Froehling & Robertson, Inc., (F&R) is committed to protecting life and property for our diverse clients. We have been doing this a long time, 137 years! Why? It’s because of the great people with diverse skill sets who believe in what we do. F&R is a minority-owned business that offers competitive compensation and benefits, and a positive work environment designed around the philosophy of mutual respect for all.
Provides expert forensic analysis to our clients on an array of engineering projects. Provides honest and unbiased analysis and consultation on various property material, mechanical and electrical failures that result in property damage, injury, and occasionally fatalities.
Essential Functions for this position include:
Planning and directing special projects and failure analysis studies on commercial and residential heating and cooling equipment, refrigeration equipment, large and small appliances, electrical equipment, gas fired appliances, excavation equipment, logging equipment, pneumatic machinery, and automotive and truck equipment and components.
Conduct load tests for in-service structures
Evaluate such products as chain saws; nail guns geotextile fabrics, storm windows, prime windows, scaffolding and heavy shoring.
Provide expert testimony as frequently solicited in cases of litigation. Expert testimony will be provided in a variety of materials, structural, mechanical, and electrical failure analysis projects.
Writes and submits detailed and accurate reports on completed projects in a timely manner in accordance with company guidelines
Will communicate with customers to provide timelines and project updates on a consistent basis
Other duties as assigned
Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in related Engineering field civil structural electrical or mechanical
Previous forensic experience is highly preferred but not required
Previous expert testimony or deposition experience highly preferred but not required
3-5 years of related working experience is required
Experience with hands on engineering such as structural/mechanical/electrical investigations is highly preferred
Must be hands on and willing to climb roofs crawl in tight spaces etc
Must be willing to work a flexible schedule and additional hours during periods of peak business demand and back log as deemed necessary by management.
Must be an active registered Professional Engineer PE in the state in which they are applying Multiple active state PE licensures especially in surrounding states are highly preferred
Excellent communication and presentation skills both oral and written
Must be able to successfully manage numerous assignments and meet deadlines
Must be able to work independently and within teams to achieve goals
Must be detail oriented
Requires a valid, clean driver’s license, as travel to job sites is required
Must be willing to participate in and pass F&R’s pre-employment screening including a background investigation, drug screening and driving record
Must continue to maintain a safe driving record and valid driver’s license to fulfill travel requirements of this positon
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. In addition to providing competitive salaries, F&R offers a wide range of benefit options, including:
Comprehensive group medical insurance, including health, dental, vision and life
Opportunity for professional growth and advancement
Paid time off
Company–observed paid holidays
Short and long-term disability coverage
We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, and highly encourage resumes from all interested parties including women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities. F&R participates in the USCIS E-Verify Program to verify that all new hires are authorized to work in the United States.
About Froehling & Robertson, Inc.
Established in 1881, Froehling & Robertson, Inc. is a minority-owned business as well as the oldest independent consulting engineering / testing firm in the United States. At F&R we focus on our clients by offering construction engineering and environmental consulting solutions that are innovative, yet practical.
We know that the most successful projects are staffed by professionals and technicians that are obsessively focused on solving problems and minimizing roadblocks. It is only through assembling the best team possible that our clients can realize their vision on time and on budget.
F&R has been helping clients achieve these construction goals for more than 135 years. We are committed to the success of their projects and we take pride in ensuring that they receive the best possible service and support. We are equally committed to developing and growing the best team possible to meet this goal. Ultimately, the success we achieve in both defines our reputation across the industry.
Froehling & Robertson, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and drug-free workplace.