Jensen Hughes has a new job opportunity for a full-time Fire Investigator in the Portland, Oregon or Seattle, Washington areas. The position could be supported remotely, based in another location, depending on the investigator. The investigator will join a multi-discipline fire investigation and engineering team of nationwide experts and facilities.
Jensen Hughes is the leading fire protection design and investigation company in the world. We know fire investigation from top to bottom. Our fire investigators work alongside, and are supported by, an experienced team of experts including electrical, mechanical, chemical, civil, structural and metallurgical engineers and scientists. You will be able to call these experts on the phone from the loss site and/or work with them directly during the investigation. We all work together as a team to assess the potential origin and causes for the fire and assist with the determination of what evidence needs to be collected and preserved for future laboratory work. Our experts and fire investigators work together closely, creating an inviting working environment which facilitates growth of an investigator’s knowledge and experience, and is unmatched by others in the fire investigator profession.
Some of what we offer:
- Our business development team is dedicated to forensic and fire investigation, and provides support by connecting you with clients who are looking to hire true professionals in the field of fire investigation.
- Our worldwide footprint provides opportunities across the globe.
- We have personnel to perform fire modeling.
- We have a dust explosion lab in Halifax, Canada.
- We have a full metallurgical laboratory with an SEM/EDS that can analyze any metal found in a fire.
- We have a plastics and materials testing laboratory that that can identify plastic materials involved in a fire and can determine many of the physical properties of these plastics,
- We have a full forensics chemistry laboratory that performs analysis of fire debris for ignitable liquids and liquids capable of spontaneous combustion. Laboratory technicians are available to provide direct support to the fire investigator in the best methods to collect forensic samples.
- We have voting and alternate members on NFPA 921 Guide for Fire and Explosion Investigations and NFPA 1033 Qualifications for Fire Investigators.
- Our experienced in-house legal team can help you prepare for trials and depositions.
- Our dedicated evidence collection and handling teams will support you to assure that the collection of evidence is properly gathered, retained and tracked from the field.
- You will receive on-the-job training from professionals with over 200 years of collective experience in fire investigation.