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 structural / forensic engineering projects for clients.
Collaborates with efi global'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 & LicensingBachelor's degree from an accredited university.
Professional Engineering (P.Eng.) license is required. ExperienceTen (10) 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 skill
Strong organizational skills
Excellent interpersonal skills
Ability to work independently or in a team environment
Ability to meet or exceed Performance Competencies WORK ENVIRONMENTWhen applicable and appropriate, consideration will be given to reasonable accommodations.
Mental : Clear and conceptual thinking ability; excellent judgment 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 pound
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 Special Considerations : Those candidates who can bring along a book of business will be prioritized.
The statements contained in this document are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by a colleague assigned to this description.
They are not intended to constitute a comprehensive list of functions, duties, or local variances. Management retains the discretion to add or to change the duties of the position at any time.
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities / Women / Protected Veterans / Disabled