing and concrete sampling.
    • The qualified Special inspectors will perform special inspections in accordance with their level of experience and certifications. Typical inspections would include soil, asphalt, reinforced concrete, prestressed (PT) concrete, masonry (DSA Preferred), welding, NDT, fireproofing.


    Candidate should have excellent verbal and written communication skills, a minimum of 3 years’ experience working in the construction quality industry, and good organizational skills. Must have a current valid driver's license and good driving record.


    Compensation varies with experience and certifications.



    Experience working on DSA school projects or Caltrans projects would be a plus.




    Candidate must have appropriate card/certification for each qualified special inspection / Technician service.  


    Candidates must be certified by one or more of the following agencies:

    • American Concrete Institute (ACI)
    • The International Code Council (ICC),
    • American Welding Society (AWS),
    • City of San Diego
    • Division of State Architect
    • Caltrans

    Typical certifications would include ACI Concrete Technician, Certified Nuclear Gauge technician, ICC Soils, ICC Reinforced Concrete, ICC PT Concrete, ICC Masonry, DSA Masonry, ICC Welding, ICC Structural Steel, ICC Fireproofing, AWS Certified Welding inspector, NDT Level II.


    NV5 offers a complete and competitive benefits package.



    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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