Universal Engineering Sciences

Structural Forensic Engineer

2 months ago(11/30/2017 11:37 AM)
# of Openings
Construction Materials Testing
USD $55,000.00/Yr.
USD $85,000.00/Yr.


Universal Engineering Sciences is the largest family owned business of it's kind in the nation! Building Inspection Services is just one of the many Engineering Services we offer. We also provide materials testing, threshold inspection, environmental and geotechnical services, drilling services and more! We have an excellent benefits package that includes medical, dental, 401k match, company vehicle, and much more. Come join the UES family!


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.


  • Analyzes reports, maps, drawings, blueprints, tests, and aerial photographs on soil composition, terrain, hydrological characteristics, and other topographical and geologic data to plan and design project.


  • Calculates cost and determines feasibility of project based on analysis of collected data.


  • Prepares or directs preparation and modification of reports, specifications, plans, testing schedules and designs for project.


  • Inspects construction site to monitor progress and ensure conformance to engineering test plans, specifications, and safety standards.


  • Directs where necessary activities at project site.


  • Uses computer assisted engineering and design software and equipment to prepare engineering and design documents.





The ideal candidate will have a background in the diagnosis of existing buildings and recommendation of corresponding repairs as well as the following:


  • B.S. degree in Civil/Structural Engineering or a related field
  • 2-5 years of structural engineering experience
  • PE in the State of Texas is a plus
  • At least two years of forensic engineering experience performing building assessments and failure analysis with report preparation
  • Working knowledge of structural systems and foundation design/analysis/construction  
  • Design/analysis experience with reinforced concrete, masonry, wood, and steel 
  • Working knowledge of building codes and experience reviewing building plans and specifications
  • Structural analysis software (RISA, STADD, etc.) a plus








EEO/AA/Disability/Veteran Universal Engineering Sciences is a Drug-Free Workplace. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job


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