Mechanical Forensic Engineer- Tampa, FL

Haag - Tampa, FL

Full-timeEstimated: $67,000 - $87,000 a year
EducationSkillsBenefits
Haag Engineering Co. is seeking a Mechanical Engineer for our Tampa, Florida office - licensed in Florida, to perform forensic engineering work for clients throughout the region. The engineer will be expected to evaluate the cause of failure, extent of damage, and options for repair in a variety of mechanical systems and construction-related circumstances, including building envelope evaluations. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

Determine the cause of failure of mechanical components and systems
Evaluating the cause and extent of damage following storms and natural disasters
Effectively communicate opinions in writing and verbally, and sometimes as testimony
Effectively and patiently communicate technical matters to laypersons, public gatherings, and in legal settings
Qualifications
Mechanical engineering experience; Forensic experience (preferred, but not required)
Bachelors of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from an ABET-accredited university/college
EIT required; PE preferred
ACTAR certification and/or accident reconstruction experience preferred
C.F.I. or C.F.E.I. a plus
Project management or supervisory experience desired
Must never have been disciplined by an engineering board or licensing authority
Must never have been disqualified as an expert witness
Proficiency in other mechanical engineering branches such as HVAC, plumbing, fire suppression systems, vehicles and hydraulics is highly desired
Excellent leadership and interpersonal communication skills with the ability to effectively, persuasively, and tactfully interact with clients and employees at all levels of the organization
Strong organizational, analytical, and time management skills with attention to detail and a high quality of work in a dynamic environment
Must be able to work independently, efficiently manage your time, and meet deadlines on multiple concurrent projects
Strong communication skills; verbal and written. Public speaking is a must; effective report writing is critical
Strong project management, data interpretation, and technical writing skills
Must be able to quickly adapt to change to meet business needs
Ability to travel and support project needs both in and out of state
Demonstrated computer skills
PHYSICAL DEMANDS/ WORK ENVIRONMENT

Must be willing and able to perform all types of field inspections and to work at heights or in confined spaces (roofs, crawlspaces, and in between)
Must be able to work in inclement weather
Must be willing to work additional hours as needed during peak times
Established in 1924, Haag Engineering Co. is employee-owned and offers competitive benefits, which include a 401(k) plan with employer matching component; major medical, dental, and vision health coverage; company-provided life insurance with AD&D coverage; health savings account with employer contribution component; voluntary disability coverages; and generous paid time off. Our collaborative environment supports career advancement through professional training and development.

Haag Engineering is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, union status and/or beliefs, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.