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J.S. Held is a specialized global consulting firm whose professionals serve as trusted, expert advisors to organizations facing high-stakes events that demand urgent attention, exceptional knowledge, staunch integrity and clear-cut analysis and advice. The firm provides a comprehensive suite of technical, scientific, financial and technology advisory services that enable clients across the spectrum of industries to navigate complex, contentious and often catastrophic situations with precise analysis, reliable insights and confidence. We have over 100 locations worldwide. We are highly committed to all members of our community, both employees and clients. Our organization focuses on promoting a sense of community and inspiring our people to achieve results that exceed goals.
We are seeking a Civil/Structural Engineer (PEs and SEs) to join our Forensic Architecture & Engineering team. This is a unique opportunity for an entrepreneurial, highly driven person with a well-rounded skill set to join the FA&E team, whose responsibilities extend beyond those of traditional Engineers. The ideal person for this role will need to not only have a strong grasp of Civil/Structural Engineering, but also be flexible and a strategic thinker able to take on a variety of tasks.
We are seeking mid to senior level forensic Civil/Structural Engineers (PEs and SEs) to enhance our already robust team of professionals supporting our clients throughout the US. Our engineers routinely perform forensic investigations, provide consultation, prepare and deliver technical papers; and serve as expert witnesses. Our areas of practice include residential, commercial and industrial buildings' roofing, fenestration, foundation and envelopes; hazard assessments and resulting damage; design and construction defect evaluation; and premise liability evaluations. Assignments will require regular local and regional travel to project sites. Active involvement in professional associations and societies is encouraged and supported.
Attributes & Background
- Conducts field observations, testing and data collection
- Prepares reports detailing observations made, testing results, research conducted, and opinions or recommendations
- Works with building departments to determine repair directives
- Conducts research and develops technical topics for publication
- Meets with and presents to peers and clients
- Engages in client-relations marketing
- Bachelor's degree in Engineering (from an ABET accredited school required)
- PE or SE license (required)
- 2 (mid-level) or 7 (senior-level) or more years of experience as a forensic engineer (required)
- Experience in engineering design or construction (preferred but not required)
- Experience conducting damage assessments and forensic investigations (required)
- Testimony experience as a designated engineering expert (for senior level)
- Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
- Excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills
- Computer skills (including Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
- A desire to learn, excel and grow with us and within the profession
J.S. Held is dedicated to becoming the global leader in providing multi-disciplinary construction consulting services to the legal, construction and insurance communities. We specialize in property damage consulting, construction claims consulting, program & project management and dispute resolution services. J.S. Held is committed to recruiting and cultivating top industry talent to build a collaborative and diverse team of experts. Our consultants have a true understanding of how projects are planned and built based on years of practical construction and construction management expertise. We leverage this experience to provide local and cost-efficient solutions and an unrivaled client experience.
J.S. Held is dedicated to becoming the global leader in providing multi-disciplinary consulting services to the construction, government, healthcare, industrial, insurance, energy, legal, and technology, communities. We have diverse practice areas including Construction Advisory, Financial Investigations, Forensic Accounting & Economics, Forensic Architecture & Engineering, Surety, Environmental Health & Safety, Equipment, Toxicology, and Building & Property Consulting, among other disciplines. J.S. Held is devoted to recruiting and cultivating top industry talent to build a collaborative and diverse team of experts. We leverage our experience to provide local, cost-efficient solutions and an unrivaled client experience. We embrace diversity and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Our commitment to building a team and environment that fosters professional and personal enrichment is unwavering. We are greater when we are equal!
Our mission is to serve as trusted, expert advisors to organizations around the world facing high-stakes situations that demand urgent attention, exceptional knowledge, staunch integrity and objective, clear-cut analysis and advice.
Some of the Benefits We Have Include
J.S. Held understands all of our employees are people and sometimes life needs flexibility. We work to always provide an environment that best supports and suits our team's needs.
- Our flexible work environment allows employees to work remotely, when needed
- Generous PTO Policy
- Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
- 401k Match
- Commuter Benefits
A reasonable estimate of the salary range for this role is $70k - $160k. Any offered salary range is based on a wide array of factors including but not limited to skillset, experience, training, location, scope of role, management responsibility, etc.
J.S. Held LLC provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, J.S. Held LLC complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscriminatory employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.
J.S. Held LLC expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with J.S. Held LLC employees' ability to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
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