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Biomechanical Engineer - Forensic

Biomechanical Engineer
16 Dec 2022
20 Dec 2022
PENNS PARK, Pennsylvania
United States


Since 1987, ARCCA, Inc., a growing national forensic, scientific, and engineering company with 6 offices nationwide located in Penns Park, PA (suburban Philadelphia); Pittsburgh, PA; Chicago, IL; Hollywood, FL; Oakland, CA; and Seattle, WA, has assisted thousands of clients address their technical and scientific challenges and manage their litigation issues.

Our robust team of approximately 100 experienced and credentialed professionals, provides Forensic Engineering; Expert Witness Testimony; Sports Biomechanics & Human Performance; and Research, Development, Testing & Evaluation services. Our expertise and depth of experience has made ARCCA the preferred choice of insurance companies, law firms, government agencies, and corporate safety, claims and risk management departments. The quality of our work has led to a national reputation as “The ARCCA Advantage – Experience, Service, Expertise and Credibility.”




You are a Biomechanical Engineer who thrives in 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. You are viewed as an "expert" having achieved your advanced degree (Ph.D.). You are passionate about career growth opportunities in the field of biomechanical forensic analysis. You enjoy client interaction and take pride in repeat business for a job well done.




  • 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. Review supporting medical and hospital records.

  • Calculate principal directions of force, and changes in velocity during a crash event as well as making 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 lay persons 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.




  • Ph.D. in Biomedical or Biomechanical Engineering, required.

  • 3-5+ years’ experience, strongly preferred. Recent graduates may be considered.

  • Foundation in the analysis of occupant motion, anatomy of the human body, the effects of impact, and inertial forces on occupant injury is preferred.

  • Knowledgeable in two- and three-dimensional computer analysis programs for object motion with a willingness to learn the programs used for both vehicles and occupant kinematics.

  • Ability to participate in depositions and provide expert testimony

  • Must demonstrate solid verbal, written, and presentation skills AND have excellent interpersonal skills.


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ARCCA, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer, M/F/Disability/Veteran.



  • 401(k) Plan with Company matching contribution

  • Dental insurance

  • Employee discount

  • Flexible schedule

  • Flexible spending account (Medical and Dependent Care)

  • Health insurance

  • Health savings account

  • Life insurance

  • Generous PTO

  • Professional development assistance

  • Referral program

  • Relocation assistance

  • Retirement plan

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • Vision insurance

  • Pet Insurance


Work Location: Penns Park, PA (suburban Philadelphia is strongly preferred).  Transfer to one of our other locations may be considered.  Other ARCCA locations: Pittsburgh, PA; Chicago, IL; Hollywood, FL; Oakland, CA; and Seattle, WA.


Contact: Debbie Kenderdine, ARCCA, Inc. 800.700.7944 x325 or