Job Location Ft. Myers - Fort Myers, FL
Position Type Full Time
4 Year Degree
Salary Range Undisclosed
Travel Percentage Undisclosed
Job Shift Undisclosed
Job Category Engineering
This position is responsible for performing Civil and Structural
Engineering tasks and managing consulting projects. Tasks include
performing consulting and loss investigations, engineering analysis
and engineering calculations. Incumbent presents findings by
preparing technical reports for clients, and by providing sworn
oral testimony and exhibits. This position is targeted as a Senior
Consultant, however, if an incumbent has greater experience, we
would consider hiring at a Managing Consultant level or higher if
candidate has established book of clients.
• The incumbent is expected to deal with construction defect
cases, property liability and compliance cases, and cases involving
post damage assessments and scope of repairs. The incumbent is also
expected to perform analysis on temporary support systems for
repair and construction, analysis and design of structure and
• Prior litigation experience is a plus. Experience preparing
reports in support of dispute resolution is a plus.
• The incumbent is expected to develop local clients and
projects in these areas, working primarily in concert with other
ESI civil engineering resources in other ESI offices.
• The incumbent is also expected to assist in other Civil
Engineering projects run in the local office. Many of these
projects will be in support of hydrology and water resource
• The incumbent communicates with the client or potential client
and prepares or reviews project proposals or plans to determine the
required tasks, schedule, budget, and procedures for accomplishing
• The incumbent makes recommendations to clients or potential
clients and to the Practice Director to accept or decline potential
new projects based on all variables. During the project, when
appropriate, the incumbent may recommend increases or decreases in
the scope of the ESI work.
• The incumbent plans, manages and coordinates his/her own work
along with project activities with ESI consultants and others to
ensure that goals and objectives of projects are accomplished
within prescribed time frame and at funding levels acceptable to
the client. The incumbent may perform these duties and tasks
personally, or may assemble the work that integrates tasks
performed by others including other Consultants, Staff Engineers,
technologists, and others.
• The incumbent may be testifying in deposition and or trials as
an expert witness or may assist in preparing another expert to
• The incumbent is highly skilled in Civil and Structural
Engineering and is able to obtain internal work from other ESI
consultants on their projects in this particular area.
• The incumbent performs field inspections of residential,
commercial, marine, transportation and industrial structures or
equipment, etc. to determine cause and origin of reported or
suspected damages as well as to prepare condition assessments and,
when required, to develop alternatives.
• The incumbent prepares and reviews technical, project-related
reports from others for clients as required, confers with project
personnel to provide technical advice and to resolve problems.
• The incumbent confers with project staff to plan and complete
project work plans and to assign duties, responsibilities, and
scope of tasks.
• The incumbent, in coordination with the project lead,
sometimes directs and coordinates activities of project personnel
to ensure projects progress on schedule and within prescribed
budgets. At other times, the incumbent is providing engineering
services for tasks assigned by the project lead.
• The incumbent may conduct well-developed and well-prepared
client presentations and technical conference presentations.
• The incumbent mentors junior consultants to facilitate their
growth and development.
• The incumbent performs marketing and business development
activities to identify potential clients and strategies to build
client base. The incumbent is sometimes responsible for
representing ESI and its consultants to potential clients and at
conferences and meetings. Business development activities may
include making presentations and introductions in order to obtain
additional clients and projects, and/ expand ESI’s business.
Education Requirements :
Civil Engineering degree from ABET accredited educational
institution, BS (MS preferred) degree, or equivalent non-US
accomplishments. Should hold a Professional Engineer’s License (CE
and/or SE and/or GE). EIT plus ability to obtain a PE license
within the first year may be considered.
• 5-10 years’ experience in civil and structural
• Experience and familiarity in inspection and engineering of
residential and industrial facilities.
• Structural inspection and condition assessment experience
Computer Skills :
Must be agile in Microsoft Office products including Word,
Excel, and other modules appropriate to the practice. Must have
some computer graphics skills, and CAD capability is a plus. Must
be able to do field work using test equipment commonly used in the
area of expertise.
Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are
representative of those that must be met by an employee to
successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with
disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing
the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to
stand; walk and sit. Travel and field inspections may involve
walking, climbing, and carrying equipment up to 30 pounds.
The work environment characteristics described here are
representative of those an employee encounters while performing the
essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be
made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the
essential functions. Most of the work is in an office environment.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Work
may occasionally be outdoors, in an industrial workplace, a
construction site, or in unheated buildings and might be in noisy
and dirty work spaces.
It is the policy of ESI, as an equal opportunity employer, to
attract and retain the best qualified individuals available,
without regard to race/ethnicity, color, religion, national origin,
gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, or veteran status. ESI
is committed to recruiting, hiring, and promoting people with
disabilities, as well as veterans. If you need assistance with
completing the electronic application, please email your request
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