Senior Coastal Engineer (21039)

Date Posted: 3/26/21 Job Description:

EA Engineering, Science, and Technology, Inc., PBC is a 100% employee owned, public benefit corporation that provides environmental, compliance, natural resources, and infrastructure engineering and management solutions to a wide range of government and industrial clients. Headquartered in Hunt Valley, Maryland, EA employs more than 500 professionals through a network of 26 offices across the continental United States, as well as Alaska, Hawaii, and Guam. In business for more than 45 years, EA has earned an outstanding reputation for technical expertise, responsive service, and judicious use of client resources.

We have an excellent opportunity for a Senior Coastal Engineer with at least 15 years of experience to manage a wide range of projects including assessment of vulnerability and risk (specifically related to sea level rise) in coastal environments, adaptation design development including the improvement of coastal resilience through structural and nature-based feature design, living shorelines, dredging and beneficial use of sediment, ecosystem restoration projects, and sediment transport modeling.   

Responsibilities include management of design projects including development of specifications, cost estimating, coastal and hydraulic modeling, and coordinating with restoration ecologists. Clientele interaction will be wide ranging including Department of Defense entities, National Park Service, US Fish and Wildlife, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, ports, non-profits, and commercial entities.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree preferably in Engineering or related field.
  • At least 15 years of experience in supporting a wide range of engineering projects including improving coastal resiliency, dredge design, living shorelines, coastal flood mapping, beneficial use of sediment, ecosystem restoration projects, and support for climate adaptation planning.
  • Demonstrated project management experience with exceptional leadership, cost control, and oral/written communication skills.
  • Ability to collaborate across EA departments and operations with all levels of staff.
  • Activity in industry and trade associations (ASBPA, ASCE/COPRI, SAME, etc.) with regular presentation of professional papers/presentations.
  • Demonstrated experience in the areas of cost & proposal development, program/account management, quality control, and technical writing.
  • Position will require short term travel.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Varied experience with wide ranging geographies, including experience working in the Arctic.
  • Experience with developing designs in remote and difficult to reach project locations
  • Certification in one or more related discipline areas – e.g., P.E., CFM, or PMP.

We offer a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefit package, relocation packages will be considered for the ideal candidate. Location is flexible, but preference will be given to candidate located within 1-hour drive from EA office location.

Why Join EA?

At EA, our core values are openness, prudence, balance, and challenge and we strive to improve the quality of the environment in which we live, one project at a time. Our engineering team works cohesively across all of EA’s service lines. Our professional, team-centric culture promotes collaboration and flexibility and allows employees to guide their own career development path. To that end, we provide training and coaching to support ongoing development for our project managers and consulting engineers.

We have a tremendous base of positive client relationships, working hand in hand every day with public works and operations managers in government and industry, supporting their efforts to improve their performance and achieve their business and organizational goals. This has resulted in a stable backlog of projects and opportunities for growth.

What We Offer

  • 401k with Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP)
  • Competitive salary
  • Professional Development
  • A generous paid-time-off policy
  • Paid volunteer time
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Health coverage for you and your family through Medical, Dental and Vision plans
  • Tax advantages through flexible spending accounts to cover specific health-care and dependent costs
  • An employee wellness program

EA Engineering, Science, and Technology, Inc., PBC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected Veteran status.


Location: Warwick,RI Employment Type: 40hr FT


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