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Coastal engineer

Job Profile

Our Ports, Coastal and Offshore team provides leading consultancy advice on the planning, development and ongoing provision of the full spectrum of Coastal and Port design. We’ve recently been working across the UK in Suffolk, Colwyn Bay, Hartlepool, Dundee, and the south coast, and overseas in Dubai, Hong Kong, South Africa, India and the Caribbean. Through providing our customers with a range of technical expertise in areas such as coastal protection structures/ flood defence for scheme development and assessing the issues arising at the coastline we are able produce viable, affordable and sustainable solutions.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate, and take positive steps to create an inclusive culture.

Job Description

We’re looking for an experienced Coastal engineer to join our Coastal team in Croydon or Liverpool and contribute to multiple project deliverables. This is a role which represents a key addition to our well-established team with strategic links into a multidisciplinary environment

This role will be working closely with a range of coastal project teams leading or contributing to project deliverables.

Responsibilities of the role include the following:
  • Project dependent, coastal protection and defence structures, coastal erosion and land stabilisation, dredging and reclamation, marine hydrodynamics, offshore and coastal renewables ie windfarms, wave and tidal power, Strategic coastal planning and management
  • Contribute to the design process, undertaking concept through to detailed designs, including specifications, BOQs and drawings
  • Support to Project management including resourcing, programming, commercial matters and delivery
  • Supporting business development processes and delivering tender documents

Candidate Specification

Essential candidate criteria include:
  • A degree in Civil/Coastal Engineering (or equivalent). MSc/MEng or MA preferable
  • Working towards Chartership with relevant professional institution
  • Good experience in a broad range of coastal and port engineering and engineering design projects. Previous delivery of detailed designs important
  • Will have a background in design delivery using BIM and associated workflow processes
  • Extensive experience of report writing and an aptitude and desire to further develop these skills
  • Experience in contributions to project manager and integration within multidisciplinary project delivery teams
  • Knowledge of hydrodynamic issues associated with coastal engineering including wave height development, wave run-up over-topping assessments etc.
  • Experience of bid preparation and business development
  • Sound understanding of coastal flooding issues
  • NEC ECC experience a benefit, ie some Project Manager and / or supervisor experience a benefit.
  • Experience of interacting with coastal numerical modelling and environmental aspects ie EIA / SEA / AA an advantage
  • Must have strong oral and written communication skills
  • Willing to travel
Please apply with your CV and Cover Letter highlighting the following: relevant skills; project portfolio; reason for application; current salary plus details of all benefits and notice period.
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