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 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!