Principal Coastal Engineer in Abu Zaby [Abu Dhabi], United Arab Emirates

at CH2M Hill

Engineering / Technology
Minimum Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
5 - 7 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female

Job Description

Job Purpose: 

The principal function of this role is to undertake the role of Principal Engineer / Project Manager on maritime engineering projects. Exhibiting strong technical skills and team participation to help drive projects toward successful completion.


Job Responsibilities/Accountabilities: 

The key priorities in this role will include but not be limited to: 

  • Maintaining and building client relationships
  • Working with clients to define engineering requirements
  • Advising clients on project selection/optioneering
  • Leading maritime/civil/coastal engineering design
  • Project management
  • Reviewing and approving design calculations, drawings and specifications
  • Technical report writing, review and approval
  • Proposal preparation
  • Requirements

    Job Requirements/Qualifications/Experience: 
    The minimum qualifications for this position include:

  • Professional Engineer e.g. Chartered Engineer with the ICE
  • Relevant degree in Civil, Marine, Coastal or Ocean Engineering

  • The ideal candidate should be able to demonstrate most of the following technical experience:

  • Technical maritime/civil/coastal engineering knowledge
  • Design experience of breakwaters, quay walls, jetties, dredging and reclamation and other maritime structures
  • Performing engineering calculations, preparing design drawings
  • Maritime civil engineering for industrial / oil-industry development
  • Waterfront development master plans, beach and edge protection design
  • Familiar with coastal numerical modelling

  • And have the following skills and knowledge

  • Management of projects and multi disciplined design teams
  • Confident in communication with good presentation skills
  • Client focus
  • Effective team player
  • Commitment and motivation
  • Personal planning and organisation
  • Commercial acumen
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