Forensic Electrical Engineer, PE in Sacramento, CA

$80K - $100K(Ladders Estimates)

EFI   •  

Sacramento, CA 95814

Industry: Business Services

  •  

5 - 7 years

Posted 52 days ago

PRIMARY PURPOSE:

To be responsible for the profitably of investigating events, systems, devices, and/or failures and providing expert opinions.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS and RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Surveys 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 Fire 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 EFI's national team of forensic experts to leverage experiences and assist on projects.

ADDITIONAL FUNCTIONS and RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Supports the organization's quality program(s).

QUALIFICATIONS

Education & Licensing

Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university preferred. Professional Engineering (PE) license required.

Experience

Six (6) years of experience or equivalent combination of education and experience required.

Skills & Knowledge

  • Excellent oral and written communication
  • PC literate, including Microsoft Office products
  • Analytical and interpretive skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently or in a team environment
  • Ability to meet or exceed Performance Competencies

WORK ENVIRONMENT

When applicable and appropriate, consideration will be given to reasonable accommodations.

Mental:

Clear and conceptual thinking ability; excellent judgment, troubleshooting, problem solving, analysis, and discretion; ability to handle work-related stress; ability to handle multiple priorities simultaneously; and ability to meet deadlines

Physical:

  • Must be able to stand and/or walk for long periods of time.
  • Must be able to kneel, squat or bend.
  • Must be able to work outdoors in hot and/or cold weather conditions.
  • Have the ability to climb, crawl, stoop, kneel, reaching/working overhead.
  • Be able lift/carry up to 50 pounds.
  • Be able to push/pull up to 100 pounds.
  • Be able to drive up to 4 hours per day.

Auditory/Visual:

Hearing, vision and talking

Valid Through: 2019-9-20