Forensic Mechanical Engineer

Location: Chicago


DeSimone Consulting Engineers is seeking a Forensic Mechanical Engineer to support growing operations of the firm’s Forensics Practice.

In addition to award-winning structural design experience, DeSimone provides technical assistance, analysis and investigative services to the Insurance and Legal communities. With a focus on pre and post-loss investigation, analysis, and cause and origin determination, DeSimone’s experienced professionals provide best-in-class service when the built environment is impacted by adverse conditions.

Essential Job Functions

  • Diagnose HVAC and plumbing conditions and the design of corresponding repairs
  • Write accurate technical reports
  • Manage investigation and litigation support projects
  • Coordinate with other team members to successfully complete tasks
  • Desire to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Support the organizations’ marketing efforts and business development plan
  • Highly motivated, dependable, and reliable

Knowledge and Skills

  • Knowledge of engineering science and technology
  • Knowledge of design techniques, tools, and principles
  • Knowledge of building codes, including local codes as well as the ICC family codes and applicable reference standards
  • Effectively communicate with subordinates and strong analytical problem solving skills
  • Able to manage multiple projects and staff
  • Strong technical writing and communication skills
  • Technical knowledge of mechanical design and repaid
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office and Auto CAD Software


  • Bachelor Degree in Mechanical Engineer
  • 5+ years of experience in mechanical plumbing design, investigation and repaid design
  • License as a Professional Engineer

Work Environment

  • May be asked to travel to outside offices and client locations
  • Exposed to both indoor and outdoor conditions
  • Must be comfortable working in adverse field conditions such as heights, confined spaces for long periods of time

DeSimone Consulting Engineers offers an excellent benefits package, including medical, dental and vision insurance, a matching 401(K) plan and a friendly collaborative work environment with an emphasis on both personal and professional development where technical excellence and achievement is recognized and rewarded.

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