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 for our Construction Division in Colorado. The ideal candidate will have 1-4 years of experience in construction engineering or potentially a transportation engineering background. The successful candidate would have experience with civil and structural design. Our Construction Division specializes in commercial and residential property projects with elements of asphalt, concrete, sewer, steel, wood, and other materials. This position allows for creativity in solutions that accomplish the client’s goals. This is a remote position for an individual located anywhere in Colorado.


1-4 years Civil Engineering experience; Professional Engineer in Colorado preferred, or ability to obtain PE within 1 year; Resident of Colorado, anywhere in state; B.S. degree from an accredited engineering program with an emphasis in civil, structural, or architectural engineering; Competent with ACAD, and/or Revit drafting software; Experience with Structural, Civil or Design Engineering; Passionate and self-motivated with the ability to work remote and balance multiple projects; Excellent verbal communication and technical writing skills

Salary: 75-95k; Matching 401(k); Company Profit Sharing Plan; Health, Dental and Vision Insurance; Paid Time and Holidays Off; Professional Development Assistance; Fieldwork: Yes; up to 30-40% of time (inspections, project initiation, etc)

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