Rimkus Consulting Group

  • Engineering Associate

    Job Locations US-FL-Deerfield Beach
    Posted Date 11 months ago(12/14/2017 11:43 AM)
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Engineering/Technical Consultants
    Type
    Full-Time
  • Overview

    We are currently seeking an Engineering Associate for our Fort Lauderdale office to assist project managers and engineers with forensic consulting services requiring civil/structural engineering expertise for insurance, legal, industrial and other clients. Will work under the guidance of a senior engineer to gather field information, perform inspections, document job sites, review weather data and other necessary documents to assess and determine the cause and origin of structural failures and construction defects.  Evaluates and reviews design and field engineering changes during construction; 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.

    Responsibilities

    • Performs forensic assignments within the field of civil/structural 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. 
    • Investigations: Study and determine the cause and origin of claims related to moisture intrusion, roof damage, storm damage and structural damage
    • Ability to initiate, develop and maintain mutually beneficial client relationships.

    Qualifications

    • B.S. Civil Engineering degree or higher.
    • E.I.T Certification Required (FE Exam). 2-4+ years of experience.
    • Residential construction experiences a plus.
    • 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).
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills
    • Proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel as well as with AutoCAD is desired
    • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds and able to perform inspections in confined spaces.
    • Must be able to inspect building roof structures

    About Rimkus

    Rimkus Consulting Group is a world leader in forensic engineering and consulting with more than 50 offices across the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom. For the past 35 years, Rimkus Consulting Group has been dedicated to the timely resolution of accidents, claims, and legal disputes.

    In order to meet today’s complex challenges, Rimkus provides more than 400 professional engineers, scientists, and consulting experts who offer real-world expertise that spans across a broad spectrum of public and private environments.  At Rimkus, our clients can count on us for timely delivery, clear communications, and scientifically correct and reliable answers to some very complex questions.

     

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