Forensic Structural Engineer
Calgary, AB, Canada
9h ago

Job Description

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 structural / forensic engineering projects for clients.
  • Collaborates with efi global'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 university. Professional Engineering (P.Eng.) license is required.


    Ten (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

    When 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.

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