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Dennis W. Heider / R.C.E. 
Principal Engineer

Dennis Heider has over 30 years of experience in the Soils & Material Testing Construction Industry and is the Principal Engineer of Heider Inspection Group. He is a 1978 graduate of University of Missouri, Rolla, where he obtained his Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering.

Monica "Nikki" Heider
Office Manager

As office manager of Heider Inspection Group, Nikki oversees all aspects of business operations, including finance, personnel management, profit control, and future growth. A graduate of Indiana State University, Nikki has extensive management experience in both corporate and small business settings. Ms. Heider has a high standard of ethics and believes in "building relationships" with clients by providing prompt service with competitive fees.

Larry Novasel
Business Development

Larry is responsible for business development and oversees the estimating, proposing, and contract negotiations of future projects. Larry started as a special inspector with Heider Engineering Services, Inc. in 1997. He has extensive experience with job site inspection and plan reading. He strives to provide our clients with an accurate and fair market price estimate. Mr. Novasel holds certifications as an inspector for Prestressed Concrete, Reinforced Concrete, Fire Proofing, Structural Masonry, and Structural Steel & Welding.


Steven Runyan/ R.C.E. 
Staff Engineer / Laboratory Director

Steven is the laboratory manager at Heider Inspection Group and oversees lab operations including materials and soils testing. He received his Bachelor and Masters of Science in Civil Engineering from the Califoria State University, Fullerton in 2010. Steven is a member of the American Concrete Institute and the American Society of Civil Engineers.

Jeremy "Jay" Winscher
Senior Inspector / AWS-CWI Cerification

Jay started with Heider Engineering Services as a part time college student in 1997. Through his career he has gained extensive experience and knowledge in a full range of field inspections and quality assurance construction inspection, including soils and asphalt services. He holds certifications for Reinforced Concrete, Prestressed Concrete, Structural Masonry, DSA Masonry, Fire Proofing, and Structural Steel & Welding.

Andre Barbosa 
Project Manager

Our newest member of Heider Inspection Group is Andre Barbosa. Andre will be part of the Business Development and Marketing Team. He will be assisting with estimating, proposing, and negotiations of future projects. Mr. Barbosa strives to provide competitive and accurate estimates allowing him to build long lasting business relationships  with our clients.  Andre started as a soils inspector in 2004 and is  also an ACI Field Technician. He has experience working on hospitals, schools, commercial and residential projects.