Forensic Engineer Job at ATS FAMILY, Metairie, LA

  • Metairie, LA

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Job Title: Professional Engineer - Forensic Structural or Mechanical

Company: U.S. Forensic, an ATS Company

Location: Multiple Location across the U.S.

Position Type: Full-Time Remote

About U.S. Forensic: U.S. Forensic, an ATS Company, is expanding. We are a forensic engineering and building consulting firm dedicated to providing comprehensive, accurate, and unbiased consulting to government, legal, manufacturing and insurance industries. Our team of experts specialize in forensic engineering, accident reconstruction, building consulting, and fire cause and origin.

Job Overview: U.S. Forensic is seeking highly skilled and motivated Professional Engineers specializing in Structural or Mechanical Forensics. The successful candidate will play a key role in investigating and analyzing structural failures, construction defects, accidents, and catastrophic losses caused by extreme weather events. This position requires a strong background in structural or mechanical engineering and the ability to provide expert testimony when necessary.

  • Conduct detailed forensic investigations of structural failures, collapses, and construction defects
  • Perform site inspections and gather relevant data to support forensic analysis
  • Utilize engineering principles and practices to analyze and assess structural issues
  • Prepare clear and concise technical reports outlining findings and conclusions that can stand up in a court of law
  • Provide expert testimony in legal proceedings when required
  • Stay current with industry trends, codes, and standards related to structural engineering
  • Must be a licensed P.E.(or eligible by reciprocity) in the assigned state with an active NCEES record
  • 2+ years' of forensic engineering experience is strongly preferred, however we will consider highly qualified P.E.s with a desire to learn forensics
  • Ability to perform the physical requirements of the job, including working outside and sometimes in extreme weather conditions
  • You must be able to work in confined spaces, walk on roofs using appropriate safety equipment, carry ladders, and operate other equipment such as man lifts
  • The ability to travel locally, regionally, and nationally as needed is a must, and sometimes on short notice
  • You should be able to work independently and also with a cross-functional team of other professionals
  • Solid project management skills with the ability to manage multiple case files
  • Strong technical writing skills and excellent verbal communication skills are required.
  • You must be comfortable in face-to-face interactions with clients, with the ability to provide the utmost in customer service.
  • Technical proficiency with basic office software
  • Expert Witness experience is a huge plus
  • You must be legally authorized to work in the U.S. without sponsorship or any restrictions

Bachelor of Science degree in Civil/Structural Engineering from an ABET-accredited university is required. A Master of Science Degree in Structural or Mechanical Engineering is highly desirable


U.S. Forensic offers excellent salaries and a competitive benefits program including company paid full Medical, Dental, STD, LTD, Life and AD&D insurance. We also offer a company paid 401K retirement program with 100% matching. Licenses, Memberships and PDH credits are covered by the company. Partnerships are available after demonstrating outstanding company and customer service.


Applies Technical Services and U.S. Forensic are equal opportunity employers where employment is based upon personal capabilities and qualifications without discrimination due to race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other protected characteristic as established by law.

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