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Senior Principal Engineer - Large/Complex Loss

Company: Efi Global
Location: Lafayette
Posted on: March 17, 2023

Job Description:

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EFI Global is a full-service engineering, fire investigation, environmental, health and safety, and specialty consulting services firm serving a variety of industries in both the public and private sectors. Over the last four decades, we have grown from a boutique firm specializing in handling insurance fraud and arson cases and providing expert witness testimony, into a recognized global leader in engineering failure analysis, origin-and-cause investigations, environmental consulting, laboratory testing and specialty consulting. Our forensic investigation, engineering and environmental services teams around the world share a dedication to expertise, quality and demonstrating to customers that caring counts -. Each of our more than 700 professional engineers, fire investigators, architects and scientists was selected for their technical proficiency, in-depth industry knowledge and commitment to professional integrity. Together, our diverse backgrounds and collective insights empower clients to make better-informed business decisions. EFI's combination of global solutions and local expertise has earned the firm a reputation for delivering timely responses that consistently meet our clients' expectations-anytime, anywhere. Click here to learn more about EFI Global.

PRIMARY PURPOSE: To ethically and scientifically investigate events, systems, devices and/or failures and provide expert opinions; to provide guidance and leadership on complex engineering assignments; to contribute to overall profitability of the company through providing expert/engineering consulting services.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Assigns engineers to client losses in the assigned area of responsibility and manages quality control.
  • Surveys losses and loss scenes at residential and commercial buildings
  • Conducts investigations to determine and document the scope of damage.
  • Provides guidance and leadership on complex losses.
  • Implements engineering strategies within the assigned engineering team.
  • Collaborates with other investigators to produce detailed reports outlining the cause and origin of losses and damages.
  • Serves as an expert witness in court and/or in depositions.
  • Documents and maintains billable hours on a time and expense basis for failure analysis and forensic engineering projects for clients.
  • Collaborates with EFI's national team of forensic experts to leverage experiences and assist on projects.
    • Education and Licensing:
    • Requires Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering from an accredited college or university.
    • Requires a Professional Engineering (PE) license, minimum required for resident state. Prefer multi-state licensing and/or active NCEES Record.
    • Expert witness testimony experience is a plus.

      Taking Care of You:
      • Craves cutting-edge opportunities
      • Supporting meaningful work that promotes critical thinking and problem solving.
      • Thrives when allowed flexibility and autonomy
      • Strong team and customer service orientation
      • Seeks to contribute to a larger purpose
      • Craves culture of support, both giving and receiving
      • We offer a diverse and comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental vision, 401K, PTO and more beginning your first day.

        NEXT STEPS
        If your application is selected to advance to the next round, you will receive an e-mail notification or phone call from a recruiter to schedule an initial call.

        #Engineer #ForensicEngineer #PrincipalEngineer

        The statements contained in this document are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by a colleague assigned to this description. They are not intended to constitute a comprehensive list of functions, duties, or local variances. Management retains the discretion to add or to change the duties of the position at any time.

        Sedgwick is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug-Free Workplace

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