Senior Coastal Engineer (Houston) (Ref:2021_13)

We are looking to recruit a Senior Coastal Engineer to join our Houston office. 

About the role

We are looking to recruit a Senior Coastal Engineer to join our Houston office and support on-going growth of our business in the region.

Responsibilities will also include project management, supporting business development and proposal preparation.

About you

In addition to holding a relevant civil or hydraulic engineering degree qualified candidates will have the ability to take ownership of projects and manage them through all stages of the project lifecycle, they should poses a strong technical background in coastal and estuarine hydrodynamics, the analysis of sediment transport processes, the application of hydrodynamic models in coastal environments and developing engineering solutions for a wide range of coastal engineering projects.

Qualified candidates will possess the following:

  • Licenced Professional Engineer in the State of Texas or the ability to obtain within 6 months.
  • Experience with the application of 2D and 3D hydrodynamic, wave and sediment transport models on DELFT (preferred), CMS or MIKE modeling platforms, or similar.
  • Excellent project management skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to communicate complex technical information in plain English.
  • Ability to work independently in the context of the wider company team
  • Willingness to travel both regionally and internationally

Additional experience in the following areas is desirable:

  • Capability and interest in business development and preparation of proposals

Proficiency in AutoCAD, Civil 3D, and ArcMap GIS would be beneficial.

Additional details
  • Candidates must be a U.S. Citizen or hold permanent resident status.
  • Salary / benefits package will be commensurate with experience

Our excellent benefits package includes:

  • A 401K plan with 4% employer contribution
  • Private medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Short and long term disability
  • Life insurance x 2 salary (subject to eligibility rules)
  • 20 days paid time off and 10 public holidays, 
  • Flexible working hours
About us

It’s our exceptional people that make us who we are. A diverse range of individuals, we work together to push the boundaries of conventional thinking. We are innovators, bridging the gap between academia and industry. As a not-for-profit company, we don’t have shareholders; instead our profits are used to fuel our research and to develop our people, our tools and our technology. We value the independence this brings us; we have the freedom to make decisions that sustain our colleagues, our business and our environment in the long term, creating a company that we are all proud to be part of.

How to apply

Click the "Apply now" button below to complete our online application form. You will need to attach a two-page CV, tailored to this position, and a covering letter explaining your suitability for this role.

Closing date: Friday 2nd July

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our workplace. We do not discriminate, and work to create an inclusive culture across our business.


Contact us for more information
Sharon Draper
Sharon Draper
Personnel Advisor
+44 (0)1491 822899