Investigations and Disputes

Investigations and Disputes

LVI Associates: Your Leading Partner for Investigations and Disputes Talent

LVI Associates is your trusted specialist talent partner for all your hiring and career advancement needs. With our extensive experience and expertise in Investigations and Disputes, we connect exceptional talent with leading organizations seeking world-class professionals.

If you are looking to hire skilled individuals in Investigations and Disputes, we encourage you to request a call back from our dedicated talent team or submit a job description. With over a decade's worth of experience, we understand your unique requirements and goals to provide tailored hiring solutions and talent to meet your needs.

If you are looking to take the next step in your career, explore the exciting opportunities in Investigations and Disputes that we have to offer. Our platform showcases a wide range of roles, from Director of Valuations to Biomechanical Engineers, allowing you to find the perfect fit for your skills and aspirations.

Benefits of working with LVI Associates

At LVI Associates, we're all about turning complex issues into clear solutions, using top-tier tech, forward-thinking strategies, and a meticulous approach. There's a growing recognition in many industries of the need for the precise, effective resolution of engineering investigations and disputes, and this is where our expertise comes in. Factors like increased project complexity, tighter regulations, and the need for fair resolutions are pushing the demand for industry professionals to new heights.

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Investigations and Disputes

The future of Investigation and Disputes is brimming with potential. As industries evolve and new challenges arise, the demand for skilled professionals in this field is set to soar. Don't miss out on the exciting opportunities ahead. Explore our current roles and pave the way for a successful career in Investigations and Disputes.

Forensic Mechanical Engineer - Houston

LVI are working with a well known multi-disciplinary engineering company that are looking for an experienced Forensic Mechanical Engineer. You will be part of a team investigating the cause and origin of a diverse amount of failures within the mechanical field. Our client offers you the opportunity to work on a large variety of cases, provides exposure and support for you to reach your full potential. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: Evaluation and investigation of mechanical systems, heavy machinery, and HVAC/plumbing systems on commercial, industrial and historic structures. Provide expert witness testimony of findings at deposition or trial. Travelling to different investigation scenes to perform inspections and gather data. Compose and submit accurate reports to clients within a timely manner. Establish new client relationships and contribute towards business growth. Requirements: Licensed Professional Engineer Minimum of a Bachelors degree in Mechanical Engineering 5+ years experience within mechanical failure analysis

£110000 - £180000 per annum + 401K, Bonus, Company Shares

Forensic Engineer

I have recently partnered with a exciting, newly-established forensic engineering specialist firm! They are headquartered in Tampa, and now offering remote work in Atlanta! I am working with this firm to develop their staff of engineers! They were founded by a greatly ambitious leading figure within the industry, who has built their reputation as an extremely reliable expert for litigation assignments during their time at with one of the nations most well established firm within forensics! they have quickly built success in this venture by leveraging a strong industry network and an amazing track record in court proceedings. establishing a large client base and a variety of project opportunities! They work with cutting edge technology, applying advanced equipment to provide more detailed reports and insights as well as improving the efficiency with inspections and turnaround time! They are passionate about maintaining quality of work and this is key in their visions for building their business and diversifying their services in the future. Currently the project scope varies across construction & design defect, envelope failures and moisture intrusions, cause and origin reporting for losses related to weather natural disasters (weather), premises liabilities and mechanical & fire loss investigations. the majority of their work is for litigation assignments, meaning there is a wonderful opportunity to gain exposure to the legal procedure and litigation support opportunities. they are focused on organic growth and prioritize the right cultural fit for their business over credentials and experience! they are seeking like minded people who are highly motivated, ambitious and driven, relatively fresh to their forensics career but eager to further their technical skill-set, gain mentorship from a industry leader and progress their career! Requirements: Minimum of a Bachelor's Degree in relevant field, i.e., Structural, Civil, or Architectural Engineering P.E./E.I. license in Georgia is required. At least 3 years of industry relevant technical experience. Litigation experience desirable but not required. Willingness to go above-and-beyond, and a drive to make an important contribution to the growth of a business that you will be truly valued for. Benefits: Base compensation is on years of experience & licensure but highly competitive with the bigger firms in this space Remote working, with travel to projects around Great flexibility and autonomy over working schedule Bonuses structured as a 50% share of the revenue generated above billable. This is probably the most competitive scheme I have come across, and ideal for someone who wants to see a direct yield from their input!

£110000 - £150000 per annum

Mechanical Building Consultant - Dallas

LVI is currently working with a well known building consulting company based in Dallas who have been market leaders for over 20 years. This is an exciting opportunity to work with a leading building consulting firm that specializes in property condition assessments for developing facilities, such as health-care, private K-12 schools and commercial buildings. As part of the team, you will have the chance to develop your skills while working on challenging projects across various industries and have the opportunity You will be responsible for conducting detailed analyses of various incidents involving building's MEP assessments such as HVAC, plumbing/mechanical systems and building code compliance. As part of this process, you must conduct thorough examinations by analyzing data collected during field inspections using technical knowledge gained through their education & practical work experiences. As a successful candidate, you must possess strong mechanical engineering knowledge combined with a good understanding on how to conduct property condition assessments. Qualifications: Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering Registered EIT or P.E. preferred 4+ Years experience working within mechanical engineering Have a good working knowledge on conducting property condition assessments Company Benefits: Bonus based off of both company and individual performance Benefits: Health Insurance/dental. Vacation, Sick, Holiday Pay. 401K Match

£80000 - £180000 per annum

Manager - Forensic, Valuation and Litigation Services

This is an exciting opportunity for someone looking to level up within their career. LVI are looking for a Manager of Commercial Litigation Support to join our client's advisory practice. Join an elite consulting team that excels in financial modeling and analysis, dedicated to supporting various commercial litigation engagements. These engagements encompass commercial litigation, forensic accounting, economic damages, lost profits, intellectual property, trade secrets, and other business consulting objectives. Responsibilities: Lead initiatives in forensic accounting and support for commercial litigation. Assume a leading role in collaborating with legal counsel and their clientele to quantify damages, aid the litigation team in securing necessary financial information, and oversee numerous engagements. Contribute to cultivating business from current and potential clients by expanding connections. Engage in marketing and business development endeavors, encompassing webinars, presentations, and events. Serve as a primary contact point with clients. Manage invoicing and additional project management responsibilities. Coach, counsel, and guide team members in overseeing and exceeding client expectations. Develop and/or supervise the creation of economic damages models and reports to ensure thorough analysis aligns with the conclusions reached. Participate in deposition and trial scenarios, including aiding in preparations leading up to depositions and trials. Show proficiency in understanding forensic and litigation support standards and methodologies. Uphold the highest standards of professionalism and maintain stringent client confidentiality. Requirements/Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree in accounting, economics or finance required. Minimum of 5-7 years of experience in commercial litigation/forensic accounting or business valuation. CPA/CFF/MAFF designations preferred. Strong analytical, comprehension and problem-solving skills, as well as strong verbal and written communication skills Highly proficient with Microsoft Word & Excel Ability to perform several tasks concurrently with ease and professionalism Ability to perform in fast-paced, deadline-oriented environment Proficient with online research Ability to work with multiple supervisors concurrently with ease and professionalism Ability to perform in a flexible, deadline-oriented environment

US$110000 - US$150000 per annum

Senior Accident Reconstructionist - Texas

LVI are working with a well known boutique accident reconstruction company based in the Texas. After a highly successful 2023, and great start to 2024, they're looking to add more senior consultants to the team to help continue their growth. This company will provide you the support to become an industry expert and allow you to make a name for yourself in the market, whilst having the opportunity to work on a large variety of cases in the accident reconstruction field such as vehicular accidents, slip/trip and fall, and falling objects. They provide a lot of flexibility, whether you want to focus on consulting and growing your case load, or growing a team of junior engineers, the choice is completely up to you! Responsibilities include but are not limited to: Performing failure analysis and conducting field investigations involving various types of vehicles and mechanical equipment involved in incidents. Serve as an expert witness in court and/or depositions. Establish new client relationships and contribute towards business growth. Compose and submit accurate reports to clients within a timely manner. Collaborate in multi-disciplinary teams to analyze complex issues at accident scenes. Requirements: Licensed Professional Engineer. Degree in Mechanical Engineering Engineering. 5 Years experience in Accident Reconstruction.

US$130000 - US$250000 per annum + 401K, Bonus, Company Shares

Forensic Mechanical Engineer - Texas

LVI are working with a well known multi-disciplinary engineering company that are looking for an experienced Investigative Mechanical Engineer. You will be part of a team travelling to inspections, investigating the cause and origin of a diverse amount of failures within the mechanical field. Our client offers you the opportunity to work on a large variety of cases, provides exposure and support for you to reach your full potential. You will play a crucial part in the expansion of this mechanical engineering department, giving you potential for career growth. With a highly collaborative team, you will also be given the chance to learn from industry known professionals. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: Evaluation and investigation of mechanical systems, heavy machinery, and HVAC/plumbing systems on commercial and historic structures. Provide expert witness testimony of findings at deposition or trial. Travelling to different investigation scenes to perform inspections and gather data. Compose and submit accurate reports to clients within a timely manner. Establish new client relationships and contribute towards business growth. Requirements: Licensed Professional Engineer Minimum of a Bachelors degree in Mechanical Engineering 5+ years experience within mechanical failure analysis

£100000 - £230000 per annum + 401K, Bonus, Company Shares

Accident Reconstructionist - North Carolina

LVI are working with a boutique accident reconstruction company, who are looking for an experienced engineer with the desire to make a name for themselves in the industry and contribute towards the company's exciting growth. You will be in charge of growing their North Carolina presence, giving you the full flexibility on how you want to do so. Whether you're looking to become an industry known expert or grow a team, the choice is yours. Our client offers you the opportunity to work on a large variety of cases, provides exposure and support for you to reach your full potential. You will be reconstructing a variety of accidents including but not limited to, vehicular accidents, slip/trip and fall, and falling objects. With a highly collaborative environment, you will have the opportunity to work closely with and learn from industry known experts. In addition to all of this you, will be given the opportunity to work remote and have generous benefits available. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: Performing failure analysis and conducting field investigations involving various types of vehicles and mechanical equipment involved in incidents. Travel to client sites and accident scenes to gather information and perform inspections. Collaborate in teams to analyse complex issues at accident scenes. Provide testimony of findings at deposition or trial. Contribute towards business growth and developing client relationships. Requirements: 5 years minimum experience Minimum of a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering P.E. Licensed or ACTAR certification Business development experience

£130000 - £250000 per annum + 401K, Bonus, Company Shares
North Carolina

Forensic Electrical Engineer - Texas

LVI is collaborating with a reputable, multi-discipline engineering firm that has been in business for more than 30 years. To help the business expand, they are looking to hire a Senior Electrical Engineer with 5 years of investigation experience. This organisation will give you the infrastructure and assistance you need to excel in your field and establish a reputation in the marketplace. You will have the chance to work on a wide range of cases looking into the causes and origins of electrical failures, flaws, or damages at commercial, residential, and industrial facilities. Investigations cover electrical system failures, power system analysis, the causes of electric shocks, electrical equipment failures, storm damage, and cause of fire and explosions. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: Travelling to various client locations to conduct investigations and analyses Create new client contacts and support business expansion Evaluation and investigation on electrical systems, the causes and origins of fires and explosions, and electrical equipment failure Provide expert witness testimony in court and depositions Requirements: Licensed Professional Engineer Degree in Electrical Engineering 5 Years experience troubleshooting & investigating electrical failures

401K, Bonus, Company Shares

Construction Inspector- Seattle, WA

Position: Construction Inspector Location: Seattle, WA Salary: $100,000-$200,000 Are you a meticulous and detail-oriented professional with a passion for ensuring the quality and safety of heavy civil construction projects? This leading Engineering, Construction, and Inspection firm is currently seeking a qualified Heavy Civil Construction Inspector to join their team in Seattle, WA. As a critical member of their team, you'll play a vital role in monitoring and evaluating project compliance with specifications, codes, and standards. If you're ready to contribute your expertise to impactful infrastructure projects and uphold the highest standards of construction quality, we encourage you to apply! Experience Needed: 3+ years of experience in heavy civil construction inspection. Proven track record of conducting quality assurance and quality control inspections on construction sites. Familiarity with construction materials, methods, and best practices. Experience in interpreting engineering drawings, plans, and specifications. Knowledge of relevant codes and regulations governing heavy civil construction projects. Ability to identify and resolve construction-related issues effectively. Strong communication skills for interacting with project teams, contractors, and stakeholders. Qualifications Needed: High school diploma or equivalent; Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering or related field preferred. Relevant certifications such as ACI Concrete Field Testing Technician Grade I, NICET certification, or similar credentials preferred. Proficiency in construction inspection software and tools. Understanding of safety protocols and practices on construction sites. Attention to detail and accuracy in documenting inspection findings. Ability to work independently and prioritize tasks effectively. Valid driver's license and reliable transportation to travel to project sites as needed. Benefits Included: Competitive salary commensurate with experience. Comprehensive health, dental, and vision insurance coverage. Retirement savings plan with company matching. Paid time off and holidays. Professional development and training opportunities to enhance your skills. Exposure to diverse and challenging construction projects in the Seattle area. Collaborative and supportive work environment that values teamwork and innovation. Ready to join a dynamic team and make a meaningful impact on the construction industry in Seattle? Apply now to become their next Heavy Civil Construction Inspector! Please submit your resume and a cover letter outlining your relevant experience, thanks!

US$100000 - US$200000 per year

Business Valuation and Litigation Leader

Business Valuation and Litigation Leader Location: Florida (Remote Work Available) Overview: Our client are a leading firm specializing in business valuation and litigation support services, with a dedicated focus on the state of Florida. As a completely separate entity within the firms network, they are expanding their presence and seeking a dynamic individual to join us as the Leader for Valuation and Litigation in Forensics for the state of Florida. This is a unique opportunity to lead and shape our practice, leveraging existing relationships and developing new ones to drive growth and excellence in the field. Key Responsibilities: Lead the business valuation and litigation support practice in Florida. Handle a diverse range of valuation projects, including those related to M&A, private companies, commercial litigation, divorce, ownership disputes, and lost profits. Cultivate warm relationships with CPAs, attorneys, and ultra-high-net-worth individuals to generate referrals and business opportunities. Take charge of shaping the practice in Florida, proactively seeking opportunities for growth and development. Provide leadership and mentorship to team members, ensuring the delivery of high-quality services and the continuous improvement of skills. Requirements: Strong background in business valuation and litigation support, with a minimum of 8 years' experience. Familiarity with Florida's business landscape and legal environment is preferred. Ability to handle a significant workload and manage multiple projects simultaneously. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with a knack for building and maintaining relationships. Proactive mindset with a willingness to take initiative and drive results. Aspirations to grow into a leadership role within the organization. Willingness to travel both internally and externally within Florida as needed. Perfect Candidate: The ideal candidate will possess a strong background in both valuation and litigation support. While prior experience in litigation support is preferred, the clients are willing to provide training for the right candidate who demonstrates a keen interest and willingness to learn. This individual should be driven, ambitious, and eager to take on a leadership role in shaping the future of our practice in Florida. Why Join? Opportunity to lead and shape a growing practice in a dynamic and thriving market. Access to a network of experienced professionals and resources for training and development. Competitive compensation package with opportunities for advancement and equity partnership. Flexible remote work arrangements with the ability to travel as needed within Florida. Collaborative and supportive team environment focused on delivering excellence in service.

US$350000 - US$450000 per annum

Business Interruption Manager

LVI are currently seeking a Senior Professional to provide different solutions for Insurance & Forensic industries. In this role, the successful candidate will have an opportunity to grow into becoming an Expert Witness Testifier, offering services in Income Replacement Benefit quantification, Economic Loss calculations, Business Interruption losses and Litigation Support. Requirements: · 4-6 years of (post-CPA) experience in damage calculations and Business Interruption claims · Bachelor's degree in accounting or finance. An advanced degree in a related field a plus. · CPA license · Excellent written and oral communication skills to interact with team members, clients, attorneys, and referral sources both internally and externally. · Proficiency in use of technology and accounting programs. · Experience drafting of expert reports for delivery before arbitral tribunals and judges Responsibility: · Planning and execution of business interruption engagements for various clients · Supervise, train and develop engagement staff on quantification of losses and client requirements as well as assessing staff performance · Serve as a technical resource/subject matter expert to clients and staff · Preparation and review of business interruption reports, exhibits, letters, and other client related documents · Prepare for and participate in client management interviews · Work closely with the practice leader in key business development initiatives Join our client's team and be a part of a company that values expertise, innovation, and excellence.


Valuation & Litigation Director

Job Description: As a Business Valuation and Litigation Support Director, you will play a pivotal role in providing valuation and litigation support services to our client's customers. You will lead a team of professionals and work closely with clients, attorneys, and stakeholders to deliver expert financial analysis and support in legal matters. Responsibilities: Valuation Expertise: Utilize your deep knowledge of business valuation methodologies to assess the worth of companies and assets in various industries. Litigation Support: Provide expert witness testimony, prepare reports, and assist legal teams in complex litigation cases. Client Engagement: Cultivate and maintain strong client relationships, understanding their needs, and delivering customized solutions. Team Leadership: Lead and mentor a team of valuation professionals, ensuring high-quality work and professional development. Financial Analysis: Conduct in-depth financial analysis, including financial modeling, market research, and risk assessment. Regulatory Compliance: Stay updated with industry regulations and standards to ensure compliance in valuation and litigation support engagements. Business Development: Have a proven track record of generating at least $350k in revenue per year. Quality Assurance: Oversee the quality control process for valuation reports and litigation support documentation. Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, or a related field. Professional certification in business valuation (e.g., CBV). Minimum of [10] years of experience in business valuation and litigation support. Proven track record of expert witness testimony in litigation cases. Strong leadership and team management skills. Exceptional communication and presentation abilities. Proficiency in valuation software and financial modeling tools. Knowledge of relevant legal and regulatory standards. Client-focused approach with a commitment to delivering high-quality results. Why Join Our Client's Team? Competitive salary and benefits package. Opportunity to work with a highly respected and reputable firm. Collaborative and inclusive work environment. Professional growth and development opportunities. Chance to make a meaningful impact in the field of business valuation and litigation support. If you are a driven and experienced Business Valuation and Litigation Support Director looking to advance your career, we encourage you to apply today. Join our client's team and be a part of a company that values expertise, innovation, and excellence.


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Be interview ready – offshore wind roles

​Discover 10 tips on how to prepare for an offshore wind interview Preparing for a job interview for an opening in the offshore wind industry requires thorough research, an understanding of the industry's unique challenges and requirements, and showcasing your relevant skills and experiences. As talent experts in the energy and infrastructure space, we’ve compiled a checklist for you to use to simplify this process. Here are some reminders to help you prepare effectively and put your best foot forward: ​1 - Research the company and the offshore wind industry: Gain a comprehensive understanding of the company you are interviewing with, including their projects, mission, values, and recent achievements. 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If you come from a different professional background but have landed an interview at an offshore wind-focused company, it's a great opportunity to highlight your transferable skillsets to offshore infrastructure. This is especially useful if you have experience in marine operations, structural engineering, high-voltage electrical engineering, or substation experience. Make sure to shine a light on skills like working with development frameworks, handling grid connections, tackling installation and commissioning tasks, being well-versed in health, safety, and environment (HSE) practices for marine operations, managing contracts, navigating LTSAs and FIDIC contracts, and obtaining permits. 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If you have experience working with diverse individuals or overseas teams, make sure you’ve gone through these projects in your head to keep them at the top of your mind. The offshore wind industry is a dynamic and quick-moving one. Being decisive and efficient in decision-making and communication are valued soft skills. ​8 - Anticipate behavioural and situational questionsPrepare for behavioural and situational interview questions that assess your competencies and fit for the role. Practice answering questions that demonstrate your ability to handle pressure, work in diverse teams, communicate effectively, and manage conflicts. ​9 - Have questions ready for the interviewerPrepare thoughtful questions to ask the interviewer about the company, the specific role, project details, and career development opportunities. 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Unlock the door to your future by exploring our latest roles. Register with us today and take the step towards your next career move.

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