Rimkus Consulting Group

  • VAR/Mechanical Engineer

    Job Locations US-FL-Pensacola
    Posted Date 3 years ago(8/1/2016 3:10 PM)
    # of Openings
    Engineering/Technical Consultants
  • Overview

    We are currently seeking an experienced VAR/Mechanical Engineer with broad experience including design and construction of industrial, commercial and residential facilities to support operations in our Pensacola office. In return for your talent and effort, we offer our full-time employees a competitive benefits package—including medical, dental, vision, life, disability, employer-matching 401(k), a flexible work schedule, and opportunities for advancement.


    In this position you will apply your technical knowledge to help assess and determine the origin and cause of complex and unique problems for our clients. Experience including machine design, appliances, fire suppression systems, fuel distribution, HVAC, accident reconstruction or motor vehicle background is valuable. You will investigate equipment, pipe, appliance, material, and systems failures. Work as part of a team, with other engineering specialties, to determine the root cause of an incident. Responsible for investigating, analyzing, and reconstructing vehicular accidents. Duties include analyzing single- and multiple-vehicle collisions, speeds, and roadway drag factors, reaction times, impaired and non-impaired driving behavior, lamps, tires, time-distance relationships, and injury correlation to collisions. Prepares and presents demonstrative diagrams, charts, and analysis of the cause and origin of various collisions. May also inspect and analyze automotive or mechanical parts for the origin and cause of failure. Documents and preserves evidence obtained, prepares written reports of findings, and provides expert testimony in litigation as necessary. You will perform timely accurate analysis, prepare reports, and present your findings to the client and other interested parties. You must be able to manage several projects simultaneously and be detail orientated. Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written are essential. Report writing skills are essential.


    • Bachelors or higher degree in related field.
    • Professional Engineering, P.E., license by testing with ability to become licensed in additional states (NCEES preferred).
    • Valid driver’s license is a must.
    • Must be outgoing and able to interact with staff, clients, and home/business owners.
    • Must be able to perform under pressure and meet deadlines.
    • You must possess excellent verbal, communication skills and technical writing abilities.
    • You must always respect your clients and co-workers.
    • Travel in and out of state on assignments or to respond to catastrophic events is required. Must possess an open attitude and willingness to learn and develop skills as a forensic engineer.
    • ACTAR certification a plus.
    • Physical ability to perform all of the following functions is required: Climb ladders, walk on roofs, enter and work in confined spaces, if applicable. Shovel fire debris, move furniture and other household/ commercial items, if applicable. Operate lifts. Work outdoors in hot or cold weather. Lift up to 50 pounds. Use necessary safety equipment.
    • Perform duties that may require standing, walking, bending, kneeling, or squatting for prolonged periods of time.


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