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Forensic Engineer – Sydney

December 21, 2021, Author: Ankush

We are now looking for a confident and experienced Forensic Engineer with over 5 years of local experience who is looking for their next challenge with a fast growing global firm.

Be part of a continually growing organisation and motivated team with a role geared towards your professional development.

Your role will include, but will not be limited to:

  • Schedule field inspections and work with specialist service providers to effectively assess forensic investigations.
  • Conduct unbiased forensic site inspections in both metropolitan and regional NSW (incl. interstate as needed), and analyse failures involving a variety of residential, commercial and industrial structures.
  • Prepare written reports that document cause of distress/failure, extent of loss and recommended remediation for all types of structures.
  • Prepare documentation detailing the rectification and remedial repair solutions for onsite construction issues and damaged structures.
  • Quotation preparation and client liaison.
  • Check reports written by forensic engineers to ensure a high quality product is delivered to the client.

You will need to have:

  • A minimum qualification of Bachelor Degree in Engineering – Civil and Structural
  • CPEng preferrable but not essential
  • 5-10 years of structural engineering experience, particularly in residential and/or housing projects in Australia.
  • Sound knowledge of engineering first principles, residential footing/slab design, timber/steel residential framing design, civil/storm water design.
  • A thorough knowledge of the Building Code of Australia and relevant Australian Standards, particularly those relating to residential, industrial and commercial projects.
  • Experience working with legal firms and insurance companies is essential.
  • A valid and current drivers license.
  • Ability to liaise with a range of stakeholders in a professional and productive manner.
  • Strong time management/organisational skills.
  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team.
  • Ability to handle pressure in a fast-paced service environment.
  • Excellent verbal communication skills, with ability to liaise in a friendly manner
  • Good data entry skills with eye for detail
  • Ability to quickly adapt to changes in the work environment

  On Offer

  • Laptop & mobile phone
  • Ongoing training and professional development
  • An environment that challenges and welcomes innovation
  • Be part of a company that invests in its people and technology
  • Leaders that nurture, support and develop the leader within
  • A team that is friendly and supportive
  • Flexible work environment
  • Autonomy

If you would like to be considered for this brilliant opportunity, please email an updated cv to emma.clark@ascension-global.com.au