Responsible for expert forensic analysis and evaluation of roadway/highway design, construction and maintenance and roadways, site grading and drainage, and vehicle/ pedestrian/bicycle accidents. Safety evaluations include construction work zone set-up, determining vehicle operator available sight distance and evaluating traffic signal timing sequence. In addition, walking safety for premises and exterior environments. Evaluations for compliance with codes and standards include ICC/IBC, OSHA, ANSI, ASTM, State and Federal Department of Transportation Codes, Regulations and Policies.
Investigations will require visiting sites to obtain detailed measurements recorded in concise and succinct notes and to take photographs documenting observations.
Single day and occasional overnight travel to assignments in region.
Write and submit detailed and accurate reports on projects within specific and required time periods in accordance with firm guidelines.
Communicate with Clients to provide timelines and project updates on a consistent basis.
Provide expert testimony for litigation matters on an as needed basis.
Track time/expenses in time management program for billing purposes.
Occasional after hours participating in marketing activities.
Bachelor of Science or higher in Civil Engineering from an accredited college or university
Professional Engineering Registration/License in good standing and absent any suspension or reprimand
Minimum 10 years of experience
Background in Roadway/Highway Design
Construction and Structural Design a plus
Experience with 3D Laser Scanners a plus
Excellent problem solving (sequential thinking and deductive reasoning) skills.
Extremely well organized with the ability to deliver accurate information within established agreed upon time schedules.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Good overall computer skills.
Ability to work efficiently with little or no supervision.
Must be able to work on multiple matters that are at different levels of completion.
Must like working with people in a collegial and professional environment.
Must be able to ascend/descend ladders, stairs, ramps, etc.
Must be able to walk, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
Must have ability to enter confined spaces.
Must be able to reach with hands and arms.
Must be able to lift up to 25 pounds.
About Consulting Engineers & Scientists
Local Philadelphia area forensic engineering firm specializing in determining how and why accidents or failures occurred. We are one of the oldest and experienced forensic consulting engineering and scientific firms in the country. We have participated in over 25,000 forensic evaluations and have assisted our clients with technical direction, guidance, and expert testimony for the investigation and evaluation of litigation matters. Our expertise and experience includes premises liability including structural collapses, product liability for products in industrial, agricultural, commercial, and consumer applications, as well as automobiles and other ground and water vehicles including private and commercial aircraft. We also have expertise and experience in construction accidents and claims, architectural matters, accident reconstruction, failure analysis, and biomechanical/biomedical analysis, as well as other areas of expertise.