Knott Laboratory provides forensic engineering and animation, Civil & Structural, and Fire & Explosion Investigation services to reconstruct accidents.

Civil Engineer

Work with a fast-paced, growth-oriented team of forensic engineers at Knott Laboratory.

Knott Laboratory is a multi-disciplinary forensic engineering firm established in 1982 in Denver, Colorado. The company launched after evaluating the Hyatt Regency walkway collapse in Kansas City, and since, Knott has evaluated over 20,000 failure analysis cases with subsequent repairs. We work as a remote team of engineers who focus on each project with a collective, fun team approach. The diversity of failure causes makes every project a new one. Our team’s failure analysis results provide incredible training opportunities that can be rolled into the reconstruction as well as new project designs. Forensic investigations allow our engineers to develop specialized skill sets and, in turn, we regularly present and share what we learn with clients and the greater engineering and construction community.


Knott Laboratory, LLC is seeking a full-time Civil Engineer in Denver, Colorado. The ideal candidate will have 2+ years of experience in construction engineering with project experience in grading and drainage, expansive soils, land development and/or retaining wall design. The successful candidate will have experience with civil and structural design. Our Construction Division specializes in commercial and residential property projects with site elements of asphalt, concrete, sewer, storm drains and other utilities. This position allows for creativity in solutions that accomplish the client’s goals while meeting building codes and industry standards. This is a remote position for an individual located near Denver, Colorado. Inspections are onsite and the remainder of the week is worked remotely (from the employee home office). Our remote culture remains highly collaborative with regular team meetings and an interactive peer review process.


2+ years Civil Engineering experience; Colorado PE licensure or EIT Certificate or pass score on FE Exam; Resident of Denver Metro area, Colorado; Civil Engineering B.S. degree; Competent with ACAD or Civil 3D; Experience with Structural, Civil or Design Engineering; Passionate and self-motivated with the ability to work remotely and balance multiple projects; Excellent verbal communication and technical writing skills

Salary: $70,000-$80,000; Job Type: Full Time; Work Remotely: Yes, Hybrid; Field Work/Project Site Visits: up to 30-40% of time; Matching 401(k); Company Profit Sharing Plan; Health, Dental and Vision Insurance; Paid Time and Holidays Off; Professional Development Assistance and Tuition Reimbursement up to $5k/year

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