Rimkus Consulting Group

  • Mechanical Engineer/MEP

    Job Locations US-OR-Portland
    Posted Date 4 months ago(1/11/2018 3:00 PM)
    # of Openings
    Engineering/Technical Consultants
  • Overview

    We are currently seeking an experienced, part-time forensic Mechanical Engineer with broad experience preferably including, consulting, design and construction of mechanical, electrical, plumbing (MEP) and HVAC systems to support operations in our Portland district office.


    • Responsibilities:

      In this position you will apply your technical knowledge to help assess and determine the origin and cause of complex and unique problems for our clients. Experience including MEP design, appliances, fire suppression systems, fuel distribution, HVAC, accident reconstruction or motor vehicle background is valuable. You will investigate equipment, pipe, appliance, material, and systems failures. Work as part of a team, with other engineering specialties, to determine the root cause of an incident. You will perform timely accurate analysis, prepare reports, and present your findings to the client and other interested parties. You must be able to manage several projects simultaneously and be detail orientated. Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written are essential. Report writing skills are essential.


    • Qualifications:

      • Bachelors or higher degree in related field.
      • Professional Engineering, P.E., license by testing with ability to become licensed in additional states (NCEES preferred).
      • Valid driver’s license is a must.
      • Must be outgoing and able to interact with staff, clients, and home/business owners.
      • Must be able to perform under pressure and meet deadlines.
      • You must possess excellent verbal, communication skills and technical writing abilities.
      • Travel in and out of state on assignments or to respond to catastrophic events is required. Must possess an open attitude and willingness to learn and develop skills as a forensic engineer.
      • Physical ability to perform all of the following functions is required: Climb ladders, walk on roofs, enter and work in semi-confined spaces, if applicable. Move furniture and other household/ commercial items, if applicable. Operate lifts. Work outdoors in hot or cold weather. Lift up to 50 pounds. Use necessary safety equipment.
      • Perform duties that may require standing, walking, bending, kneeling, or squatting for prolonged periods of time.


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