Electrical Engineer (Forensic Engineering)

40000.00 - 60000.00 GBP Annual + inc Bonus & Car Allowance
03 May 2017
31 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Electrical Engineer (Forensic Engineering)

Location: Various locations available throughout the UK

Package: GBP40k - GBP60k inc Bonus & Car Allowance

Further Package: Life Insurance, Private Medical Insurance, Permanent Health Insurance, 25 Holiday days

Are you a degree educated Electrical Engineer with a keen interest in failure analysis, forensic investigation and working out the root cause of technical issues?

We have a great career progression opportunity for a Forensic Electrical Engineer to be trained by Experts in Forensic Engineering. This career opportunity is rewarding, extremely challenging and a unique proposition for those who thrive on technically focused work. You will learn from the experts within the Electrical Engineering industry.

The Company

My client are very well established in providing a wide range of forensic investigation services and root cause analysis for the insurance and risk management industries as well as the legal profession. They have offices in the UK and overseas with experienced scientists and engineers undertaking investigations worldwide.

The Role

To investigate the causes or likely causes of incidents such as fires, electrical failures and accidents and provide prompt and accurate advice to the client to assist in determining liability.

You will be required to provide a rapid response to an instruction, attending the scene within 24 hours of the event if required. A preliminary report will be required within three days setting out the most probable cause and a proposed strategy for further investigation. When needed, a full and detailed scientific investigation will then be carried out in order to formulate a clear and impartial report.

Key Responsibilities of the role (including, but not limited to;)

Carry out thorough site based investigations

Accurately gather evidence and record correctly

Carry out and amend risk assessments as appropriate

Communicate with clients regularly

Conduct detailed examinations and analysis of failed equipment or components

Analysis information from other investigations and consultants

Devise and carry out testing of components and materials

Review technical information

Prepare reports for Court proceedings

Provide Expert Witness evidence in Court

Conduct site audits as required

Ideally you will;

Have attained a good honours degree in an engineering or science based subject

As a minimum, be working towards a Chartered status in a specific discipline

A higher degree by study or research (eg MSc or PhD) is desirable

Be able to identify colours, particular when working with electrical wiring

Be able to complete a day's site work including some physical exertion

Have the ability to communicate technical concepts clearly, both verbally and in writing, to others less informed than yourself

Be prepared to work unpredictable hours, as and where the work demands

Have gained several years of postgraduate experience

Precision Recruitment have been instructed on this assignment and all applications will be managed by this process.


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