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Forensic Electrical Engineer

£50000 - £70000 per annum Pension, Healthcare, Home working, Bonus

Role: Electrical Engineer (Forensic Engineering)

Location: Various locations available throughout the UK

Education: Degree level Electrical Engineering. A Chartered Engineer and Corporate Member of the IET.

Are you passionate about identifying growth opportunities and exhibit a proactive approach in pre empting future work with existing and new clients within the electrical engineering industry? If the answer is yes, then this could be the ideal opportunity for you!

The Person
You will see this as an extraordinary and unique opportunity within a high growth, management consultancy company that is committed to world class engineering, science, and risk management. You will undoubtedly be exceedingly talented and feel comfortable with taking the initiative both in terms of carrying out consulting work and business development activities. This will include presenting at seminars, discussing proposals to prospective clients, and leading business development initiatives.

A person's academic background is important, but so is their real-world experience. The team we have tells us who's in and who's not. We offer freedom with responsibility (although it doesn't come on a plate). The biggest part of being a true technical consultant is about personality and cultural fit.

The Company

You will join a leading provider of forensic and expert witness services with more than 20 years of providing expertise to the insurance, loss adjusting and legal sectors dealing with civil, commercial and criminal litigation cases in the UK, EU and internationally. This pioneering company specialises in providing true expertise and experience in engineering, health and safety and have a reputation for success in difficult cases and providing very rare specialisms.

The Role
This client expect great things from their Forensic Electrical Engineer. You will be joining a team of industry renowned and nationally recognised engineers, scientists and business innovators with in-depth expertise - you will not only devise and deliver a range of qualitative and quantitative engineering risk management solutions but you will also be an integral part of the senior management team implementing the company's strategy, both in promoting and delivering services in addition to contributing to the internal development of the company.

You will be encouraged to be a 'thought leader' within your chosen field positively seeking out opportunities to write and speak about your ideas and experience. It is therefore assumed that you will be a good team player, able to adopt a collaborative approach to problem solving and possess excellent communication skills (both written and oral).

In more detail it is anticipated that the Forensic Electrical Engineer will undertake:


  • Prepare, draft, and present expert witness reports in your engineering/scientific discipline.
  • Take and act on instructions from legal, financial and/or insurance professionals and to provide expert advice and attend court as and when necessary to provide expert testimony (subject to appropriate training and support).
  • Lead engineering consulting projects which develop and implement client requirements.
  • Assist clients with technical analyses and designs to improve existing processes and equipment.
  • Manage project work to be in compliance with relevant engineering and safety regulations and use engineering standards and specifications in the design and implementation of projects.
  • Manage highly complex projects and perform engineering analyses, studies, and develop conceptual designs as required.
  • Develop innovative solutions to solve challenging technical issues.
  • Act as a lead in root cause analysis and make recommendations to address local and system-wide problems.


  • Investigate failures of industrial electrical equipment. In particular, investigation of accidents resulting in electrically related injuries sustained as a result of electrical equipment failure/ electrical installation
  • Develop technical policies, procedures, and contribute to the development of internal and external standards, specifications, and guidelines.
  • Proactively maintain technical knowledge and know-how and undertake internal technical training seminars

Management and Business Development

  • Delegate work effectively whilst retaining overall accountability.
  • Allocates suitable roles to individuals within a team for optimum performance.
  • Seeks out new business opportunities and undertakes proactive business development.
  • Represents Finch at external industry events, committees, trade organisations and other business development/marketing opportunities.
  • Externally, you will be expected to establish and maintain good relations with clients and representatives in third party organisations.

Company Benefits

  • Ongoing mentoring support from top leading professionals in the marketplace
  • The flexibility to shape your career with a growing firm
  • Opportunities for promotion
  • Company Pension
  • Health care
  • Discretionary Annual Performance Bonus
  • Fully Expensed Vehicle Hire
  • Travel and Accommodation Expenses
  • Free On site Parking
  • 25 days annual leave

Precision Recruitment have been retained on this assignment and all applications will be managed by this process.


Here are your three options:

  1. "This is the job for me! When can I start?" - Call now and let's talk through your experience. Ask for Reena Tailor, Talent Resourcing Manager on 0116 254 5411 between 8am - 5.00pm
  2. "I think I'm right for this position, but I'm not sure I have enough to be get an interview" - Click "apply now" so I can read your CV and let you know.
  3. "I'm interested but need to know more about what this job can offer me" - email with your CV and questions and I will reply with more detail.

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