Forensic Engineer

Job Role

  • Carry out inspections at accident locations (road, factory, building, etc).
  • Record dimensions, slopes, slip assessments, force calculations, light assessments etc. as required.
  • Research regulations, standards and guidelines.
  • Create a technical report.
  • Advise clients on liability.
  • Deliver evidence and face cross-examination as expert witness in court case.

Required Qualifications and Experience

  • The required candidate must have an Engineering degree (Civil, Mechanical, or Industrial).
  • Enthusiastic and willing to take on challenging tasks.
  • Good ability to communicate with people.
  • Professional, structured and organised.
  • Good technical report writing.
  • Capable of being composed under pressure.
  • Proven problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent researcher of standards, guidelines and best practice.
  • At least 8 years’ experience in some of the following disciplines:

– Forensic engineering

– Road construction and repair

– Road traffic accidents

– Building construction

– Structural engineering

– Mechanical engineering

– Industrial machinery

– Providing expert witness in court

– Health and safety

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel is essential.
  • The selected candidate will receive comprehensive and continued training.
  • Expertise in the following areas is a bonus:

– Road traffic accident collision analysis

– Road traffic accidents

– NRA DMRB standards

– Providing expert witness evidence in court

– Investigation of fire/electrical accidents

– Manual Handling/ergonomics

– Proficiency in CAD or other drawing applications is beneficial

Career Opportunities

  • The successful candidate will be trained, developed and mentored by experienced engineers.
  • The successful candidate will be able to progress to a full forensic engineering role, which will require giving evidence and being cross-examined in court.

Office Locations

  • Trim, Co. Meath
  • Tuam, Co. Galway


  • Dependant on experience and knowledge.

If you have what it takes to join the Rowan team, please send your CV with a cover letter detailing why you would be suitable for our team to