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

Mechanical 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 18,000 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 inherent in the cause of structure 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.


Job Duties
This candidate would be supervised by professional engineer and will work in the areas of vehicle accident reconstruction (VAR) and determination of the cause & origin of failures or incidents involving vehicle systems & components, failure and malfunction of mechanical systems & components, machinery systems and common household items as well as the evaluation of industrial accident and safety issues.


BS in Mechanical Engineering; 1+ years Mechanical Engineering experience; Knowledge of automotive & mechanics systems; Proficiency in AutoCAD; MS Office Suite; Fundamentals of Engineering Certification; Good knowledge in photography; Passionate & self-motivated; Excellent written and verbal communication skills

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