Explico Engineering Seeks Experienced Scientists and Engineers
Explico Engineering, Inc.
September 14, 2018
Full Time - Experienced
Explico (eks-plí-c?) is a Latin word, which means to unfold, unfurl, disentangle, and solve. At Explico Engineering, we strive to embody the meaning of this word through the detailed investigation of complex scenarios.
We’re a scientific and engineering consulting firm specializing in collision reconstruction, biomechanics, human factors, transportation engineering, and mechanical failure analysis. We assist clients in understanding complex technical problems by:
Providing premium technical consulting service
Taking full advantage of modern, state-of-the-art tools
Effectively communicating findings directly to clients or in a courtroom setting
The type of work is widely varied, never routine and always intellectually challenging. Our senior partners have more than 50 years of combined professional experience and are dedicated to growing the business. We offer competitive compensation and benefits, including continuing education funding and potential performance bonuses. For engineers/scientists with strong technical proficiency and high motivation to excel, Explico Engineering offers unlimited room for growth and development.
Human Factors at Explico Engineering
Our rapidly growing Human Factors practice provides services related to human performance and safety in both product and system use. Here are some of our services:
Visibility, conspicuity, low-illuminance scene assessment and documentation
Analyzing visual perception, attention, perception-response time (PRT), decision making and auditory perception during real-world situations
Volunteer human subjects testing
Safety and risk analysis
Safety and warning label assessment, design and evaluation
About the Positions:
We are seeking applicants for multiple positions in our Chicago and Metro Detroit (Novi, MI) offices. Please include your office preference in the subject line of the email with your CV. Successful candidates will be knowledgeable across many human factors domains. Experience in driver behavior, driver distraction or safety is desirable.
Generally speaking, candidates will be required to:
Apply general knowledge to a variety of unique situations
Creatively and strategically analyze accidents
Explain the causes of incidents and formulate means to prevent future incidents
The positions involve both in-office and out-of-office field investigations, including physical inspections of a wide variety of items like vehicles, roadways, consumer products, and commercial equipment. Additionally, physical testing and data acquisition involving live human subjects will also be performed.
Specific responsibilities include human performance evaluation during a multitude of events, such as vehicle operation, product interaction, and environment interaction. Experience with data acquisition, design of experiments, and MATLAB are essential. Hands-on mechanical aptitude is required.
Successful candidates must be able to effectively communicate (both orally and written) and manage projects using a multi-disciplinary team (biomechanics, vehicle collision reconstruction, mechanical engineering).
The long-term career path for these roles requires the ability to present to large and small groups, write reports of findings and possibly provide deposition and trial testimony in litigation-related projects.
The positions require a minimum one-year commitment to working from our Novi, MI, office for training. Relocation to Chicago will be an option after this period.
Additional responsibilities include:
Performing and publishing research in the area of human factors
Developing external business via prospective and existing clients
Managing projects with special care and attention related to customer service and budgets
Other duties as assigned
How to Apply
Email a copy of your CV to email@example.com. Please include “Human Factors Candidate Application” in the subject line of your email.
Ph.D. or M.S./M.A. in Human Factors, Engineering Psychology, Experimental, Industrial or Cognitive Psychology or another program with human factors core requirements
Minimum of 0-5 years’ experience
Please be advised that we are not seeking candidates interested in hardware or software usability analysis.
About Explico Engineering, Inc.
Explico (eks-plí-c?) is a latin word, which means to unfold, unfurl, disentangle, and solve. At Explico Engineering, we strive to embody the meaning of this word through the detailed investigation of complex scenarios. Specifically, Explico Engineering is a scientific and engineering consulting firm specializing in collision reconstruction, biomechanics, human factors, transportation engineering, and mechanical failure analysis. Explico’s engineers and scientists assist their clients in understanding complex technical problems. With over 50 years of combined professional experience, Explico has extensive knowledge of every aspect of accident investigation. Explico’s core missions are to provide premium technical consulting services, take full advantage of modern state-of-the-art tools, and effectively communicate findings either directly to clients or in a courtroom setting.