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

Project Engineer – Design Group

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.

Job Duties

Knott Laboratory, LLC is seeking a full-time project engineer with 3-7 years of experience to join our Design Group team in Colorado. The Design Group works primarily in large scale single family residential design projects, small scale commercial projects, renovations, fire, and vehicle impact restoration. Our designs incorporate wood, steel, masonry, concrete, and a variety of foundation systems. We also have extensive experience in additions, remodels, and multifamily projects. This is a remote position for an individual located anywhere in Colorado.


3+ years structural engineering design experience; Professional Engineer in Colorado or ability to obtain ASAP; 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 wood design; Passionate and self-motivated with the ability to work remote; Excellent verbal communication and writing skills.

Full-time Salary Range: $75,000-$95,000, commensurate with experience and forensic background; 401(k) with fully vested company match; Health, Dental and Vision Insurance; Robust Paid Time and Holidays Off; Professional Development Assistance; Life Insurance; Short Term and Long-Term Disability Insurance; Flex Spending Accounts with Medical and Dependent Care options

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