The engineer will be expected to evaluate the cause of failure, extent of damage, and options for repair in variety of mechanical systems and construction-related circumstance, including building enveloped evaluations.
RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO THE FOLLOWING:
- Survey's losses and loss scenes at residential and commercial buildings
- Conducts investigations to determine and document the scope of damage.
- Investigates and assesses damages due to failures and determines the origin of failure for insurers and litigation support.
- Analyzes and documents the failure analysis and causation of failures.
- Collaborates with other investigators to produce detailed reports outlining the cause and origin of losses and damages.
- Serves as an expert witness in court and/or in depositions.
- Documents and maintains billable hours on a time and expense basis for failure analysis and forensic engineering projects for clients.
- Collaborates with Unifies national team of forensic experts to leverage experiences and assist on projects.
- Proficiency in other mechanical engineering branches such as HVAC, plumbing, fire suppression systems, vehicles and hydraulics is highly desired.
- Excellent leadership and interpersonal communication skills with the ability to effectively, persuasively, and tactfully interact with clients and employees at all levels of the organization.
- Strong organizational, analytical, and tie management skills with attention to detail and a high quality of work in a dynamic environment.
- Must be able to work independently, efficiently manage your time, and meet deadlines on multiple concurrent projects.
- Effective oral and written communication skills. Public speaking is a must; effective report writing is critical.
- Must be able to quickly adapt to change to meet business needs.
- Ability to travel and support projects needs both in and out of the state
- Intermediate level pf computer skills are required.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
- Bachelor of science degree in Mechanical or electrical engineering from an accredited college or university
- 6 years of mechanical engineering experience, required.
- Forensic experience or investigative experience, required (Applicable and appropriate, consideration will be given to reasonable accommodations)
- Licensed Professional Engineer (PE), required.