Exponent is a leading engineering and scientific consulting firm. Our multidisciplinary team of scientists, engineers, physicians, and regulatory consultants brings together more than 90 different disciplines to solve complicated problems facing corporations, insurers, government entities, associations and individuals. Our approximately 900 staff members work in 24 offices across the United States and abroad. Exponent has over 600 consultants, including more than 350 that have earned a doctorate in their chosen field of specialization.
Exponent’s Mechanical Engineering Practice has provided over forty years of services related to the investigation and analysis of products ranging from aircraft and marine transportation to all types of industrial equipment and consumer products. Exponent provides clients with a thorough comprehension of current or potential designs to determine vulnerabilities before failures occur, develop appropriate mitigation methods, and provide post-failure investigations. Consultants review the reliability of processes and products for a variety of industries, including transportation, heavy industry, energy, and consumer products.
Some of Exponent’s Mechanical Engineering capabilities include:
Aviation & Aerospace Services
Batteries & Energy Storage Technology
Life Prediction and Fitness for Service
Pipelines & Process Piping
Product Qualification & Recall Consulting
Worker & Machine Safety Investigations Exponent is currently hiring an Associate in our Menlo Park office. The individual in this position will be expected to apply the principles of mechanical engineering to a wide variety of technical problems. The individual will be responsible for analyzing the failure of a wide variety of products via field inspections, experimental testing and engineering analysis. The candidate will support the Mechanical Engineering Practice activities in failure analysis prevention. The individual in this position may also assist the other engineering practice groups within Exponent on an as-needed basis and support senior staff in project development and marketing. The candidate will be expected to grow in the key aspects of consulting, including technical expertise and effective spoken and written communications, to develop a consulting practice serving clients both within and outside the firm.
Qualifications for this position include:
Ph.D. or M.S. in Mechanical Engineering with thesis, coursework, or project experience in machine design, structures, and mechanics of materials
Familiarity with finite element methods and commercial codes as well as an aptitude for hands-on engineering is required
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Ability to work within project teams with a strong desire to develop own client base
Ability to convey technical information to individuals in engineering, business, legal and related industries
Exponent - 14 months ago
Our multidisciplinary team of scientists, engineers, physicians, and regulatory consultants brings together more than 90 different disciplin...