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Senior Coastal Engineer

  • Job reference: NA-001267
  • Sector: Marine & Coastal, Water
  • Location: Dallas
Atkins 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. Globally, Atkins is the largest UK-based engineering and design consultancy and one of the world's largest design firm with nearly 18,000 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. 

At Atkins, we offer our employees more than just a job; we offer an opportunity to shape the world for generations to come through innovative and sound design. As the official engineer of the 2012 London Olympics, few companies can rival the size and diversity of our projects. Whether it’s the concept for a new skyscraper, the upgrade of a rail network, the modeling of a flood defense system or the improvement of a management process, we plan, design and enable solutions.
Atkins seeks an energetic and highly motivated Senior Coastal Engineer to join our Coastal Engineering Team in Texas.


Job Duties

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. 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; analysis technical problems, asses feasibility and devises new approaches and alternative solutions; analysis 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.



Education and Experience

M.S. in Coastal Engineering is preferred. PE with 5-10 years’ experience in execution of coastal engineering/restoration project planning, design, permitting, construction and monitoring. Experience with inlet maintenance, dredging, sand bypassing, FEMA and port and harbor engineering a plus.


Special Skills

Excellent interpersonal, technical writing and communications skills with a proven track record in successful execution of all phases of coastal engineering/restoration projects including, planning, design, permitting, construction and monitoring. Understanding of client relationships and project funding mechanisms, policies and local approval processes a plus.



Atkins offers its employees a robust rewards package which includes: a competitive salary; a broad benefits package including medical/RX, dental, vision, life, disability, legal, hospitalization and other valuable voluntary options; generous time-off programs; flexible work schedules; 401(k) with employer match; professional and career development opportunities through our corporate university, as well as a highly-regarded tuition reimbursement program; and an unmatched culture focused on client-service, quality, and tireless pursuit of excellence in all we do. Atkins is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability


Please view ATKINS Equal Opportunity Statement here:

http://careers.atkinsglobal.com/File.ashx?path=Root/Documents/north-america-welcome-new-employee/Equal_Opp_Stmt.pdf

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