Rimkus Consulting Group

  • Biomechanical Engineer (Ph.D.)

    Job Locations US-NY-New York | US-MD-Columbia | US-VA-Arlington | US-NJ-Newark | US-MA-Boston
    Posted Date 1 year ago(1/30/2018 9:31 AM)
    # of Openings
    Engineering/Technical Consultants
  • Overview

    We currently seek an experienced Biomechanical Engineer to support operations in our New York/New Jersey offices. Successful candidate will conduct technical investigations, analysis, in commercial and personal injury litigation. He/she will provide human-injury impact and causation analysis in vehicular accidents, amusement park ride or playground accidents, in cases involving trip/slip and falls or injuries due to falling objects by performing occupant motion and force analysis studies to determine injury potential/causation, seatbelt use, the effects of airbag interaction, determination of occupant positions and injury consistency from falls.  


    Duties include using computer, analytical and physical models to re-construct accidents, to measure the load and injury levels, perform site and/or vehicle inspections to prepare written reports of findings, and provide deposition and trial testimony. 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 career advancement.


    • Performs human-injury impact analysis of vehicular accidents, mechanical failures, falls, and falling objects.
    • Analyzes vehicular accidents, mechanical failures, and reconstructs vehicular accidents.
    • Prepares written reports of findings in clear, concise, easy-to-understand terms.
    • Provides testimony in depositions and in the courtroom.
    • Conducts human motion and injury impact analyses.
    • Analyzes injuries resulting from automobile, industrial, marine, and recreational accidents.
    • Conducts on-site vehicle examinations, and provides written findings and conclusions.
    • Reviews various media (e.g., photographs, witness statements, depositions, police reports, medical and chiropractic records, etc.) to provide logical conclusions.
    • Locates and applies research of pertinent literature and governmental regulations.
    • Applies mathematical and empirical methods of analyses.
    • Performs other duties as assigned.


    • Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering is required. A Mechanical Engineering background is a plus. P.E. License is preferred.
    • ACTAR certification is preferred
    • Minimum of 5+ years’ in biomedical engineering or mechanical engineering.
    • Strong oral and written communication skills.
    • Background in forensic engineering preferred.
    • Analytical problem-solving skills required.
    • Experience working in anatomy, biomechanics setting, teaching, or the automotive industry helpful.
    • Working knowledge of general PC applications and software.


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