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Civil Engineer

Company: Donan Solutions LLC
Location: Birmingham
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Are you an Engineer seeking access to a variety of forensic investigation projects, professional development, and a network of 300 Professional Engineers?

Donan has the position for you! We are looking for a full-time Civil Engineer in Birmingham, AL with a Professional Engineer to join our team. Donan is also considering Engineer in Training candidates in this location.

Donan is a leader in the forensic investigation industry. We are looking for someone who will embody our values and Lead with Integrity, Respect and Care for All, be an Innovator in their field, be Driven to Achieve, and value Working Together.

As a Donan Engineer, you will travel within your assigned region to perform on-site investigations and deliver a written report of findings and conclusions. Donan Engineers consistently ensure the forensic investigations conform to our quality of standards by following the scientific method.

Key Responsibilities Include:

  • Provide expert testimony as required on assigned work, with an unbiased and honest conclusion.
  • Write a technical report providing detailed and accurate information on completed projects.
  • Consistently communicate, document your communication, with clients to provide timelines and updates.
  • Providing expert testimony and/or depositions as needed on projects in which they have been assigned.
  • Must be willing to work additional hours during period of peak business demand as deemed necessary.
  • Provide excellent customer service to company internal and external customers.
  • Proactively pursue additional training, mentoring opportunities, licenses, education, and/or certifications (cost covered by Donan).
  • Travel up to 50% of the time may be required for assigned work outside of your home-region. Daily and overnight in-region travel is also required for facilitating investigations.


  • Registered as an active Professional Engineer (P.E.) or Engineer in Training in the state applied.
  • Have an active NCEES record (Or be eligible to obtain within six months of employment).
  • Minimum of a bachelor's degree in Civil or Structural Engineering or related engineering disciplines (Mechanical, Electrical, etc.)
  • Two-three years of experience in failure analysis, knowledge of residential and/or commercial construction, building codes, design, or related experience is highly preferred.
  • Required to have a valid driver's license, with an acceptable driving record.
  • Required to have strong technical writing abilities with experience using Microsoft Word.
  • Proficient with general computer skills (Microsoft Calendar, Excel, Outlook, PPT, etc.).
  • Must have superior customer service skills, be team oriented and enjoy service-oriented work.
  • Must be able to work efficiently with periods of minimal supervision due to remote (home office) setting.
  • Must have access to home high-speed internet service and reliable cellular reception.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Required to meet all standards for pre-employment physical examination.

Related Experience: Civil Engineer, Design Engineer, Structural Engineer, Construction Management, Residential Construction, Residential Design.

Physical Requirements:

  • Frequently required to stand on one's feet for prolonged periods of time.
  • Frequently required to lift and/or move objects weighing 50-100 lbs.
  • Frequently required to climb onto first and second story roofs, ascend/descend ladders, stairs, scaffolding, ramps, etc.
  • Frequently required to balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
  • Frequently required to reach with hands and arms.
  • Frequently required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel.
  • Frequently required to drive a vehicle for extended periods of time.

Benefits and Perks:

  • Remote Work within Assigned Region
  • Compensatory Paid Time
  • 401(k) Matching
  • Profit Sharing Bonus (10% of Annual Salary)
  • Medical, Vision, and Dental Insurance Coverage
  • HSA and HRA (Employer contributions)
  • Company Paid Life Insurance
  • Company paid short-term and long-term disability
  • All Equipment Provided (company vehicle, laptop, etc.)
  • License and Continuing Education Reimbursement
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Paid Time Off and Holidays

Internal Title: Forensic Engineer

To learn more about us visit

Donan is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are an E-Verify participating employer.

Keywords: Donan Solutions LLC, Birmingham , Civil Engineer, Other , Birmingham, Alabama

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