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Structural Design Engineer, E.I.T.

Company: Sedgwick
Location: Seattle
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

The 'Apply with SEEK option' will be utilized for International applicants, mainly Australia. If this does not apply to you please use the 'Apply' option. IF YOU CARE, THERE'S A PLACE FOR YOU HERE EFI Global is a full-service engineering, fire investigation, environmental, health and safety, and specialty consulting services firm serving a variety of industries in both the public and private sectors. Over the last four decades, we have grown from a boutique firm specializing in handling insurance fraud and arson cases and providing expert witness testimony, into a recognized global leader in engineering failure analysis, origin-and-cause investigations, environmental consulting, laboratory testing and specialty consulting. Our forensic investigation, engineering and environmental services teams around the world share a dedication to expertise, quality and demonstrating to customers that caring counts -. Each of our more than 700 professional engineers, fire investigators, architects and scientists was selected for their technical proficiency, in-depth industry knowledge and commitment to professional integrity. Together, our diverse backgrounds and collective insights empower clients to make better-informed business decisions. EFI's combination of global solutions and local expertise has earned the firm a reputation for delivering timely responses that consistently meet our clients' expectations-anytime, anywhere. - Click here to learn more about EFI Global. - - PRIMARY PURPOSE: -To be responsible for profitably, ethically, and scientifically investigating events, systems, devices and/or failures and to provide expert opinions. Assist the design team to develop repair plans and specifications for building permit application. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS and RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Surveys losses at residential and commercial buildings and loss scenes.
  • Conducts investigations to determine and document the scope of damage.
  • Performs engineering calculations and drafting for repair design under the supervision of a licensed engineer.
  • Investigates and assesses damages due to failures and determines origin of failure for insurers and litigation support.
  • Determines and documents the failure analysis and causation of failures.
  • Works closely with other experts to produce detailed reports outlining the cause and origin of losses and damages.
  • Testifies in court as an expert witness on the analysis of evidence and conclusions reached.
  • Documents and maintains billable hours on a time and expense basis for failure analysis and forensic engineering projects for clients.
  • Adheres to quality assurance measures and accreditation standards as mandated by all applicable rules, policies, protocols and procedures.
  • Collaborates with Unified's national team of forensic experts to leverage experiences and assist on projects. ADDITIONAL FUNCTIONS and RESPONSIBILITIES
    • Performs other duties as assigned.
    • Supports the organization's quality program(s). QUALIFICATIONS Education & LicensingBachelor's degree in engineering from an accredited college or university . - ExperienceSix (6) years of experience or equivalent combination of experience and education required. Experience with wood design required preferred. Experience with engineering reporting preferred. Skills & Knowledge
      • Excellent oral and written communication
      • PC literate, including Microsoft Office products
      • AutoCAD, RISA, Woodworks
      • Analytical and interpretive skills
      • Good organizational skills
      • Excellent interpersonal skills
      • Good judgment and discretion skills
      • Ability to work in a team environment
      • Ability to meet or exceed Performance CompetenciesWORK ENVIRONMENTWhen applicable and appropriate, consideration will be given to reasonable accommodations. Mental: -Clear and conceptual thinking ability; excellent judgment, troubleshooting, problem solving, analysis, and discretion; ability to handle work-related stress; ability to handle multiple priorities simultaneously; and ability to meet deadlines Physical: -
        • Must be able to stand and/or walk for long periods of time.
        • Must be able to kneel, squat or bend.
        • Must be able to work outdoors in hot and/or cold weather conditions.
        • Have the ability to climb, crawl, stoop, kneel, reaching/working overhead
        • Be able to lift/carry up to 50 pounds
        • Be able to push/pull up to 100 pounds
        • Be able to drive up to 4 hours per day.
        • Must have continual use of manual dexterity. Auditory/Visual: -Hearing, vision and talking The statements contained in this document are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by a colleague assigned to this description. They are not intended to constitute a comprehensive list of functions, duties, or local variances. -Management retains the discretion to add or to change the duties of the position at any time.The statements contained in this document are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by a colleague assigned to this description. They are not intended to constitute a comprehensive list of functions, duties, or local variances. Management retains the discretion to add or to change the duties of the position at any time. -Sedgwick -is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug-Free Workplace

Keywords: Sedgwick, Seattle , Structural Design Engineer, E.I.T., Engineering , Seattle, Washington

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