Mechanical Forensic Engineer


We are currently seeking a Mechanical Engineer for our Mechanical Engineering Practice in Seattle, WA. In this role, you will work as part of a team, consulting on a wide variety of mechanical engineering issues. Project applications may span industrial processes, utilities, consumer products, electronics, medical devices, transportation, energy, aerospace, manufacturing, marine, construction, defense, food and beverage, healthcare, and more.
You will be responsible for:
• Interacting and communicating with internal and external clients
• Effective written and verbal communications
• Applying technical knowledge, creativity and innovation to solve problems
• Project management, coordination and execution
• Continued professional development
• Meeting deadlines and budget constraints
• Helping maintain a safe workplace
• Working within project teams with a strong desire to contribute
You will have the following skills and qualifications:
• Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent with focused thesis/coursework/project experience in solid mechanics, structural mechanics, stress analysis, machine design, vibration, manufacturing automation, thermal/fluid analysis, materials or other comparable subject utilizing both experimental and computational methods (M.S. degree will be considered with 2-5 years’ post-graduate experience)
• HVAC, refrigeration and piping system analysis experience
• Propensity for failure investigation and analysis
• Demonstrated ability to use tools and test instruments, and construct experiments
• Physical ability to perform inspections at locations such as industrial and construction sites
• Evidence of novel contributions and initiative
• Strong foundation in mechanical engineering and ability to apply mechanical engineering concepts to real-life applications
• A background exhibiting hard work, tenacity, creativity, communication and teamwork
• A good sense of business and legal issues
• Strong foundation in verbal and written communication
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We value and encourage diversity, equity and inclusion across all facets of our firm. Having a team built of people with different backgrounds, skills and perspectives allows us to provide better value to our clients and enjoy an enriched work environment.
Our firm is committed to offering a variety of programs and resources to support health and well-being. We believe that providing competitive benefits as well as compensation and recognition programs empowers our staff to do work that makes a difference.
Exponent is a proud equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other protected status.
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