Jul 20, 2018

Associate Forensic Engineer

  • Haag Engineering
  • Dallas, TX, USA
Full-Time Engineering

Job Description

POSITION TITLE:  FORENSIC ENGINEER – CIVIL/STRUCTURAL

LOCATION:  Dallas, Texas

POSITION SUMMARY

Haag Engineering is seeking a Civil/Structural Engineer in Dallas, Texas, licensed in Texas, to handle forensic engineering work for clients throughout the region. The engineer will be expected to evaluate the cause of failure, extent of damage, and options for repair in a variety of construction-related circumstances, including roof evaluations. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Evaluating the cause and extent of damage following storms and natural disasters
  • Effectively communicate opinions in writing and verbally, and sometimes as courtroom testimony
  • Effectively and patiently communicate technical matters to laypersons, public gatherings, and courtroom juries

BENEFITS

Haag Engineering is employee owned and offers competitive benefits which could include a 401(k) plan, profit sharing, medical, dental, vision, life insurance, AD&D, health savings account, disability, and paid time off. We support career advancement through professional training and development. 

 Haag Engineering is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, union status and/or beliefs, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

Occupations

Civil & Structural Engineering  

States

TX  

Security Clearance

NO Security Clearance

Job Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS

  • 5-7 years civil/structural engineering experience; Forensic experience (2 years preferred)
  • Bachelors of Science degree in Civil Engineering from an ABET-accredited university
  • PE required; Licensed Professional Engineer
  • Project management or supervisory experience desired
  • NCEES registration or has obtained licensing (by examination) in at least one state and will apply to NCEES within six (6) months of hire date
  • Must never have been disciplined by an engineering board or licensing authority
  • Proficiency in other civil engineering branches such as soils, drainage, pavements, and hydraulics is highly desired
  • Excellent leadership and interpersonal communication skills with the ability to effectively, persuasively, and tactfully interact with clients and employees at all levels of the organization
  • Strong organizational, analytical, and strategic planning skills with attention to detail and a high quality of work in a pressure environment
  • Must be able to work independently, efficiently manage your time, and meet deadlines on multiple concurrent projects
  • Strong communication skills; verbal and written. Public speaking is a must; effective report writing is critical
  • Strong project management, data interpretation, and technical writing skills
  • Must be able to quickly adapt to change to meet business needs
  • Ability to travel up to 60% to support project needs both in and out of state
  • Demonstrated computer skills

 PHYSICAL DEMANDS/ WORK ENVIRONMENT

  • Must be willing and able to perform all types of field inspections and to work at heights or in confined spaces (roofs, crawlspaces, and in between)
  • Must be able to work in inclement weather
  • Must be willing to put in long hours as needed during peak times

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