• Principal Coastal Engineer Jobs in United Kingdom

  • Jacobs Engineering Group Inc.
  • United Kingdom, Uk
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  • 0 - 2 Years
  • Posted : above 1 month

Job Description:

Jacobs leads the global professional services sector delivering solutions for a more connected, sustainable world Providing a full spectrum of services including scientific, technical, professional, and construction and program - management Our 77,000 employees in 400 locations around the world serve a broad range of companies and organisations including industrial, commercial, and government clients across multiple markets and geographies

During our 125 years in the UK, we have been involved in some of the biggest and most challenging projects, delivering innovative and sustainable solutions to the countrys most critical issues, from access to clean air and safe water, civil and national security and safeguarding mobility

Thats because Jacobs is much more than just a traditional engineering company

Ranked No 1 by Fortunes 2019 Worlds Most Admired Companies

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We currently have opportunities for Principal Coastal Engineers across our existing UK offices The successful candidate will become part of a respected and ambitious company with excellent career prospects and international opportunities

Jacobs Maritime provides specialist technical services in coastal zone infrastructure development Working within an integrated and forward thinking team of some of the UKs leading coastal engineers and scientists, you will make a major contribution to projects and packages of work within our established frameworks with leading clients and on stand-alone projects from private and public sector clients across the globe

We are currently in the midst of an exciting investment period during which we aim to achieve considerable and sustained profitable growth This will provide great opportunities for you to work across a broad portfolio of projects and will offer a platform to gain significant experience We are committed to retain our position as the number one global consultant in Coastal Engineering We aim to remain the consultant of choice when clients face their most difficult challenges and we know this means recruiting and developing the best talent in the business

As a senior member of our team you will be comfortable taking the lead on projects and will provide appropriate technical guidance to help develop less experienced team members, as well as an involvement in business development work to help expand and grow our portfolio of clients You will have established your reputation for the highest standards of service and technical delivery in the coastal sector

Primary Job Responsibilities

Working as part of a national coastal team, you will provide engineering inputs to coastal related projects for a range of clients

Technical leadership and quality and excellence of project deliverables

Technical and professional guidance, support and development of more junior engineers and technicians

Communication with clients and other design team members

Inter-discipline and inter-office project planning, delivery and financial performance

Liaison with internal clients to develop relationships across the business, and external clients where required

Business development activities including sales and marketing to develop client relationships, preparation of plans and proposals

Operational and design safety, and developing good safety culture

Work within established quality management systems, in particular ensuring compliance with technical governance arrangements



Proven ability of coastal engineering design and assessment, with practical demonstrable knowledge of successful completion

Proven ability to manage projects and preparation of project deliverables, including managing quality, budget, programme and resources

Proven ability to work as part of a team, liaising directly with clients and other design team members

Be highly motivated and proactive, with a can-do attitude

A team player

Excellent organisational and time management skills

Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to communicate confidently and effectively with colleagues and clients

A genuine interest in, and passion for coastal engineering and sciences

Qualifications requirements

A degree in civil engineering or a coastal/maritime related discipline

Member of CIWEM, ICE or other relevant organisation


A relevant Masters degree

Our Culture

At Jacobs we see safety differently - we strive to go BeyondZero by putting the health, safety and well-being of our employees first in everything we do

We are committed to equality across our business and we work with external organisations such as STEM, WISE (Women in Science & Engineering) and Stonewall We are also Disability Confident Committed; therefore, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for a vacancy

We encourage applications from candidates looking for flexible working or reduced hours contracts

When you join Jacobs you will have access to a wide range of Global Networks, centred on inclusion and diversity which is the foundation of our business and at the centre of our values

To find out more about our networks, please visit our website; wwwjacobscom

Successful candidates will be asked to complete a Baseline Personnel Security Standard Pre-Employment check and will be required to undergo various checks including Identity, Right to Work; Employment/Education History and Criminal Record If you are unable to meet this and any associated criteria, then your employment may be delayed or rejected

Profile Summary:

Employment Type : Full Time
Eligibility : Any Graduate
Industry : Engineering/Projects, Consulting Services
Functional Area : Engg. project Mgmt./site Engg./Civil Engg.
Role : Civil
Salary : As per Industry Standards
Deadline : 19th Jan 2020

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