Structural/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 more than 20,000 failure analysis cases with subsequent repairs. We work as a remote team of structural and mechanical engineers as well as forensic animators. The diversity inherent in the cause of structure and mechanical failures makes every project new and challenging. Our team’s extensive experience with failure analysis provides an incredible knowledge base most engineers are not exposed to, which can be invaluable for reconstruction designs as well as new project designs. Forensic investigations also 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. We offer competitive salaries, comprehensive benefits, and flexible schedules so you can be there for your family and enjoy the Colorado lifestyle.

Job Duties

Our structural engineering team covers a diverse client base that supports the insurance, legal, new construction, and restoration industries. We perform forensic failure analysis of all kinds of projects from new buildings to older structures and specialize in the diagnosis and repair of them. Restoration efforts are generally focused on repairing buildings from insurance losses and those with construction deficiencies and foundation failures. This position allows for creativity in repair solutions that accomplish the client’s goals.


Required Qualifications
BS or MS degree from an accredited engineering program with an emphasis in civil, structural, or architectural engineering; 5+ years experience, background in forensic, structural, civil, or geo-technical engineering; AutoCAD or Revit experience; Active PE License (with #) required; Experience performing Forensic Inspections - writing insurance forensic reports, roof inspections, hail and wind claims, retaining wall issues, water intrusion, etc.; Excellent verbal communication and writing skills; Passionate and self-motivated.

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