FL - Forensic Manager
Forensic managers are highly-skilled individuals who assist experts in formulating opinions relative to design and construction problems. These individuals have experience in seeking relevant documentation and assembling facts to substantiate particular opinions regarding design errors, omissions and construction deficiencies which have caused damages and as such generated a dispute, claim or lawsuit.
- Minimum four-year college degree in related field of architecture/engineering and or construction or equivalent (to be determined by division director).
- Minimum seven-year experience in the architectural and/or construction fields (prior experience with similar forensic work is a plus).
- Very familiar with the design and construction process and familiar with instruments of service used within same.
- Familiar with Building Codes.
- Basic understanding of destructive testing procedures.
- Computer literate in CAD software and three-dimensional design software such as Revit. Also literate in Word, Excel, Power Point.
- Good understanding of the English language with capacity for report writing and proof reading (knowledge of other languages may be an added plus).
- Willing and capable to travel out of town on an as needed basis.
- Ability to work effectively with others to meet deadlines and handle occasional stress resulting therefrom.
- Licensed professional preferred.
- Prepare consulting agreements and set up contract summary sheets.
- Assist experts with research efforts as requested by them or the division director.
- Organizing case files/documents for research.
- Set up electronic case files.
- Prepare and/or monitor demonstrative exhibits as skill will allow.
- Assist in document storage and retrieval efforts.
- Participate in case marketing efforts.
- Monitor fee collection efforts for cases he or she is responsible for.
- Assist in maintaining the case database and case reference library.
- Offer testimony (depositions, arbitrations, trial etc.) if and when it is necessary for a particular case.