Senior Staff Consultant - Civil / Structural
Miami, FL 
Posted 8 days ago
Job Description

This position is responsible for performing property loss investigations related to residential and commercial structures, providing consulting services, preparing technical reports for clients, marketing company and self to obtain and/or maintain client base and to build business. Plans, manages, and coordinates activities for client projects to ensure that goals/objectives of projects are accomplished within prescribed timeframe and funding parameters by performing the following duties personally or with the assistance of Staff Consultants or Staff Engineers.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Performs field inspections of residential, commercial, marine, transportation and industrial structures, etc. to determine cause and origin of reported or suspected damages as well as condition assessments.
  • Prepares technical, project-related reports on a timely basis for clients as required.
  • For projects not involving property loss or damage, provide consulting services to clients on structural engineering design and construction topics within the consultant's area of expertise.
  • Confers with project personnel to provide technical advice and to resolve problems.
  • Conducts well-developed and well-prepared client presentations and technical conference presentations.
  • Perform marketing and business development to identify potential clients and strategies to build client base.
  • Mentor's junior consultants in growth and development.
  • Testifies in court proceedings (depositions and/or trials) on behalf of clients, as required.
  • Prepares and reviews project proposals or plans to determine time frame, funding limitations, and procedures for accomplishing project, staffing requirements, and allotment of available resources to various phases of project.
  • Makes determination to accept or decline potential new projects based on all variables.
  • Confers with project staff to outline work plan and to assign duties, responsibilities, and scope of authority.
  • Directs and coordinates activities of project personnel to ensure projects progress on schedule and within prescribed budgets.

Education Requirements:

  • BS degree in Civil Engineering required, MS degree preferred.

Experience Requirements:

  • 4-10 years' experience in structural engineering
  • Experience and familiarity in inspection and engineering of residential and commercial buildings, including roofs and building envelopes.
  • Thorough understanding of residential and/or commercial construction
  • Structural inspection and condition assessment experience preferred.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

  • PE License required (or obtainable within 12 months of employment); SE license preferred.

Computer Skills:

  • SAP2000, AutoCAD, Microsoft Office
  • Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

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. Able to climb ladders and lift up to 40 lbs. Routinely working outdoors during variable weather, including sun, heat, humidity. Periodically entering attics and tight spaces. Inspecting roofs requires accessing and walking on roofs for several hours.

Work Environment:

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. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

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.

To all recruitment agencies: ESi does not accept unsolicited resumes from search firms or agencies. Any resume submitted to any employee of ESi without a prior written search agreement will be considered unsolicited and the property of ESi. Please, no phone calls or emails.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
4 to 10 years
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