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Coastal engineer

Mott MacDonald (MM), offers an opportunity to have a career with the premier employer in the coastal, port, and harbor engineering industry. MM is a full-service engineering company focusing on the protection and restoration of coastlines, increasing coastal resiliency, the development of port and harbor infrastructure, and navigation related projects.
MM is currently looking for a Junior Coastal/Port Engineer with a minimum of 4 years of experience in coastal engineering and design for our Freehold, NJ office.
Primary Job Responsibilities:
  • Lead engineering design projects with a focus on coastal and port projects
  • Develop collection plans for surveying, geotechnical exploration, and environmental data
  • Conduct analysis and numerical modeling of coastal processes such as currents, waves, storm surge, sediment transport, morphology, and wave-current-structure interaction
  • Perform engineering analysis, preliminary, and detailed design of coastal and marine facilities
  • Develop plans, specifications, and construction documents on projects
  • Perform Deputy Project Management duties and communicate with clients
  • Report preparation

Job Requirements:
  • Masters degree in Coastal, Port Engineering or related field
  • Minimum 4 years of coastal engineering design experience
  • Demonstrated technical and analytical skills, including technical writing and presentation skills
  • Familiarity with industry standard analysis software (Matlab, ADCIRC, SWAN, etc.)
  • E.I. License or ability to be licensed in NJ within 1 year of hire
Preferred Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
  • Experience with coastal engineering design such as beach nourishments, shoreline protection, shoreline restoration, marsh creation, living shorelines, flood control, bulkheads, rubblemound structures, dredging, dredge material management, and recreational boating facilities
  • Experience with harbor structure design such as jetties, offloading structures, berthing and mooring structures
  • Northeast US coastal engineering experience
  • Demonstrated teamwork and leadership skills
  • Working knowledge of geotechnical engineering in the marine environment
  • Familiarity with AutoCAD
Flexibility to travel regionally

Here at Mott MacDonald, we are experts in engineering, management, and development services supporting multisector project work in over 150 countries. One of the largest employee-owned companies in the world, we pride ourselves in our ability to deliver exceptional outcomes through the connected thinking of our 16,000+ talented consultants. Sustainability and innovation are at the heart of all of our sectors which, in North America include Advisory, Built Environment, Energy, Transportation, and Water

One of the largest employee-owned companies in the world, Mott MacDonald is a multisector consultancy providing engineering, management, and development services on projects in 150 countries. With over 16,000 of the best people working on a diverse range of challenges, we’re helping our clients deliver sustainable infrastructure and development solutions. We have a collegiate and collaborative culture which values equality and diversity, and we take proactive steps to create an inclusive workplace. Together, we are opening opportunities with connected thinking. If this sounds like somewhere you'd like to work, click apply to continue with your application.