The Engineering Mechanics and Infrastructure group at Simpson Gumpertz & Heger (SGH) has built a solid foundation for advanced engineering services based on experience with complex engineering analyses and design, frequently supported by materials evaluation. Special areas of expertise include failure analysis, wind effects, seismic analysis, soil-structure interaction, dynamic and blast response, structural plastics, composites, metallurgy, and corrosion analysis.
The candidate will be one of the primary staff in materials science and engineering within Simpson Gumpertz & Heger, Inc. He/she will participate in projects that have materials (primarily metals, polymers, and composites) as one of the main issues. These types of projects include: the evaluation and specification of materials and processes for new design; investigation of existing materials applications, failure analysis; and the development of repair recommendations. Applications include structural components and industrial and commercial products. The candidate will be expected to manage tasks, communicate with clients, prepare written reports and presentations, and conduct laboratory and field studies.
Provide support in selecting materials for structural, mechanical, and building applications.
Conduct failure analysis of metals, polymers, composites and other structural materials.
Prepare and present reports and presentations to clients.
Manage and conduct laboratory tests and analysis.
Conduct field investigations.
M.S. or PhD in Materials Science or Metallurgy and background of academic excellence.
Experience in materials science and engineering, preferred.
Coursework in structural mechanics and design is preferred.
Experience in welding and polymers is desirable.
Strong oral and written communication skills.
Must have a valid driver’s license and an acceptable Motor Vehicle Report.
SGH has over 550 employees and offices in Boston, Chicago, Houston, New York City, San Francisco, Southern California, and Washington, DC.
SGH is an Equal Opportunity Employer and we value diversity in our workforce. We are committed to providing equal opportunities to all job applicants and employees. We consider all qualified applicants, and encourage individuals with disabilities and protected veterans to apply.
Simpson Gumpertz & Heger Inc. (SGH) is a national engineering firm with offices in five cities with practice areas in structures, building technology, materials, mechanical systems for building environment management, and fire protection engineering. We strive to consult on high-end projects, apply leading-edge technology, and deliver highly professional work product that is admired by our client...s and other professionals in our industry. Clients choose to work with us because we collaborate with clients and project team members, engage our extensive expertise, focus on delivering successful results, and respond to project challenges.
Our diverse team members include engineers, architects, scientists, and many other technical professionals. Most importantly, our highly qualified staff members are led by principals, project managers, and a management team whose members average 20 years with SGH. These leaders provide quality of service and team continuity to support our long term client relationships.