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Forensic Biomechanics Consultant - Houston

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  • Forensic Biomechanics Consultant - Houston

    Job Description
    Rimkus Consulting Group, a global leader in the field of engineering consulting, is in need of technical professionals to promote our continued growth. We currently seek an experienced Biomechanical Engineer to support operations in our Houston office. This is an exciting opportunity for anyone seeking to branch out and explore the world of forensic consulting.

    Essential Job Responsibilities
    1. Analysis of human injury resulting from vehicular accidents, mechanical failures, falls, and falling objects, as well as industrial, construction, marine, and recreational accidents
    2. Responsibilities will include practicing vehicle accident reconstruction
    3. Review material (e.g., photographs, witness statements, depositions, police reports, medical and chiropractic records) to provide logical conclusions
    4. Identify and apply pertinent research literature and government regulations
    5. Conduct field evaluations and provide oral and written reports of findings
    6. Provide expert witness testimony via depositions or in a court of law, as needed
    7. Travel required primarily within the United States as required to support the Company
    8. Develop client relationships by providing and maintaining the Company’s high standard of customer service excellence and proactive client communications
    9. Work with local and national marketing managers to establish and grow relationships
    10. Multitask to meet the scheduling commitments of multiple clients and assignments

    Job Requirements
    • Ph.D in Biomedical Engineering
    • Mechanical Engineering background a plus

    Professional Registration and Licenses
    • P.E. License a plus; if the successful applicant lacks a P.E. license, s/he will be required to obtain licensure upon hire

    Minimum Experience
    • Minimum of 5 years in Biomechanical Engineering
    • Extensive knowledge of biomechanical analysis of human motion
    • Prior forensic experience a plus
    • Vehicle accident reconstruction experience a plus

    Special Skills
    • Must possess an open attitude and willingness to learn and develop skills as a forensic engineer
    • Must be outgoing and able to interact with staff and clients
    • Must be able to perform under pressure and meet deadlines
    • Must possess excellent verbal communication skills and technical writing abilities

    • Must be willing to travel in and out of state on assignments or to respond to catastrophic events

    At Rimkus, we recognize that our employees are our most valuable asset and reward them accordingly. We offer competitive salaries, comprehensive benefits (including an employer-matching 401(k) plan), incentive bonus plans, a flexible work environment, and opportunities for professional advancement. If you enjoy creative problem solving, intellectual challenges, and working with professionals who are ambitious and passionate about their jobs, we want to hear from you! Rimkus is at the forefront of becoming the world’s largest and most respected forensic consulting firm. Come be a part of our team and reap the rewards of our success!

    To Apply
    Interested candidates should send a cover letter and CV to Dr. Torrence Welch (

    Company Overview
    Rimkus Consulting Group, Inc., a US-based international consulting firm, brings over 300 professionals to bear on our clients' consulting and expert witness needs. Since 1983, we have been offering our clients an array of experts that spans virtually all engineering and scientific disciplines, as well as forensic business analysis. With this broad range of expertise, plus the years of experience our staff members bring into play, we are able to address virtually any problem our clients bring to us. We further augment our full-time staff with a select group of contractors with unique education or experience to address any specialized client needs. We have over 40 offices located throughout the United States and abroad, and are ever expanding into new markets globally. Learn more about our company history, explore our wide range of practice areas, and find example recent assignments and more at

    Thank you,

    Torrence Welch
    Principal Consultant
    Rimkus Consulting Group, Inc.