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Forensic Electrical Engineer (remote)
Cincinnati, OH

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Position Forensic Electrical Engineer  (remote but need to be located in Central US preferably)



Specific responsibilities will include, but not be limited to, the following:

  • Observation/Inspection of losses possibly caused by electrical system failures

  • Collect and examine data at the site of a loss

  • Consult relevant codes, standards, and regulations

  • Document evidence and other investigation findings

  • Ability to photograph damage and evidence related to fires, explosions, or other losses

  • Determine and conduct appropriate tests and data acquisition of exemplar and artifacts in the field and in laboratories

  • Conduct laboratory-based examinations

  • Provide system failure analyses

  • Research and write expert reports

  • Interview witnesses, property owners, and building occupants to obtain information during an investigation

  • Testify in court cases involving investigated losses


  • Maintain a well-organized system to account for various information processed

  • Understanding of the scientific method and the ability to apply it to a loss investigation

  • Remain current in the subjects listed as ‘requisite knowledge’ as related to fire investigations in NFPA 1033

  • Ability to travel as needed

  • Must be able to navigate fire and explosion scenes, crawl, climb, use ladders

  • Must obtain and maintain appropriate PPE certifications

  • Ability to analyze the site of a loss and develop a list of possible failures

  • Knowledge of electrical systems 



Bachelors’ degree in Electrical Engineering is required. Professional Engineering Registration is required. A minimum of 4-6 years of relevant investigative experience is preferred. 

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