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Job Posting - Junior Fire Investigator
Posted by: ScottyB410
Date: May 01, 2013 11:52AM
Junior Fire Investigator
Giffin Koerth is committed to being the leader in forensic engineering. Our corporate philosophy is based on providing an unparalleled combination of technical excellence, powerful reporting and professional service. That, combined with our commitment to ethical practice, has quickly established us as the center of excellence in forensic engineering and one of the most reputable firms servicing insurance, legal, industrial, public sector organizations.
If you are looking for an exciting opportunity to work on diverse, challenging and engaging projects and want to be part of this fun, exciting, and growing professional firm, we are looking for you.
The successful candidate will be a full time integral part of the Fire Team, working under a Senior Fire Investigator. As a Junior Fire Investigator, you will provide;
Fire and explosion investigations at commercial, industrial and residential locations;
Work towards a CFEI or CFI designation;
Directly liaise with clients on a regular basis;
Develop suitable testing and analysis protocols;
Prepare clear and concise technical reports in an efficient and professional manner;
Liaise with Fire and Police Departments regarding Requests for Information;
Plan and manage projects and prepare material cost and timing estimates;
Have experience with or work towards providing expert testimony in court; and,
Perform additional duties as required.
Bachelor's degree or College Diploma in an Engineering based subject an asset.
Working knowledge of fire or fire related disciplines and asset.
Working towards P.ENG, CET or suitable Trade License.
Exposure to engineering in a consulting environment preferred.
Excellent technical writing skills a must.
Good presentation skills.
Proficient in Microsoft Office Applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
Strong time and project management skills.
Strong organizational skills.
Keen attention to detail and accuracy.
Ability to communicate effectively - both oral and written.
A "hands on aptitude.
Ability to work independently and on a team.
Valid drivers license and access to a vehicle;
Interested applicants are encouraged to submit their cover letter and resume to: Jburns@giffinkoerth.com
We thank all candidates for their interest however, only those qualified for the position will be contacted.
We will also be at the IAAI conference in Orlando from May 3-7. We have time set aside to meet with interested candidates at that time.