Senior Structural Engineer

EFI Global, Inc.
Full Time
Edmonton, AB
Posted 30+ days ago
Job description
The 'Apply with SEEK option' will be utilized for International applicants, mainly Australia. If this does not apply to you please use the 'Apply' option. IF YOU CARE, THERE’S A PLACE FOR YOU HERE 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 provide fundamental Engineering principles and methods to provide forensic structural and building damage assessments to determine the origin and cause of failure / damage for residential, commercial, and industrial buildings and sites, etc. Further using recognized design principles complete design of structural restoration and repair works including reconstruction design (including building permits) following a fire, and foundation underpinning related to oil spill remediation under a building, snow load and or roof failures, and cost estimations through repair scope development. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS and RESPONSIBILITIES Inspects buildings and sites as prescribed by company policy and industry standards Documents existing site conditions using scaled sketches and/or diagrams, measurements, collection of evidence, and photographic documentation, as appropriate Utilizes appropriate engineering survey, monitoring, and measuring equipment Utilizes appropriate interview skills and techniques with points of contact and/or interested parties to obtain background / historical information Researches a variety of technical issues including building codes, standards, technical papers, textbooks, design manuals, handbooks, best practice guides, internet, etc. Analyzes available data, develops conclusions, and drafts technical reports Responsible for appropriate handling of records of assignments, referrals, follow-up with Claims Adjusters, interviews with property owners, witnesses, etc. Completes building restoration designs to support application for building permits for building reconstruction Acts as a mentor to professional staff in field of expertise overseeing the professional development of professional staff in field of expertise. Promotes and provides superior customer service and responsiveness to customer needs Completes all forensic investigations in a timely manner. Provides written reports that are clear and concise, written in a manner that conforms to EFI Global policies and industry standards Promotes EFI Global capabilities to expand business opportunities with client companies Sustains current knowledge of approved forensic engineering investigation practices Develops and maintains positive relationships with clients, colleagues, subcontractors and prospects. ADDITIONAL FUNCTIONS and RESPONSIBILITIES Complies with Company’s Safety Programs/Standards Properly utilizes Personal Protection Equipment Exercises appropriate use, care, and maintenance of equipment (company owned or leased) Complies with company standards and best practices regarding the storage of equipment Meets or exceeds productivity levels and daily time submission as determined by manager. Complies with all Human Resources Policies, Programs, and Initiatives All other duties as assigned QUALIFICATIONS Education & Licensing Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering from a recognized university and a Registered Professional Engineer (P.Eng.) in the province of the posted position. Advanced degrees preferred. Experience Ten (10) + years of engineering experience or equivalent combination of experience and education required with some introduction to in the forensic sciences discipline. Knowledge of fundamental concepts, practices, procedures, general terms, conditions, nomenclature, etc. associated with the insurance industry and assigned area of engineering specialty. Forensic Engineering investigation experience is a plus. Documented experience in structural design of wood, steel and reinforced concrete. Skills & Knowledge Excellent oral and written communication PC literate, including Microsoft Office products Analytical and interpretive skill Strong organizational skills Excellent interpersonal skills Ability to work independently or in a team environment Ability to meet or exceed Performance Competencies WORK ENVIRONMENT Travel, at least, 30-40% of the time. Can be local or across provincial boundaries. Exposure to all elements of the weather Walking, climbing, etc., as required Occasional lifting, up to 50 pounds, as required 40-60% work in field environment We are committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes. If contacted for an employment opportunity, please advise Colleague Resources if you require accommodation. #engineer 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.

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