Structural Forensic Engineer

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Nashville, TN
Job Type
Direct Hire
Aug 17, 2017
Job ID
We’re looking for a Structural Forensic Engineer to join our client’s team of professionals that work in the water, energy and resources, environment, property and buildings, and transportation markets.

Main Duties:
  • 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.
  • Exposure or experienced with deposition, mediation, arbitration and/or trial testimony a plus.
  • Strong 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.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills a must.
  • Prompt responsiveness to inquiries from peers and clients.
  • Flexibility with respect to work schedule and travel. Travel to project sites is required.
  • Desire to continually develop and refine technical knowledge through targeted continuing education.

Bachelor’s degree in civil or structural engineering required; Master's degree a plus.

10+ years of experience as an accomplished structural/civil engineer with a forensics background.


Registered with NCEES desired

Mailing Address:

The Eastman Group, LLC
P.O. Box 86705
Baton Rouge, LA 70816

(225) 751-8283 | phone