Associate/Engineer, Mechanical Engineering (3485)
Exponent - Menlo Park, CA

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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 25 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
Engineering Mechanics
Life Prediction and Fitness for Service
Pipelines & Process Piping
Product Qualification & Recall Consulting
Worker & Machine Safety Investigations Exponent is currently hiring for an Associate/Engineer in our Menlo Park office. This individual will work for a team that consults on a wide variety of mechanical engineering issues including electromechanical, industrial controls, and machine design issues. Duties will include communicating effectively with other engineers and technicians, managers, clients, and administrative reports as well as conducting hands-on failure analysis, participating in failure analysis prevention activities, planning and executing laboratory tests, and field inspections. 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. in Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, or equivalent degree with focused thesis/coursework/project experience in electromechanical, controls, engineering mechanics or machine design issues
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Ability to work within project teams with a strong desire to contribute
Potential for technical and project managerial leadership
Ability to convey technical information to individuals in engineering, business, legal and related industries

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