Forensic Electrical Engineer
ARCCA, Incorporated
Chicago, IL

About $70,000 - $98,000 a year

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ARCCA is seeking an experienced Forensic Electrical Engineer on either a consulting, part-time, or full-time basis in the Chicago, IL area.

DESCRIPTION:
ARCCA’s Electrical Engineer works with clients in the insurance and legal industries to investigate and analyze a variety of electrical systems/components to assess the requirements for repair of damaged electrical equipment. Typical projects involve weather/fire/explosion/exposure-damaged electrical systems and components and may include maintenance issues, defective electrical design, components or installation.

Conduct and manage investigations involving commercial, industrial and residential electrical systems;
Examine and assess electrical equipment and components;
Prepare and deliver technical/educational presentations to existing and potential client groups and technical conferences;
Enhance professional/technical knowledge and credibility through continuing education programs, review of technical publications and the preparation of technical papers;
Prepare technical reports;
Provide expert testimony as required.

JOB REQUIREMENTS:
Masters in Electrical Engineering or related field; Bachelors considered.
PE licensure in one or more states, preferred.
The expert candidate will possess the willingness to work in the litigation setting and will be given the opportunity to evaluate cases and claims, design and build test fixtures and to evaluate and test hardware.
Prior testifying experience is preferred but not required; however, the expert candidate must possess solid written and verbal communication skills.
A background in safety equipment is helpful with knowledge in any of the following areas including but not limited to machine guarding, operation of equipment, consumer products, workplace safety, ladders, scaffolding, machinery, construction equipment and general safety issues.

(Position can be full-time or contract/consulting-based).

Job Type: Full-time