Senior Electrical Engineer

Senior Electrical Engineer
Toronto, ON

30 Forensic Engineering is one of Canada’s largest and most respected multi-disciplinary forensic firms. Our core team of 70 professional investigators, engineering technicians and support staff is enhanced through relationships with some of the top scientists, standard-makers and specialized consultants in North America serving a wide variety of industries including: Insurance, Manufacturing, Legal, Construction, Health Care, Commercial and Residential Property, Financial, Government, Hospitality, Mining, Renewable Energy and Transportation.

If you want to be a part of this fun, exciting, growing firm and contribute your skills, knowledge and abilities to our diverse and growing group of professionals, we are looking for you.


The Senior Electrical Engineer will report directly into the Practice Lead of the Fire/Electrical group, collaborating with other subject matter experts to consult with clients; perform examinations, testing, and analysis; and prepare engineering reports and findings in a clear, concise, efficient and professional manner.

Role responsibilities will include (but are not limited to):

  • Provide technical leadership in Electrical and Fire related investigations, projects, and tasks, including the development and implementation of desk study and field investigations
  • Participate with other 30 Forensic Engineering staff in business development, as well as the promotion of advancing market growth opportunities
  • Investigate Electrical distribution, Electrical transformers, Photovoltaic installations, Small motor and appliance failures and fires
  • Perform site examinations (including fire scenes) relating to loss/failure
  • Test operation of electrical systems and equipment
  • Effectively communicate investigation and analysis findings to clients and others within boardrooms, during mediations, and trials
  • Review plans and specifications to determine whether they meet relevant guidelines, codes, and other regulations
  • Assist in developing and preparing engineering drawings and simulations from field measurements, sketches, engineering calculations, specification sheets, and other data
  • Prepare technical reports based upon sound investigations and analysis
  • Manage projects according to client-approved scopes of work, and deliver high quality reports on time and within budget
  • Work towards providing expert testimony in court
  • Mentoring and/or direction of more junior staff on investigation assignments
  • Perform additional duties as required


  • Currently registered or eligible for registration with the PEO
  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience (post-degree) working in a consulting engineering environment at an intermediate to senior project management level
  • Certified Fire and Explosion Investigator (CFEI) an asset
  • Exposure to engineering in a consulting environment preferred
  • A sound base in the application of engineering to problem solving
  • Valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle
  • Excellent technical writing skills are a must
  • Ability to communicate effectively with clients
  • Good presentation skills are an asset
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

Competencies and Attributes:

  • Ability to manage projects
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to prioritize and multitask
  • Self-motivated and ability to self-manage
  • Capacity for learning
  • Capability to work independently and in a team
  • Ability to communicate effectively – both oral and written
  • Proficient in learning new computer applications
  • Thorough and results-oriented
  • Excellent teamwork skills
  • Flexibility

Our Mission

We are problem solvers. Together, our passionate and diverse professionals are relentless in their pursuit of the truth. We bring clarity to complex scientific problems to help our clients make decisions with confidence.   

How we work

Our corporate philosophy is based on providing an unparalleled combination of technical excellence, powerful reporting and professional service. That, combined with our commitment to ethical practice, has quickly established us as the preeminent forensic firm in Canada servicing the legal and insurance industries.  The firm is progressive in its management practices and is committed to implement systems and protocols that will support ongoing growth.

30 Forensic Engineering Inc. believes in providing an inclusive workplace where all individuals have the opportunity to succeed. We are committed to doing so by providing accessible employment practices. Contact a member of HR department if you need accommodation at any point in the application process.

Interested applicants are encouraged to submit their cover letter and resume directly through our applicant tracking system link:

We thank all candidates for their interest however, only those qualified for the position will be contacted