Forensic Engineer

We are seeking a talented Forensic Electrical Engineer for our engineering services team in the Boston, MA. This is an opportunity to leverage your local knowledge and be involved in exciting projects that will offer an opportunity to provide technical solutions. We are seeking self-motivated and active networkers who value building credible relationships with clients and the community. You will need to be flexible in your approach to challenges and have a strong ability to think laterally in delivering project solutions. The successful candidate will have interest in the following responsibilities:

  • Determine the cause, origin, and extent of electrical damage and failures in residential and commercial buildings
  • Determine the cause of electrical fires
  • Perform appliance and consumer product failure analysis
  • Perform lightning damage assessments
  • Analyze failures in buildings and other infrastructure systems by conducting site visits and applying engineering principles and practices in accordance with codes and industry standards
  • Conduct unbiased investigations for a variety of clients
  • Prepare reports documenting causes of failure, extent of loss, and recommended remediation
  • Ability to support conclusions by appropriate expert testimony in legal proceedings. The ideal candidate will have a background in the diagnosis of existing buildings and recommendation of corresponding repairs as well as the following:
  • S. degree in Electrical Engineering or a related field
  • Licensed Professional Engineer with a NCEES Record is preferred
  • At least 3-5 years of forensic engineering experience performing building assessments and failure analysis, with report preparation for property owners, insurance companies and/or attorneys
  • Capable of performing non-destructive electrical measurements in the field and laboratory
  • Working knowledge of electrical systems and appliances
  • Working knowledge of building codes and experience reviewing building plans and specifications
  • Willing and able to travel to job sites

We offer a comprehensive benefits package including medical/dental/vision/life and LTD insurance, 401(k) with matching contributions, tuition reimbursement, FSA, HSA and excellent professional development program.  www.LXCEG.com

*All candidates must have the ability to pass a pre-employment and drug and alcohol screenings; LXC Engineering Group and client specific background checks; and an annual motor vehicle record (MVR) according to company and client policies

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