Structural Forensic Engineer

$80K - $120K
Posted on 10/14/17 by Amber Eastman
Bowling Green, KY
5 - 7 years experience
Engineering Services
$80K - $120K
Posted on 10/14/17 Amber Eastman

We’re looking for a Structural Forensic Engineer to join our client’s team of professionals that work in the water, energy and resources, environment, property and buildings, and transportation markets.

Main Duties:

  • Conduct investigations to determine the cause and origin of structural collapses, failures, damages, and defects for residential, commercial, institutional, and industrial structures due to a wide range of perils.

  • Prepare scopes for remediation and/or design documents for repair and/or strengthening of existing structures.

  • Prepare clear, concise, cohesive, accurate, and defensible reports.

  • Communicate regularly and directly with a variety of clients.

  • Manage concurrent projects with varying sizes, scopes, client types, and durations.

  • Exposure or experienced with deposition, mediation, arbitration and/or trial testimony a plus.

  • Strong structural engineering principles.

  • Strong analytical skills and the desire and ability to tackle complex problems.

  • Working knowledge of building codes and ability to conduct independent research of codes, standards, and other technical references.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills a must.

  • Prompt responsiveness to inquiries from peers and clients.

  • Flexibility with respect to work schedule and travel. Travel to project sites is required.

  • Desire to continually develop and refine technical knowledge through targeted continuing education.


  • Bachelor’s degree in civil or structural engineeringrequired; Master's degree a plus.
  • 5+ years of experience as an accomplished structural/civil engineer with a forensics background.
  • KY PE
  • Registered with NCEES desired

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