Vehicle Accident Reconstruction - Mechanical Engineer in Calgary, Alberta, Canada at Envista Forensics

Date Posted: 11/16/2019

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Job Description

Inspiring People - Impactful Experiences

If there was one common theme to describe what our employees get from a career with Envista…it’s: An Experience.

Here’s what to expect: Potential for growth in a rapidly growing, global company. Motivating projects; no day is the same. Ability to help others solve intricate matters and impact businesses all over the world. Be part of a team that encourages out-of-the-box thinkers. Work in a family-oriented atmosphere with a small company feel, but the financial backing of a large enterprise.

Forensic engineering, as an industry, is designed to rely on scientific principles to investigate all types of failures impacting service, people, and business production— from minor to catastrophic. It’s our job to analyze and determine why it happened.

The Company is committed to employment equity and welcomes applications from all qualified candidates. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates with disabilities taking part in all aspects of the recruitment and selection process. Envista Forensics offers competitive pay and benefits and an environment where teamwork, ongoing professional development, continuous improvement, and exceptional service are valued and rewarded.

We currently have an outstanding career opportunity for a Mechanical Engineer with extensive Vehicle Accident Reconstruction experience. The ideal candidate would be a leader/mentor and will champion the Vehicle Accident Reconstruction practice across Canada and globally. Assisting with building, mentoring and leading a team and practice are essential components of this position. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 7 years of experience as a P. Eng. and have at least 5 years of experience in vehicle accident reconstruction consulting, and failure analysis. This is a collaborative position that interacts with engineers, technicians, managers, clients and administrative staff. This position conducts hands-on failure analysis, planning and implementation of laboratory tests, and field investigations.



  • Conduct vehicle accident investigations including vehicle inspections, analysis of event data recorders, surveying, analyzing vehicle speeds and orientations at impact, collision sequences, computer simulations/animations, occupant dynamics, perception/reaction times, visibility issues, and collision avoidance potential.
  • Prepares accurate, clear, thorough, and concise reports and letters outlining the analysis of the vehicle accident reconstruction to clients. 
  • Functions as an effective member of the team, assisting co-workers as needed and learning from colleagues and supervisors, demonstrates initiative in the interest of the client and the organization.
  • Establishes trusted working relationship with clients in regional area and interacts socially at mixed engagements with clients.


Job Requirements

  • Baccalaureate degree in Mechanical Engineering or a related field is required.
  • 10+ years of automotive or mechanical engineering experience, including field work.  Vehicular component knowledge is required.
  • 5+ years of experience in Vehicular Accident Reconstruction and Failure Analysis.
  • Active Professional Engineering (P.Eng) license is required.