Forensic Engineer – NSW

FMG Engineering is a very well-known and highly regarded multi-disciplinary National Engineering Consultancy providing services and solutions to the development, property and urban infrastructure sectors. With offices in Adelaide, Melbourne and Sydney, we employ over 140 staff, comprising engineers, scientists, technicians, and support staff.

Our work is varied and challenging. Our clients include Commercial and Residential Builders, Architects, Developers, Insurance Companies, Councils and Government Organisations.

The Opportunity

We are looking for an experienced and motivated Engineer to join our highly respected National Forensic team and to help support our next stage of exciting growth.  If you are relationship and client focussed and strive to be part of a technically astute “Team First” organisation then this opportunity would suit you.  Suitable candidates would include Structural Engineers who are seeking a new challenge or change of direction, or who already have experience in the field of forensic/building/structural assessment.

You will join a national team of around 20 established and highly regarded Forensic Engineers in an environment which values teamwork, learning and mutual respect.

You will be required to inspect residential, commercial and industrial buildings depending on requirements. Our service typically involves insurance or legal matters or the provision of advice to property/asset owners.

Based on your assessment and findings you will produce technical/expert reports, providing cause of damage, extent of damage and recommendations for repair.

Skills and experience required 

  • A Bachelor of Engineering (Civil/Structural)
  • Strong written (report writing) and verbal communication skills
  • Strong analytical and technical skills
  • Strong people and organisational skills
  • Strong computer literacy
  • Prior experience in Forensic preferred, but not essential
  • The ability to work autonomously, be thorough, methodical and with attention to detail
  • 4-5 years Structural engineering design and site experience preferred

What can we offer you?

You will receive strong backing and support from the existing team members and will be able to draw on their knowledge and guidance as needed.

This is a great opportunity for an established Structural Design Engineer looking for a new direction or an Engineer with field inspection experience who wants a challenging but highly rewarding career.

Our culture is one that promotes entrepreneurship, team spirit and autonomy. Our people are passionate about what they do, but have created a fun, friendly and social working environment, where work/life balance is a priority.

If you are interested in this opportunity, please submit your resume and cover letter via email to

We are seeking applications by Monday 30 November 2021.

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Only applications from Australian citizens and residents will be considered.  A full drivers licence is required.

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