Mechanical Forensic Engineer/Forensic Building Scientist

Posted Date 2 months ago(6/3/2024 2:57 PM)
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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. 


  • Evaluation of water losses, indoor air quality, and building materials in both commercial buildings and residential properties 
  • Prepare and provide oral and written reports for insurance companies and other property sector clients 
  • Conduct microbial sampling and analysis 
  • Provide expert testimony on behalf of our clients as needed 



  • Bachelor’s Degree in mechanical engineering, civil engineering, construction or one of the hard sciences (i.e. chemistry, physics, math etc.) 
  • 3-5 years of professional experience 
  • Strong understanding of building materials, residential and commercial construction, building inspections, and water intrusion preferred 
  • Knowledge of indoor air quality assessments and asbestos preferred 
  • Strong problem-solving skills and lateral thinking abilities required 
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills required 

Certifications/Licenses Preferred (or Attainable): 

  • Active FL State Mold Assessors license 
  • Active CIE, CIEC, CMC, CMCC 
  • Active GC or Inspector’s license, a plus


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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