Feb 18, 2019
Position Summary The Senior Biomechanist works with a multi-disciplinary team of engineers and scientists for the purpose of reconstructing injury producing incidents and other events to evaluate and determine mechanisms of injury. Essential Functions and Responsibilities Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. • Conduct field investigations to gather and analyze vehicle crash, slip/trip and fall or mechanical failure data and the related impact on the human body; o Review supporting medical and hospital records, • Calculate principal directions of force, and changes in velocity during a crash event as well as make determinations as to the amount of force required to cause and prevent certain types of injuries; • Conduct or assist with conducting various types of static and dynamic tests; • Prepare reports of scientific findings and conclusions that can be understood by laypersons and supported by testimony during depositions and trials; • Prepare and deliver technical/educational presentations to existing and potential client groups and technical conferences; • Enhance professional/technical knowledge and credibility through continuing education programs, review of technical publications, and preparation of technical papers; • Other related duties/projects as needed; • Specialties o Performs injury causation analyses using knowledge of anatomy, physics and biomechanical principles; o Explores the relationship between accident kinematics and severity and human response; o Utilizes biomedical investigations involving human volunteers and anthropometric devices to analyze human response to an event, injury mechanisms and human tolerance; o Injury Causation Biomechanics, Human Kinematics and Kinetics, Human Injury Mechanisms, Human Motion Capture Data Collection and Analysis, Joint Biomechanics, Spinal Biomechanics, Human Tolerance Thresholds, and Vehicular Accident Reconstruction.
Free State Staffing Services, Inc. Coral Springs, FL, USA