Structural Engineer

Posted Date 5 months ago(5/5/2023 2:44 PM)
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US-FL-Orlando | US-FL-Tampa
Regular Full-Time


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.


NV5 Orlando is looking for a Professional Engineer to manage structural forensic engineering assignments, perform forensic engineering assessments, provide verbal/written reports for insurance carriers, attorneys, homeowners, property manager, etc. Knowledge of building codes and standards and construction practices is required. Litigation experience is a plus. The person must possess skills in problem solving, critical thinking, writing, presentation, and must be steadfast in the execution of assigned duties.


  • Communication with clients before and after site visit and post report production, to review/clarify scopes and explain observations and findings.
  • Perform on-site interviews with a variety of individuals to collect histories, data, concerns, etc.
  • A variety of field conditions that include, but not limited to, scaling ladders, walking on a variety of roof coverings, accessing roof attic or floor crawlspaces, walking and assessing interior and exterior conditions.
  • Photograph site conditions with an eye to explain conditions and determining cause of loss.
  • Review codes, standards, research and apply critical formulation of facts to develop conclusions that assist clients resolve concerns and are defensible.
  • Maintain good project data management/storage practices.
  • Supervise, when appropriate, junior engineer (EI’s) in field work, report development, and research.
  • Develop reports that outline site observations, applicable codes, standards, findings and conclusions.
  • Testify in legal proceeding, when required, in correlation to work product.
  • Position may require travel to work with other NV5 office locations/staff or geographic regions.
  • Provide work product (e.g., field work, report, client communication, etc.) are within budget.
  • Perform other duties related to profession as required.



  • Bachelor of Science degree in Civil/Structural Engineering or a Master’s Degree in Civil/Structural Engineering is preferred.
  • A minimum of 4 years of relevant experience as a Registered PE.
  • Must have valid driver’s license and an insurable driving record.


  • Registered Civil Engineer (PE) in Florida.


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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