Job ref no.: CT3124243-01#8719

Fire Investigator / Forensic Scientist

Exponent, Limited

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 is currently seeking a Manager in our Hong Kong, China office. This person will be responsible for participating in the investigation and analysis of failures involving industrial processes, combustion systems, fluid systems, consumer products, appliances and vehicles, including the investigation of fires and explosions. 

This individual will assist our clients in addressing strategic business and litigation issues that have technically complicated aspects. This position will provide management and technical consulting services to the Southeast Asia market.

Initial job responsibilities for this position will involve:

  • Performing outstanding technical work for clients
  • Effectively managing client expectations
  • Effectively managing multidisciplinary and international project teams
  • Continued activity within the field of expertise as demonstrated through continued publications and presentations at technical conferences
  • Generating and capturing project opportunities and revenue through active marketing and attendance at local and international conferences
  • Near-term career development and growth will include responsibility for developing client relationships, leading efforts to generate project opportunities and revenue through active marketing and attendance at local and international conferences, and leading recruiting efforts to hire and mentor technical staff.

Qualifications for this position include:

  • Doctorate degree in Electrical, Electronic or Computer Engineering, or sciences such as Physics or Computer Science. Exceptional Masters Degree candidates may also apply with 3-6 years of industry and/or engineering consulting experience.
  • Experience in development of experimental design, construction of experimental apparatus, instrumentation, data acquisition, and data analysis
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills for both technical and non-technical audiences
  • Highly self-motivated as demonstrated through presentations at technical conferences, publications in peer-reviewed journals, professional certifications, and extra-curricular activities
  • Intellectual curiosity with a passion to explore a vast array of problems and applications both within and outside the area of specialization
  • Strong deductive reasoning skills
  • Demonstrated leadership skills and proven ability to work in a multidisciplinary, collaborative environment
  • Previous industry experience, including co-op, work-study or internship preferred
  • Chartered Engineer or Incorporated Engineer preferred but not required
  • Previous experience with product/systems reliability and failure analysis preferred but not required
  • Able to speak Chinese (Putonghua) or have significant experience doing business in China
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Job ref no. CT3124243-01#8719
Salary
Job Function
Industry
Location
  • Shatin
Employment Term
  • Full-time
Career Level
  • Senior management level
Education
  • Master's degree