Rimkus Consulting Group

Biomechanical Engineer

US-FL-Tampa | US-FL-Altamonte Springs | US-FL-Deerfield Beach
2 months ago
Job ID
2017-1509
# of Openings
1
Category
Engineering/Technical Consultants
Type
Full-Time

Overview

We currently seek an experienced Biomechanical Engineer to support operations in our Tampa, Orlando and Ft. Lauderdale offices. Conducts technical investigations, analysis, and testimony in commercial and personal injury litigation and failure analysis involving medical equipment and accompanying procedural issues within a hospital or health care setting. Provides human-injury impact analysis in vehicular accidents, amusement park ride accidents, and cases involving falls or falling objects by performing occupant motion studies to determine injury potential/causation, seatbelt use, the effects of airbag interaction, and determination of occupant positions. Duties include using computer and physical models to re-construct accidents, to measure the load and injury levels, and to prepare written reports of findings. 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 human-injury impact analysis of vehicular accidents, mechanical failures, falls, and falling objects.
  • Analyzes vehicular accidents, mechanical failures, and reconstructs vehicular accidents.
  • Prepares written reports of findings in clear, concise, easy-to-understand terms.
  • Provides testimony in depositions and in the courtroom.
  • Conducts human motion and injury impact analyses.
  • Analyzes injuries resulting from automobile, industrial, marine, and recreational accidents.
  • Conducts on-site vehicle examinations, and provides written findings and conclusions.
  • Reviews various media (e.g., photographs, witness statements, depositions, police reports, medical and chiropractic records, etc.) to provide logical conclusions.
  • Locates and applies research of pertinent literature and governmental regulations.
  • Applies mathematical and empirical methods of analyses.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering is required. A Mechanical Engineering background is a plus. P.E. License is preferred.
  • ACTAR certification is preferred
  • Minimum of 8+ years’ in biomedical engineering or mechanical engineering.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Background in forensic engineering preferred.
  • Cognitive problem-solving skills required.
  • Experience working in anatomy, teaching, or the automotive industry helpful.
  • Working knowledge of general PC applications and software.

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