Rimkus Consulting Group

  • Fire Investigator (Part-Time)

    Job Locations US-FL-Ft. Myers
    Posted Date 11 months ago(1/11/2018 9:33 AM)
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Fire Consultants
    Type
    Part-Time
  • Overview

    Have you taken something apart just to understand how it functions?  Are you passionate about finding the answer to “Why” things happen?  Are you tired of the mundane office/cubical exertion, and prefer to get out in the field putting your skills to use?

     

    Come grow with an Industry Leader in Forensic Engineering.  A solid reputation, passionate team and endless opportunities; that’s Rimkus Consulting Group.   

     

    We are currently seeking a Fire Investigator to join our team of forensic experts whose principle duties will consist of determining the origin and cause of fires involving a myriad of incidents including residential, commercial structure, vehicle, and marine fires.

    Responsibilities

    • Gathering photographic and physical evidence.
    • Conducting investigations to document onsite conditions, and overseeing field- testing.
    • This includes scene photography, interviewing witnesses, and evidence/data gathering.
    • Prepare oral and written reports that document causes of fire or explosion incident
    • Preparing and giving depositions and expert testimony.

    Qualifications

    • Associates Degree in Fire Science and/or 10+ years’ of related experience (fire investigator, firefighter, Law enforcement experience) is required.
    • Knowledge of fire ground procedures, including fire investigative duties, serving in the capacity of fire fighter, law enforcement specializing in fire origin and cause.
    • Experience in fire and explosion investigation and analysis field is a MUST. 
    • Extensive knowledge of Microsoft Word is required.
    • CFI-IAAI required (and/or to be completed in 6 months of employment based on approval).
    • Must have current IAAI or comparable transcript identifying education meeting with industry standards NFPA 921 & 1033.
    • Have current certifications and course related work as it relates to fire origin and cause.
    • Possess strong technical knowledge and understanding processing investigative fire scenes (including but not limited to processing fire scenes, photograph documentation, collection and transporting evidence and related duties as assigned.

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