• Coastal Engineer

    Posted Date 1 month ago(3/23/2018 12:03 PM)
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    # of Openings
    Job Location
    US-NY-New York
    Water Resources
    Relocation Assistance
  • Job Description

    Dewberry is a leading, market-facing professional services firm with more than 50 locations and 2,000 professionals nationwide. What sets us apart from our competitors are our people. At Dewberry, we seek out exceptional talent and strive to deliver the highest quality of services to our clients. Whether you’re an experienced professional or a new graduate, you’ll have the chance to collaborate with the best and brightest and work on innovative and complex projects at the forefront of the industry. Our commitment to excellence stems from our personal integrity and from other defining attributes, which we call “Dewberry at Work,” that have inspired our employees to be successful for more than a half-century.


    The Dewberry New York City office has an excellent opportunity for a Coastal or Marine Engineer with 4-8 years of experience in coastal or marine engineering with an emphasis on design of waterfront and coastal structures. The engineer will serve as technical lead or as a Project Manager on variety of waterfront and coastal engineering related projects and should be capable to perform coastal conditions calculations and structural analysis and develop/review design drawings for various types of coastal structures. The engineer will support planning, engineering, and construction of various coastal shoreline protection and stabilization, habitat restoration, marine/waterfront structures, sea level rise, and mitigation studies or projects. The engineer will participate in development of proposals, assist in business development and will have the opportunity to grow nationally.

    Required Skills & Required Experience

    Candidates should have skills demonstrating knowledge and application of advanced analysis of coastal processes such as currents, waves, storm surge, sediment transport, morphology, and wave-current-structure interaction and coastal wind-wave-water level analyses. Candidate should be able to perform engineering analysis; develop preliminary and detail designs of coastal and marine facilities; and write specifications and construction documents. Application of the US Army Corps of Engineer’s Coastal Engineering Manual, Shore Protection Manual, ACES, and EuroTop is an advantage. Strong GIS skills and knowledge of riverine hydrology, hydraulics, and floodplain management is a plus. Candidate must have strong technical writing and communication skills.


    • BS or MS degree (with an emphasis in Coastal, Ocean, or Marine Engineering or Science)
    • At least 3 years of experience in coastal, ocean, or marine engineering; 4-8 years is strongly desired.
    • Thorough knowledge of FEMA’s Guidelines and Specifications for coastal zones and U.S Army Corps of Engineers Manuals
    • Knowledge of coastal engineering design such as revetments, groins, beach nourishment, marsh creation, bulkheads, breakwaters, and dredging
    • Experience using ArcGIS & AutoCAD or similar programs
    • Knowledge of hydrodynamic modeling programs such as MIKE, DELFT, CMS and Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD), is a plus
    • Experience in proposal and business development, is a plus
    • New York PE Certification is preferred or ability to reciprocity within 6 months
    • Ability to individually manage small stand-alone projects and be part of team on big multi-disciplinary resilience related projects
    • Having local NYC experience, is a plus.


    *At this time, Dewberry will not sponsor a new applicant for work authorization.

    *Dewberry is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation.




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