Nelson Forensics, LLC is a progressive, multi-disciplined
consulting firm, dedicated to providing world-class responsiveness
and expert solutions to a complex array of forensic problems.
Nelson Forensics has built a rock-solid reputation for providing
detailed and fact-based investigations for property owners, for the
insurance industry, and in the legal arena. Nelson Forensics'
highly skilled investigators assess the cause and extent of damage
from perils such as hurricanes, tornadoes, earthquakes, explosions,
fires, windstorms, hail, structural failures, design defects, and
construction defects. Nelson Forensics continues to grow as a
national firm and is actively seeking exceptional talent to add to
its team of experts.
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Nelson Forensics' Mission:
We provide exceptional responsiveness to our clients; We provide
trusted, ethical, qualified, and properly licensed professionals
for each assignment; We deliver fact-based, defensible answers to
our clients' questions based upon thorough application of the
scientific method; We deliver credible, dependable, and defensible
results in a timely manner.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer offering competitive pay
and benefits and a flexible, yet professional, work environment. We
value our employees, encourage teamwork and continuous professional
development, and reward exceptional service.
Nelson Forensics is seeking to add qualified, confident,
personable, and communicative Civil/Structural Engineers to its
team of experts.
The qualified candidate will conduct forensic investigations in
accordance with the scientific method, utilizing detailed field
investigation techniques and command of core engineering
principles. The position affords the candidate experience with a
wide breadth of project types, varying in size, duration, and
complexity; while providing the opportunity to develop depth in
personally desired areas of expertise.
Candidates must possess excellent written and verbal
Conduct investigations to determine the cause and origin of
structural collapses, failures, damages, and defects for
residential, commercial, institutional, and industrial structures
due to a wide range of perils; Prepare scopes for remediation
and/or design documents for repair and/or strengthening of existing
structures; Prepare clear, concise, cohesive, accurate, and
defensible reports; Communicate regularly and directly with a
variety of clients; Manage concurrent projects with varying sizes,
scopes, client types, and durations; Provide deposition, mediation,
arbitration and/or trial testimony.
Strong command of fundamental structural engineering principles;
Strong analytical skills and the desire and ability to tackle
complex problems; Working knowledge of building codes and ability
to conduct independent research of codes, standards, and other
technical references; The ability to clearly communicate
engineering principles, verbally and in writing, to audiences with
varying technical proficiency; Desire and ability to multi-task;
Prompt responsiveness to inquiries from peers and clients,
sometimes outside of normal working hours; Flexibility with respect
to work schedule and travel. Travel is a requirement of the
position, occasionally with little advance notice; Desire to
continually develop and refine technical knowledge through targeted
Education & Experience:
Bachelors degree in civil or structural engineering required;
Master's degree or Ph.D. in civil or structural engineering a plus;
Five to ten years of structural design experience preferred;
candidates with less will be considered; Active Professional
Engineering (P.E.), or Structural Engineer (S.E.) license acquired
by examination is required; NCEES record desired; Completion of the
16 hour NCEES Structural exam a plus.