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Forensic Engineer Team Lead (vehicle)

Job Type:Full Time
Location:GTA, CA
Job Category:engineer
Required Experience:10yrs
Description:Position Summary:

The Team Leader will lead the area of vehicle accident reconstruction (VAR) and determine the cause & origin of failures or incidents involving vehicle systems & components for the purpose of resolving claims and legal disputes. This person will report to the Regional Director in Oshawa and will be located in Oshawa or in Burlington. (will temporarily report to the President & CEO in Laval, Québec )

The incumbent will have the following responsibilities :

Lead the vehicle accident reconstruction professionals and this business sector in accordance with the company’s strategic directions;
Review and optimize the current practices;
Provide technical advices to clients to ensure high quality services and professionalism;
Maintain the liaison between the regional office in Oshawa or Burlington and the head office in Laval;
Lead and conduct business development in vehicle accident reconstruction (VAR);
Conduct unbiased field investigations and failure/accident analysis on incidents involving all types of vehicles and mechanical equipment by gathering photographic evidence, conducting investigations to document onsite conditions and overseeing laboratory testing ;
Review automotive suspension, vehicle and braking dynamics, seat belt restraint and other vehicle systems;
Prepare technical reports that present and support the conclusions of the investigation;
Provide opinions and expert testimony in litigation's. 

Position Requirements

Bachelor or Master degree in mechanical engineering;
A Master Degree in Business Administration would be an asset ;
OPE licensed (P.Eng.);
10 to 15 years of experience in Vehicle Accident Reconstruction, including some personnel supervision;
leadership, vision, and strong management and interpersonal skills ;
independent judgment; strong analytical and report writing skills ; 
strong communication skills and must be able to deliver presentations to clients for the purposes of both litigation support and marketing ;
Curious, objective, methodical, well organized and dedicated ;
Ability to use recognized engineering analysis methods, computer based engineering tools such as SLAM and PC-Crash, and test data ;
Ability to provide technical findings and conclusions in lay men terms ;

* Asset : bring his/her own client base

Salary range is $85K to $100K depending on skill set and experience.
For more info contact :

Salary: $85-100K
    Please respond in confidence to:
    The Engineering Search Firm Inc.
Tel: 905 850-8241
Fax: 905 850-7350