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

Structural 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.


The Structural Engineer will conduct facility condition assessments and inspections for old and new structures including decks, stairs, building envelope failures and other structural forensic investigations examining construction deficiencies, foundation failures, water intrusion and fire damage. The successful candidate will have 5+ years of experience in structural engineering with experience in construction and design and have a TX Professional Engineer license. This position allows for creativity in repair solutions and designs that accomplish the client’s goals. This is a remote position for an individual located in Dallas, TX.


5+ years Structural Engineering or Forensic Engineering experience; Professional Engineer in Texas, or PE licensure elsewhere and the ability to obtain TX PE; Resident of Dallas, TX; B.S. in Civil Engineering or other accredited program with an emphasis in civil, structural, or architectural; M.S. Degree in Structural Engineering or Civil Engineering preferred; Competent with ACAD, and/or Revit drafting software; Experience in Construction and Structural Engineering with foundational experiences in design, structural or forensic engineering; Passionate and self-motivated with the ability to work remotely and balance multiple projects; Excellent verbal communication and technical writing skills.

Salary: $100,000-$140,000; 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

Your Career Begins Here

We're always considering well-qualified applicants and encourage you to apply today. Please attach your résumé, a link to your portfolio or examples of your work.

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

Also Consider...

We encourage you to diversify your job search here at Knott Laboratory, here are some more positions you might enjoy.