Forensic Structural Engineer

5 - 7 years experience  •  Business Services

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 10/16/17
Indianapolis, IN
5 - 7 years experience
Business Services
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 10/16/17

PRIMARY PURPOSE: To provide clients with investigating engineering services related to 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 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 Unified'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 is required.

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

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