Senior Maritime Engineer

We are recruiting for a Senior Maritime Engineer to join our growing engineering team. You will work predominantly on commercial projects that spans across ports, harbours, marinas, breakwaters and coastal flood protection schemes, alongside opportunities to be involved in research projects, looking increasingly at climate change adaptation.

The Senior Maritime Engineer will support Principal Engineers on port and maritime projects focussing on project design and management, along with opportunities to work in our physical modelling laboratories.

Wallingford, Oxfordshire
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Key qualifications and skills

  • Degree in a relevant field (e.g., Civil or Structural Engineering) or equivalent
  • MEng/MSc specialising in Port, Maritime, Geotechnical, or Coastal Engineering.
  • Chartered Engineer status or working towards Chartered Engineer status.
  • Experience of working in a consultancy or an engineering organisation covering all aspects of engineering design
  • Awareness and experience of applying the principles of sustainability to infrastructure engineering.
  • Familiarity with port and maritime design, either under BS 6349, API RP2A, or other internationally recognised Maritime Design Standard or Guidelines. 
  • Some knowledge of construction methods, plant and equipment that is used in the construction of port and maritime projects would be beneficial.
  • A working knowledge of CAD, structural, and or geotechnical design software (i.e., SAP2000, STAAD, PLAXIS).
  • Skilled in planning in the short and long-term, with the ability to manage changing priorities.
  • Ability to take the initiative, find solutions and proactively drive progress.
  • High levels of professional pride and attention to detail.
  • Good communication skills both written and verbal and the ability to articulate with credibility to persuade and influence.

We are always happy to explore flexible working arrangements, including part-time and remote working.

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How to apply

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Closing date: Open until we find the right candidate

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.

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