Rimkus Consulting Group

  • Electrical Engineer

    Job Locations US-OH-Columbus | US-OH-Cleveland | US-MI-Detroit | US-OH-Cincinnati | US-PA-Pittsburgh | US-IN-Indianapolis | US-OH-Independence | US-NY-Buffalo | US-NY-Rochester | US-NY-Syracuse
    Posted Date 2 years ago(11/21/2016 4:11 PM)
    # of Openings
    Engineering/Technical Consultants
  • Overview

    We are looking for someone in Ohio, upstate New York, Western Pennsylvania, or Southern Michigan for this role.


    We are currently seeking an experienced Electrical Engineer to provide forensic consulting services requiring electrical engineering expertise for insurance, legal, industrial and other clients. Assesses and determines the cause and origin of electrical failures and damages.  Provides oral and written reports of findings and when needed, expert testimony. May be responsible for project management and technical oversight of multiple projects. Evaluates and reviews design and field engineering changes; ensures work quality and adherence to specifications; and performs related duties as assigned. 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.


    • Performs forensic assignments within the field of electrical engineering expertise based upon a scope of work and budget prepared by the consultant and agreed upon by the client in advance of performing the work.
    • Field Investigations: Studies and determines the cause and origin of electrical defects and/or damage.
    • Produces written forensic reports of findings detailing the cause and origin of electrical defects and/or damage.
    • Manages multiple projects. Works in conjunction with other team members to produce client reports in timely manner.
    • Uses many different equations, applications, and figures to ensure proper cause-and-origin analyses. Items that must take part in and use include electrical and equipment testing applications, drafting and design software, land surveying techniques and the metric system, to name just a few pertinent items.
    • Follows land use laws and regulations and ensures compliance with electrical code regulations and standards.
    • Assists with junior-level engineer mentoring/integration program.
    • May serve as team leader or project manager. May be required to supervise and/or oversee the technical work of junior–level engineers.
    • Ability to initiate, develop and maintain mutually beneficial client relationships.


    • B.S. Electrical Engineering degree or higher. M.S. or Ph.D desired.
    • 15+ years of experience.
    • P.E. required.
    • Project Management and/or Field Investigation required.
    • Must have high level of analytical skills. Work requires continual attention to detail with the ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
    • Must be able to interact and communicate with clients at all levels (e.g. internal and external).
    • Must have knowledge of a variety of computer software applications including but not limited to, Microsoft Office Applications and computer assisted engineering and design software.
    • 10-25% overnight travel to begin.



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