Senior Forensic Structural Engineer Hiring


As a Senior Forensic Structural Engineer, you’re going to be the heart of the MFS Engineering team. Because our clients heavily rely on your expertise and knowledge. You’re the person that gives them insight into the root cause of their building’s damage. you’re the one and only person who can rescue them by proposing practical recommendations. At MFs Engineering, we have a reputation built on surpassing expectations. We focus on building resilient and mutually beneficial relationships with our customers. And we hope that these relationships last forever. Building upon such a reputation basically relies on your job as a Senior Forensic Structural Engineer.  As a member of our Forensic Structural Engineering team, you will carry out site inspections. It includes distressed residential, commercial, and industrial structures across Victoria. You will also write high-quality, unbiased, and independent engineering reports. These reports help a non-technical person understand problems and ways to fix them. Attending courts as an Expert Witness to support the findings and in your reports is also an exciting part of your job.

include but not limited to the following

Your tasks and responsibilities

✓ Undertaking thorough Forensic site inspection and failure analysis of all types of structures;
✓ Identifying the cause of structural failure, building damage and defects by applying engineering principles and practices in accordance with current Australian codes and standards;
✓ Maintaining a high level of attention to detail in all technical aspects;
✓ Providing professionally written Engineering Investigation Reports to document all possible root cause(s) of building and structure damage and recommended remediation;
✓ Providing detailed scope of works for rectification purposes;
✓ Attend VCAT hearing when required;
✓ Meeting KPIs and ensure turnaround times.

Skills & Experiences

✓ Minimum bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering recognised by Engineers Australia;
✓ Minimum 10 years of local experience in Forensic investigation and report writing (Industrial, Residential, and commercial).
✓ Registered and Endorsed Building Engineer;
✓ Solid technical knowledge of Australian Standards;
✓ Extensive experience in building defects inspection and reporting;
✓ Ability to prioritise tasks, manage time & delivery on multiple projects simultaneously;
✓ Completion of work within deadlines;
✓ Confident and clear written and verbal communications;
✓ Valid driving licence.

What we offer

At MFS, we like to look after our team members and below are some of the perks we provide our Forensic Structural Engineers:
✓ Competitive salary package;
✓ Public transportation fees to work;
✓ Monthly Netflix or Disney+ subscription;
✓ Engineering registration and membership fees;
✓ Regular morning teas and Friday wind-down drinks;
✓ Several bonuses to choose from for a job well done on a project such as a gym membership discounts, cinema tickets, birthday off work and many more.
Last but not least, this is not just a job advertisement but a career opportunity. A career is about your attitude and your long term goals. If you are looking to expand your career and you have the right attitude, you may be the right fit.

Application Process

These steps might take place on multiple days. A social media screening might be part of the procedure.

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