Los Angeles, CA, United States
May 21, 2020
Sep 03, 2020
is a leading engineering and scientific consulting firm that brings together more than 90 different disciplines to solve the most pressing and complicated challenges facing stakeholders today. Our vision is to engage the brightest scientists and engineers to empower clients with solutions for a safe, healthy, sustainable and technologically complex world. We leverage over 50 years of experience in analyzing accidents and failures to advise clients as they innovate their technologically complex products and processes, ensure the safety and health of their users, and address the challenges of sustainability.
We offer opportunities for you to expand your engineering or scientific knowledge amidst experts from top programs at over 500 universities. At Exponent, you will apply your experience, technical skills, and prior academic research to a fulfilling career in consulting. You will have the opportunity to develop continuously through formal and informal development programs, coaching and mentoring, and involvement in a wide array of projects. We are excited about your interest in joining our growing team!
1100 Team members
30 Offices globally
We are currently seeking an Associate
Practice in our Los Angeles, CA office. In this role, you will work as part of a team that consults on a wide variety of mechanical engineering issues including electromechanical, industrial controls, and machine design issues. You will be expected to grow in the key aspects of consulting, including technical expertise and effective spoken and written communications, to develop a consulting practice serving clients both within and outside the firm.
You will be responsible for:
Communicating effectively with other engineers, technicians, managers, clients and administrative staff
Conducting hands-on failure analysis
Planning and executing laboratory tests
Performing calculations and engineering analyses
Creating written reports and presentations
Performing field inspections
Assisting the other engineering practices within Exponent on an as-needed basis
Supporting senior staff in project development and marketing
You will have the following skills and qualifications:
Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering or equivalent degree with focused thesis/coursework/project experience in electromechanical, controls, engineering mechanics or machine design issues
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Ability to work within project teams with a strong desire to contribute
Potential for technical and project managerial leadership
Ability to convey technical information to individuals in engineering, business, legal and related industries
Willing to travel, sometimes on short notice
Understanding of modern data analysis techniques using coding languages/packages such as Python, C , or Matlab
Experience with experimental mechanics techniques such as sensors and instrumentation, data acquisition, control automation, mechanical actuators, etc.
Ability and desire to become a Licensed Professional Engineer
Potential for technical and project managerial leadership and an interest in developing a client base
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We value and encourage diversity and inclusivity across all facets of our firm. Having a team built of people with different backgrounds, skills and perspectives allows us to provide better value to our clients and enjoy an enriched work environment.
Our firm is committed to offering a variety of programs and resources to support health and well-being. We believe that providing competitive benefits as well as compensation and recognition programs empowers our staff to do work that makes a difference.
Exponent is a proud equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other protected status.
If you need assistance or accommodation due to a disability, you may call us at 1 (650) 688-6968 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Website : https://www.exponent.com