Behrens, P.E., CFI, CFEI, CVFI
EFI Global, Inc.
address: 544 W. Iron Ave, Suite 102,
Mesa, AZ 85210
480-294-5935 | office: 480-350-9911 | fax: 480-350-9922
Engineering | Fire Investigations | Environmental |
Specialty & Consulting Services
Mr. Timothy C. Behrens is a
registered Professional Engineer with over 30 years of experience in
the engineering field. Mr. Behrens is also certified as an Accident Reconstructionist (by ACTAR), a Certified Fire Investigator (CFI-IAAI),
a Certified Fire and Explosion Investigator (CFEI-NAFI) and a
Certified Vehicle Fire Investigator (CVFI-NAFI).
Mr. Behrens graduated with Honors from the University of Arizona in
1983 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering.
After graduation, Mr. Behrens worked for 4 years at Garrett Turbine
Engine Company as a design and project engineer. His experience
included the analysis of gas turbine engine failures, which inspired
his interest in the failure analysis and forensic engineering field.
Mr. Behrens spent the next 12 years working for Failure Analysis
Associates (now Exponent) as a Senior Engineer at the Test and
Engineering Center in Phoenix, Arizona. During this time, Mr.
Behrens gained practical experience by conducting several hundred
tests including full-scale vehicle crashes, rollovers, handling &
stability, steering, brakes, tires, restraints, fuel systems,
cooling systems, fires and component level tests. In addition, he
has conducted numerous accident reconstructions, vehicle fire
investigations and various product failure investigations, analyses
For the next 7 years, Mr. Behrens worked as a Senior Engineer with
Engineering and Fire Investigations (now EFI Global). He specialized
in motor vehicle and heavy equipment fires, failure analysis of
motor vehicle components, including brakes, steering, throttle,
restraints, tires and other mechanical systems. Mr. Behrens also
developed expertise in the inspection of residential and commercial
structures to evaluate the cause of foundation settling, cracks,
construction defects and mold/water loss issues. Mr. Behrens also
specializes in the engineering investigation of various water damage
losses involving plumbing and fire sprinkler systems.
In September 2006, Mr. Behrens started his own engineering firm,
Behrens Engineering Investigations, LLC, to continue and expand his
practice in the forensic engineering field.
Click here to view a copy of Mr. Behrens Curriculum Vitae (CV).