Full Job Description
J.S. Held is a global professional services/consulting firm specializing in construction, forensic architecture & engineering, environmental, health & safety services, equipment, water and fire restoration, and forensic accounting services.
Mechanical Engineer Job Description:
We are seeking Mechanical Engineers (PEs) to enhance our team of professionals in supporting our clients throughout the United States and adjacent territories. Our engineers routinely:
Perform MEP & industrial system & equipment damage forensic cause & origin analysis
Analyze construction defect claims
Prepare technical reports of our findings
Conduct property loss assessments
Develop repair scopes
Analyze applicable codes & standards
Serve as expert witnesses
Our areas of practice include residential, commercial and industrial building systems; analysis of the cause of damage, assessment of loss event and resulting damage; design and construction defect evaluation. Travel required in support of assignments. Active involvement in professional associations and societies is encouraged and supported.
Conduct field inspections and loss analysis, testing, and data collection
Prepare technical reports detailing cause of damage / failure, damage observed, and test results
Perform desk reviews and field assessments of property loss to develop repair scope
Work with insured and contractors to reach agreement on scope of repairs
Review and analyze building codes and industry standards, working with code officials as needed, to identify system requirements
Present analysis and assessment findings to colleagues and clients
Conduct research and develop technical topics for publication
Manage multiple project assignments and execute them on time and within budget.
Support in retention and development of client relationships.
Attributes & Background:
Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering (from an ABET accredited school required)
PE license (required)
15 or more years of mechanical equipment / system design or production / construction experience
Forensic, failure analysis, or troubleshooting experience
Analytical and problem-solving skills
Strong verbal, writing, and interpersonal skills
Computer skills (including Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
Ambitious, self-motivated, hands-on, and team oriented
A desire to learn, excel and grow with us and within the profession
Able to travel to sites when necessary
J.S. Held is dedicated to becoming the global leader in providing multi-disciplinary consulting services to the insurance, construction, and legal communities. We specialize in forensic engineering, property damage consulting, construction claims consulting, program & project management and dispute resolution services. J.S. Held is committed to recruiting and cultivating top industry talent to build a collaborative and diverse team of experts. We leverage this experience to provide local and cost-efficient solutions and an unrivaled client experience.
Some of the Benefits We Have Include
J.S. Held not only cares about being the best in our industry, we care about our team. We’re a business that understands life can be fluid and so we flex to ensure we provide the environment to suit that.
Our flexible work environment allows you to work remotely when needed
Generous PTO policy
Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
J.S. Held LLC provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, J.S. Held LLC complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.
J.S. Held LLC expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of J.S. Held LLC employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
Please explore what we’re all about at www.jsheld.com. We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer.