Forensic Accident Engineer at H2M architects + engineers

Posted in General Business 13 days ago.

Type: Full-Time
Location: Melville, New York

Job Description:

H2M architects + engineers, a multidiscipline architectural, engineering, environmental consulting firm, seeks a Forensic Accident Engineer for our Melville (Long Island) office location. We seek a dynamic engineer to provide expert forensic analysis on residential and commercial engineering accident cases. In addition to technical expertise on assignments, the ideal candidate will assist with developing and maintaining important business relationships throughout the industry.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Work assignments will include conducting forensic investigations and reporting in the following engineering areas:

    • Building/Construction related accidents
    • Roadway related accidents
    • Trip and Falls
  • Conduct commercial and residential forensic investigations to analyze and determine the cause, origin, and extent of defects (accidents) for insurance companies, attorneys, private homeowners, and property owners.
  • Prepare expert forensic reports summarizing findings, using accepted engineering principles, prepare for EBT's, and trial testimony.

  • R esearch technical publications and literature in support of evaluations and apply engineering principles and practices in accordance with codes and industry standards.
  • Provide detailed forensic engineering reports outlining the cause and origin of damage to clients.
  • Communicate with staff and clients to provide timelines and project updates on a consistent basis.

Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering or closely related discipline required.
  • Professional Engineer (P.E.) license preferred.
  • Min 5-7 years forensic investigation/accident/trip and fall experience required. Must have prior experience writing technical and inspection reports.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of building codes, and commercial and residential liability.
  • Ability to read and understand contracts and building plans.
  • Experience working with law firms and insurance companies preferred. Deposition and expert testimony experience highly desirable.
  • Manage multiple projects and assume responsibility for project execution within required timeframes.
  • Ability to perform various field inspections, which includes the ability to inspect vehicles as needed.
  • Requires strong analytical skills.
  • Must be highly motivated and utilize independent judgement in solving client/technical problems.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with clients and team.
  • Ability to use own car to travel to job sites - valid driver's license required.
  • Some occasional overnight travel may be required.

The salary range for this role is $80,000 - $120,000 annually.

The employment offer may deviate from this published range based on a variety of factors, including but not limited to, experience, specialty, knowledge, education, geography and/or related certifications - not related to an y applicant's characteristics protected by local, state or federal law . Note: The salary or hourly rate indicated does not include other forms of compensation.H2M is a strong collaborative workplace where people and ideas are always treated with respect. I am encouraged to develop, and I love that I am constantly learning new things and skills" Employee testimonial.

our staff

We're passionate about our work, dedicated to our clients, and committed to our legacy. We emphasize collaboration and community involvement and promote sustainability in our practice, ensuring that the right projects are developed with minimal impact on the environment. Our integrated approach to design incorporates the diverse voices and visions of our staff into every project. Through mentoring, peer reviews, and professional development opportunities, employees at every level are offered the opportunity to share best practices and gain new experiences.

our approach

Since our early roots, our focus has remained steadfast: to provide quality service with sound judgment and to serve as an honest professional resource to our clients. With a dedicated, responsive staff and multiple service offerings under one roof, we blend "can-do" with "can-be," developing real, workable solutions with a dose of innovation. Our diverse in-house expertise reduces the need for sub-consultants and ensures that our architects and engineers develop a comprehensive understanding of every project.

Our integrated approach to design incorporates the diverse voices and visions of our staff into every project. Through mentoring, peer reviews, and professional development opportunities, employees at every level are offered the opportunity to share best practices and gain new experiences.

H2M continually strives to provide our employees and their families a comprehensive benefit experience surrounding their physical and financial well-being. Our benefit offerings are designed to support and enhance your health and well-being. We offer healthcare and wellness benefits, 401(k) retirement savings with up to 6% employer matching contributions with 100% vesting schedule, annual and spot bonus performance programs, flexibility and paid time off. We also offer tuition assistance for continuing education & professional licensure, student loan debt repayment program, technology allowance and excellent professional development programs that are custom designed for employees at all levels.

H2M is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, pregnancy, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, genetic information, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by local, state or federal laws or regulations. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.


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