Mechanical Engineer, P.E-Des Moines
Donan Engineering - Des Moines, IA

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This opportunity is based in the Des Moines, IA. area and includes some travel.

Duties and Responsibilities:
Provides expert forensic analysis to our clients on an array of engineering projects.

Provides honest and unbiased analysis and consultation on various mechanical and/or structural failures.

Must travel from site to site to perform projects within a 100 mile radius (further when required) from the assigned office.

Write and submit detailed and accurate reports on completed projects in a timely manner in accordance with company guidelines.

Will communicates with Donan’s customers to provide timelines and project update on a consistent basis.

Must provide expert testimony for court cases on an as need basis.

Must be willing to work a flexible schedule during times of peak of business demand.

Will provide excellent customer service to both the company’s internal and external customers.

Applicant must be a registered Professional Engineer (P.E.), licensed or eligible for license in Iowa.

Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering, other engineering disciplines will also be considered with relevant experience.

Previous forensic experience is highly preferred but not required.

Must be extremely well organized with the ability deliver fast and accurate turnaround times.

Experience with hands on engineering such as structural investigations etc., is highly preferred.

Must be hands on and willing to climb roofs, crawl in tight spaces, etc.

Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Must be team oriented and enjoy service oriented type of work.

Must have superior customer service skills.

Must conduct business in an honest and ethical fashion at all times.

Experience with writing detailed reports is highly preferred.

Must have excellent overall computer skills.

Must have a valid driver's license with a clear driving record.

Must have the ability to work efficiently with little or no supervision.

Must be willing to work from a remote office setting while traveling from project site to project site.

Physical Requirements:
Frequently required to stand on one’s feet for prolonged periods of time.

Frequently required to lift and/or move objects weighing 50-100 lbs.

Frequently required to climb onto first and second story roofs, ascend/descend ladders, stairs, scaffolding, ramps, etc.

Frequently required to balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.

Frequently required to reach with hands and arms.

Frequently required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel.

Frequently required to sit at a computer and look at a computer screen for extended periods of time.

Donan Engineering offers very competitive compensation and benefit packages in addition to company vehicle and all of the latest business tools and technology. Please visit our website at for additional information. Will offer a relocation package for the right candidate.

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