Biomechanical Engineer/Accident Reconstructionist
We are currently seeking an experienced engineer: 1) Mechanical Engineer/Accident Reconstructionist and 2) BioMechanical/BioMedical Engineer to work as part of a team on a variety of forensic mechanical engineering and biomechanical engineering operations in Carlsbad, California. This is an exciting opportunity for anyone seeking to branch out and explore the world of forensic consulting. Our biomechanical engineering staff is involved in forensic investigations of incidents from vehicular and workplace accidents to premises and sports/leisure evaluations. Being a true multidisciplinary company, our biomechanical experts often are, or become, experts in other related fields such as vehicular accident reconstruction, ergonomics, human factors, code compliance, and workplace safety.
With a team of highly-qualified engineers, scientists and staff, our technical services incorporate state-of-the-art techniques and current knowledge of the scientific literature.
Analysis of human injury resulting from vehicular accidents (automotive, motorcycle, trucking, skateboard, etc.), slip and/or trip and falls, falling objects, industrial, and recreational accidents. Responsibilities will also include field inspections, generating reports for clients, vehicle accident reconstruction and reviewing of material (e.g., photographs, witness statements, depositions, police reports, medical and chiropractic records) to provide forensic conclusions. Successful candidate will be adept at detail fact finding as well as maintaining the company’s high standard of customer service, excellence and proactive client communications. Candidate must also excel at multitasking to meet scheduling commitments/deadlines of multiple clients and assignments. Day travel and occasional overnight travel as required as needed to support the company. On the job forensic training and outside forensic courses will be part of the employment.
Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering or related field required.
Bachelor’s degree in Biomechanical/Biomedical Engineering required.
Advanced degree in Mechanical or Biomechanical/Biomedical Engineering is preferred but not required.
Professional Engineering (P.E.) license a plus.
Knowledge of injury biomechanics, anatomy, and/or biology.
Vehicle accident reconstruction experience and prior forensic experience is a plus.
Familiarity with motor vehicle systems and mechanics
Experience with dynamic testing, data collection or data analysis
Knowledge of accident reconstruction such as PC-Crash, EDSMAC, HVE, Bosche CDR
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, self-motivated, creative thinker, team player, outstanding oral and written communication skills and interact effectively with technical and non-technical people.
The right candidate must possess all of the following: an open attitude and willingness to learn and develop skills as a forensic engineer, be outgoing and able to interact with staff, clients, and home/business owners, perform under pressure and meet deadlines, excellent verbal communication skills and technical writing abilities.
This position requires that you have the physical ability to perform all of the following functions: Climb ladders, walk on roofs, enter and work in confined spaces, operate a lift, work outdoors in hot or cold weather, lift up to 50 pounds, use necessary safety equipment, perform duties that may require standing, walking, bending, kneeling, or squatting for prolonged periods of time.
Automobile/motorcycle engineering analysis experience a plus.
Full Time Position-Salary commensurate with experience.
Benefits: 401K, Medical, Vacation
U.S. Citizen and/or Green Card holders only.
To apply for this position, please email your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org