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Job Description

Haag Engineering Co. is seeking a Mechanical Engineer for our Tampa, Florida office - licensed in Florida, to perform forensic engineering work for clients throughout the region. The engineer will be expected to evaluate the cause of failure, extent of damage, and options for repair in a variety of mechanical systems and construction-related circumstances, including building envelope evaluations. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

Determine the cause of failure of mechanical components and systems

Evaluating the cause and extent of damage following storms and natural disasters

Effectively communicate opinions in writing and verbally, and sometimes as testimony

Effectively and patiently communicate technical matters to laypersons, public gatherings, and in legal settings


Mechanical engineering experience; Forensic experience (preferred, but not required)

Bachelors of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from an ABET-accredited university/college

EIT required; PE preferred

ACTAR certification and/or accident reconstruction experience preferred

C.F.I. or C.F.E.I. a plus

Project management or supervisory experience desired

Must never have been disciplined by an engineering board or licensing authority

Must never have been disqualified as an expert witness

Proficiency in other mechanical engineering branches such as HVAC, plumbing, fire suppression systems, vehicles and hydraulics is highly desired

Excellent leadership and interpersonal communication skills with the ability to effectively, persuasively, and tactfully interact with clients and employees at all levels of the organization

Strong organizational, analytical, and time management skills with attention to detail and a high quality of work in a dynamic environment

Must be able to work independently, efficiently manage your time, and meet deadlines on multiple concurrent projects

Strong communication skills; verbal and written. Public speaking is a must; effective report writing is critical

Strong project management, data interpretation, and technical writing skills

Must be able to quickly adapt to change to meet business needs

Ability to travel and support project needs both in and out of state

Demonstrated computer skills


Must be willing and able to perform all types of field inspections and to work at heights or in confined spaces (roofs, crawlspaces, and in between)

Must be able to work in inclement weather

Must be willing to work additional hours as needed during peak times

Established in 1924, Haag Engineering Co. is employee-owned and offers competitive benefits, which include a 401(k) plan with employer matching component; major medical, dental, and vision health coverage; company-provided life insurance with AD&D coverage; health savings account with employer contribution component; voluntary disability coverages; and generous paid time off. Our collaborative environment supports career advancement through professional training and development.

Haag Engineering is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, union status and/or beliefs, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

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