Coastal Engineer

Industry Sector:
Water Jobs
Job Category:
Civil Engineer
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Salary Description:
Competitive salary offered
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AECOM Infrastructure & Environment UK Limited
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AECOM is looking to recruit a Coastal Engineer to join our established team in Edinburgh.

To be successful in this role you will be an experienced engineer who has worked in design and construction of coastal defence structures, coastal flood studies and ideally some knowledge of coastal modelling.

Further Job Duties Include:

Work planning and delivery of flood and erosion studies and the design and supervision of coastal defence works and other mitigation measures, including identification and appraisal of options, site inspections, procurement and management of site surveys and investigations.

 Projects that you will be involved in include;

  • Coastal flood and erosion studies
  • Coastal protection works
  • Inspection and assessment of coastal defence structures
  • River bank protection
  • Rail and road bridge scour assessment and protection
  • Gauging stations and other river structures

If you are interested in joining a dynamic team driving project delivery through innovation and sustainable solutions, then we are interested in hearing from you.

Minimum Requirements:

The successful applicant will have sufficient experience to work with the minimum supervision on design of major civil engineering schemes in particular coastal erosion and flood defence projects. In addition to suitable project and sector experience, candidates should also be able to demonstrate good written and oral communication skills, and have the ability to interface effectively with external stakeholders.

Requirements include:

  • MSc in civil or structural engineering.
  • Experience in design of coastal defences, including rock revetments, sheet piling, seawalls and other concrete/steel structures.
  • Experience in inspection/assessment of coastal structures.
  • Proven skills to successfully manage workload and the implementation of company and project quality standards and procedures.
  • Ability to build and maintain effective working relationships with key people both internally and externally.
  • Proven ability to direct and manage CAD technicians and other junior staff.
  • An understanding of industry standards.
  • Commitment to continued professional development.

 Preferred Qualifications:

  • MSc in civil or structural engineering.
  • Experience in use of basic structural design software packages (e.g. TEDDS)
  • Knowledge of 3D software such as Civil 3D and/or Revit is desirable.
  • Experience in use of project collaboration platforms, such as Project Wise.
  • Conversant with Microsoft applications; e.g. Word, Excel, PowerPoint and MS Project.
  • Relevant membership of a Professional Institution. (e.g. IEng or MEng)
  • Experience of coastal modelling beneficial.

Your benefits will include:

Helping our employees achieve a healthy work-life balance is important to us. If you join AECOM, as well as receiving a competitive salary, you’ll also have the opportunity to explore flexible working arrangements. Core benefits include 25 days’ annual leave, company pension scheme, private medical insurance, life assurance and one paid annual professional institution membership fee. You can also choose from a wide range of flexible benefits to suit your lifestyle.

You’ll also be able to give back to communities with up to two paid CSR days each year. Through our charity,The AECOM Foundation, you can volunteer to support children in developing countries. And if you’re a member of the Reserve Forces you’ll receive an additional 15 days paid leave for training commitments.

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