Rimkus Consulting Group, Inc . is one of the world's foremost forensic engineering and consulting firms. Headquartered in Houston, with 39 offices across the U.S. and Europe, we work with insurance companies, law firms, corporations, government agencies and individuals to help them understand issues and resolve claims and disputes.
We are currently seeking an Electrical Engineer with a PE license for our New Orleans office. This position offers an excellent opportunity to grow your career while working on interesting projects in an independent and fast-paced environment! We offer a fantastic work-life balance and strong benefits package as well.
Responsibilities will include support to fire origin & cause investigators at fire scenes to identify possible causes of electrical fires. Conduct detailed examinations on artifacts to determine if design, manufacturing or installation defects caused product failure. Inspect small and large appliances, distribution panels, motors wiring, and other electrical equipment that may be identified as being defective and determine the failure mode. Perform other traditional Electrical Engineering functions related to power transmission/distribution, lightning damage, electrical Shock, electrical arc flash, equipment grounding, etc. Testify in depositions and trials.
Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering required
PE license required
Minimum of 5+ years of experience
10+ years of experience preferred
Experience in power distribution and/or controls preferred
Strong analytical skills
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.