Overview

Job Overview:

APTIM, a leading engineering firm with a global presence and a thriving Coastal Engineering practice, is pleased to announce an immediate opening for a Mid-level Coastal Engineer for government clients in our Boca Raton, FL office. The APTIM team is multidisciplinary with coastal engineering, restoration, and coastal and marine science services specializing in all aspects of beach nourishment, shoreline protection projects, coastal and marine mapping, and coastal resiliency and sea-level rise work. APTIM’s engineers, biologists, geologists, surveyors, Computer Aided Design (CAD) and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) specialists work with both government and private clients on a wide range of environmental and coastal issues.

APTIM is seeking a motivated, dynamic, and personable coastal engineer with experience in coastal structures, such as seawalls, bulkheads, revetments, groins, breakwaters, boat docks, piers, boat ramps, and living shorelines. Opportunities beyond the previous list may also be possible. This position has tremendous growth and career development potential for a passionate and experienced engineer.

Key Responsibilities/Accountabilities:

Strong quantitative skillsets to support coastal/waterfront projects, including coastal structures and beach nourishment
Independently conduct engineering analyses and apply coastal engineering tools for the design and formulation of resilient coastal protection projects
Contribute to project teams in conducting the design process for engineering projects from conceptual design to detailed final designs
Prepare standard contract documents, such as technical specifications, engineering reports, regulatory applications and other technical documents
Participate in business development activities and write proposals
Coordinate work with other coastal engineers and professionals within and outside own discipline and with support services staff
Conduct field work including site inspections, surveys, and construction observations
Interpret contract documents and perform contract administration
Manage individual tasks and small projects while also working collaboratively as part of a team for larger or multi-disciplinary projects
Independently manage multiple project schedules and deliverables
Professionally communicate with clients
Basic Qualifications:

Coastal engineering experience (5 years minimum) required with focus in coastal and marine structures
Bachelor’s Degree in Civil or Coastal Engineering required
Professional Engineer (P.E.) license or the ability to be licensed within 90 days of hire
Working knowledge of coastal numerical modeling software preferred
Demonstrated ability to work with diverse data sets (preferred candidate will have some experience in any of the following: CAD, GIS, Matlab coding)
Demonstrated technical and analytical skills in designing projects
Demonstrated environmental permitting experience in any state (FL preferred)
Demonstrated strength in written and verbal communication skills suitable to a consulting environment
Demonstrated ability to fluently communicate in spoken and written English
Civil engineering skills such as geotechnical and foundation designs, paving and drainage design capabilities are a plus
Have a passion for working in a consulting firm environment on various types of projects
Experience with preparation of proposals, selection presentations and business development
Willingness to travel in support of business and project activities
Preferred office location is Boca Raton, FL
APTIM strongly recommends, but does not require, that its employees receive vaccination against COVID-19. We do require employees to provide information about their vaccination status, whether vaccinated or not.
Who we are and what we do:

APTIM is a global industry leader headquartered in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. With more than 4,000 employees worldwide, APTIM specializes in critical infrastructure, technical and data solutions, program management, environmental services, resilience, as well as sustainability and energy solutions. Our dedicated people have the proven experience and expertise to provide integrated services and solutions to government agencies, commercial, industrial, and energy customers. APTIM is committed to accelerating the transition toward a clean and efficient energy economy, building a sustainable future for our communities and the natural world, and creating an inclusive equitable environment that celebrates the diversity of our people.

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