Senior Coastal Engineer

The Atkins Corporation Houston , TX 77020

Posted 4 months ago

SNC-Lavalin's Atkins business is one of the world's most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies. SNC-Lavalin's Atkins business has been providing infrastructure planning, engineering, construction, environmental consulting, urban planning, architecture, and program management services to public and private clients across the United States for more than 50 years.

SNC-Lavalin's Atkins business was ranked as the world's 3rd largest global design firm by ENR in 2018 with nearly 55,000 employees worldwide. We have the depth and breadth of expertise to respond to the most technically challenging and time-critical infrastructure projects and the urgent transition to a low-carbon economy.

SNC-Lavalin's Atkins business seeks an energetic and highly motivated self-starter to join our Houston, Texas Coastal Team as a Senior Coastal Engineer.

MAJOR FUNCTION/ROLE

Under direction, applies full competency in conventional engineering work and broad knowledge of precedents in specialty area. On design assignments, understands how to clearly convey the design intent to engineering drawings and specifications. On assignments involving engineering investigations and planning work, has a firm grasp of the fundamentals of engineering processes and their application to operating systems.

The successful candidate will have a P.E. and 7 to 10 years' experience with coastal, marine and dredging projects with an understanding of coastal environmental issues. Candidates should have a M.S. degree in Coastal, Civil or Environmental Engineering. Responsibilities for the position includes providing the expertise of a seasoned coastal engineer to all conventional aspects of coastal engineering projects and applies advanced concepts and techniques to engineering problems.

JOB DUTIES

  • Performs project design, sketching design concepts to be developed by junior engineers

  • Plans and reviews production of plans and specifications, investigations and studies

  • Develops and evaluates plans and criteria for new projects, weighing alternatives and selecting the most cost-effective solution

  • Analyze technical problems, asses feasibility and devises new approaches and alternative solutions

  • Analyze project dimension and scope

  • Prepares cost and manpower estimates, schedules and budgets

  • Coordinates work with project manager and guides junior staff and technical personnel

  • Responsible for maintaining quality standards and quality control

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