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July 25, 2017

SR. FIRE and EXPLOSION CONSULTANT
Mississauga, ON

Overview:

Envista Forensics addresses the growing demand by insurance claims and legal professionals for a global, multi-disciplinary and highly-skilled forensic consulting partner. Envista Forensics is a global forensic consulting firm that provides a comprehensive array of technical services to the insurance and legal communities.

Our mission is simple:

  • We deliver certainty to our clients when they need it most: When equipment, systems, structures, or data have been threatened by catastrophe or litigation.
  • We determine cause and responsibility; we identify the nature and extent of damage or loss and provide a full range of solutions to protect their assets.
  • Our technical experts are trusted advisors and industry leaders. Their expertise is broad and deep, capable of withstanding all forms of scrutiny. Our services are available globally so that certainty is assured no matter where in the world it is needed.

As the recovery from disasters has grown more complex, Envista Forensics has developed a comprehensive array of services to help our clients and has associates located around the globe to provide our clients assurance no matter the type of loss or location of the disaster. Our entire staff is dedicated to providing the best possible service, vast experience, and Certainty in an Uncertain World.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer offering competitive pay and benefits and an environment where teamwork, ongoing professional development, continuous improvement, and exceptional service are valued and rewarded. We are seeking a Fire and Explosion Consultant to support our current and growing demand for forensic consulting services worldwide.

Responsibilities:

  • Creates detailed analysis of the incident scene to determine point of origin and cause. To include documentation of what “did not” cause the incident.
  • Documents purported fire suppression/detection systems or intrusion detection systems.
  • Interviews witnesses, to include owner, occupants, tenants, service personnel and other local officials as to their actions associated with the incident.
  • Identifies possible subrogation and / or liability issues; i.e., products and/or services associated with the incident and retrieval of related reports/documentation.
  • Preserves equipment/components, etc. for further evaluation/ review.
  • Stores evidence retrieved from the scene pending client’s written disposition instructions.
  • Evaluates physical evidence, and its potential association with the cause and/or subrogation and/or liability.
  • Researches Consumer Product Safety Commission and National Highway Traffic Safety Administration  for product related safety bulletins and/or recall notices.

Qualifications:

  • Must be bond-able and eligible for licensing as a private investigator where so required, some jurisdictions require written testing for licensing.  
  • Baccalaureate degree in a related field, or demonstration of equivalent knowledge and critical thinking skills is necessary.
  • 10 plus years experience in law enforcement, firefighting, or other investigative training is preferred or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Former experience as a city, county, state, or federal criminal investigator, or an insurance investigator is desired.  
  • Must hold CFEI or IAAI-CFI certification.

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FIRE INVESTIGATOR 
GTA-CA052
Hamilton, ON
Full-time
 
General Summary:
Investigates, inspects, and interprets evidence of fire/explosion damage to residential and commercial buildings, vehicles, etc. determining origin and cause.
 
Essential Functions: (must be performed with or without accommodations)
 
* Inspects assigned fire sites as prescribed by company policy and industry standards, including, but not limited to appropriate digital and film photography, video, diagrams, and written/recorded statements 
* Documents, collects (tags and bags, as required), secure, and transports evidence in a manner prescribed by EFI Global policy and industry standards. Insures chain of custody procedures are followed
* Responsible for appropriate handling of records of assignments, referrals, follow-up with Claims Adjusters, interviews with property owners, witnesses, and fire department personnel
* Promotes and provides superior customer service and responsiveness to customer needs
* Completes all fire investigations in a timely manner. Provides written reports that are clear and concise, written in a manner that conforms to EFI Global policies and industry standards
* Promotes EFI Global capabilities to expand business opportunities with new and existing client companies
* Sustains current knowledge of approved Fire Investigation practices
* Meets or exceeds productivity levels as determined by Branch Manager / Fire Investigator Supervisor
 
Working Conditions:
 
* Driving to and from investigation sites
* Exposure to all types of weather conditions
* Working in hazardous conditions, i.e., uneven and wet surfaces, enclosed spaces
* Risks exposure to falling debris and hazardous materials
* Bending, climbing, heavy lifting (in excess of 60 pounds)
 
REQUIREMENTS:
 
* Must have a High School Diploma with 5+ years of Fire Investigation experience
* Certified Fire and Explosion (CFEI) accreditation 
* Attends seminars and conferences to maintain a level of knowledge current with best practices
 
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