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Jay Draeger
08-29-2006, 05:04 PM
Engineer, Vehicle Engineering

Exponent (http://www.exponent.com/default.asp) is a leading engineering and scientific consulting firm dedicated to helping our clients solve their technical problems.

Exponent's Vehicle Engineering (http://www.exponent.com/practices/vehicles/) Practice provides a wide range of vehicle evaluation and testing services. We have worked with automobiles, buses, trucks, vans, bicycles, trailers, motorcycles, trains, forklifts, tractors, cranes, mining and construction equipment, ATVs, golf carts, and more. Exponent assists clients in assessing preventive measures related to the design of their products as well as evaluating failures. Our Test and Engineering Center (TEC) in Phoenix, AZ, includes a 2-mile oval track, durability course, 10-acre skid pad, and 1,200-foot crash rail.

The Vehicle Engineering Practice is currently hiring for an Engineer in the Natick, MA office. You will assist our staff in evaluating the performance of vehicle structures in rollovers and the performance of safety restraint systems (seat belts and airbags), as well as participating in accident reconstruction cases. You will be responsible for conducting site and vehicle inspections, testing, accident reconstruction and component analysis, preparing written reports and case summaries, technical research writing and proposals, and project management.

Exponent's Vehicle Engineering services include:

Accident reconstruction
Component testing and evaluation
Design analysis
Vehicle handling analysis and testing
Product development
Product validation testing
Crash testing
Risk analysis
Occupant kinematics and injury analysis
Human performance assessment

Qualifications for this position include:

M.S. in Mechanical Engineering or related
Strong automobile passion combined with engineering skills and experience
Must be hands-on and interested in participating in vehicle inspections
Excellent communication skills
Dedication to quality and accuracy
Familiarity with FMVSS standards preferred
Ability to work in a multi-disciplined environment
Strong desire to work in a consulting firm

For consideration, please contact:

Jay Draeger
Senior Recruiter
650.688.7041
jdraeger@exponent.com

Exponent provides healthy and competitive compensation, an excellent benefits package, including company-subsidized medical, dental, vision, life insurance, and a 401(k) Retirement Program, with a 7% company contribution. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.