Rimkus Consulting Group

Civil Engineer

Job Locations UK-London EC4N 7DZ
Posted Date 2 months ago(12/20/2017 2:45 PM)
# of Openings
1
Category
Engineering/Technical Consultants
Type
Full-Time

Overview

We are currently seeking a Civil Engineer to provide forensic consulting services to our diverse client base. Day to day activities will focus on cause and origin investigations relating to defects and failures of residential and commercial structures. The candidate must be proficient with technical oral and written communication and be able to defend and support conclusions. Other duties include forensic photography, collecting physical evidence and maintaining chain of custody, conducting investigations to document onsite conditions and oversee field-testing. Experience of dealing with civil contract disputes and insurance claims with loss adjusters and solicitors would be an advantage. In return for your talent and effort, we offer our full-time employees a competitive benefits package—including supplemental medical, life, disability and a flexible work schedule.

Responsibilities

  • Field Investigations: Make cause and origin determinations relating to construction defects and structural failures on a wide variety of project types, sizes and complexities.
  • Manage forensic investigations within the field of civil/structural engineering based upon a scope of work and prepared budgets.  Provide expert-level consultation to our clients to assist in answering technical questions.
  • Produces written technical reports detailing and defending observations and conclusions.
  • Manages multiple projects concurrently. Coordinates other support activities and testing when needed and ensure client deliverables are addressed in a timely manner.
  • Utilize appropriate calculations, applications and figures to ensure the proper procedures are applied.
  • Adhere to safety protocols and follow land use laws and regulations every step of the way.
  • Ability to initiate, develop and maintain mutually beneficial client relationships.
  • Ability to deliver technical presentations to clients for the purpose of both litigation and marketing support.
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs. and be able to perform inspections in confined spaces and high and/or steep slope roofs.

Qualifications

  • BEng degree in Civil Engineering and 10+ years’ experience.
  • Chartered Engineer (CEng) certification required. 
  • Project management and field investigation experience required. 
  • Must have high level of analytical skills and be a proficient technical writer and communicator. 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.
  • Must maintain a driver’s license and a reliable form of transportation.
  • Ability to travel to areas located in proximity to your based location and overnight travel to support other regions as needed.

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