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  • 31 Milk Street
    Suite 1016
    Boston, MA 02109
  • Adelina Doko
  • Phone: 212-532-2211

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Forensic Mechanical/Structural Engineer/Architect

DeSimone Consulting Engineers • Boston, MA

Posted 11 days ago

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Experience - 10 years
Degree - 4 Year Degree


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Job Description

DeSimone Consulting Engineers is seeking Forensic Mechanical/Structural Engineers and Forensic Architects to support our growing operations of the Forensic and Property Loss Consulting practices. 

In addition to our award-winning structural design services, DeSimone provides technical assistance, analysis and investigative services to the Insurance and Legal communities. With a focus on pre- and post-loss investigation, analysis, cause and origin determination, DeSimone experienced professionals provides best-in-class service when the built environment is impacted by the adverse conditions.

Forensic Mechanical Engineer:
Candidates will diagnose HVAC and plumbing conditions, design the corresponding repairs, and manage investigation and litigation support projects involving damage to structures from accidents, catastrophes, construction defects and/or other adverse conditions.

Forensic Architect:
 Candidates will investigate and diagnose building envelope conditions as well as complete design of existing structures and new construction. The candidate will support the investigation and litigation projects involving damage to structures from various accidents.

The Forensic
Structural Engineer: Candidates will assist in determining the cause of structural failures and the design of corresponding repairs.  The position also involves investigating and analyzing various projects to resolve claims and legal disputes and provide expert testimony. 

Job Requirements

Qualifications for all candidates

  • Excellent organizational and project management skills
  • Strong analytical skills with proficiency in both manual and software-assisted calculation and analysis
  • Ability to efficiently work on projects independently or as part of a team.
  • Coordinate with other team members and project managers on interdisciplinary efforts and in the support of marketing efforts.
  • Strong business development skills and an interest in assisting with building a business.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office and AutoCAD software
  • Ability to travel locally and out of region
  • Ability to work in adverse field conditions (at height, in confined spaces, etc.)

Forensic Mechanical Engineers Qualifications

  • Bachelors degree in Mechanical Engineering or related field
  • Professional Engineer License 
  • Minimum 10 years of experience in mechanical and plumbing design, investigation and repair design, including field experience
  • Technical knowledge of mechanical design and repair

Forensic Structural Engineer Qualifications

  • Bachelors degree in Civil Engineering (Structural Engineering emphasis) or related field
  • Professional Engineer License 
  • Minimum 10 years of experience in structural design, investigation and repair design, which includes field experience
  • Technical knowledge of structural design and repair

Forensic Architect Qualifications

  • Bachelors degree in Architecture or related field
  • Minimum 10 years of experience in building envelope investigation and repair design, which includes field experience
  • Technical knowledge of building envelope design and repair

Preferred Skills for all Positions

  • Masters degree in position discipline
  • Working knowledge of Building Codes, local codes, and the ICC family of codes and applicable reference standards.
  • Strong technical writing and communication skills as well as field documentation skills.
  • Strong design and detailing ability.
  • Ability to efficiently manage multiple medium sized projects and staff.
  • Ability to seek and nurture client relationships.

 Our Benefits:

  • Health benefits, Medical Insurance

  • 401K Plan

  • Life and AD&D Insurance

  • Short term and Long term disability Insurance

  • 15 days of Paid time off

  • 8 paid holidays plus a floating holiday

  • Transit & Parking Exemptions

  • Employee Gym Reimbursement

  • Tuition/Education Reimbursement

  • Employee Referral Program

  • Career Development

  • Holiday parties

  • Casual Fridays

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