AECOM Principal Engineer, Coastal and Marine Engineering, Dubai in Dubai, United Arab Emirates

United Arab Emirates - Dubai, Dubai

Job Summary

Job Summary:

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

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

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • 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, Marine structures, Coastal, Oceanography or related field

  • 7 to 20+ 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, Staad Pro, Plaxs, Geo5, Slope-W.

  • Experience in the Middle East in a consultancy environment.

  • Availability to travel within the Middle East;

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

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

  • Desirable skills:

  • 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 project management and “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 and Geotechnical 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, marine, geotechnical engineering discipline in a consultancy environment;

  • Project management experience for consulting projects.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor degree in Engineering

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

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future . Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world , but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Engineering - Maritime

Business Line Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Arab Emirates

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 198897BR

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.