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Structural Engineer

Company: The Vertex Companies, LLC
Location: Jersey City
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description Company Description The Vertex Companies, LLC is a leading multidisciplinary engineering and consulting firm that provides forensic consulting, engineering design, construction management, claims & dispute resolution, environmental, and digital solutions to insurance carriers, sureties, law firms, real estate owners, property managers, public agencies, and commercial clients. Our Forensic team is a highly educated and highly valued team of engineering experts. We work with global insurance firms, and national and regionally based law firms to provide professional services on a large portfolio of complex and challenging forensic projects. Job Description Forensic Engineer - Structural We are looking for a senior level Structural Engineer with forensic experience and a current PE license to join our team in the New York or New Jersey area. You will be involved in a wide variety of tasks, including forensic investigations of buildings/sites, code research and construction document review, failure analysis, scope of repair preparation, and report writing. These activities will generally be performed for insurance property claims and construction defect litigation matters. This is a hybrid role, based out of our New York office and requires regular travel to client sites, often with short notice. What you will be doing: Conduct forensic field inspections into the cause and origin of incidents related to residential and commercial property damage claims and/or construction or design defect claims Research failures attributed to the building design or construction to determine cause and origin of incident Develop detailed plans for remediation of loss: scope, schedule, budget Develop expert investigative reports with detailed findings and plans for remediation for senior management review and client presentation Participate in business development activities and presentations, including regular contact with existing and prospective clients in the region Ensure client satisfaction by meeting project on time and on budget expectations Ensure all assignments are executed with technical proficiency, accuracy, and professionalism Qualifications BS degree in Structural Engineering or Civil (with emphasis on Structures) Licensed Professional Engineer (PE) in NY or NJ (additional states a plus) 5 years of professional experience in the design, inspection, and assessment of residential and commercial building structures Prior work experience supporting construction damage investigations or litigation matters is preferred Strong knowledge of the residential (IRC), commercial (IBC) and existing (IEBC) I-codes and building envelope requirements. Demonstrated ability to perform complex tasks and handle multiple priorities Proficiency with office software applications (Microsoft Word, Excel, etc.) Strong customer service orientation Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English Ability to carry and operate a 24-foot extension ladder unassisted, walk on elevated and slope surfaces and work in confined spaces Travel requirement to client sites, legal proceedings, etc. sometimes with short notice Additional Information Why work with us: Forensics is one of our fastest growing, interesting, and in-demand service areas. We offer a competitive salary, hybrid work environment and generous benefits package including paid time off (3 weeks--- vacation), medical, dental, vision, 401K match (with immediate vesting), short/long term disability, life insurance, dependent care benefits, tuition reimbursement, and access to a wide variety of services, wellness programs and more. Our ---Lifetime of Learning--- program ensures that all employees receive the training, opportunities, and guidance they need to grow with us as we expand. And we are a consistent Zweig Best Places to Work winner. Watch the video below to learn more about our Forensics practice. LI-Hybrid VERTEX is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran. If you require assistance to complete any part of the application process, please contact our Recruiting team at NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES: Please note that VERTEX does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, VERTEX will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, VERTEX explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of VERTEX.

Keywords: The Vertex Companies, LLC, Jersey City , Structural Engineer, Engineering , Jersey City, New Jersey

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