STRUCTURAL TECHNOLOGIES, A Structural Group Company, develops, markets and integrates proprietary products with specialty engineering services to create highly engineered solutions that sustain and enhance infrastructure across a broad range of end user markets. We provide our value-added solutions to designers and engineering professionals, contractors, and owners in the Commercial, Public, Industrial, and Energy markets across the U.S. and in select international markets.
We are currently recruiting for a Construction Forensic Investigator to join the STRUCTURAL Technologies group which is located in Chicago, IL. As a Construction Forensic Investigator, you will be accountable for investigating structural failures and assessing the condition of structures and developing repair recommendations.
The successful candidate will also be responsible for:
Development of fee estimates and condition assessment proposals
Pre-planning of investigations and coordination with the branch personnel
Overall coordination of field and post-field activities regarding condition surveys
Performing field and laboratory investigations
Assembling data into reports and communicating results in writing and verbally
Participating in Quality Assurance / Quality Control (QA/QC) efforts on assigned construction repair projects and assists in developing relevant inspection program documentation
Supporting Business Development on client visit for technical input on sophisticated investigation opportunities and assisting in preparing cost proposals for forensic investigations
Conducting investigations safely
Candidates who meet the following criteria may be considered for this exciting Construction Forensic Investigator position:
Minimum of 5 years of experience in investigating defects and degradation of concrete and steel structures
Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering, related Materials Science Engineering, or significant construction experience
ACI Level 1 Technician Certification for concrete field testing preferred or equivalent
Proficient with MS Office and AutoCAD
Able to effectively take technical data and develop into clear and concise written reports
Proficient in Presenting Technical Data and Investigative findings to internal and external groups.
Able to work at heights (up to 650’ high), in extreme work conditions to include industrial facilities and extreme temperatures, and must be able to wear a respirator
Eligible to obtain a TWIC and Passport
Overnight travel up to 70% of the time
Our ideal candidate is an innovative but decisive leader who can work effectively in a highly collaborative, team-based environment; has the ability to set goals and expectations and hold others accountable; can encourage and mentor others; is approachable, empathetic and outgoing; can quickly gain trust and respect; and is able to establish and maintain relationships.
STRUCTURAL collaborates with clients to improve infrastructure by combining our award-winning specialty construction, repair and maintenance services with our proprietary technologies to provide innovative solutions for demanding engineering and construction challenges.Founded in 1976, STRUCTURAL has earned recognition as one of the industry’s leading specialty contractors and is currently ranked no. 27 in Engineering News-Record (ENR) magazine’s list of the Top 600 Specialty Contractors. With locations nationwide and in select international markets, STRUCTURAL serves the commercial/government, industrial, energy and transportation markets.Since its inception, STRUCTURAL has been dedicated to developing new technologies, procedures, materials and processes to meet demanding engineering and construction challenges. Leveraging strategic alliances and industry relationships, STRUCTURAL transforms technology into readily accessible tools for clients and employees, as well as a growth platform for the company.The growth and advancement also extend to the industry. Research and development, leadership and the sharing of knowledge are examples of how STRUCTURAL contributes to industry technical guidelines and quality standards for procedures and materials.