AECOM Principal / Senior Coastal Engineer, Dubai in Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Business Line Transportation

Position Title Principal / Senior Coastal Engineer, Dubai

United Arab Emirates - Dubai


Job Summary

AECOM are currently looking to recruit a Senior Coastal Engineer for the office based in Dubai.

  • Make a significant contribution to the sales, profitability and management of work and people in the Geotechnical, Ports & Marine Group.

  • Develop the Coastal Engineering discipline to enable AECOM to be a leader in the Middle East region

Job Duties:

  • Contribute to the Ports & Marine & Geotechnical Group.

  • Skills – Develop and retain a high level of technical skill.

  • Particular skills to include:

  • Master or PhD in Civil, Marine, Coastal, Oceanography or related field

  • 7 to 10+ years’ experience in coastal or marine engineering;

  • Extensive experience in the planning and design of marine structures such as breakwaters, revetments, marinas, scour protection systems, block work quaywalls, sheet pile, diaphragm walls, jetties.

  • Extensive experience in the planning and design of artificial islands, beaches, marinas, harbours and water front development.

  • Extensive knowledge in coastal modelling including hydrodynamic, waves and sediment transport modelling including knowledge of DHI Mike Zero and Delft modelling suites

  • Experience in the Middle East in a consultancy environment.

  • Availability to do occasional site supervision trips in UAE and Middle East

  • Desirable skills

  • Experience in project management, proposal preparation and business development;

  • Experience in port planning and design of port structures; and

  • Experience in geotechnical and foundation design of coastal and marine structures.

  • Duties

  • Project Delivery – Perform “hands on” technical work to support the delivery of projects. Coordinate and supervise the work created by the marine team. Coordinate with other engineering disciplines through liaison with other professionals. Monitor the work of staff allocated to specific projects to ensure that technical competence and performance meets the requirements of allocated projects. Ensure that all projects are delivered on time and on budget.

  • Clients – support the established client base in the Middle East market. Maintain harmonious client relationships as the project and local market level.

  • Continuous Improvement – A commitment to continual professional development. A commitment to continual learning on relevant technological business and human relationship matters.

  • Business Growth – Assist the Ports & Marine Group Leader to deliver the growth, diversification and stability targets set out in the regional strategic plan.

Minimum Requirements

  • Minimum 7 years of experience in coastal engineering discipline

  • Project management experience will be an added advantage

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor degree in Engineering

  • Higher level degree (M.Sc or P.hD desirable)

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Job Category Engineering - Maritime

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Arab Emirates

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 187057BR

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.