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Job Record #1056

Job Record #1056
TitlePrincipal Coastal Engineer
CategoryJob in Industry
EmployerURS
LocationUnited Kingdom, Derbyshire, Chesterfield
InternationalYes, international applications are welcome
Closure Date* None *
Description:
URS is currently recruiting for an experienced Principal Coastal Engineer to 
join our well-established and experienced team in our centrally located 
Chesterfield office - easily commutable from Leeds, Sheffield and Derby.   

The URS Coastal Team includes project managers, coastal engineers, coastal 
scientists, environmentalists and numerical modellers. Our clients include 
developers, contractors, local government, national governments, international 
funders and aid agencies. Our current portfolio in the UK includes the design of 
coastal defences at Lyme Regis, Netley and Cromer and the design of coastal 
elements of the new London Gateway Port.

We offer the following services that take a project through from initial 
conception to final completion - coastal engineering, numerical modelling, 
assessment of flood and erosion risks, shoreline management plans, strategy 
plans, feasibility studies and site appraisals, coastal monitoring, EIAs, 
harbour studies, marine water quality, tidal power & offshore wind, dredging and 
reclamation, waterfront development planning, as well as physical modelling 
specification and supervision.

As Principal Coastal Engineer, your responsibilities will include  
	Delivering projects such as those identified above,
	Providing advice on the engineering aspects of coastal and port 
development projects, 
	Undertaking feasibility studies,
	Assist with the development of coastal strategies,
	Preparation of project appraisal reports and leading on bid preparation,
	Undertaking structure condition assessments, 
	Designing coastal structures,
	Undertaking team leadership responsibilities such as guidance and 
mentoring, and assisting with professional development and career progression. 

For this role, the following will be required:
	Degree educated in Civil or Coastal Engineering,
	MSc or equivalent in Coastal or Maritime Engineering,
	Chartered Engineer with ICE, IStructE or equivalent,
	Demonstrable Project Management experience, ideally with NEC knowledge,
	Excellent working background and knowledge of feasibility reports, 
project appraisals and design of coastal engineering structures,
	Experienced in coasting engineering and management covering a wide range 
of issues such as the design of coastal defences, reclamations, beach re-charge 
schemes, overtopping scour, waves forces etc. 
	Ability to represent URS at client and stakeholder meetings and 
workshops,
	Ability to deliver projects and manage multi-disciplinary project teams,
	Experience of international projects, flood alleviation schemes (tidal 
and fluvial) would be an advantage,
	Full UK driving licence. 

The salary for this role is negotiable and we offer an extensive benefits 
package, which includes private healthcare, gym membership, season ticket loans 
and a contributory pension scheme.

URS is one of the world's leading engineering and environmental consultants. We 
operate in five key markets: government, industrial, infrastructure, power and 
oil and gas. Our scale, global reach, local knowledge and sector expertise equip 
us to meet the most complex and challenging assignments. 

We are a growing and vibrant organisation offering excellent benefits and 
employment conditions. We are committed to your individual career development 
and are proud to be able to offer a range of exciting projects as well as a 
variety of career directions for all our staff. 

URS is an Equal Opportunities Employer. 
Contact Information:
Please mention the Coastal & Ocean Engineering Jobs Database, record #1056 when responding to this ad.
NameNikita Watson
Emailnikita.watson@urs.com
Email ApplicationYes
Phone01256310649
URLhttp://www.urs.com
AddressURS
Scott House,
Record Data:
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