Forensic Structural Engineer

5 - 7 years experience  •  Business Services

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 10/16/17
Jacksonville, FL
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.


  • 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.


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


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

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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