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Mechanical Engineer (Forensic Engineering)

SEA, Ltd. Baltimore, MD

  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description

Established in 1970, S-E-A, Ltd. is a recognized worldwide leader in forensic analysis, product testing, and investigation. Our firm provides a wide range of services to reveal the cause of product, material and/or structural failures. Our engineers and investigators serve nationally and internationally as analytical litigation experts. To learn more about S-E-A, please visit our web site at Come join our growing team!

Essential Job Functions & Responsibilities:

  • Conduct field investigations and perform forensic engineering & failure/accident analysis on incidents involving all types of machinery, mechanical equipment and devices including cranes, presses, pressure vessels and hydraulic, pneumatic, HVAC systems, boilers, gas systems, plumbing systems, etc.
  • Investigate and analyze mechanical devices, products and designs
  • Investigate gas related explosions
  • Conduct unbiased investigations for various clients
  • Responsible for retention and development of client relationships
  • Provide technical findings and conclusions in laymen's terms, both verbally and in written reports.
  • Support conclusions by appropriate testimony in legal proceedings.
  • Deliver professional presentations, develop client relationships and promote self to client groups.
  • Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.

Position Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering is required; Masters Degree preferred
  • P. E. registration required
  • Knowledge of machine design and mechanical, HVAC, gas, boilers, plumbing systems
  • Gas utility or propane experience is a plus
  • Minimum of 5 years industry engineering experience
  • Forensic experience/exposure a plus
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong writing and public speaking skills

Physical Requirements

  • Moderate Travel
  • Ability to maneuver in and around an accident site
  • Ability to lift 40 lbs
  • Ability to drive to site locations


SEA, Ltd.


Baltimore, MD



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