FIRE INVESTIGATOR OR FORENSIC ENGINEER

Location: Edmonton, AB
Position: Full-time – New position
Start Date: Immediately
Reporting to: Regional Manager

Key Responsibilities:

  • Conduct on-site investigations of structural and vehicle fires and explosions, and equipment failures. 
  • Provide written reports expressing a professional opinion with regards to the origin and cause of a fire/explosion or equipment/component failure
  • Perform laboratory examinations of electrical/electronic equipment to assess if equipment may have been the cause of a loss, and determine the failure mechanism if applicable
  • Maintain timely oral and written correspondence with clients throughout all phases of the investigation, mediations or trial
  • Complete various design and reporting functions via Microsoft Office
  • Provide expert testimony in court when required
  • Travel throughout the region on short notice
  • Manage multiple projects simultaneously and execute all phases in accordance with company and client standards
  • Stay on the leading edge of scientific knowledge in the industry by seeking out continuous training and education
  • Collaborate with experts in other disciplines as needed for complex investigations requiring different specialties 
  • Coordinate and execute parallel investigations with other experts representing various parties
  • Perform additional duties as required

Experience and Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or CFEI and CFVI
  • Minimum of 5 years field experience in the forensic industry
  • Valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle

Candidate Profile:

  • Passionate about engineering and has an inquisitive mind with advanced problem-solving skills
  • Works hard and takes pride in technical excellence and integrity
  • Motivated to develop professionally and lead a growing line of business within the organization
  • A people-person committed to the highest standard of client satisfaction
  • Team player with the ability to work independently

If this describes you and your attributes, we would love to hear from you!

Email your cover letter and resume to careers@origin-and-cause.com with the subject title “RE: Fire Investigator or Forensic Engineer Post”.

We appreciate your interest and efforts in submitting your application. A Recruiting Consultant will review all submitted applications and contact all qualified candidates to schedule an interview.

Thank you for your interest in joining the O&C team!