Rimkus Consulting Group

Electrical Engineer

US-MD-Columbia
7 months ago
Job ID
2017-1415
# of Openings
1
Category
Engineering/Technical Consultants
Type
Full-Time

Overview

We are currently seeking an Electrical Engineer to join our team of forensic experts that get to the bottom of electrical failures for a wide range of systems and equipment.  Our clients come to us with problems like failed products, damaged equipment, or non-working systems.  Our experts then review data, perform inspections, tear down equipment, and conduct experiments to determine the cause of the problem, validate their results, assist with redesign, and /or estimate cost.  Although prior failure analysis experience is a plus, we value exceptional candidates from nearly every electrical specialty including electrical power, building systems, consumer products, appliances, manufacturing, communications, automotive and biomedical. 

 

In the course of the project, our expert provides unbiased oral and written reports of findings and when needed, expert testimony.  You may also be responsible for project management and technical oversight of multiple projects.  You evaluate and review design and field engineering changes; ensure 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.

Responsibilities

  • 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.
  • Field Investigations: Studies and determines the cause and origin of electrical defects and/or damage.
  • Support fire origin and cause fire investigation experts to determine electrical causes.
  • 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.
  • Follows land use laws and regulations and ensures compliance with electrical code regulations and standards.
  • Assists with junior-level engineer mentoring/integration program.
  • Ability to initiate, develop and maintain mutually beneficial client relationships.

Qualifications

  • BS Electrical Engineering
  • 10+ years’ experience
  • PE license required
  • Independent judgment, strong analytical skills and excellent oral and written communication skills are requirements in this position.

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