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Senior Forensic Engineer

  • Job
    Senior & Expert Level
  • Architecture & Urban Planning
  • $120K - $160K
  • Parsippany-Troy Hills


  • Experience/Education Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Architecture or closely related discipline required, Master’s Degree is preferred.
  • Minimum 8+ years engineering or architectural experience and at least one (1) year of forensic engineering experience required.
  • Experience working with insurance companies and law firms preferred. Deposition and expert testimony experience preferred.
  • Requires strong analytical and field inspection skills.
  • Must be highly motivated, dependable and conscientious.
  • Must have the ability to communicate effectively with clients and subordinates.
  • The ability to write technical reports and working knowledge of building structures.
  • Project management and supervisory experience highly desired.
  • Experience with premises and walking surface investigations, product defect cases a plus.
  • Professional Engineer [P.E.] or Registered Architect [R.A] License Required.


  • Conduct residential and commercial forensic investigations to analyze and determine the cause, origin, and extent of structural failures, water intrusions, roof damage, construction defects and building system failures for insurance companies, attorneys, private homeowners and property owners.
  • Investigate and assess damages due to catastrophes such as storm damage, hurricanes, and floods.
  • Research technical publications and literature in support of evaluations, and apply engineering principles and practices in accordance with codes and industry standards.
  • Provide detailed forensic engineering reports outlining cause and origin of damage to clients.
  • Manage multiple projects and assume responsibility for project execution within required timeframes.
  • Communicate with staff and clients to provide timelines and project updates on a consistent basis.
  • Experience with premises and walking surface investigations, product defect cases a plus.
  • Local travel and inspections of homes, roofs and crawlspaces will be required.

Practical approach. Creative results.

Engineering & Construction
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Mission & Purpose

About H2M H2M architects + engineers is a multi-disciplinary professional consulting and design firm, proud of its long history of client service and consistent ability to meet tough architectural, engineering and environmental challenges head-on. Since 1933, H2M has helped design and build many communities: from treatment facilities to firehouses, from land surveying to road reconstruction, and from site assessment to remediation. Since the firm’s early roots, its focus has remained steadfast: to provide quality service with sound judgment and to serve as an honest professional resource to its clients. H2M offers a practical approach, with creative results. Our Services Initially oriented towards the planning and design of municipal infrastructure projects, H2M’s capabilities have since grown to include a full range of professional services, some of which include: architecture, planning, civil/site engineering, survey, structural engineering, mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, sanitary engineering, environmental engineering, interior design, sports development, water supply management, wastewater management, full environmental services, industrial hygiene, solid and hazardous waste management and GIS/mapping. Our Staff H2M prides itself on the breadth of its comprehensive in-house service capabilities. With a diverse staff of more than 470 engineers, architects, scientists, planners, surveyors, technical and support specialists, H2M offers its clients the benefits of a full consulting network, saving them unnecessary expense and the challenge of coordinating many different teams to achieve a final product. Our Offices H2M has office locations in New York and New Jersey, with its headquarters located at 538 Broad Hollow Road in Melville, NY. The remaining New York offices are in New York City, Capital Region, Suffern and Westchester, while the New Jersey offices are located in Parsippany and Wall Township.