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Coastal Engineer/Project Manager


Posted: 8/28/2019
Job Reference #: 1431228
Keywords: engineer, modeling

Job Description

HR Job Title
Project Water Engineer

Business Line
WR Water

Job Description
Arcadis seeks a Coastal Engineer / Project Manager to join our world class firm. This position will be within our Water Management team at our Baton Rouge or Metairie, LA office.

Our team helps clients achieve business objectives by creating and implementing innovative and effective solutions for Coastal and Water Resources natural and built assets, and this is an exciting opportunity for an experienced engineer and project manager to join our team locally with support from one of the best-qualified engineering consulting firms in the country.

The Coastal Engineer/Project Manager, with the support of a strong nationally recognized technical staff, will utilize their expertise and technical knowledge to lead and support others on a growing base of projects throughout the region and across the United States. They will have a proven reputation with clients as a professional and dynamic engineer that successfully executes projects. This is an outstanding opportunity that needs the right individual to lead while working on a wide variety of projects alongside a dedicated and experienced staff, in a ‘hands-on’ role with an expectation of also supporting client development activities for municipal, state, federal and private sector clients.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
  • Responsible for providing planning and design support for an existing and expanding client base in relation to coastal protection, stormwater management, environmental and social impact analysis, and other resiliency needs.
  • Project management, including the management of a multi-disciplinary planning and engineering team, meeting project schedules, budgets and quality objectives.
  • Working with national leaders, ensure that organizational capacity is in place to deliver on projects in the area market.
  • Individual should be detailed oriented, with experience in preparing or reviewing design calculations and drawings, and accustomed to producing high quality work and experienced in coordination of work with engineers of other disciplines.
  • Position will require working on a variety of projects simultaneously, as well as providing technical expertise and experience on other related projects.
  • Support the expansion of the resiliency practice and Arcadis brand into new customers. Engage with strategic stakeholders in those customers.
  • Ambassador for the local and national team, including representing Arcadis at conferences and other industry related events.
  • Solid experience working for municipal, industrial, state and/or federal client base in coastal or water resource planning in the area.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong knowledge and experience with preparation and/or review of engineering plans to ensure that all aspects of project implementation are clearly conveyed.
  • Prior experience serving as a project manager for complex water resources engineering or multi-disciplinary resiliency projects.
  • Have active participation in a local, regional and/or national water resources related association.
  • Experience with numerical modeling of flows in coastal, estuarine or riverine environments highly useful.

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Required Qualifications
  • 10 years’ experience in water resource and/or civil, structural or coastal engineering, with a focus on coastal defense or resiliency.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil, Mechanical, Environmental Engineering or a related field of study.
  • Current, or able to quickly obtain, LA PE License.

Posting Location
LA, Baton Rouge, LA, Metairie

Job Category
Engineering - Water Resources

Business Title
Coastal Engineer/Project Manager

Preferred Qualifications
  • 15 years’ experience in Coastal and Water Resource Engineering.
  • Master’s degree or PhD in Civil, Mechanical, Environmental Engineering or a related field of study.

Employment Type

Required Driving Statement
This position requires a current valid driver’s license and clean driving record.

Employer Statement
We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. We are dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in employment on any basis including race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship status, disability, veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by law.

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Why Choose Arcadis
Arcadis is the leading global design and consulting firm for natural and built assets, and we invite you to join us in partnering with our clients to deliver truly exceptional and sustainable outcomes. Contribute to the world’s most high-profile and transformative projects, from shopping centers in Shanghai and improved traffic flow in Atlanta to state-of-the-art rail systems in Doha, coastal defenses for Manhattan and cleaner air in Los Angeles.

Work alongside the industry’s foremost thought leaders and accomplished professionals, generating effective, real-world results. We are Arcadis: 27,000 people in more than 70 countries, creating value by applying our collective wisdom to every challenge. Our culture is collaborative, we believe in diversity and the power of global teamwork, and we own the responsibility to sustain the Earth and its people in a safe and balanced way.

Arcadis. Improving quality of life.

About This Business Line
Water is the world’s most critical resource. At Arcadis, we work tirelessly to help protect this natural resource, focusing on the entire water cycle. From source to tap, managing rivers and coast zones, urban and rural water supply, and issues related to climate change and rising sea levels, our specialists, engineers and scientists help address all of the challenges facing water. Using cutting-edge technologies, collaborating to develop innovative solutions and tapping into global learning development resources, we are uniquely positioned to provide safe and secure water services that support the demand of a rapidly changing world. Join our team to start improving quality of life today.

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Our online application is currently unavailable as we transition to a new system. Send an email to the Arcadis Recruiting team at to notify them of your interest. Please attach your resume to the email and include the requisition number located at the top of the job posting. We will respond with a link to formally apply and be considered for the position the week of July 15, 2019 when our new system is available.