Forensic Mechanical Engineer

  • Manchester
  • Post Date: 10-07-2019
  • Apply Before: 29-02-2020
  • Applications 13
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Job Overview

Do you have qualifications and experience in Mechanical Engineering?

Is communication one of your key strengths?

If the answer is YES, then we have a unique opportunity for you as our client is looking to train you to be a Forensic Mechanical Engineer Investigator.

In this role, you will investigate a broad range of engineering related incidents and accidents.

Job Overview

  • Conducting site-based investigations to record and gather the available physical evidence.
  • Obtaining details regarding the background and circumstances surrounding the incident by interviewing people associated with the incident.
  • Undertaking telephone enquiries of equipment suppliers and manufacturers to obtain the required technical information.
  • Reviewing technical documentation that may comprise engineering drawings, operating manuals and maintenance records.
  • Consulting relevant standards, regulations and other published guidance.
  • Undertaking technical literature reviews.
  • Providing the client with timely preliminary verbal and/or written advice in a form that can be readily understood by a layperson and ultimately a Judge.
  • Conducting detailed visual and low magnification examinations of failed components, equipment or machinery.
  • Mechanical testing of components, equipment or machinery.
  • Devising and conducting ad hoc testing of components, equipment or machinery.
  • Preparing reports that may be in the form of a brief letter style report or in the form of a detailed, illustrated report for Court proceedings.
  • Attending client meetings to discuss your investigation.
  • Meetings with experts appointed by the other involved parties as part of the litigation process.
  • Providing expert witness evidence in Court, which may involve being questioned in depth by a Barrister.

Essential Requirements

  • Have attained a good honours degree in mechanical engineering and good A-Levels (ESSENTIAL)
  • Several years of postgraduate experience, preferably in an industrial engineering environment.

Full Training will be provided, and you will enjoy a competitive basic salary of £40,000 -£50,000 plus handsome bonuses, car allowance, expenses, and very good pension and other great benefits.

For a full and detailed job description please forward your CV online today.