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Engineer - Associate Project Manager in Training

Property Condition Assessments

Entry Level

Location: Anywhere in the US

Job Description

Learn the exciting, face-paced world of real estate due diligence!  If you ever wanted to be a consultant, working with multiple clients and different projects daily – Nova is the company for you!


Entry level Project Managers at Nova Group, GBC are primarily responsible to perform Property Condition Assessments (PCAs) as well as Project Capital Needs Assessments (PCNAs) in accordance with ASTM standards and local, state, and federal regulations.  We welcome employees that want to learn new skills as many will learn Construction Loan Monitoring as well. You are a core member of our project delivery team working with our Senior Project Managers and Account Managers to ensure the quality of our deliverables to our clients, exceeding their expectations along the way.

Our mentoring program is multiple months to ensure you have the training and knowledge to succeed as a Nova Consultant!  You will train at our corporate office in Chaska, Minnesota for 2-4 months where if you are not local, we will pay for your temporary housing and provide transportation while you are in training. After your training in Chaska, you will continue to participate in our remote mentoring program from your home office location to ensure you have the tools and skills to make you a successful consultant!

Come join our team of professionals working in the field and from their home offices with a focus on work/life balance.

Experience Required
  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering

  • Internship preferred

  • Desire to pursue Professional Engineering License and commitment to begin studies to do so

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel

  • Comfort using mobile technology and open to new technological solutions

  • Valid state driver’s license (position requires motor vehicle record & background check)

  • Ability to meet annual medical monitoring requirements

  • Travel Requirements: Field work will require travel between 50-75%, primarily throughout your region as well as occasional trips throughout the US to support national needs. 

  • Physical Demands: Ability to physically navigate site properties in various weather conditions and the ability to climb a ladder

Working for Nova Group, GBC

Nova Group, GBC (Nova) is a privately held multidisciplinary advisory firm incorporated in 1987. We have a global footprint headquartered in Chaska, Minnesota, but our team services clients throughout the United States and abroad. Nova provides services in the areas of environmental management, compliance investigation, corrective action activities, strategic energy services, and construction services. Our diverse portfolio of services creates a multitude of career possibilities, and we strive to bring on talent who want to learn and build their skills across multiple sectors of our business.​

A General Benefit Corporation (GBC), often referred to as a B-Corp, means Nova is aligning our values with our business practices. We recognize our role goes beyond profitability, and we value our environment, our communities, and our people. Beyond our articles of incorporation, we are making a commitment to measure our impact in four key segments: our environment, our communities, our customers, and our employees.

In efforts to remain competitive and to differentiate ourselves from others in the industry, we continuously review our benefit programs. One way we accomplish this is with flexible and remote work arrangements, because we realize that personal demands don’t just happen after 5 p.m. The great majority of our staff work from remote offices that allow the ultimate balance of work and personal life. Different work environment options are available to you, from offices in larger cities to offices available on an as-needed basis. Whatever your work-environment needs, we will make an effort to accommodate them. At Nova this culture is successful because we trust our teams to be accountable to each other and to our clients.

In addition, Nova is committed to supporting your professional development through career ladders, training programs, and continuing education to support your certifications and licenses. We look for opportunities to build skills on the job in particular, shadowing mentors and senior staff, leveraging all they have to offer. We always want our employees to feel challenged and to strive to grow their skills and careers.

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