Our client, a premier engineering firm providing expert forensic structural analysis services to a broad spectrum of clients, including government agencies, architectural firms, manufacturing industries, historical preservation societies, educational institutions, utility companies and more. They are renowned for its meticulous approach to forensic investigation, commitment to uncovering the truth behind structural failures, and dedication to providing reliable solutions. Join us to become part of a team that values integrity, precision, and technical excellence.

Typical Duties and Responsibilities

  • Conduct thorough site inspections and evidence collection for structures that have experienced failures or defects.
  • Perform detailed structural analyses using state-of-the-art technology and methodologies.
  • Engage in comprehensive failure analysis to determine the causes of structural collapses or deficiencies.
  • Provide expert testimony in legal settings, articulating complex engineering concepts in understandable terms.
  • Collaborate with various industry professionals, including architects, engineers, and construction managers.
  • Prepare clear and detailed reports documenting investigative findings and recommendations.
  • Utilize advanced software tools such as REVIT, AutoCAD, SAP2000, ETABS, FEA tools, and SketchUp for analysis and reconstruction modeling.
  • Participate in continual learning and development activities to stay current with industry standards and technologies.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil or Structural Engineering required. A Master’s degree in a related field is highly preferred.
  • Professional Engineer (PE) license or Structural Engineer (SE) certification is desirable.

Required Skills and Experience

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in forensic structural engineering.
  • Proven track record in site inspection, evidence collection, and structural/failure analysis.
  • Experience in providing expert testimony in legal proceedings.
  • Proficiency in using software such as REVIT, AutoCAD, SAP2000, ETABS, FEA tools, and SketchUp.
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving, and report-writing skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal abilities.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience working with diverse sectors, including government, architectural, manufacturing, historical preservation, educational, and utilities.
  • Advanced certifications related to forensic engineering or structural analysis.
  • Active participation in professional engineering societies or organizations.
  • Continuous professional development in the latest engineering practices and software.