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Senior Structural Engineer -Forensics

Company: The Vertex Companies, LLC
Location: Denver
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionCompany Description

The Vertex Companies, LLC is a leading multidisciplinary engineering and consulting firm that provides forensic consulting, engineering design, construction management, claims & dispute resolution, environmental, and digital solutions to insurance carriers, sureties, law firms, real estate owners, property managers, public agencies, and commercial clients.Our Forensic team is a highly educated and highly valued team of engineering experts. We work with global insurance firms, and national and regionally based law firms to provide professional services on a large portfolio of complex and challenging forensic projects. Job Description

Senior Forensic Structural EngineerThe Forensic Structural Engineer we are looking for will be a licensed Structural and/or Professional Engineer with experience in forensic engineering, field investigations, property condition assessments or related tasks. This is a great opportunity to expand your skillset in the exciting world of Forensic Engineering...travel to project sites, conduct investigations, identify the cause and impact of structural damages to a variety of structures. You will also provide engineering assistance in property condition assessments and inspect in-construction structures to provide loss prevention services.Your focus will include field inspections and written reports for residential and commercial property damage claims and forensic investigations involving construction defect claims. You'll showcase your technical writing skills by providing detailed investigative reports and findings to senior management and clients, primarily law firms and insurance companies. Client satisfaction is everything!What you will be doing:

  • Conduct forensic field inspections into the cause and origin of incidents related to residential and commercial property damage claims and/or construction or design defect claims
  • Assessing the condition of existing structures for prospective buyers/sellers/tenants
  • Inspecting in-construction structures to prevent future claims/losses (loss control)
  • Research failures attributed to the building design or construction to determine cause and origin of incident
  • Develop detailed plan for remediation of loss: scope, schedule, budget
  • Develop expert investigative reports with detailed findings and plans for remediation for senior management review and client presentation
  • Participate in business development activities and presentations, including regular contact with existing and prospective clients in the region
  • Assisting in the training of junior engineers and sharing your technical knowledge with the VERTEX team via one-on-one and group training opportunities
  • Ensure client satisfaction by meeting project on time and on budget expectations
  • Ensure all assignments are executed with technical proficiency, accuracy, and professionalismQualifications

    • Bachelor's of Science in Civil Engineering (with emphasis in structures)
    • Minimum of 4 years experience in forensics inspection of residential and commercial structures, ideally servicing attomrney and insurance company clients
    • Licensed professional engineer (PE) or licensed structural engineer (SE)
    • Strong knowledge of the residential (IRC), commercial (IBC) and existing (IEBC) I-codes
    • Understanding of wood, steel, concrete, and masonry structural framing and foundation components
    • Understanding of building envelope components preferred
    • Knowledge of computer operations and standard software packages (MS Office) required, MathCAD not required but beneficial
    • Ability to perform complex tasks and handle multiple priorities and deadlines
    • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal) in English
    • Ability to carry and operate a 24-foot extension ladder unassisted, walk on sloped roofs and uneven surfaces, and work in small spaces (attics, crawl spaces)

      Additional Information

      Why work with us:Forensics is one of our fastest growing, interesting, and in-demand service areas.We offer a competitive salary and generous benefits package including paid time off (3 weeks' vacation), medical, dental, vision, 401K match (with immediate vesting), short/long term disability, life insurance, dependent care benefits, tuition reimbursement, and access to a wide variety of services, wellness programs and more.Our "Lifetime of Learning" program ensures that all employees receive the training, opportunities, and guidance they need to grow with us as we expand. And we are a consistent Zweig Best Places to Work winner.For more information about VERTEX visit us here http://vertexeng.com/ Click on the video below to hear why Eric Ryan joined VERTEX to expand his Structural Engineering career.VERTEX is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.If you require assistance to complete any part of the application process, please contact our Recruiting team at recruiting@vertexeng.com.NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES:Please note that VERTEX does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, VERTEX will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, VERTEX explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of VERTEX.

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