Human Factors Engineer/Scientist –(MEAHF)

MEA Forensic Engineers & Scientists is a multi-disciplinary forensic investigations firm.  We investigate transportation crashes, injuries, product failures and property losses for clients in the legal and insurance industries across North America.  We help clients understand the scientific aspects of their case and provide technical opinions for use in resolving legal disputes.

We are currently seeking a senior Human Factors scientist for our Orange County, California office who is capable of technical investigations across a variety of domains.  Typical cases may include the following:

Vehicle operator performance 

    • perception of hazards, reaction time, appropriateness of response,
    • effect of age, fatigue, alcohol or drug use

Consumer product failures 

    • intended versus actual use
    • ergonomics
    • instructions/warning labels

Property & premises incidents 

    • workplace safety
    • signage
    • perception of tripping hazards

Excellent written and oral communication skills are essential to clearly convey technical findings to a lay audience and promote MEA’s services to prospective clients.

Specific requirements and qualifications include:

  • Graduate degree in human factors, industrial engineering, cognitive or experimental psychology
  • 5 or more years of work experience
  • Specific experience within the forensic, automotive, or industrial safety fields would be an asset.

MEA Forensic Engineers & Scientists

MEA Forensic offers a stimulating environment, challenging work and the opportunity to conduct and publish research.  Our technical staff includes over thirty-five engineers and scientists with expertise across a wide range of disciplines including biomechanics, civil and mechanical engineering, aviation, and human factors.  Our salary, culture, and benefits are designed to attract and keep bright, high-achieving professionals.

Referencing the job title, please email your resume and cover letter to:

MEA Forensic Engineers & Scientists