Senior Associate Mechanical Engineer - Forensics
Thornton Tomasetti

New York, New York

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Thornton Tomasetti provides engineering design, investigation and analysis services to clients worldwide on projects of every size and level of complexity. We are a growing 1500+ person firm with 10 practices: Structural Engineering, Forensics, Applied Science, Renewal, Resilience, Construction Engineering, Protective Design and Security, Facade Engineering, Sustainability and Transportation. We work on everything from landmark buildings to small-scale specialty structures, from the historic to the high performing, while balancing multiple objectives, including form, function, schedule, sustainability, constructability and budget. TALENT is at the core of our business.

We have an opportunity for a Senior Forensic Mechanical Engineer. Curiosity, engineering excellence, and solid writing skills are required for this position. You will have the opportunity to lead investigations in the built environment and other environments such as industrial and transportation. You will be supported in this role by a diverse team ranging from entry-level engineers to senior management.

Position Description

We will provide you the opportunity to manage projects independently, manage junior engineers, and interact independently with clients. We will support you in business development activities such as conferences and business development events.

You will be working directly with a wide variety of clients, including insurance adjustment teams, building owners, and attorneys, on a wide range of investigations. These investigations will vary and include:

  • Field investigations
  • Property Assessment and Analysis
  • Extent and Scope of Damage
  • Cause of Damage
  • Building Code Analysis
  • Construction Defect
  • Professional Standard of Care

You will be called to serve as an expert witness in various scenarios, including depositions, mediations, arbitrations, and trials.

  • Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering or Physics
  • Professional Engineer (P.E.) in the least one jurisdiction and the ability to obtain licensure in others.
  • Ability to clearly express engineering opinions and conclusions and support the same with facts and sound scientific principles.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with other disciplines, meet deadlines, and travel to work sites.

Thornton Tomasetti is proud to be an equal employment workplace. Individuals seeking employment at Thornton Tomasetti are considered without regards to age, ancestry, color, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, mental or physical disability, national origin, protected family care or medical leave status, race, religion (including beliefs and practices or the absence thereof), sexual orientation, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.

(US Locations Only) In our culture of collaboration and innovation, we find we do our best work when we are together while minimizing the risks of COVID-19. For new hires at Thornton Tomasetti, we require COVID-19 vaccination to the extent allowed by access and permitted by government jurisdiction in your area and barring any religious or medically approved exemption.

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