Rimkus Consulting Group

Vehicle Accident Reconstructionist or Mechanical Engineer

Job Locations US-TX-Austin
Posted Date 3 months ago(11/6/2017 2:45 PM)
# of Openings
Engineering/Technical Consultants


We are currently seeking a VAR/Mechanical Engineer to support operations in our Austin office. In this position you will apply your technical knowledge to help assess and determine the cause and origin of complex and unique problems for our clients. As you draw upon your experience and reasoning skills to form opinions and conclusions, you’ll be supported by a team of top-notch professionals prepared to assist you every step of the way. 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.


Duties include supporting senior technical consulting staff in conducting field investigations and performing failure/accident analysis involving various types of vehicles and mechanical equipment involved in accidents or incidents. Conduct vehicle accident reconstruction or failure analysis of mechanical equipment or components. Perform computer analysis, modeling and calculations. Utilize 3D scanning equipment and post-processing of 3D point cloud data.  Provide timely and accurate technical findings in both verbal and written form. Assisting in promoting services and develop client relationships through the delivery of expertise related presentations, attending industry related events and supporting the marketing staff as needed.


  • BS in Mechanical/Industrial/Biomedical Engineering required.
  • Proficiency in CAD, 3D point-cloud, 3D modeling preferred.
  • Prior Vehicle Accident Reconstruction (VAR) or Vehicle Crash Safety testing experience a plus.
  • Physically able to lift up to 50 pounds, enter and work in confined spaces, crawl under cars and trucks and other vehicles to inspect damage. Knowledge of automotive components and systems is preferred.


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