Exponent is a leading engineering and scientific consulting firm. Our multidisciplinary team of scientists, engineers, physicians, and regulatory consultants brings together more than 90 different disciplines to solve complicated problems facing corporations, insurers, government entities, associations and individuals. Our approximately 1000 staff members work in 26 offices across the United States and abroad. Exponent has over 800 consultants, including more than 500 that have earned a doctorate in their chosen field of specialization.
Exponent’s Buildings and Structures Practice is searching for an Engineer/Associate in our Menlo Park, CA office. This position will be responsible for performing tasks and executing projects related primarily to evaluation of building component and material failures, with particular emphasis on concrete and other cement-based materials. Applicant will have the opportunity to work on a variety of diverse and interesting civil engineering projects that will challenge their problem-solving skills. Applicant will also have the opportunity to work and collaborate on projects with Exponent professionals practicing in the other 90+ technical disciplines within the company; some of these projects are outside of the traditional civil engineering area.
Specific responsibilities will include conducting field inspections and determining the root causes of failures including laboratory testing and analyses. Assignments will require the ability to gather information and convey complex technical conclusions to individuals in engineering, business, and industry.
Qualifications for this position include:
- Ph.D. in Civil/Structural Engineering with graduate level focus on concrete and cementitious materials
- Excellent and creative problem solving ability
- Outstanding verbal and written communication skills
- Ability to work independently as well as lead and work in multi-disciplinary teams
- Strong desire to work in a fast-paced consulting environment
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