Civil Forensic Engineer

Indianapolis, IN 46227

Posted: 02/10/2021 Industry: Engineering Job Number: 527944

Job Description

Growing company adding their fifth location. Position will be able to work remotely when not out in the field. The position entails about a 50-50 mix of office and field time 90% is forensic investigation. If you enjoy work outside of the office this is a great fit.


Performing structural and building envelope assessments to becoming an expert in the field of building sciences. There is a wealth of opportunities within this field that will continue to challenge you and keep you excited about your career path.

Essential Job Functions & Responsibilities:

Conduct on-site investigations/analyses of residential and commercial construction to determine the origin and cause of failures involving, but not limited to, various building envelopes, structural framing systems/components, and storm water management systems.

Perform damage assessments following vehicle and tree impacts as well as fires.

Perform exterior and roof storm-damage assessments.

Conduct unbiased investigations for various types of clients.

Must be able to articulate findings to clients (both verbal and written).

Prepare written reports that detail findings and conclusions from on-site investigations and analysis.

Responsible for continued development of client relations.

Job Requirements:

Applicants must be an active registered Professional Engineer (P.E.), or be able to sit for the P.E. Test within 3-6 months, in the state Indiana. Multiple active state P.E. Licensures, especially in surrounding states, are preferred.

Minimum of a Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil/Structural Engineering.

Must be willing to climb pitched roofs and crawl into tight spaces (attics, crawlspaces, etc.).

Must have a valid driver's license with an acceptable driving record.

Physical Requirements:

Able to remain standing for prolonged periods of time.

Able to climb onto first and second story roofs, ascend/descend ladders, stairs, and ramps.

Able to drive a vehicle for extended periods of time.

It is the policy of our client to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified persons, and to recruit, hire, train, promote, and compensate persons in all jobs without regard to race, color, religion, or sex.
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