Senior Structural Engineer


Dallas, TX

Industry: Professional, Scientific & Technical Services


8 - 10 years

Posted 61 days ago

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Job Description

General Summary: Using Advanced understanding and knowledge of Engineering principles and methods, investigates, inspects, and interprets evidence of property damage and/or equipment failure for residential, commercial, and industrial buildings and sites, etc. determining origin and cause.

Essential Functions: (must be performed with or without accommodations)

  • Acts as a professional mentor and advisor to Engineers in the conduct of investigations
  • Inspects assigned buildings and sites as prescribed by company policy and industry standards
  • Documents existing site conditions using scaled sketches and/or diagrams, measurements, collection of evidence, and photographic documentation, as appropriate
  • Utilizes appropriate engineering survey, monitoring, and measuring equipment
  • Utilizes excellent interview skills with points of contact to obtain background / historical information
  • Researches a variety of technical issues using codes, standards, technical papers, text books, handbooks, internet, etc.
  • Analyzes available data, develops conclusions, and drafts technical reports
  • Responsible for appropriate handling of records of assignments, referrals, follow-up with Claims Adjusters, interviews with property owners, witnesses, etc.
  • Promotes and provides superior customer service and responsiveness to customer needs
  • Completes all forensic investigations in a timely manner. Provides written reports that are clear and concise, written in a manner that conforms to EFI Global policies and industry standards
  • Promotes EFI Global capabilities to expand business opportunities with client companies
  • Sustains current knowledge of approved forensic engineering investigation practices
  • Meets or exceeds productivity levels as determined by Branch Manager / District Manager

Other Responsibilities:

  • May train Engineers in the investigative processes and standard practices established by EFI GLOBAL
  • Complies with company and OSHA safety standards and use of personal protection equipment
  • Provides expert testimony at mediations, arbitrations, depositions, and/or trials, as necessary
  • Complies with all company policies and procedures
  • Demonstrates appropriate investigative skills
  • Demonstrates excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Other duties as assigned

Educational/Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering from an ABET accredited college or University
  • Has a minimum of 8 years of forensic investigation experience and be certified as a Professional Engineer (PE)
  • Applies comprehensive engineering knowledge toward the completion of complex assignments, in the assigned area of engineering specialty

Working Conditions:

  • 70% Field Work / 30% Office Work
  • Exposure to all types of weather conditions
  • Walking and climbing to inspect multi-story residential, industrial, and commercial buildings and sites;
  • Lifting, as required (not in excess of 30 pounds)