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Civil/Structural Engineer

Company: J.S. Held
Location: Houston
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Are you looking to join an organization that is growing and dynamic? What about a high-energy, collaborative environment that rewards hard work?J.S. Held is a global multi-disciplinary consulting firm with over 90 locations worldwide. We are highly committed to all members of our community, both employees and clients. Our organization focuses on promoting a sense of community and inspiring our people to achieve results that exceed goals.
Job Description:We are seeking mid to senior level forensic Civil/Structural Engineers (PEs and SEs) to enhance our already robust team of professionals supporting our clients throughout the US. Our engineers routinely perform forensic investigations, provide consultation, prepare and deliver technical papers; and serve as expert witnesses. Our areas of practice include residential, commercial and industrial buildings' roofing, fenestration, foundation and envelopes; hazard assessments and resulting damage; design and construction defect evaluation; and premise liability evaluations. Assignments will require regular local and regional travel to project sites. Active involvement in professional associations and societies is encouraged and supported.
Job Responsibilities:

  • Conducts field observations, testing and data collection
  • Prepares reports detailing observations made, testing results, research conducted, and opinions or recommendations
  • Works with building departments to determine repair directives
  • Conducts research and develops technical topics for publication
  • Meets with and presents to peers and clients
  • Engages in client-relations marketing
    We would like to talk with you if you have:
    • Bachelor's degree in Engineering (from an ABET accredited school required)
    • PE or SE license (required)
    • 2 (mid-level) or 7 (senior-level) or more years of experience as a forensic engineer (required)
    • Experience in engineering design or construction (preferred but not required)
    • Experience conducting damage assessments and forensic investigations (required)
    • Testimony experience as a designated engineering expert (for senior level)
    • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
    • Excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills
    • Computer skills (including Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
    • A desire to learn, excel and grow with us and within the professionJ.S. Held is dedicated to becoming the global leader in providing multi-disciplinary construction consulting services to the legal, construction and insurance communities. We specialize in property damage consulting, construction claims consulting, program & project management and dispute resolution services. J.S. Held is committed to recruiting and cultivating top industry talent to build a collaborative and diverse team of experts. Our consultants have a true understanding of how projects are planned and built based on years of practical construction and construction management expertise. We leverage this experience to provide local and cost-efficient solutions and an unrivaled client experience.
      Some Of The Benefits We Have Are

      J.S. Held not only cares about being the best in our industry, we care about our team. We're a business that understands life can be fluid and so we flex to ensure we provide the environment to suit that.
      • Our flexible work environment allows you to work remotely when needed
      • Generous PTO policy
      • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
      • 401K Match
      • Commuter Benefits
        EEO StatementJ.S. Held LLC provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, J.S. Held LLC complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.J.S. Held LLC expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of J.S. Held LLC employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.Other DutiesPlease note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.By submitting your application, you acknowledge that you have read the J.S. Held Online Privacy Notice and hereby freely and unambiguously give informed consent to the collection, processing, use, and storage of your personal information as required and described therein.
        Please explore what we're all about at www.jsheld.com. We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer.

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